Senior School Chinese New Year Assembly

On January 23rd, the Senior School assembly celebrated Chinese New Year. The pupils participated in a range of Chinese cultural performances. To open the assembly a traditional Chinese instrument, a Guzheng, was played by Annca Zhang (Remove). Six Shell girls performed a song called “Dong Xi” followed by an uplifting performance of The Kungfu Fan […]

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Afternoon Tea with the Master and Mrs Stevens

One of my favourite occasions is having a very traditional Afternoon Tea with a three-tiered cake stand laden with tempting goodies washed down with refreshing cups of hot tea.  So, it was with great pleasure that the Master and I welcomed our hard-working College Prefects on Friday, 7th December, and our well-deserving Prep School Merit […]

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Biology Olympiad

The first Biology Olympiad for Shell was held on the 6th December and was a great success. Four of us attended the competition, looking forward to participating in such a wonderful event. We left the College at 5:30am, along with 2 accompanying staff: Mr Dempster and Ms T-V, arriving at Epsom College for the start […]

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THIMUN Singapore 2018

On Monday, 19th November, 27 pupils from MCM set out for this year’s much-anticipated THIMUN Singapore Conference, hosted by the Hwa Chong Institution.  A most prestigious event organised by The Hague International Model United Nations (THIMUN), this year’s conference saw MCM represent five nations in a simulation of the United Nations, including Afghanistan, the Czech […]

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Pearson Outstanding Learner Awards 2018

  Mr Eatough accompanied three of our current Sixth Form pupils on a journey to the Le Meridien hotel in Kuala Lumpur on 22nd November. The purpose was to attend the awards ceremony organised by the Pearson group, which runs the Edexcel IGCSE examinations. It was a splendid occasion with hundreds of pupils from across Malaysia in attendance. James […]

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Science Week

Science Week has been packed full of exciting activities. It kicked off with a Year 8 break out activity on the human body. The  Year 7s problem solved to make a chemical clock and the  Year 6s were crime scene investigators to piece together the clues to ‘Who killed Mr  Anderson?”.  Year 5s enjoyed a rather wet trip to LEGOLAND to […]

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Lectern Club

Based on the theme ‘For the Greater Good’, the first Lectern Club of the academic year took place on Monday, 15th October, at the Master’s Lodge.  Following the usual format, the Master and Mrs Stevens, Mrs Eaton-Jones, Mrs Davies, Mr Calverd and invited Sixth Form guests were treated to six excellent speeches interspersed throughout a […]

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Lower Sixth Core Weekend

At the start of this academic year, as Lower Sixth students we felt quite intimidated by the idea of IB, unsure of what to expect.  However, we were fortunate enough to depart on a short trip known as the Core Weekend.  This weekend was intended to introduce us to the Core requirements of the IB […]

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World-beating IGCSE results at Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia has announced yet another set of outstanding IGCSE results with most grades being at A/A*.   One pupil achieved an exceptional 11A* grades, with three more achieving 10A* and a further three achieving 9A* grades; impressively, 58% of all grades were at A* or A. Over 93% of the grades awarded were at […]

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2018 IB Diploma Results

Sixth Form pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated their excellent IB Diploma Programme results on 6th July. Two of the college’s senior prefects achieved near perfect scores of 43 points, while 17% of their fellow students achieving 39+, compared with a world average of only 5% who achieve within this top band. Overall, Marlborough College […]

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Prize Day 2018

Around 800 people attended this year’s Prize Day, in the Wykeham Hall, which was resplendent with floral decorations and glittering cups and awards, marking the formal end to the 2017-18 academic year. Council members, parents and friends were treated to performances from the College Orchestra, the Preparatory School Chamber Choir and Orchestra and a wonderful […]

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World Scholar’s Cup 2018

You may have noticed that a few of your friends were missing for a week in June. This is because we had the amazing opportunity to go to the World Scholars Cup KL Global Round. This was the next step after the highly successful regional round, also in KL, back in March. At regionals, we […]

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House Challenge

This year’s House Challenge Final took place in Assembly on 13th June between Wills and Honan. Wills had vanquished Thompson and Steel on their route to the Final, while Honan defeated the might of Munawir Hill and the smarts of Sheppard. The format was simple: each team were asked 30 questions with correct answers scoring […]

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The Design and Technology Exhibition 2018

Friday, 27th April, saw the first Design and Technology Exhibition to be hosted at MCM, with pupils celebrating their achievements with an array of practical displays and portfolio work for visitors to enjoy. Projects from Year 5 to Year 13 transformed the Morris Foyer and learning spaces, with felt monsters, foosball tables and thirty-three IGCSE […]

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IB Poetry Evening

The second annual IB Poetry Evening was both fun, creative and highly informative. The Lower 6th Literature and Performance group performed Carole Ann Duffy’s ‘Education For Leisure’, a disturbing, dramatic monologue based on a disaffected young person. Many of this year’s IGCSE anthology of poems were delivered through the medium of film such as Carolina […]

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MCM leads Professional Development with EdTech in the IB Diploma

Samuel Tapp, who is Head of Theory of Knowledge (TOK) and teacher of English at Marlborough College Malaysia, has been asked to author the TOK digital textbooks for the educational publisher Kognity, which supplies educational resources in over 70 countries. Kognity, a Swedish company, is pioneering the first generation of interactive digital textbooks in schools, […]

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Dundee University Visit

On Friday 9th February the Lower Sixth Biology and Chemistry students were fortunate enough to experience the fun and interactive teaching of doctors and professors from both the School of Science and Engineering and the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee. The day began with a talk entitled “A new type of […]

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Visits From Leeds and Keele Universities

Budding MCM engineers and physicists were fortunate to have an Engineering Lecturer from the University of Leeds, Dr Benjamin Chong, deliver a lecture at MCM this week in the Marlburian Sixth Form Centre. Dr Benjamin delivered a lecture on Power Electronics: An Interdisciplinary Area of Electronic & Electrical Engineering”, which is closely linked to his […]

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Year 8 Council Meeting

On Friday morning (25th) the Y8 students were summoned to an ‘emergency’ Council Meeting to discuss the controversial developments on Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur. The Year 8’s have been working on persuasive speeches in their English lessons since the beginning of Lent Term. They have been learning about different persuasive techniques and integrating them into […]

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