General

Health, Fun and Fitness Day 2019

On Friday, 15th February, the entire Prep School was off-timetable for a day full of activities centred around health, fun and fitness. The aim was to educate pupils about the importance and benefits that exercise and a healthy mindset can have on your lifestyle, whilst promoting it as something that is fun and enjoyable. Throughout the week, pupils […]

Read More

Walkabout Drawing Prize 2019

Fifteen young artists from MCM exhibited artwork in the first Walkabout Drawing Prize at the Redsea Gallery in Dempsey Hill, Singapore this week. Their impressive drawings won the earlier MCM competition which gave them this opportunity to see their work hanging in a professional gallery. The pieces were displayed with artwork by pupils from Tanglin Trust […]

Read More

IB Music Recital

We were treated to an outstanding evening of music on Tuesday 12th February.  Two IB musicians from the Upper 6th performed music ranging from the lyrical melodies of Beethoven’s piano music, to the more experimental sounds of Bass Guitar music by Jaco Pastorius.  The IB Diploma Music programme requires pupils to be informed performers, demonstrating not only […]

Read More

Italy Ski Trip 2019

On Saturday, 2nd February 2019, five beaks and 38 MCM pupils from Year 7 to Remove travelled to the Aosta Valley, Italy, for a week full of snow-filled adventure. The excitement began as we flew over northern Italy and saw (for many for the first time in their lives) the snow-capped mountains of the Alps. A picturesque coach journey […]

Read More

Visit by Malaysia’s Minister of Education

Marlborough College Malaysia was the destination for a recent visit by YB Dr Maszlee Malik, Malaysia’s Minister of Education. On Sunday 10th February, Dr Maszlee and a group of senior guests from the Ministry of Education and Iskandar Investment were given a tour of MCM’s extensive site by the Master, Mr Alan Stevens and the […]

Read More

Sulawesi Relief

On the 2nd to 5th of February, Sari Wilson returned to Sulawesi to deliver MCM aid to the most needed areas hit by the natural disasters of Indonesia in recent months. This time she purchased sewing machines so that the people of the community can create an income for themselves. MCM funding allowed Sari to hire […]

Read More

Kinabalu Reading Challenge

At the end of last term the Senior Library and English department launched the MCM Kinabalu Reading Challenge for Shell and Remove pupils, the aim being to encourage reluctant readers to become confident and enthusiastic book lovers. J.K. Rowling once said “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book”.  It is certainly true […]

Read More

IGCSE Monologues

On the final week before the half-term break, our talented Hundred pupils were staging individual monologues every day in the Theatre during lunch. The pieces have ranged from classic Shakespeare texts of Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Evan Placey’s Girls Like That and Andrew Bovell’s Things I Know To Be True, from 2013 and 2016 respectively. The performances concluded the work that […]

Read More

Prep School Chinese New Year Extravaganza

On Friday, 1st February, the Prep School was treated to a festive Chinese New Year extravaganza. Our wonderful comperes Amy Carrington and Sammy Patten demonstrated their excellent languages skills as they introduced each performance in both Mandarin and English. The Pre-Prep kicked off the programme with some delightful Chinese New Year songs – ‘well done’ to all our young singers. Some […]

Read More