Lunchtime Recital | Senior School

On Monday, 14th March 2022 the Senior School pupils put on a Lunchtime Recital for their peers and staff. This was a wonderful opportunity for our pupils to demonstrate their skills and showcase their talents. With a limited number of seats available due to SOPs, the sign-up for the recital was fierce with pupils very […]

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International Women’s Day 2022

Tuesday, 8th March 2022 marked the annual International Women’s Day. This day is designed to raise awareness around Women’s Rights. The theme for this year’s day was Break the Bias with the accompanying arms crossed pose.    The day was marked across the College in different ways. Many pupils and beaks struck the Break the […]

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Outreach Book Exchange | Senior School

On Wednesday, 9th March 2022 the Senior School pupils and the English department organised a Book Exchange and ‘cafe’. This was an open-air pop-up cafe that was run on the steps of the Betjeman Pit where the pupils could be physically distanced and masks were worn at all times.   The pupils handed in books […]

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World Book Day 2022

This year’s celebration of 25 years of World Book Day was a joyous occasion.    Pupils throughout the Pre-Prep and Prep School were immersed in a whole day of engaging cross-curricular reading and story-themed activities. These included a book-tasting event in the English Reading Cafe, Science Sci-Fi quizzes, a wooden spoon character competition and story-telling […]

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IB Geography Field Trip 2022

On the 28th February, the Lower Sixth Geography pupils undertook their Field trip to Kota Tinggi. This is an essential part of their Internal Assessment and forms a major part of their final grade. The pupils spent the first day of the trip in the Sungai Pelepah river and they had great fun learning new […]

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Pancake Races 2022

Shrove Tuesday, 1st March 2022, brought with it the annual Pancake Races across the whole College. Even Covid-19 precautions did not diminish the pupils’ enthusiasm as they lined up with their pancakes ready for a fantastic race. The Senior School pupils raced around the Court and were required to flip their pancake at every corner, […]

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Aquathlon Activity 2022

Over the past two weeks, the pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia have been participating in the annual Aquathlon races. This consists of a swimming stage and a running stage and the distances varied based on the age and ability of the pupils. This is the first time that the Aquathlons have been held since the […]

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Internal Netball Tournament

On Saturday 19th February 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted an internal Netball tournament as part of their activity session. This tournament was an opportunity for the Netball Club to put into practice what they have been learning during their Saturday sessions. Internal matches like these are ideal for helping the pupils get match ready for […]

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‘Legacy’ Lectern Club | VI Form

Lectern Club returned with a fantastic evening on Friday, 11th February. The outdoor, more relaxed setting was a wonderful place for the speakers to engage and entertain us with their fantastic takes on this term’s theme, Legacy, while making sure all attendees were safely within the SOPs in order to enjoy the dinner to come. […]

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Outreach LT2022

Lent Term has been a busy one for the Outreach Team. While COVID-19 regulations continue to prevent some of Outreach’s main activities, which focus on service to the immediate community, the bake sales for both Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day were roaring successes. Fantastic cakes and cookies were sold in order to raise money […]

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Lunchtime Recital | Senior School

On Monday, 14th February 2022, the Senior School was treated to another wonderful Lunchtime Recital. The Lunchtime Recital series continues to showcase the musical talent of the pupils within the Senior School. The superb performances were well attended by the performers’ peers and it was wonderful to see the support they provided, a true display […]

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Penang Promenade Project | Senior School

Throughout the Lent Term, members of the Senior School have been working with the Drama and Art Department to create an outstanding piece of interactive theatre. Inspired by the vibrancy and diversity of Historic George Town in Penang, the pupils have worked to recreate a street from the city in the Drama Theatre. Upon entering […]

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Skills Workshop | Sixth Form

On Saturday 22nd January the Sixth Form took part in workshops to enhance their study skills. Pupils were given guidance, coaching and time to develop higher order skills as part of the five focuses of the IB’s Approaches to Learning. The Lower Sixth pupils focused on their research skills to help prepare them for their […]

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Senior School Internal Netball Tournament

On Saturday 22nd January 2022, over fifty Senior School pupils took part in an internal Netball tournament. Over the past two years, there has been limited opportunity for pupils to participate in fixtures and this tournament was an opportunity for the Netball teams to gain match experience and have some fun.   Six teams took […]

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Academic Scholars Bee

On Saturday 22nd January 2022, 17 Scholars from Marlborough College Malaysia took part in the Academic Bee Asia Divisional Regional Final where they had the opportunity to qualify for the Asian Championships.    Seven of the pupils qualified for the Asia Championships in the Junior Varsity section and two pupils qualified for the Asia Championships […]

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Senior Music Lunchtime Concert

On Monday 13th December, pupils from the Senior School performed a lunchtime music recital to their fellow pupils. This was a lovely opportunity to see what the performers have been working on in their lessons and to demonstrate their impressive instrumental skills.   There were some incredible solo performances on the piano, drums and flute. […]

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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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