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Art Trip to the Singapore Tyler Print Institute

On Wednesday 29th September we were lucky enough to visit the Singapore Tyler Print institute. We saw an exhibition, toured a workshop and had the opportunity to create etchings with aquatint. We arrived as a Japanese artist named Shinro Ohtake was exhibiting his work and we had a tour around many of his pieces; it […]

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Science workshops with Sungai Melayu School

On Monday 10th October, we were lucky enough to have 20 pupils from Sungai Melayu School join our Year 7 classes for some Science workshops. Mrs Tomlinson and the other Science beaks organised the session so that the MCM pupils were able to become teachers for the morning. Our pupils taught the visiting pupils skills […]

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MCM Rocks! The Beatles

Saturday 1st October saw the second MCM Rocks! concert take to the stage. The Beatles themed concert was a great success, with over fifty pupils performing to a packed Drama Hall. The concert began with an arrangement of ‘Help!’ sung by the College Choir and accompanied by the College Orchestra, who then went on to […]

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Clifford Chance Touch Rugby Tournament 2016

Five Marlborough teams attended the annual Clifford Chance Touch Trophy on Sunday 25th September, during the Exeat weekend. The U10 girls finished 2nd in a closely matched final against SCC; the U12s secured 3rd place and the bronze medals in a category with 9 teams; the U14 girls also finished 3rd and received medals in […]

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Outreach – St Christopher’s

St Christopher’s is part of the Outreach team and is a Service programme where Marlborough College Malaysia students visit a nearby church, St Christopher’s, and teach English to the local children there. The activities include reading, writing and playing games through the English language. Every week we come up with a general theme and the […]

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Theory of Knowledge – Trip to Desaru

On the first weekend of the Michaelmas Term, the Lower Sixth departed for a residential trip to Desaru on the south-east coast of Johor. The objective of the outing was not only to help our cohort bond and relax before the school year got into full swing, but also to introduce to us what makes […]

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MCM Pupils’ achieve highest IGCSE marks in Malaysia

On Saturday 27th August 2016 one of our current Upper Sixth pupils, Marielle Lee, travelled to KL in order to attend the annual Pearson Medallion Awards ceremony and was very proud to receive the award for achieving the highest mark in Malaysia for IGCSE Geography in 2015. Marielle is a deserving recipient of this award […]

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Straits Swimming Gala 2016

On Saturday 17th September we hosted our first Swimming meet of the year with the Australian International School, Singapore and Educity Swimming Club, Iskandar Puteri, joining us for a full day of both long and short course events. Our swimmers embraced the challenge of the 400m and 200m races, and pushed themselves to their limits. […]

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U14 and U12 Straits Rugby Sevens Tournament

On Saturday we hosted the inaugural U14 and U12 Straits Rugby Sevens Tournament. The event saw 22 teams from Johor and Kuala Lumpur come together across two age groups. The standard of rugby on the day was exceptional and the eventual winners in both categories combined technical excellence with amazing athleticism. The U14 category was […]

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‘Bene Factum’: Well done!

Reports from the British media suggest that the overall pass rate and top grades for IGCSE/GCSE examinations in 2016 has dropped by around 2%. We are delighted that this has not been reflected in the results obtained by this year’s cohort at the College. The Hundred year group which was made up of eighty pupils […]

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Prize Day 2015-16

The annual Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on Saturday 2nd July. Zachary See began proceedings with an outstanding rendition of Chopin’s Étude Opus 10, no 1 which set the tone for the morning. HRH Tunku Ali Redhauddin ibni Tuanku Muhriz gave his first speech as Chairman of Council not only suggesting, in reference […]

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Prep School Music Workshops

Over the final week of term, our Upper Prep pupils ended the academic year with an ambitious musical project with the aim of putting on a showcase for their end-of-year celebration assembly. This was done under the guidance of workshop leader Filipe Sousa, who visited from London and was previously at MCM in January carrying […]

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STEM Days

One hundred and fifty-eight Shell and Remove pupils were off their normal post examination timetable on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June to participate in MCM’s first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) days. Competing in mixed year groups of four, they engaged in everything from building wind turbines, to deciphering location codes in a […]

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Pre-Prep Art Exhibition

Within the Pre-Prep years the children are introduced to a number of art techniques which they explore and experiment with in order to create pieces of work. Throughout the course of this year they have learned to experiment with mark marking using a variety of art tools and have explored colour through learning about primary […]

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Bronze International Award Expedition

On Saturday we set off on our Bronze expedition at Gunung Panti. We did some orienteering before stopping for lunch. We then headed up the mountain, an hour in it started to pour with rain. Despite this we continued to press on and continued walking. As we ascended the mountain it gradually got steeper and […]

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MCM v Marlborough Blues Cricket

On a day not too unlike Yorkshire in mid-June (constant drizzle and no sun), the Marlborough Blues stepped onto the College XI to play, what we believe to be, the first Blues match in Asia. Represented by players who attended Marlborough from every decade since the seventies they competed against a College side which contained […]

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Prefects’ Dinner 2016

On Wednesday 25th May, the newly appointed prefect body, along with their accompanying beaks and HMs, were invited to the Prefects’ Dinner by the Master. It was a wonderful event with delicious food and great company. Alasdair Mann and Iman Faruki gave excellent speeches and the dinner was concluded by the Master on the theme […]

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Invitational Tournament May 2016

On Saturday 21st May 2016 Marlborough College Malaysia hosted its second Invitational Tournament. The relationship between British International Schools is growing stronger and this was the third tournament this year. In November Dulwich (Singapore) hosted, Epsom had the honour during the Easter term and Marlborough finished the year with six different competitions running. We were […]

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