Malaysia Figure Skating Nationals Success

Between the 19th and 20th May, one Marlborough College Malaysia pupil, Alexis, competed at the Malaysia Figure Skating Nationals 2022, which were held in Putrajaya. A total of 125 international athletes competed in this prestigious event. Alexis competed in the Rising Star 2 Girls’ Open category.  We would like to wish Alexis a huge congratulations […]

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ISL: A Strategic Approach to Wellbeing within an International School Community

Following Marlborough College Malaysia’s presentation with ISC’s Strategic Leadership Award 2022, International School Leader Magazine recently published an outline of the programme from concept to resourcing, embedding, implementation and review.   No strategic project is carried out by one individual, and this article was written accordingly. Each section of this article was written by the […]

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Year 7 Guernica Project | Art

Throughout the Lent Term, the Year 7 pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia studied Pablo Picasso and the Cubism art movement that he pioneered, with a specific focus on Guernica. The pupils learnt about the bombing of the Spanish town, Guernica, and how this event inspired Picasso.   Throughout the project, the pupils learnt how to […]

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Ballet Recital | Pre-Prep

On Thursday 26th May 2022, pupils from Nursery to Year 2 performed in a Ballet Recital of Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky. This performance was a brilliant showcase of what the pupils’ have been working on in their ballet lessons.    Each class performed a different dance from the well-known ballet, Swan Lake, and each dance […]

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Active Listening | Parent Wellbeing Blog

When we listen, how well do we really listen? Could we listen better? What would that actually look like? Just how important is it to listen effectively and how can that help us in our daily lives? When was the last time you really felt listened to? How did this make you feel?    I’m […]

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Senior Lunchtime Recital ST2022

On Monday 23rd May 2022, the Senior School hosted the first Lunchtime Recital of the Summer Term. These events are popular in the Senior School and always have an excellent turnout of listeners and performers. It was lovely to see familiar faces amongst the musicians, some of whom were performing for the very first time. […]

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Pre-Prep Swimming Gala 2022

On Thursday 19th May 2022, and Monday 23rd May 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia welcomed parents on site for the Pre-Prep Swimming Gala and there was great excitement among both pupils and parents.    The event was an opportunity for the pupils to put into practice the skills that they have learnt over the course of […]

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Gymnastics Internal Competition ST2022

On Saturday 21st May 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted an internal gymnastics competition for pupils from Year 2 to Year 8. This competition was the perfect opportunity for our pupils to demonstrate the skills that they have learnt in their gymnastics club and in activities.    The focus of the competition was on the Floor […]

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Upper Sixth Leavers’ Dinner 2022

On Friday 20th May, Marlborough College Malaysia was delighted to host the 2022 Leavers’ Dinner for the current Upper Sixth, their parents and staff.   The evening began with welcome drinks before the Leavers, Parents and Beaks were invited into the transformed Wykeham Hall. Here the guests enjoyed a three-course dinner interspersed with speeches from […]

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Reception UK Farm Visit 2022

On Wednesday 18th May 2022, the Reception pupils went on their first school trip to the UK Farm, based in Johor. This trip plays an important part in their topic for the term which is Farms and Growing.   Throughout the day the pupils helped to feed the goats including the infant goats (kids) milk […]

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Shell Johorgraphy Trip 2022

On Tuesday and Wednesday 17th and 18th May, the Shell Geography classes participated in a field trip where they were exploring the local area of  Iskandar Puteri, Johor. This is part of their topic for the term, Johorgraphy, where they have to answer a question about Legoland as a world-class tourist destination, how tourism in […]

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‘Sympathy, or Empathy?’ | Parent Wellbeing blog

A wise and much-respected character in fiction, Atticus Finch, tells his daughter Scout that ‘You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view – until you climb into his skin and walk around in it.’ (39). While ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ is set in a rural Alabama town in […]

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Shell Drama Inside Out Promenade

Throughout the year, the Drama Department has ensured that the creativity and magic of the performing arts continues to benefit pupils in the College. One way in which they have adapted their performances is by creating promenade performances where the audience walks through the experience as dramatic scenes are enacted around them. On Friday 13th […]

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Year 2 Up-cycled Fashion Show

Throughout the Summer Term, the Year 2 pupils have been learning about the effect that single-use plastics have on the environment and the different ways in which they can reduce their plastic footprint by reusing and recycling. With this in mind, the pupils upcycled plastic items to create items of clothing which they modelled on […]

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Speaking of Well-being | Parent Wellbeing Blog

Speaking of well-being… Malay: kesejahteraan Spanish: bienestar. Chinese: 健康快乐 French: bien-être. Japanese:    幸福で満たされている状態 German: Wohlbefinden.   I first had the opportunity to learn a new language in my first year of senior school (a very long time ago!). French was the only language on offer- that made sense as the French and Scots have […]

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COBIS Eco Film Awards 2022

In March 2022, the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) invited pupils from across the globe to produce a short film which showcased a project that they have carried out to help improve the environmental sustainability of their school.    Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that the submission from the pupils of MCM’s […]

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Year 6 Residential 2022

Between the 27th and 29th April, the Year 6 pupils of Marlborough College Malaysia moved on-site for their three day residential, enjoying the 90 acres of College grounds that offer a vast range of safe and enjoyable activities on site.    The three-day residential was packed with activities and adventures and the pupils were able […]

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A Guide to Effective Exam Revision

Exam season is upon us. From internal assessments to exams that will help determine university predicted grades, without forgetting the ongoing external IGCSE and IB exams; there is a growing buzz around the College. It is natural and very normal for anxiety levels to increase during this time. As Beaks, this change of pace and […]

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Piano Soloist Competition 2022

On Thursday, 28th April 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted an internal live final of the piano competition for Senior School pupils. Five pupils were selected following a heat consisting of fourteen excellent pianists. The competition was judged by a special guest, Ms Hau Ping Ping, founder and owner of the Twelve Note Music Academy in […]

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COBIS Art Competition ‘Looking Ahead’

Every year, the Council of British International Schools (COBIS) hosts an art competition which offers pupils the opportunity to compete internationally and showcase their skills. The theme for this year’s competition is Looking Ahead, a theme about which COBIS encourages pupils to think creatively. Over 126 Schools from around the world submitted artwork and all […]

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