MC2 Outreach Trip to SK Ladang Pendas

After a hearty brunch on Sunday, the MC Squared group climbed into a bus to head to SK Ladang Pendas, a local government school in JB. SK Ladang Pendas offers local children in the area an education and the opportunity to learn English. It also very kindly offers clothing and trainers to local children, as well as […]

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Lower Prep Christmas Showcase

The Prep School Year 3 and 4 Christmas Showcase was a delightful culmination of what had been taking place in pupils’ Music and Drama lessons throughout the Michaelmas term. The first half saw a number of very talented Year 3 and 4 instrumental and voice soloists perform and all our Year 3 pupils took part in […]

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Straits U16 and U18 Rugby 7s Tournament

On Saturday Marlborough College hosted the U18 and U16 Straits Rugby Sevens, which brings together some of the best rugby schools from Singapore, Kuala Lumpur and Johor. The standard of rugby across the day was outstanding and the Marlborough teams involved more than held their own. The U16 team competed with determination and tenacity recording […]

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IB Literature and Performance and Hundred IGCSE Drama showcase

The IB Literature and Performance and Hundred IGCSE Drama showcase was a feast of different plays, from the brooding Othello to the comic, high kicking, Roman farce, Vice Versa. The pupils have worked creatively and  with great commitment. Their collaborative skills are now firmly established and I am so very proud of all they have achieved as artists […]

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Pre-Prep Christmas Production – ‘Baubles!’

This year Pre-Prep pupils performed the Christmas musical by Antony Copus, ‘Baubles!’ The heartwarming show told of how the traditional nativity story is in danger of being forgotten by school children, whose heads are full of the presents they hope Santa will deliver, until their school caretaker creates a series of beautiful nativity baubles teaching them the true story of Christmas. The […]

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Carol Service 2017

On the evening of Sunday 10th of December the College community gathered in Wykeham Hall to celebrate the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, heralding the advent of Christmas with readings about the nativity and hearty congregational carol-singing. The traditional format of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols presented the opportunity for both Senior […]

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Straits Touch Tournament 2017

The College opened its gates for the 4th Annual Straits Touch Tournament on Saturday 2nd December. This year saw the largest Touch Rugby tournament to date, with a total of 32 teams from KL, Singapore and a record of nine MCM teams, competing in U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18 age categories. The quality of […]

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Marlburian Committee Christmas Social

On 2nd December the Marlburian Committee hosted its third Sixth Form event of the year – the annual Christmas Social and we decided to organise activities and Christmas-themed games to get the MCM Sixth Form into the holiday spirit. The evening began with a scavenger hunt.  However, the Committee soon encountered a minor crisis as we realised that the classrooms where we placed […]

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Friends of MCM Christmas Fair

This year the Friends of MCM Christmas Fair was held in the new Prep School building and it was absolutely buzzing with activity.  The Wykeham Hall was transformed into a fabulous gift area with over 50 vendors selling an array of international goods and festive treats. Children were entertained with horse riding, sumo wrestling, archery […]

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TED Talks

Ms Crawley organised an excellent TED talk competition, which culminated in the final last week, and we were treated to three outstanding presentations in Assembly. Thanks go to the panel of judges: the Master, Mrs Stevens and Mr Mooney.  Amrit Fernando began by giving a personal account of his passion for photography entitled ‘Beginnings’ followed by Ji Hoon Lee […]

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British International School Phuket Soccer Sevens

The British International School of Phuket Soccer Sevens is always the highlight of the school’s football season, with 8 teams from U11 to U18 competing in one of the largest tournaments in Asia. With teams from all over the continent, the competition is always fierce but the environment supportive, enabling players to develop considerably over its […]

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Prep School Outreach Trip to the Calvary Victory Centre

On Tuesday, 14 November, singers from the Prep School Treble Choir spent the morning at Calvary Victory Centre in Skudai as part of their MCM Outreach activity. Calvary Victory Centre (CVC) is a specialist education and training centre that caters to individuals living with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Staff and volunteers at CVC run and […]

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Remembrance Day service Kranji

The boarding community, Common Room and MCM families joined, dignitaries, military personnel and religious leaders at Kranji War Memorial for the annual Remembrance Day service, where members of the College choir performed alongside choirs from Dulwich College Singapore and Tanglin Trust. This is a key event in the College calendar, and a time for reflection and remembrance […]

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Remembrance Assembly

The Senior School’s annual Remembrance Assembly took place on Wednesday 8th November.  The Master gave a powerful introduction highlighting the contribution made by major Public Schools to the First World War, including Marlborough College UK. Pupils presented on a number of Old Marlburians who were amongst the 749 individuals who lost their life from Marlborough […]

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Prep School Recital

On Tuesday, 7 November, the Wykeham Hall hosted the first Prep School recital of the academic year. More than 90 performers, ranging from Year 4 to Year 8, celebrated the performing arts at MCM, with 21 performances of music, drama and dance. Notable highlights of the evening included a rousing performance of the gospel standard Shackles; a classical performance of Vivaldi’s Spring from The Four Seasons […]

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Ancient Egyptian Day

As part of our Year 3 Humanities unit on Ancient Egypt, the children were given the opportunity to dress up for the day. In keeping with the theme, we had many pharaohs, goddesses and bandaged mummies ready to have an Ancient Egyptian experience. The pupils had a big parade around the Pre-Prep, and took part […]

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IGCSE Drama Showcase

This year’s Hundred IGCSE devised Drama Showcase pieces were performed with great courage, creativity and confidence this week. The candidates have all made such incredible progress and grown in every way. The course has enhanced their skills in collaboration; demanded excellence in script writing; and required imaginative weaving together of scenes to create outstanding ensemble […]

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House Shout 2017

The House Shout for the boarding houses becomes more impressive every year.  In fact, this year, the Prep School Houses of Iskandar and Taylor were so incredibly impressive that they tied, another first for the singing competitions at MCM!  The songs performed by Iskandar and Taylor were Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’, and Imagine Dragon’s ‘Thunder’ respectively. […]

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