Oceanic Awareness: Rawa Island

On the 27th of April, two of the Lower Sixth CAS groups embarked on their project weekend to Rawa. The purpose of the trip was to carry out surveys to collect data based on the overarching theme of the CAS projects, which was Oceanic Awareness. During our three days in Rawa we were treated to […]

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The Design and Technology Exhibition 2018

Friday, 27th April, saw the first Design and Technology Exhibition to be hosted at MCM, with pupils celebrating their achievements with an array of practical displays and portfolio work for visitors to enjoy. Projects from Year 5 to Year 13 transformed the Morris Foyer and learning spaces, with felt monsters, foosball tables and thirty-three IGCSE […]

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Alice Smith Invitational Tournament

On Saturday, 28th April, two teams of U11 footballers travelled to KL for an invitational tournament at Alice Smith School.  Following a late arrival that evening and an overnight stay, the pupils arrived bright and early on Sunday morning.  The boys’ team, made up of players fromYears 4-6 made a very promising start, comfortably winning their first two matches.  Mr Harvey and Mr Moriarty were impressed at […]

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Guzheng Performance

On the 18th of April, Marlborough College Malaysia was delighted to welcome a group of professional Guzheng (Chinese zither) players from Beijing to perform traditional Chinese music, which ranged in both style and difficulty. Formally invited to Johor by the Johor Centre of the Arts and FGS HsingMa Temple, the group comprised Ms Ai Hong Jin, […]

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M-Factor – Pre-Prep Talent Show

On Friday, 27th of March, the Pre-Prep had their annual talent show and this year it was appropriately known as the ‘M-Factor’.  All of the houses were represented in true style, with a large variety of performances. Tap dancing, singing and Kung Fu were just some of the talents demonstrated during the hour-long show.  Having […]

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Senior School Inter-House Athletics

School records tumbled at the rescheduled Inter-House Athletics competition at the College yesterday afternoon. Pupils competed on the track in the 100, 200, 400 and the gruelling 1500 metre event as well as the 4 x 100 metre relay. On the field, competition was intense across all the disciplines which included: long jump, high jump, […]

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KL Tigers Touch Tournament Success

On Friday, 20th April, the under 18 Touch Rugby girls travelled up to KL for the KL Tigers Touch Tournament at Epsom College. We started the day with a game against the KL Tigers, narrowly losing 2-1. However, the girls used this loss as a learning experience and were able to take what they learnt […]

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Sixth Form Ball

After months of meticulous planning, on the 24th of March the Marlburian Committee hosted MCM’s first ever Sixth Form ball. With over a hundred guests, the event was a huge success and everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly. The theatre was decorated with gorgeous fairy lights, billowing sheets of fabric and glittering trees, which set the mood […]

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Pre-Prep Lunchtime Concert

Onn Tuesday, 27 March, pupils in the Pre-Prep enjoyed a lunchtime concert for the first time, with the library hosting the Pre-Prep choir and six Prep musicians, who treated some of our youngest pupils to a fine selection of live music. This was a great opportunity for the younger pupils in the Prep School to be inspired and entertained by the older ones. […]

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Marlborough Miles 2018

On Friday, 23rd March, Marlborough College Malaysia held its annual whole school charity event: Marlborough Miles 2018. This year’s theme was ‘The Great Escape’ with Prep and Senior School Houses challenged to outrun one another from court. At 8.45am, all pupils, parents and beaks gathered on court to hear the Master ring the siren marking […]

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Senior School Pancake Race

The Senior School Inter-House Pancake Race served up its annual dose of thrills and spills at lunchtime yesterday. This popular contest is split into two categories; Senior Girls’ Houses and Senior Boys’ Houses. Wallace was victorious in the girls’ race and Wills retained the boys’ title.

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Straits Cricket Tournament

Last weekend MCM hosted the Senior Straits Cricket Tournament, which brought together the best cricket-playing schools in the Johor area. The MCM team was incredible with the bat, precise with the ball and energetic in the field. The players won all four of their games comfortably, taking the overall title. It is extremely encouraging to […]

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Straits Senior Netball Tournament

Last weekend MCM hosted the inaugural Senior Straits Netball Tournament, which brought together the best schools from Johor and Singapore, producing a unique and exciting competition. All the MCM teams competed with grit and determination, turning out some fantastic performances against strong opposition. We very much look forward to welcoming all teams back again next […]

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Empowering Women: a Visit by Her Excellency Vicki Treadell

Since November 2017, Marlborough College Malaysia has been offering a six-session programme entitled ‘Leadership for Young Women’. Aimed at Sixth Form boarding girls, the programme focuses on developing self-awareness and the soft skills that will help the girls fulfill their potential as leaders both within the College and in life after school, whether that be […]

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House Dance Competition

On Wednesday, 21st March, Senior School pupils and Beaks were treated to an array of eight group dance performances during Assembly. This year’s House Dance theme was “Fairy-tales: a break with tradition”, with each Senior School House given a different fairy-tale on which to base a dance. Pupils were tasked with choreographing and performing, along […]

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IB Visual Art Exhibition 2018

The IB Visual Art Exhibition opened on Tuesday, 20th March. It is an outstanding show and the eight talented artists should be congratulated on their fantastic artwork. Each young artist has curated their own space following a focused theme, communicating powerful issues to the audience through a wide range of media from painting to digital […]

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MCM Triathlon

Sunday, 18th March, saw the second occurrence of the MCM Triathlon with nearly 450 pupils, beaks, parents and external athletes taking part in age groups ranging from Under 6 through to Under 18 for the pupils as well as an open age category. The event meant that the MCM campus again came into its own, […]

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Narnia

March 14th-16th brought a real sense of magic to the College as Senior Drama pupils delighted with a type of theatrical experience not seen at MCM before.  Audiences were treated to a fast-paced promenade journey transporting them as evacuees from the World War II tea party held at court, through a blackout shelter and train station, […]

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IB Drama Showcase

On the evening of the 8th March an invited audience was treated to an exceptional display of acting talent as the IB Theatre classes from both the Upper and Lower Sixth performed their collaborative pieces of original theatre. All work produced had been created by the pupils themselves, focusing on the four key roles of […]

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Prep School Lent Term Music Recital

On the evening of Monday, 19th March, more than 110 pupils from the Prep School ranging from Years 3 to 8 went on the stage and performed at the Lent term music recital, showcasing a wide repertoire ranging from Schumann to Adele. Three different form classes also each presented an ensemble piece, a culmination of what they have been working on during their Music […]

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