Straits Senior Netball Tournament

Saturday, 23rd February, saw Marlborough College Malaysia host the Straits Netball Tournament 2019. With seven schools attending and 20 teams competing, it was set to be an exciting, competitive day of netball. The U14 competition had only four teams, yet the round-robin tournament was fiercely fought with longer games allowing the girls to develop their […]

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MCM vs Tanglin Trust School Cricket Fixture

On Saturday, 23rd February, the Marlborough and Tanglin 1st X1 cricket teams met for the first of what we hope will become an annual fixture between the two schools. We were blessed with perfect conditions from the outset, with Tanglin electing to bat first in the 30 over match. Marlborough bowled with precision, particularly in […]

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CAS Group EAL Activity

Over the course of the year, our CAS group challenged ourselves by embarking on an EAL activity to teach members of the Estates Staff basic English phrases or words.  EAL stands for English as a Second Language and plays a huge part here at MCM. The interaction between the members of the Estate Staff, pupils […]

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Year 3 India Day

Year 3 have been having loads of fun learning about Indian culture and comparing the lives of Indian village children to their own everyday lives. They ended their learning with a celebration day that was filled with Indian Activities such as Rangoli rice art, Bollywood dancing and jewellery making. During Assembly, the children performed a […]

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Royal Support of Lee Hai Peng Art Exhibition for MCM Bursary Fund

Royal Support for Marlborough College Malaysia as it Launches Plans to Raise Bursary Funds for Malaysian Children ISKANDAR PUTERI:  Yayasan Warisan Johor will be the venue for a very special event on Thursday 21st February to mark the launch of Marlborough College Malaysia’s plans to raise funds to provide places for children from Malaysia at this prestigious school in Iskandar […]

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Year 7 ArtScience Museum Trip

On the 19th of February, the year 7’s visited the Singapore ArtScience Museum at Marina Bay Sands. We visited two exhibitions; ‘Minimalism. Space. Light. Object.’ and ‘Future World: Where Art Meets Science’. The Minimalism exhibition focused on shape and space, through sculpture, installation, performance and music. We learned that Minimalism is a new way to […]

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Hospital Sultanah Aminah Outreach Donation

On Monday, 18th February, representatives from Prep Outreach went to visit Hospital Sultanah Aminah for the presentation of donations to the value of RM18000 that had been purchased through the Red Crescent Society. The money had been spent on medical equipment for the Paediatric ward along with some refurbishment of chairs and other facilities in the Paediatric Palliative […]

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AIMS Secondary Orchestra and Choir Festival

A selection of MCM’s finest musicians joined over 150 musicians from five other schools belonging to the Association of Malaysian International Schools (AIMS) to take part in the first AIMS Secondary Orchestra and Choir Festival, held at the International School, Park City.  The festival was a wonderful experience for all involved, and pupils were put […]

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Straits Tennis Tournament

On Sunday 17th February, 42 young tennis players gathered on the first MCM Tennis Straits Tournament. Four teams competed, consisting of young athletes aged 9-17 from  MCM, UWC Dover, UWC East and Stanford American International School. Hats off to notable performances by 17U MCM tennis players, Freddie Patten and Hector Lim who were down 2-5 […]

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Prep Boarders PADI Open Water Course

One of the advantages of living in the tropics is the ability to go diving at one of the many beach locations across South East Asia for the weekend!  In order to open this door of opportunity to our boarding community the Prep boarding houses, Taylor and Iskandar, commenced a PADI Open Water Diving course. […]

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St Joseph’s International Prep Sports Fixture

On Saturday, 16th February 2019, over 70 Prep School pupils travelled across to Singapore to play at St Joseph’s International. Having a full morning of fixtures in basketball, football, badminton, netball and swimming allowed many pupils to represent the College and gain valuable match experience. The pupils enjoyed the competitive play in mixed basketball, which is a new fixture at […]

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Johor Hockey Club Hockey Clinic

On Friday, 15 February, we invited Johor Hockey Club for a clinic with our aspiring hockey pupils and to take part in some mini challenge games and 7-a-side fixtures. The initiative was planned as a launch of hockey becoming a major sport in Season 3. We invited all age groups from the U9s through to the […]

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Health, Fun and Fitness Day 2019

On Friday, 15th February, the entire Prep School was off-timetable for a day full of activities centred around health, fun and fitness. The aim was to educate pupils about the importance and benefits that exercise and a healthy mindset can have on your lifestyle, whilst promoting it as something that is fun and enjoyable. Throughout the week, pupils […]

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Walkabout Drawing Prize 2019

Fifteen young artists from MCM exhibited artwork in the first Walkabout Drawing Prize at the Redsea Gallery in Dempsey Hill, Singapore this week. Their impressive drawings won the earlier MCM competition which gave them this opportunity to see their work hanging in a professional gallery. The pieces were displayed with artwork by pupils from Tanglin Trust […]

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IB Music Recital

We were treated to an outstanding evening of music on Tuesday 12th February.  Two IB musicians from the Upper 6th performed music ranging from the lyrical melodies of Beethoven’s piano music, to the more experimental sounds of Bass Guitar music by Jaco Pastorius.  The IB Diploma Music programme requires pupils to be informed performers, demonstrating not only […]

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Italy Ski Trip 2019

On Saturday, 2nd February 2019, five beaks and 38 MCM pupils from Year 7 to Remove travelled to the Aosta Valley, Italy, for a week full of snow-filled adventure. The excitement began as we flew over northern Italy and saw (for many for the first time in their lives) the snow-capped mountains of the Alps. A picturesque coach journey […]

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Visit by Malaysia’s Minister of Education

Marlborough College Malaysia was the destination for a recent visit by YB Dr Maszlee Malik, Malaysia’s Minister of Education. On Sunday 10th February, Dr Maszlee and a group of senior guests from the Ministry of Education and Iskandar Investment were given a tour of MCM’s extensive site by the Master, Mr Alan Stevens and the […]

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Sulawesi Relief

On the 2nd to 5th of February, Sari Wilson returned to Sulawesi to deliver MCM aid to the most needed areas hit by the natural disasters of Indonesia in recent months. This time she purchased sewing machines so that the people of the community can create an income for themselves. MCM funding allowed Sari to hire […]

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Kinabalu Reading Challenge

At the end of last term the Senior Library and English department launched the MCM Kinabalu Reading Challenge for Shell and Remove pupils, the aim being to encourage reluctant readers to become confident and enthusiastic book lovers. J.K. Rowling once said “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book”.  It is certainly true […]

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