Silver IA Practice Expedition 2023 | Hundred

Last weekend, the Silver Award pupils in Hundred undertook their Practice Adventurous Journey on Sungai Melayu. Following several months of determined logging and training, this was their first opportunity to experience the expedition aspect of the award. It was also a chance to practise some paddle and rescue skills before the Qualifying expedition in two […]

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IB Core Weekend 2023

The Lower Sixth IB Core Weekend takes place on the first weekend of the Michaelmas Term each year. This year, more than seventy sixth-form students boarded a coach to Desaru, to take part in some activities, get to know each other, and receive an introduction to the IB programme, particularly its three core components: CAS […]

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Beagle Hash Michaelmas 2023

  On Friday, 25th August 2023, the Boarding community at Marlborough College Malaysia embarked on the new academic year’s first Beagle Hash. Decked out in their house swipes, the pupils ventured into the plantation that surrounds the College and began searching for the paper tags which identify the correct route. In between the overgrown paths […]

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Music Taster Evening 2023

On Wednesday, 23rd August, 2023, the Parents and Pupils enjoyed an evening dedicated to the exploration of instrumental music. This occasion, known as the Instrumental Music Taster Evening,  happens every year  and offers pupils a unique opportunity to acquaint themselves with a variety of musical instruments.  The event showcased  the whole array of orchestral and […]

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MCM Pupils Enjoy Record-breaking IGCSE Results

Last year’s Hundred (Year 11) at Marlborough College Malaysia have received the best set of IGCSE results in the school’s history.   This cohort’s average grade was an ‘A’, with 79% of all students taking Edexcel subjects getting an A or A* (5 percentage points higher than the 74% achieved in 2022). Overall, with Edexcel […]

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First Day back: Tuesday 22nd August 2023

We welcomed our pupils back to Marlborough College Malaysia today and the atmosphere was electric with excitement. The enthusiasm of the pupils, reuniting with their classmates after a whole summer apart and ready for another year of learning, was palpable. The Marlborough College community has grown quite significantly and it was wonderful to extend a […]

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John Locke Institute 2023 Global Essay Prize

We recently received the news that one of our prefects, Elisa See, has been shortlisted for the prestigious John Locke Institute 2023 Global Essay Prize in the Economics category.   Elisa has been invited to attend the event at Oxford University, where the prize winners will be announced.     Elisa’s essay was written to the prompt […]

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Prize Day 2023

On the final day of the 2022/23 academic year, Marlborough College Malaysia welcomed pupils, parents and beaks from the Prep and Senior Schools to our annual Prize Day celebration. An important day in the life of the College, we celebrate the spectacular achievements of the year gone by. This year saw Prize Day attended by […]

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Model United Nations 2023

On the 13th May, 30 pupils from the Senior School took part in an internal Model United Nations conference. The Model United Nations is a student-led simulation of work at the ‘real’ United Nations in which pupils research and debate contemporary political issues. Pupils represented countries from around the world in discussions ranging from nuclear […]

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CAS Hollywood Social Shell & Remove 2023

On Friday 12th May, as part of the IB programme, our CAS group consisting of Jasiel, Jenay, Mizuki and Olivia decided to organise a Hollywood social event for our CAS Project. The prime purpose of the project was to take action for one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, raising awareness about poverty in communities […]

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Sixth Form Leavers Ball 2023

On Friday 19th May Marlborough College Malaysia bid a fond farewell to our latest cohort of Old Marlburians. The Upper Sixth cohort, comprising 60 pupils, finished their IB examinations on Friday 19th and enjoyed a celebratory Sixth Form Leavers’ Ball in the evening as they now look to the future of university and beyond. The […]

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Hari Raya Celebratory Assemblies

Over the first three weeks of the Summer Term, pupils from throughout the College have been preparing to celebrate Hari Raya. This year pupils performed a series of traditional dances, songs and made creative Hari Raya videos to celebrate this occasion. The Prep School saw performances from all year groups, which featured traditional dancing, groups […]

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Beagle Hash Summer 2023

At the start of the Summer Term, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted its tri-annual Beagle Hash. Rain fell heavily throughout the day and questions were raised as to if the event would happen; however, in true Beagle Hash form, come rain or shine, the run went ahead. As boarders made their way to the muddy start […]

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Piano Competition ST 2023

On the 4th May our Senior School music department held the long-awaited Piano Competition for a select group of talented pupils. Through a process of auditions, five pupils were selected to perform in the concert open to pupils, Beaks and parents. Pupils were joined by Mr Jordan Korth, Director of Music at Shattuck St. Mary’s […]

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MCM pupils receive offers from world-leading universities

Pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia have received a flurry of offers from world-leading universities, with many more yet to come. With several pupils receiving multiple offers from exceedingly competitive, research-based British Russell Group and American Ivy League universities, and not all offers in yet, this is truly an exceptional year of university applications.   The […]

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Lectern Club – MCM 2123: 110th Anniversary

On the evening of 24 March 2023, Master Stevens and Mrs Stevens warmly welcomed six young speakers with their guests into their home for a night of Lectern Club. The theme of the night was ‘MCM 2123: 110th Anniversary’ and what made this Lectern club particularly special was the attendance of Mr Burbury, the future […]

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KEPOW Drama Workshops

Over the last week of the Lent Term, pupils in the Senior School workshopped a series of drama performances with KEPOW Director Kevin Tomlinson. KEPOW Theatre specialises in visual, dynamic theatre, taking pupils out of the ordinary classroom and allowing them to dive into the world of improvisation, comedy and mask work. Pupils in Years […]

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MCM Ski Trip 2023

During the first week of the April holidays, MCM took a ski party of 40 children from Year 7 to Lower Sixth to the ski slopes of Japan. Learning to ski, or developing skiing skills, is one of the best ways to spend a school holiday, surrounded by friends on the ski slopes of Japan. […]

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Tioman Dive Trip LT2023

The weekend before the Easter break, pupils from Year 7 to Hundred embarked on a diving adventure to Tioman Island, in the state of Pahang, Malaysia. A total of 22 pupils accompanied by Mr Tolba, Mr and Mrs Cowie, and Mr Lyon were able to enjoy the wonders of the underwater world around Tioman Island […]

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