TED Talks

Ms Crawley organised an excellent TED talk competition, which culminated in the final last week, and we were treated to three outstanding presentations in Assembly. Thanks go to the panel of judges: the Master, Mrs Stevens and Mr Mooney.  Amrit Fernando began by giving a personal account of his passion for photography entitled ‘Beginnings’ followed by Ji Hoon Lee […]

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Theory of Knowledge – Trip to Desaru

On the first weekend of Michaelmas Term, the Lower Sixth departed for a residential trip to Desaru on the south-east coast of Johor. The objective of the outing was not only to help our cohort bond and relax before the school year commenced in full swing, but also to introduce to us what makes the […]

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2017 IGCSE Results

Marlborough College Malaysia has today announced yet another set of outstanding IGCSE results with 69% of grades being at A/A*.  The College can justifiably be proud of the cohort of seventy nine candidates, some of whom have been at the College since it started in 2012. One pupil achieved an exceptional 12A* grades, with another […]

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2017 IB Diploma Results

For the Summer term leaving cohort of Upper Sixth pupils, Thursday 6th July has been a date etched in the mind for many months, knowing full well that this would be the day the IB Diploma Programme results were announced. Inevitable anxieties were quickly replaced with congratulatory messages following the announcement that the College had achieved […]

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World Scholars Cup – Johor Round

For almost every MCM pupil, it was our first ever time participating in the World Scholar’s Cup (also fondly known as WSC!) so we hadn’t much of a clue in terms of what sort of scene to expect when we stepped into the theatre/dance studio after arriving at Raffles. Upon entering, the first thing we […]

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Careers Talk with Sarita Singh from Google

At lunchtime on Friday 11th November, the Sixth Form had the opportunity to attend a talk given by Sarita Singh, the Head of Retail Operations for Google’s hardware devices business in Asia Pacific. She describes her role as working ‘with device manufacturers, telecommunications carriers and large retailers across the region to bring Google’s Android and […]

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Theory of Knowledge – Trip to Desaru

On the first weekend of the Michaelmas Term, the Lower Sixth departed for a residential trip to Desaru on the south-east coast of Johor. The objective of the outing was not only to help our cohort bond and relax before the school year got into full swing, but also to introduce to us what makes […]

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‘Bene Factum’: Well done!

Reports from the British media suggest that the overall pass rate and top grades for IGCSE/GCSE examinations in 2016 has dropped by around 2%. We are delighted that this has not been reflected in the results obtained by this year’s cohort at the College. The Hundred year group which was made up of eighty pupils […]

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STEM Days

One hundred and fifty-eight Shell and Remove pupils were off their normal post examination timetable on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June to participate in MCM’s first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) days. Competing in mixed year groups of four, they engaged in everything from building wind turbines, to deciphering location codes in a […]

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Australian New Zealand University Fair

On Tuesday 8th March, a group of eager Sixth Formers attended the Australian and New Zealand University Fair at KSL Hotel in Johor Bahru. With over thirty universities from the region attending, including the top eight Australian and New Zealand universities, the event was not to be missed. Arriving at 3pm, the Sixth Formers, accompanied […]

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For the Love of Knowledge

Five of our Sixth Form pupils have successfully completed the online course Introduction to Philosophy run by the The University of Edinburgh through a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider, Coursera. With universities now offering versions of their courses online, a group of pupils were able to meet each week after school, guided by two […]

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MCM pupils awarded highest examination marks in Malaysia

At the recent Pearson Medallion Awards Ceremony, held in Kuala Lumpur on 5th September 2015, five pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia received awards recognising their achievements for gaining the highest marks in Malaysia in the Edexcel IGCSE examinations. The award winners were: Ameer Chugthai for History and Religious Studies, Anya Igwe for Religious Studies, Edward […]

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2014 – 15 IGCSE Results

We are pleased to announce another set of excellent IGCSE results. The cohort of sixty two candidates, some of whom have been at the College since it started in 2012 and others who joined in either the Remove or Hundred, should be delighted with their level of attainment. One pupil achieved 10A* grades and five […]

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MCM Prize Day 2015

The annual Prize Day took place on Saturday 4th July. Nicholas Goh entertained the audience of over 500 with a brilliant rendition of Chopin’s Fantasie Impromptu, which set the tone for the occasion. The words of Jerusalem from Milton by William Blake (1757 – 1827) to the music of Sir Hubert Parry (written in 1916) […]

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Lower Sixth Group 4 Project Days

Scientists are happier with exact things, like equations and constants. We can deal with theories which try to explain the best evidence of the day. Science teachers have no problems in assessing a pupil’s planning skills or their ability to collect or manipulate data. Calculations are easy to mark, as are conclusions and evaluations. Pupils […]

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IB-Themed House Challenge

One of the key IB Learner profile characteristics is ‘Knowledgeable’ and this was certainly on show in Wednesday’s House Quiz Challenge final. As another new event for the Marlborough College Malaysia calendar, the Senior School didn’t really know what to expect. Teams of four faced three gruelling sessions of questions on Maths, Science, The Arts, […]

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Year 7 Science Competition – Power For the World

Year 7 started their new topic in Science: Energy Resources. What better way to start this topic than with an inter-house competition! The aims of the competition were for the pupils to gain an understanding of how renewable energy can provide power in rural communities in developing countries, and to build empathy with people in the […]

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The KL Model United Nations Trip

In the College’s third Model United Nations conference this year, twenty eager pupils from Shell to Lower Sixth once again donned their finest formal jackets to take part in an exciting session of the Kuala Lumpur MUN, a three-day conference comprising of fierce debate alongside thoughtful resolution writing. The theme for the conference this year […]

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