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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Rangoli Competition Winners

We returned from exeat to a wonderful selection of Rangoli decorations, the judges, Mrs Turner and Mrs McDiarmid, had the challenging task of identifying winners. The Friends will be presenting their prizes to the following children. Mei and Karin Ishikawa  Torin Duncan  Ethan and Eris Keat Hugo Jaren Ebr (special mention for a beautiful peacock)

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Tsunamis and Grief

Actor Richard E Grant, having recently lost his wife, said, “Grief hits us like tsunamis as we try and put one foot in front of the other”.  As our community was struck by grief earlier this term, I was compelled to write down my experience with grief, not for pity, but to help those who […]

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100th Anniversary of the Poppy of Remembrance

To mark the 100th Anniversary of the Poppy of Remembrance, the Art and Design Department in the Prep School created a video to commemorate this occasion. Pupils from Year 5, Year 8, and AEP Year 5-8 produced some beautiful and poignant artwork, featuring the Poppy. On this day of Remembrance, Marlborough College Malaysia invites our […]

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Malaysian International Virtual Band Championships Gold Awards

The Malaysian International Virtual Band Championships, also known as the MIVBC, is an international competition that is streamed online at the end of August. The competition includes categories for Solo, Ensemble, and Marching Bands over different divisions. With hundreds of participants from across Asia, such as Malaysia, Thailand, and the Philippines, it is an impressive […]

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Khazanah Scholar 2021

The Khazanah Scholarship is a prestigious award that offers bright and high-achieving Malaysian students the opportunity to receive the best possible education. Marlborough College Malaysia is honoured to have been a location for Khazanah Scholars to attend and complete their secondary education.   One such pupil is Gary Tan who left MCM in 2016 and […]

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia marked Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October 2021, by raising awareness throughout our Marlborough College Malaysia community.    FoMCM created a “Ribbon Tree”, where community members donated sums of money to have a pink ribbon placed upon the Tree. For every donation, the donor’s name was written on a ribbon then […]

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ATeng Medal

Twins Sporting Success

Marlborough College Malaysia has always prided itself on the sporting achievements of its pupils, and between the 27th – 30th October, two of our Prep School pupils competed in the Silverlake Tennis Malaysia Junior Tour SPORTEXCEL 2021.   We are delighted to announce that Amanda and Audrey Teng won the U10s Doubles Championship Title and […]

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Leading Your First House Team

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that an article written by Mrs R. Jarrett titled Leading Your First House Team, has been published in the latest edition of the BSA’s Boarding School Magazine.    The article discusses the challenges faced when creating a new house, providing advice such as ‘Embrace the diversity. Your boarders […]

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Senior School Music Concert 2021

  Download the Programme   Chapter Timestamp Concert Opening 00:00 Introduction Mr Geraint Watkins Director of Music 00:07 Sophia Tan (flute) Accompanied by Mr Koh Scherzino Op. 55, No. 6 Joachim Andersen 00:43 Yurika Shimizu Sonatina Op. 59, No. 1 Mvt. 2, Rondo Friedrich Kuhlau 03:10 Eilidh Matthews (violin) Accompanied by Mr Chew Theme from […]

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The Power of Conversation in the Digital Age

Observing one of our recent Friday well-being sessions, I was reminded of the immense impact of conversation on interpersonal connections. Being one of the three C’s of MCM – Conversation has always been recognized as paramount for connection and empathy. However, I want to highlight how, in this new digital age, conversations are even more […]

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