Boarding

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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Senior House Football Tournament

On Friday, 2nd November, old rivalries came to a head once again in the annual House Football tournament.  Sandwiched between rousing dance music at one end of the pitches, and the Munawir Hill boys’ slightly less tuneful chants at the other, the entire Senior School came outside to enjoy, and hopefully win, some games of […]

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Boarders “Nations Day” Assembly

On Thursday, 18th October, the whole boarding community gathered in the Wykeham Hall for an early celebration of Nations Day. The assembly was organised to: Encourage companionship, compassion and conversation; Celebrate the rich and diverse community that is our home; and Help cultivate a positive mindset so we all benefit from a happiness advantage. All […]

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Inter-House Singing Competitions

The annual inter-House singing competitions took place last Tuesday, and they certainly did not fail to impress.  Taking place in the Wykeham Hall, these competitions proved to match the grandeur of their setting without any problem.  Every member of the assembled audience felt sorry for this year’s adjudicator, Peter Huang from the Singaporean A Cappella […]

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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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MCM Rocks

The theme for the 2018 Rock Show was that of Grunge.  The genre which dominated the musical tastes throughout the 1990s is still influencing the music of today, and the impact of this was clearly evident through the performances of more than 120 Marlburians representing every year group of the Senior School, as well as […]

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Silver Duke of Edinburgh International Award

Over the exeat, nine pupils embarked on a fulfilling experience to complete their Silver Duke of Edinburgh International Award. Adventuring into the forests of Chiang Mai, the pupils completed an eight-hour independent trek across paddy fields and rivers and through jungle. Equipped with a compass, map and walkie-talkie, navigation was definitely more of a challenge […]

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Taylor House and Iskandar House Barbecue at the Lodge

The Taylor House Barbeque was amazing. There were many different choices of food at the Barbeque such as burgers, coleslaw, fish fillets and many more, as well as beverages like Coke. We had a great meal with the Headmaster and many of the beaks. After eating the delicious meal we went on to the grass […]

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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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