Spotlight On: Educational Theme Days

Part of what makes Marlborough College Malaysia such an extraordinary place for pupils is our innovative and engaging approach to teaching and learning. Our beaks are always looking for ways to bring a subject alive, making learning both memorable and enjoyable. A big part of this is the use of theme days which often involves […]

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Boarders Burns Night

On Thursday 25th January, the annual Boarders’ Burns Night took place. Burns Night is a tradition that is held across the United Kingdom and celebrated worldwide. The night celebrates the life and works of Robert Burns, Scottish poet and lyricist. All four boarding houses joined together to celebrate Burns Night and enjoyed an evening of […]

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Pirate Day 2024

Pupils in Reception embarked on a thrilling maritime journey this week as they transformed their classroom into a bustling pirate haven. Dressed in their finest pirate attire, the young buccaneers paraded around the Pre-Prep school, showcasing their fantastic costumes and setting the stage for a day full of pirate-themed activities.   The morning kicked off […]

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Tangled 2024

Reception pupils were treated to a delightful experience this week with a visit to the Senior School Theatre. Shell pupils presented a unique adaptation of “Tangled” drawing inspiration from the iconic Hoi An and infusing the theatre with the essence of Vietnam. As the young audience entered they navigated a sea of net and paper […]

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Rugby 7’s Straits Tournament 2024

As the Lent Term was well underway, MCM hosted the Rugby 7’s Straits Tournament. The Straits Tournaments are hugely popular with pupils and beaks alike and the support from parents and the MCM community is fantastic. It is a chance for local schools and clubs to come together, play with MCM pupils, and connect over […]

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Lectern Club – “Fortune Favours the Brave”

Late in November, the Master and Mrs Burbury invited a group of Sixth Form students to the Lodge for the second Lectern Club of the year. The chosen prompt for the evening’s speakers was “Fortune favours the brave.”    [Ollie’s Speech – Just Try] Ollie started off the night with his short speech entitled ‘Just […]

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Spotlight On: Art

“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.” These words from Albert Einstein highlight the significance of studying art as part of a well rounded education. Here at MCM, students are encouraged to unleash their creativity, imagination, and artistic abilities as a means of powerful self-expression. So, with the recent […]

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House Netball and Rugby Tournament 2024

Over the past fortnight, pupils across the Prep and Senior school have eagerly participated in the House Rugby and Netball tournament. These competitions, held each season, provide pupils a platform to engage in friendly rivalry, showcasing their athletic abilities and refining their skills.  Kicking off the tournament were the Year 7 – Shell Pupils,  who […]

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House Spirit Day Lent Term 2024

On Thursday, 18th January, the anticipation was high as eager pupils from the Prep School gathered wearing their colourful tops for another House Spirit Day at the College. Building on the success of previous years, this event brought together pupils from each House for a morning filled with spirited competition, camaraderie, and enthusiasm.   Under […]

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Burns Night 2024

On Thursday 25th January, the annual Boarders’ Burns Night took place. Burns Night is a tradition that is held across the United Kingdom and celebrated worldwide. The night celebrates the life and works of Robert Burns, Scottish poet and lyricist. All four boarding houses joined together to celebrate Burns Night and enjoyed an evening of […]

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Year 8 Malaysian Cultural Village Experience

On 22nd  January, Year 8 immersed themselves in all things Malaysia as they took part in the Malaysian cultural village experience. This outing provided an excellent platform for pupils to delve into the richness of Malaysian culture and heritage in an enjoyable and interactive way.   The day commenced with a delightful feast, featuring roti […]

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COBIS Poetry Competition Success

On Thursday, 18th January, the Wallace House assembly buzzed with excitement as a special announcement took centre stage. Niranjenna Linganathan was awarded the prestigious runner-up prize in the COBIS Poetry Competition. This remarkable achievement is particularly noteworthy considering the fierce competition, with over 220 entries pouring in from more than 135 schools worldwide. The theme […]

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Master’s Art Competition Exhibition

On Thursday evening the Master’s Lodge was aglow with the MCM community as parents were invited to view the entries for the Master’s Art Competition. The first of its kind, the art competition was a chance for pupils across the College to enter and have their artwork displayed in the Master’s home for the year.  […]

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Year 13 Literature and Performance

On Wednesday 17th January, the theatre buzzed with life as Year 13 delivered a remarkable performance. As an integral component of the Literature and Performance IB course, students crafted an engaging presentation inspired by Haruki Murakami’s “The Elephant Vanishes.” This literary work comprises seventeen short stories seamlessly blending normality with surrealism, exploring profound themes of […]

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Spotlight On: The Beagle Hash

Last Friday saw another Beagle Hash take place as participants ran a very soggy race around the College ground and nearby plantation.  But how did this MCM tradition start? And where did it get its name? In this week’s Spotlight we take a closer look at this well loved College event. What is the Beagle […]

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Beagle Hash Lent Term 2024

On Friday 12th January, Court was transformed into a hub of house spirit as pupils gathered for the inaugural Beagle Hash of 2024. This occasion held a special significance as, for the second time in Beagle Hash history, there were 220 taking part including a large contingent of day pupils.  The additional support was warmly […]

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MCM shortlisted in Tes Awards for International Schools 2024

We are delighted that Marlborough College Malaysia has been shortlisted as a finalist for two awards in the first ever Tes Awards for International Schools. These awards highlight the most outstanding schools and teachers the global education community has to offer. The shortlisted finalists have been selected by a panel of expert judges including school […]

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Friends of MCM Coffee Morning LT2024

On Friday 12th January, Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia met for the first time in 2024. Held in the first week of the Lent Term, the coffee morning was a chance for parents new and old to meet and talk about the break, and the plans for the upcoming term and reconnect as a community.  […]

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First day of Lent Term 2024

Earlier this week, Marlborough College Malaysia welcomed back pupils from their Christmas holidays. Despite the morning’s drizzle, the College grounds were filled with the infectious joy of pupils, arriving with ear-to-ear grins, thrilled to be reunited with their fellow classmates.    The previous night saw the heartfelt welcome back of the boarders. Following a lively […]

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Visiting Artist | Prep School

At the end of last term Prep Pupils were joined by visiting artist Mr Dayan Pitty in the Art class. Together they looked at the genre of Pop Art and its influences around the world. Together they were tasked with drawing a character or drawing that they thought best represented MCM. Taking inspiration from British […]

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