India Day

On Friday afternoon the upstairs floor of the Priory building was transformed into a colourful ‘India’. This was a wonderful opportunity for Year 3 to experience local food, dance Bollywood style and create both rangoli and henna art.  We even experienced our own mini Holi festival and the children performed their own Indian style poemsHi from their weekly drama class.  This was […]

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Art and Design Technology Trip to Ho Chi Minh City

On 26th to 29th January, a group of fifteen LVI and UVI IB Art and Design Technology pupils were taken to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, by Mr Holden and Mrs Prime to visit some of the many factories and cultural highlights of this fascinating city. Day 1: Square Roots – Furniture Factory Square Roots is a design & manufacturing […]

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Junior Boarders’ Barbecue and Ceilidh

Iskandar and Taylor Houses were joined by the Wills House Shell to celebrate the end of the first half of the Lent term with a barbecue and ceilidh in Wykeham Hall.  Mr Anderson was the caller for the evening offering expert instructions on the structure of the dances and somehow managing to keep the dances […]

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Prep School Lunchtime Concert

This month’s Prep School lunchtime concert highlighted a number of our talented violinists, who together put on some great violin repertoire to entertain our pupils as they had their lunch in the dining hall. The class of 8HM also performed as a combined percussion ensemble, showcasing the practical skills they have been developing in their Music lessons so far in the Lent […]

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Dundee University Visit

On Friday 9th February the Lower Sixth Biology and Chemistry students were fortunate enough to experience the fun and interactive teaching of doctors and professors from both the School of Science and Engineering and the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee. The day began with a talk entitled “A new type of […]

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IB Music Recital

The IB recital has been one of the most anticipated events of the term so far. We are fortunate to have some outstanding musicians in our LVI and UVI years, and they did not fail to impress us this evening. The evening began with a gripping performance of Sungha Jung’s ‘Flaming’ played on the acoustic […]

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Sungai Melayu Music Workshop

On Tuesday, 6th February, pupils involved in Outreach hosted 19 pupils from Sungai Melayu for a music workshop, in what has now become a yearly event. This year, we were given the opportunity to devise and create music using various tuned and untuned percussion instruments, working on call-and-response rhythms and simple chord progressions. The morning’s […]

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Visits From Leeds and Keele Universities

Budding MCM engineers and physicists were fortunate to have an Engineering Lecturer from the University of Leeds, Dr Benjamin Chong, deliver a lecture at MCM this week in the Marlburian Sixth Form Centre. Dr Benjamin delivered a lecture on Power Electronics: An Interdisciplinary Area of Electronic & Electrical Engineering”, which is closely linked to his […]

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THIMUN Trip to The Netherlands 2018

Model United Nations (MUN) has been going from strength to strength in recent years at MCM. After two appearances at THIMUN (The Hague International Model United Nations) Singapore, over the past two years, the MCM MUN group joined the highest level of the event in January 2018, with our first attendance at the THIMUN Conference […]

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Lower Prep Centre Stage Showcase

On the morning of Tuesday 6th February, parents gathered in the Prep School library to be regaled by our pupils currently undertaking the Trinity Drama & Speech course, who together put on a wonderful repertoire of spoken word. The subject matters at hand for the morning ranged from the whimsical to the poignant, including a […]

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Year 8 Council Meeting

On Friday morning (25th) the Y8 students were summoned to an ‘emergency’ Council Meeting to discuss the controversial developments on Kampung Baru, Kuala Lumpur. The Year 8’s have been working on persuasive speeches in their English lessons since the beginning of Lent Term. They have been learning about different persuasive techniques and integrating them into […]

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Prep School Lunchtime Concert

On Friday, 26th January, pupils and beaks in the Prep Dining Hall were treated to some live music while enjoying their lunch, as they were entertained and serenaded by seven Year 6-8 pupils at the first lunchtime concert of 2018. This was the first in a new series of monthly outdoor lunchtime concerts, which are designed to give pupils the opportunity […]

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Marlborough College Malaysia appoints new Head of Senior School

The Master of Marlborough College Malaysia is pleased to announce that Mr Nick Eatough will become Head of the Senior School in August 2018. Nick arrived at Marlborough in August 2015 when he was appointed as Deputy Head Pastoral and Co-curricular, a key position in the Senior School and within the College’s Senior Leadership. Nick […]

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Straits Rugby 10s Tournament 2018

On Saturday 20th January, MCM was delighted to host the 4th Annual Straits Rugby 10s Tournament.  This year over 700 players competed on ten pitches with over 100 rugby matches being played. Teams travelled down from KL and came across from Singapore to compete with MCM and other Johor based Rugby Clubs, accompanied by coaches, family and friends, who were able to enjoy […]

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Lectern Club

On Tuesday evening (23 January) six courageous young men and women from the MCM Sixth Form, each accompanied by a Sixth Form guest together with Mr Eatough and Ms Bridgman, joined the Master and Mrs Stevens as they launched MCM’s Lectern Club at the Master’s Lodge, with the theme ‘If I ruled the world…..’ Proceedings […]

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Outreach Picnic at MCM

MCM’s Outreach activity group held their first picnic at Marlborough College Malaysia at the weekend in support of Rotary Orphanage in JB, one of the charities that MCM and the Outreach team have chosen to support this year.  The children began with a picnic lunch, prepared by the catering staff at MCM, followed by fun games […]

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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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