Sulawesi Relief Aid

I had been volunteering with Yayasan Project Karma in Indonesia since the Lombok earthquake on the 7th of August.  During the summer holidays we were there giving medical treatment, food and water.  One week after the earthquake we set up an emergency school for 400 students in different grades.  We have other programmes that will […]

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Clifford Chance Touch Tournament 2018

This weekend the U10, U12, U14 and U16 Touch Rugby girls travelled over to Tanglin Rugby Club (TRC) in Singapore to play their first tournament of the school year. After a very early start and a thorough warm up, all players were raring to go despite the scorching temperatures.   I thought that we were […]

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U12 & U 14 Rugby 7s Straits Tournament

This weekend the U12 and U14 Rugby teams competed in our annual Straits 7s competition against schools from across South East Asia.  The standard across both age groups was extremely high with excellent skill and creativity on display. After a great start, the U12 boys qualified for the semi final against ARPG Wildcats. However, although […]

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Hundred IGCSE Drama Showcase

The first IGCSE Showcase of the year was performed by Hundred pupils last week, demonstrating outstanding collaboration skills and true understanding of the nature of ensemble work.  Both evenings gave the pupils the chance to shine on stage, and they tackled a range of play scripts using sensitivity and creativity.  They have made incredible progress […]

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Senior School Lunchtime Concert

The first lunchtime concert of the academic year took place today in the Morris Gallery. There was a healthy amount of support for the six Senior School pupils who performed. We were treated to Chopin’s ‘Grande Valse Brilliante’ which had been performed at the Johor Bahru piano festival only last weekend; ‘Sunrise on the Matterhorn’ […]

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CIS Swimming Gala

On Saturday, 15 September, MCM welcomed the Canadian International School, Singapore for our first Swimming Gala of the year. The warm up saw more than 60 children in the pool aged from under 8 up to 14 years. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly with many spectators on the pool side. Marlborough performed well, especially […]

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Roald Dahl’s Birthday Celebration

Roald Dahl’s birthday was celebrated in style by Year 4 on Thursday 13th September. The author would have turned 112 this year, and as the children are currently reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in their English lessons, it seemed an appropriate excuse for a party. With the help of some special guests disguised as […]

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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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Welcome Coffee Morning

On Tuesday, 11th September,  ‘Friends of MCM’  held their Welcome Coffee Morning in the Wykeham Hall. The Master, Alan Stevens welcomed the large gathering of parents and also introduced the plans for the new College farm, which is proceeding at great pace, with expert advice and support from Folo, a local organic farming community in Johor […]

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Marlborough, UWC Dover and ISKL Football Tournament

Last weekend was very busy for Marlborough sport with 12 matches being played against UWC Dover and ISKL.  Overall, there were 120 pupils involved in the fixtures, which was great to see at the College.  The Marlborough coaching team have placed a huge emphasis on fatiguing opposition defences and playing positive football in the opposition’s […]

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The Beagle Hash September 2018

My first MCM Hash was a wonderful, perception shattering experience…….. My perception was, that like all cross country running, it would painful and miserable, with the sole gain – the satisfaction of having completed it – completely outweighed by the pain. How wrong can you be? Despite being reasonably fit, I’ve always harboured a secret […]

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Instrumental Music Lesson Taster Evening

Wednesday 29th August 2018 saw an Instrumental Music Taster Evening take place in the Green Hall in the Pre-Prep School. The Taster Evening gave pupils the chance to try out a number of musical instruments: they could then see which instrument appealed to them most, with a fantastic range on offer. Pupils were able to […]

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Singapore Admissions Evening at Eden Hall

It was wonderful to meet many prospective and current parents at the Singapore Admissions Evening on Wednesday 5th September, at Eden Hall the residence of the British High Commissioner. The British Council’s Director of Education, Mr Shabir Aslam welcomed guests before the Master, Mr Alan Stevens, spoke about the benefits of a Marlborough College day […]

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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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World-beating IGCSE results at Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia has announced yet another set of outstanding IGCSE results with most grades being at A/A*.   One pupil achieved an exceptional 11A* grades, with three more achieving 10A* and a further three achieving 9A* grades; impressively, 58% of all grades were at A* or A. Over 93% of the grades awarded were at […]

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MCM admitted to prestigious HMC membership

Marlborough College Malaysia is delighted to announce that it has been admitted to membership of HMC (The Headmasters’ and Headmistresses’ Conference). Marlborough College Malaysia is the only British school in Malaysia to receive this accolade, reflecting the College’s position as a leading independent day and boarding school for children aged three to 18 years. HMC […]

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2018 IB Diploma Results

Sixth Form pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated their excellent IB Diploma Programme results on 6th July. Two of the college’s senior prefects achieved near perfect scores of 43 points, while 17% of their fellow students achieving 39+, compared with a world average of only 5% who achieve within this top band. Overall, Marlborough College […]

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Prize Day 2018

Around 800 people attended this year’s Prize Day, in the Wykeham Hall, which was resplendent with floral decorations and glittering cups and awards, marking the formal end to the 2017-18 academic year. Council members, parents and friends were treated to performances from the College Orchestra, the Preparatory School Chamber Choir and Orchestra and a wonderful […]

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