IGCSE Devised Performances | Hundred

On Wednesday, 27th and Thursday, 28th November, the Hundred IGCSE drama pupils were given an opportunity to showcase their talents in a performance evening of devised work. They all worked efficiently throughout the six week process to create an original 15 minute piece of theatre from a chosen stimulus. The varied and imaginative ideas on […]

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Dundee University Visit | Sixth Form

On Monday, 25th November, the sixth form Biologists were privileged to have Professor Kim Dale and Tracey Wilkinson as well as Dr David Martin, all from the University of Dundee, visit and conduct workshops with them with the theme of forensic science. Dundee University is ranked as one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences and is […]

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Aztec Day | Year 4

As part of our Year 4 Humanities unit on the Aztecs, the children were given the opportunity to dress up for the day. In keeping with the theme, we had many warriors, nobles and commoners ready to have an Aztec experience. The pupils played an Aztec game of trying to get a ball through a […]

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BISP 2019

Thursday, 21 st November, saw 80 pupils and nine staff travel to Phuket for the annual BISP Soccer 7s Football Tournament. We took teams across the U11, U13, U15 and U18 age groups, both boys and girls, and what a delight it was to see so many representing the school in one of Asia’s biggest […]

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Medawar Society Scholars

The Medawar Society has got off to a busy and impressive start this term, having started writing essays for the Immerse Education Competition, presenting in assembly in front of the Senior School and attending sessions on revision skills and influencing behaviours in others. A real focus this term has been filling the Medawar Society calendar […]

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UK Farm 2019 | Reception

On Tuesday, 19th November, Reception pupils took their first school trip to the UK Farm. The children were very excited to go on the bus journey and to see all the animals. When we arrived the lovely fresh smell of farm filled the children’s noses. The first stop on the tour was to feed the […]

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THIMUN 2019 | Shell

This year’s much-anticipated THIMUN conference, held at the Hwa Chong Institute in Singapore, began on Tuesday 19th November. Following the success of our own MCMUN debate last term, to which pupils from Year 8 were invited, Model United Nations attracted a number of eager Shell pupils this term, and as such, our four delegations at […]

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FoMCM Christmas Fair 2019

On Sunday, 17th November, FoMCM held their annual Christmas Fair in the Prep School. As usual, it was a highlight of the school calendar with the Prep school adorned with festive decorations, carols playing and the aroma of mulled wine. With over 50 vendors, there was plenty of choice to start Christmas shopping early or […]

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Straits 7s Rugby U12,U13, and U14

On Saturday, 16th November, the first Rugby Straits Tournament of the year was played. With three year groups and a lot of anticipation we readied our teams as best we could. The U11 side found the going tough but got a win under their belt. The U13s had some very close matches and were competitive […]

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Prefects Social ‘Disney’

On the evening of Friday, 15th November, the Prefects planned and hosted the annual Hundred and Remove Social, this year following the magical theme of ‘Disney’. The Prefect body worked tirelessly for weeks planning and organising an enchanting event encompassing all that is Disney, and now came the time that this hard work was displayed. […]

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MCM Swim Meet

On Friday 15th November, MCM hosted its first internal swim meet. This was a great opportunity for the whole swim team, from the youngest Bronze New Swimmers to seniors in Elite, to come together and race in a relaxed environment. Swimmers sprinted their way through three or four events each, with plenty of parents supporting […]

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Senior School Music Recital

It is always a joy to be able to showcase the work that musicians get up to in the Senior School.  We are incredibly lucky to have such a diverse collection of talent, and the concert that was held on the evening of 13th November was a wonderful way to be able to share this […]

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Lectern Club | The Secret to Happiness

On the evening of the 11th of November, the second Lectern Club of the year was held at the Master’s Lodge, and was attended by keen Sixth Form pupils as well as a small number of invited guests, including Mr Eatough, Mr Clarke, Mr Mason and Miss Poots. Six Sixth Form pupils took on the […]

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Remembrance Day 2019

This year’s Senior School Remembrance Assembly was led by Mr Jarrett and a group of history pupils selected from across the year groups. Students and beaks heard a number of poignant stories which covered different styles of remembering and commemorating those who gave their lives in war; from poetry and song to the history of […]

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Bonfire Night 2019

On Friday 8th November, the MCM community got together to enjoy the annual bonfire and fireworks. Over a delicious al fresco meal provided by the school caterers, young and old enjoyed each others company as the bonfire’s flames grew. As darkness settled across the campus, all could feel the bonfire’s heat and were put under its […]

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Friends of MCM | Deepavali Coffee Morning

FoMCM held their first Deepavali Coffee Morning on Tuesday, 5th November to celebrate the festival of light. The Green Hall was transformed with an array of decorative colour and lights. Parents were entertained with performances of Indian dance from Pre-Prep and Prep Pupils and parents. We learned about the lavish saris and their meaning through […]

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Space & STEM Camp 2019

“Marlborough, the experiment is a go, you are clear to launch.” For the first time, MCM joined a NASA competition to have real astronauts place a student-designed experiment on to the actual International Space Station, which blasted off from the Mission Discovery challenge centre in Singapore, with over 300 students from all over Singapore and […]

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India Day 2019 | Year 3

On Monday, 4th November, the Pre-Prep pupils were greeted by colour, costume and creative designs as the second half of term began with a bang for Year Three’s India Day. Exploring India is an incredible adventure and the children began their learning in earnest about this fascinating country. The day began with a parade through […]

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Nations Day 2019

The first half term of the year was rounded off by a hugely successful Nations Day on October 22nd. The College was a riot of colour as the whole school – pupils and beaks alike in their own national dress or national colours – paraded behind their flags up to Court. We were treated to […]

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History Trip to Beijing and Xi’an

On Tuesday, 22nd October, with the excitement of Nations Day still in the air, twenty-six MCM pupils and three beaks set off for the much anticipated History trip to Beijing and Xi’an. The journey to reach our first destination, Beijing, was a long and tiring one, but we arrived in great spirits on the Wednesday […]

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