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MCM Defy Gravity – Bouldering Competition 2015

After a comprehensive readjustment of the bouldering wall, we were excited to launch MCM’s first ever Senior Bouldering Competition. Pupils had one hour to attempt 20 different routes or ‘problems’ ranging in difficulty and on walls that varied from vertical to completely overhanging. Scores were determined using a points-based system depending on whether each problem […]

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Little Shop of Horrors

Director’s Comments I was so impressed with the cast on their opening night of Little Shop of Horrors. James Gibson carried the show, with a fantastically energetic performance of Seymour and magic was created when Georgie Lisle appeared with a performance of Audrey far beyond her years. These leads have immeasurable talent, providing the audience […]

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For the Love of Knowledge

Five of our Sixth Form pupils have successfully completed the online course Introduction to Philosophy run by the The University of Edinburgh through a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider, Coursera. With universities now offering versions of their courses online, a group of pupils were able to meet each week after school, guided by two […]

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FIT Asian All Schools Touch Tournament

Whilst the majority of the College community settled straight into a relaxing Exeat weekend from an early finish on Friday, the senior touch rugby girls were getting fired up to compete at the FIT Asian All Schools Touch Tournament on Saturday 21st November. This annual event attracts teams from across the region, including teams from […]

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‘IN’ Art Exhibition Australian High Commission Singapore

International, involved and inspired 4th November 2015 – 8th January 2016 ‘International, involved and inspired’, the aim of the exhibition is to showcase and share the incredible work created by pupils. This year MCM was invited to showcase artwork at the high profile ‘IN’ exhibition at the Australian High Commission in Singapore. This is the […]

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Sports Triangular with Dulwich and AIS

On Saturday 14th November, Dulwich College in Singapore hosted a ‘Sport’s Festival’ for pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia, the Australian International School, and Dulwich College, which are currently developing strong sporting relationships. The ‘triangular’ kicked off at 9.00am with 5-a-side Football, Rugby, and Netball and went through to the afternoon with Basketball and Ladies Football. […]

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Friendly Swim Gala

MCM hosted its first friendly Swimming Gala on Tuesday against local schools, Excelsior and Tenby. Marlborough gained an early lead due to their strength and control in the difficult stroke of butterfly. Backstroke and breaststroke followed and it was clear to see that all our pupils had grasped the importance of streamlining, which is taught […]

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Prefects’ Social

Last Saturday (14th November) marked the first annual Prefects’ Social, an event organised and executed by the Prefects of MCM for the Remove and Hundred. We decided upon the theme of ‘90s fashion’ and some pupils turned out in very impressive outfits with Ray in the Hundred winning the best dressed category! All in all […]

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Phuket BISP Soccer Sevens Tournament

The greatly anticipated annual Phuket football tour departed from Nusajaya on Thursday 6th November with eight teams, eighty excited pupils and ten brave Beaks. For the first year in Marlborough’s existence, the age of players ranged from nine to eighteen years old, making the College one of the very few international schools to compete in […]

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Remembrance Sunday Service at Kranji

A beautiful sunrise preluded a morning of contemplation and reflection as boarders and beaks rose before dawn to represent the College at today’s Remembrance Sunday Service at Kranji War Cemetery. Representatives from all faiths and denominations stood side by side in a poignant reminder of the sacrifices our forefathers made for our freedom and peace. […]

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House Harmony and House Shout 2015

The House Harmony and House Shout competitions took place just prior to the half-term break. We were fortunate to be joined for both events by Mrs Fiona Knight-Lucas who proved to be an excellent adjudicator. The Harmony consisted of the six Senior Houses with the competition taking place during Senior School assembly. Thompson set the […]

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Sunday Speaker Jason Fox

It was a privilege to have Mr Jason Fox, commercial airline pilot for Singapore Airlines, deliver an engaging Sunday Talk on his life as a pilot. He stressed the importance of regular training, Mathematics for making quick calculations, English for clear communication, and an excellent study ethic to help pass the difficult examinations to qualify. […]

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Dialysis Machine Plate-Mounting Ceremony

In Singapore, one person is diagnosed with kidney failure every five hours. The National Kidney Foundation is an organisation which not only treats kidney failure through dialysis but promotes health in the community to prevent kidney diseases. On Saturday 3rd October, the Master and Mrs Pick joined Marlborough parents Mr and Mrs Andrew Ong at a […]

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MCM pupils awarded highest examination marks in Malaysia

At the recent Pearson Medallion Awards Ceremony, held in Kuala Lumpur on 5th September 2015, five pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia received awards recognising their achievements for gaining the highest marks in Malaysia in the Edexcel IGCSE examinations. The award winners were: Ameer Chugthai for History and Religious Studies, Anya Igwe for Religious Studies, Edward […]

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Yayasan Khazanah Black Tie Dinner 2015

Marlborough’s association with Yayasan Khazanah dates back to 2012 when the Foundation decided to send a number of its scholarship recipients to the College. Since then we have been fortunate to receive a small number of scholars each year in the Senior School and now have 23 Khazanah scholars on the roll. At the recent […]

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2014 – 15 IGCSE Results

We are pleased to announce another set of excellent IGCSE results. The cohort of sixty two candidates, some of whom have been at the College since it started in 2012 and others who joined in either the Remove or Hundred, should be delighted with their level of attainment. One pupil achieved 10A* grades and five […]

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MCM Prize Day 2015

The annual Prize Day took place on Saturday 4th July. Nicholas Goh entertained the audience of over 500 with a brilliant rendition of Chopin’s Fantasie Impromptu, which set the tone for the occasion. The words of Jerusalem from Milton by William Blake (1757 – 1827) to the music of Sir Hubert Parry (written in 1916) […]

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Badminton Match MCM vs Tenby

In Malaysia, badminton is a mass participation sport so we were very keen to get some fixtures for our enthusiastic players. This was our first ever senior badminton match and it proved to be great fun for all concerned. We are grateful to Tenby International School for coming over to play with a highly competitive, […]

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UK Universities Trip

15 Marlborough College Malaysia pupils were in Wiltshire recently for an educational visit which helped prepare them for life in the Sixth Form beyond their IGCSEs. The party spent their first week visiting a range of UK universities which included Bath, Birmingham, Bristol and Oxford as well as some London universities. This gave the pupils […]

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Lower Sixth Group 4 Project Days

Scientists are happier with exact things, like equations and constants. We can deal with theories which try to explain the best evidence of the day. Science teachers have no problems in assessing a pupil’s planning skills or their ability to collect or manipulate data. Calculations are easy to mark, as are conclusions and evaluations. Pupils […]

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