Boarding

Beagle Hash 2019

On Friday, 30th August 2019, the boarding community came together for a 5 km run in the plantation opposite Marlborough. Pupils and beaks were tasked with navigating their way back to Marlborough from the starting point, following paper signs that posted the way. Boarders endured steep inclines and battled through thick vegetation, but the sense of […]

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Hair-raising Day

Iskandar House organised a ‘hair-raising day’ on Friday, 17th May, to raise funds for the House Charity: The Humane Society. The Humane Society is an international charity that helps animals that are being abused. All Pre-Prep and Prep pupils were invited to come into school with crazy hair. This included hair accessories, gel, hats, wigs, hair chalk and hair […]

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Matilda the Musical

On Saturday 23rd and Tuesday, 26th February, Prep and senior trips were made to Marina Bay Sands in Singapore to see the highly acclaimed Matilda the Musical.   Senior School Music and Drama Trip “It was a fantastic example of how music and theatre can engage an audience, and has given our exam pupils much […]

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Prep Boarders PADI Open Water Course

One of the advantages of living in the tropics is the ability to go diving at one of the many beach locations across South East Asia for the weekend!  In order to open this door of opportunity to our boarding community the Prep boarding houses, Taylor and Iskandar, commenced a PADI Open Water Diving course. […]

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Burns Supper

On Saturday 26th January the inaugural celebration of Burns Night for boarders in Marlborough College Malaysia. Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist who is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. His birthday, 25th January, is a day to celebrate his works and enormous contribution to Scottish literature such as the famous poem Auld Lang Syne. […]

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Lectern Club

On Monday, 21st January, the Master and Mrs Stevens, Mr Gibbon (HM of Wills) and invited Sixth Form guests,  were treated to another superb evening of speeches and fine dining.  The topic for the night was ‘Bah humbug’ inspired by the Charles Dickens character Scrooge’s view of the Christmas season.  Zahra Ahmad Nazhri (Steel) opened […]

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Boarding Schools Association Conference

For the third consecutive year Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM), in partnership with the Boarding Schools Association, hosted a two-day conference for boarding staff. The conference gave staff the opportunity to share best practice in boarding and to develop skills and understanding on the pastoral issues facing boarding schools throughout the world. There were around 50 […]

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Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

On Sunday 9th December in the evocative chill of the air conditioning, the Wykeham Hall assumed a festive air with traditional decorations, the promise of mince pies and mulled wine. A packed congregation joined over 100 boys and girls from the College’s choirs and orchestras as Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated its Festival of Nine Lessons […]

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Kranji Remembrance Day Service 2018

On Sunday 11th November the boarding community, Common Room and MCM families joined, dignitaries, military personnel and religious leaders at Kranji War Memorial in Singapore for the annual Remembrance Day service. This year’s service marked exactly 100 years to the day since the First World War ended, with the signing of an armistice which came into effect at 11 […]

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Tough Mudder

On Monday morning, the Prep School running club along with the Prep Boarders endured the MCM Tough Mudder. The course, masterminded by Miss Donaldson, Mr Harkins and his Estates team, encompassed a number of obstacles and challenges which the children had to complete. This is the third time that the Tough Mudder has been put […]

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