Cambridge Outstanding Learner Award

Marlborough College Malaysia was delighted to be notified by Cambridge Assessment International Education that one of our pupils has been awarded the Cambridge Outstanding Learner Award for their incredible work in the IGCSE First Language Malay course which they completed in June 2021. This award acknowledges those who have achieved the top score in a […]

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Sixth Form Christmas Social

On Saturday 11th December, the Marlburian Committee were delighted to host the SOP-friendly 2021 Sixth Form Christmas Dinner. After a two year hiatus, the prospect of holding such an event made it even more hotly anticipated than ever and gave our Sixth Form pupils the opportunity to gather after what has been a very challenging, […]

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Frugal Lunch: 10th December 2021

On Friday 10th December the pupils of Marlborough College Malaysia, from Year 4 to Upper Sixth, experienced a different lunch. Instead of our Catering Department providing their usual array of tasty options for lunch, the team produced a “Frugal Lunch.”    The term ‘frugal’ means sparing and economical with money or food, so this frugal […]

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Boarders’ Christmas Supper 2021

 The 1st December 2021 brought the annual Boarders’ Christmas Supper. This event is organised by the Graduate Assistants, who, in the run-up to the event, are more commonly known as Santa’s Little Helpers.   This year’s theme was Christmas at Hogwarts and there definitely was a spark of magic in the Dining Hall as the […]

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Every year Marlborough College Malaysia encourages pupils and staff to create a Christmas Shoebox to be donated to a child from one of the charities or projects that Outreach supports.   This year an incredible 217 Christmas shoeboxes were donated by pupils and staff. 70 of these went to Sungai Melayu School, 86 went to […]

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Winter Market 2021

On Sunday 5th December 2021, the doors of Marlborough College Malaysia opened for its Winter Market. This was a well-managed, SOP-compliant version of the traditional Christmas Fair that has been an annual highlight of the Friends of MCM year. Despite being on a smaller scale, the market was a big hit and vendors came from […]

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Come Out Of Your Shell Trip 2021

On Saturday 4th December 2021 the Shell pupils went to Desaru for the annual ‘Come Out Of Your Shell’ trip. The day aims to help build self-confidence and communication between the pupils within the year group.   The day began with some team building activities, where the pupils had to work together in their Houses […]

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Internal Tennis Tournament

On Saturday 4th December, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted an internal tennis competition. It was a wonderful opportunity for the members of the tennis squad to practise performing under competition conditions and to showcase the skills that they have been learning in lessons. The day consisted of different stages and formats depending on the age of […]

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Prep House Spirit Day 2021

The Prep School was bursting with spirit today as they celebrated another House Spirit Day. The pupils all dressed up in their House tops and colours.   The day consisted of a variety of activities including house dance competitions, making Christmas decorations, and writing a House Spirit Day poem reflecting on what it means to […]

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Success in the FOBISIA Virtual Gymnastics Competition 2021

We are delighted to announce that Marlborough College Malaysia has had multiple successes in the recent FOBISIA Gymnastics competition, judged remotely last Saturday.   FOBISIA has 87 member schools in 19 countries within Asia and all pupils from these schools were able to enter the competition. Pre-recorded set routines were sent and judged in Bangkok […]

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In-House Swim Gala 2021

On Friday, 3rd December 2021, Marlborough College Malaysia held the first Swimming Gala of the academic year for members of the MCM Swim Squad who have been training with dedication on Monday and Thursday mornings.   The event began with the Juniors doing 25m Freestyle sprints, followed by races in all other strokes. The Upper […]

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Maths House Challenge | Senior School

Over the past 18 months, it has been difficult to host House competitions, yet this has not dulled the House spirit of pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia. Today, the senior pupils participated in a Maths Challenge to win points for their house.    Four of the best mathematicians from Butler, Honan, Munawir Hill, Sheppard, Steel, […]

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One Kind Word | Word Clouds

Anti-Bullying Week, Monday 15th to Friday 19th November, is an annual event to raise awareness about bullying. The theme of Anti-Bullying Week 2021 was One Kind Word. ‘One’ is a simple term. It is the lowest cardinal number, the half of two and a single item. One mistake can harm someone; one opportunity, on the […]

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Barton Farm Hydroponics

Marlborough College Malaysia’s very own pupil-designed and run farm continues to expand its horizons with the installation of two hydroponics systems, which were generously donated by the Marshall family. The Barton Farm hydroponic system enables plants to grow without the use of soil; instead, they draw all their nutrients from the water passing along the […]

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Anti-bullying Week | Whole College

This week, Marlborough College Malaysia, together with many schools around the world, has recognised ‘Anti-Bullying Week’.  The various activities have been organised to send a clear message that we do not allow any form of bullying within our community.  The ‘One Kind Word’ theme was a great way to focus on the positive difference we […]

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ISA Shortlist 2022 | Strategic Leadership

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for the Strategic Leadership Initiative at the International School Awards 2022. The Initiative is the College’s commitment to Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, highlighting the world-class standard of our Wellbeing programme. The winners will be announced on the 18th January 2022 via a live […]

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Remembrance Service 2021

The 11th November marks the annual Armistice Day, also known as Remembrance Day, a day for remembering those who have given their lives to protect and serve their country. This year’s Remembrance Day is the 100th anniversary of the poppy as a symbol of remembrance. Poppies are closely linked with the First World War, when […]

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Macbeth | Senior Drama

Over the past few weeks, pupils of Marlborough College Malaysia have been working alongside Butterfly Theatre Company to produce a stunning version of Shakespeare’s Macbeth.    The traditional medieval Macbeth has been given a twist in this retelling, with the play set during wartime. Macbeth, suffering from battle fatigue, shell shock, and post-traumatic stress, is […]

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Senior Prefect Announcement

One tradition at Marlborough College Malaysia is “signing in” by the new Prefects. This traditionally happens within the first few weeks of term but, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the event was postponed until recently.    Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that this year’s Senior Prefects are Jasmine and Avikgna.    The whole Prefect […]

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