Malaysia

Skill-Up Incrementum Week

This week for our post-GCSE Skill-Up week, 40 Marlborough College pupils in the Hundred have been joined by 35 pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia as a part of the Marlborough College based Incrementum course. The MCM and MCUK pupils have been busy playing sports, building rafts, and getting to know one another. In addition to […]

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1,000 books destined for MCM

Each year, the Memorial Library accessions approximately 2,000 new books; invariably this means we need to make room, but what happens to the books we remove? Since I visited Marlborough College Malaysia last year, and at the behest of Alan Stevens, the Master of Marlborough College Malaysia, we have organised an annual shipment of books […]

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Review: Skill-Up week

Skill-Up week takes place in the penultimate week of the Summer Term and is designed to help pupils in the Hundred begin the transition from the Lower School into the Sixth Form. The various options for the week are opportunities for them to make a head start on subjects that they will be studying at A-Level and/or develop […]

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Review: Dr Ben Pilgrim

Dr Ben Pilgrim, Fellow of Corpus Christi, Cambridge ‘The Chemistry of Water’ Dr Pilgrim commenced with a history and the significance of water – why is it so important? He found answers in the abundance, and chemical quirks, of this most fundamental of molecules, and in particular the curious formation of ‘hydrogen bonds’ which occur between […]

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Update on Transport and Border Crossings

Border Crossings Following a further meeting with IRDA (Iskandar Regional Development Authority), we are pleased to report that matters are moving rapidly towards the positive conclusion we outlined in the third paragraph of our 23rd January statement. “all parties are working towards pupils carrying a ‘pass’, not a passport, leaving Singapore on a small coach (maximum size 24) […]

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