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Tri-Factor Triathlon

On Sunday 18th August, seven Prep School children took to the water, track and road to compete in the Tri-Factor Series Triathlon at East Coast Park, Singapore. Due to it still being the summer holidays, the squad was smaller than normal and unfortunately we lost several members due to illness or injury. Fortunately however, this […]

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MCUK Rugby Tour

Just before the beginning of the Michaelmas term, MCM were delighted to be joined by the Marlborough College UK XV and Development XV squads. They were passing through on their way back from a successful tour of Australia where they had showed the class that had brought them considerable recognition in the UK, including being […]

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MCM Welcomes Mark McVeigh

Marlborough College Malaysia welcomes Mark McVeigh as Deputy Head (Pastoral). Mark Joined MCM in August 2013 after 22 years at Marlborough in Wiltshire. During that time he was Head of Chemistry, (1991-1996) Housemaster of C2 (1996-2012) and International Liaison Officer (2012-2013). Mark was educated at Campbell College, Bristol University and Queen’s Belfast and brings excellent experience of academic, […]

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Munawir Hill Open House

The Munawir Hill Open House took place on Sunday 30th July and consisted of a house assembly followed by parent/boarder sports and a meal in the dining hall. It was a great success and Amir Shukri gives us his account of the day’s events. L W G Walters, HM Munawir Hill

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Prize Day: Saturday 6th July 2013

The inaugural Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on the final morning of the academic year. Blue skies and sunshine greeted the five hundred attendees for the event which took place in the sports hall. Mr John Manser, Chairman of Council, and the Master gave speeches following music from the orchestra and a rousing […]

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The Pit & Picotin Trip

As the final stages of term began for Munawir Hill, we took the opportunity to do some team building before the new influx of boarders arrives in August. To do so, the boarding house, in its entirety, headed to ‘The Pit’ at Turf City, Singapore before going to eat at ‘Picotin’. Below is Hakim Faizal’s […]

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Honan House Boarders and Parents Day

On Sunday the Honan House boarders’ parents came to Marlborough College Malaysia for the day so they could witness for themselves the great amount of talent the girls possess. The day kicked off with the Boarders vs Parents tennis matches which were a lot of fun! All the girls got involved with some competitive rallies, […]

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MCM Tennis Programme

Marlborough College Malaysia is pleased to announce a partnership with Singapore based sports management company Savitar. The partnership will help to build the school’s tennis programme through participation, promoting skills’ development, and enhancing performance for all levels and ages. The Savitar/MCM tennis partnership will create a tennis development pathway from beginner through to advanced, including […]

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MCM Host Johor U16 Rugby Tournament

Marlborough College Malaysia were honoured and excited to host the second round of the Johor Schools’ U16 Circuit on Sunday 16th June. It was a great day of rugby, with over 20 schools taking part and MCM performing impressively. We have clearly already made a splash in the local rugby scene and – with 3 […]

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1st MCM Beagle Hash

After weeks of careful planning and recces, the day prior to the day itself arrived, where the ‘hares’ (consisting of Mr Nicholson, Mr Harkins, Adam Wright and Tim Wu Murphy) set out on the final trip to mark out a path using a combination of red MCM Beagle Hash tags and shredded paper (also known as shreddies) in preparation for the […]

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Netball Development Day

On Saturday 15th June the MCM girls from Years 6 – 10 were given a fantastic opportunity to take part in a netball development day. A team from Anza Club in Singapore came with their coach Craig, who took a skills session in the morning. Craig was brilliant and the girls were caught up by […]

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Royal Johor vs MCM, Charity Polo Day

His Majesty, The Sultan of Johor. On Sunday 9th June, by kind invitation of Her Royal Highness Raja Zarith Sofiah, Marlborough College Malaysia co-hosted an afternoon of Polo, in order to raise funds for, and highlight the work of, the Malaysian Red Crescent Society. MCM parents and friends joined guests invited by Her Royal Highness and His Majesty, The Sultan of Johor at the Istana […]

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Singapore Aquathlon

On Saturday 1st June, 27 young athletes from Year 2 to Year 7 took to the water and road to compete in the annual Singapore Aquathlon. However, we had unwittingly entered the National Championships, which meant the children were racing against the best in their field; slightly daunting, but they were certainly able to rise […]

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MCM U16 Rugby Victory

Yesterday saw one of the toughest matches that the Marlborough First X have had to date against rivals from the Johor U16 Circuit, SMK Dato Jafar.  It was played (or very nearly not) against a backdrop of passing lightning and the noises from the heavens reflected the thunderstorm that took place on the pitch.  Within a minute or […]

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Afternoon Tea at Honan House

I carry many fond memories with me from my time at Marlborough and most of those come from the time I spent in my boarding house, Mill Mead. Each boarding house develops it’s own quirks and traditions, these are things which make each house individual. Mill Mead had several events throughout the year which made it unique, like a ‘lazy […]

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Photography Day at MCM

On Saturday 18th May the boarders had the opportunity to demonstrate their creative skills through photography. The focus was on composition and six rules or guidelines were introduced to help them take more compelling photographs.  After viewing and discussing professional examples using the Rule of Thirds, Leading Lines, Balancing Elements, Symmetry & Patterns, Framing and Different Viewpoints the boarders set off across […]

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U11 and U10 Rugby Success

On Thursday the Under 11 and Under 10 rugby teams played the final games in the ACSIS Leagues. Both teams played extremely well with the Under 11s coming third out of the eight teams in the finals. The Under 10s had an exciting end to their tournament when they won the final against the Australian International […]

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Boarders’ Media Career Talk

On Sunday, Mr Mark Whitehead gave the boarders a talk on his career working for various companies in the media industry. He spoke primarily about BBC Worldwide and what it takes to create, manage and film various channels and programs. He told us about his job in the BBC and told us of personal experiences working […]

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2013 Marlborough Miles

On Wednesday 8th May Marlborough College Malaysia took part in a whole school charity event: 2013 Marlborough Miles. The challenge began before sunrise with the sprightly boarders and the less sprightly Beaks at the ready. By breakfast, an astonishing 500 Marlborough Miles had been achieved; setting the standards high for the arrival of the day pupils and parent participants. At 8:45am […]

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Exchange Trip to Marlborough College UK

Exciting, enriching, challenging, inspiring, amazing and freezing were some of the adjectives used to describe the Remove’s (Year 10) exchange to our parent school, Marlborough College, in Wiltshire UK.  Our 27 pupils arrived in the UK to some, even for England, unusually cold weather to live in a full boarding school, taking part in a […]

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