Telunas Middle School’s Festival 2019

Last week, thirteen pupils with an enthusiasm for Drama set off for the Telunas Middle School’s Festival run by ISTA (International Schools Theatre Association). The festival is held every year at the beautiful Telunas Beach Resort in Indonesia. Seven other schools, from as far as Beijing and Phnom Penh, joined five talented theatre practitioners and actors […]

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World Mathematics Championships

On the weekend of the 1st to the 3rd of March a team of three pupils from Shell represented Marlborough College Malaysia in the World Mathematics Championships qualifier for South East Asia. The event was held in Singapore at the Institute of Management and our team were supervised by Miss Hughes. The event allowed 180 keen mathematicians […]

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Camp5 Schools Climbing Competition

Sixteen pupils from Years 7, 8 and 9 made their way to Kuala Lumpur for a day at the indoor ‘Camp5’ schools’ competition and a second day outdoor climbing at the Batu caves. On the first day at Camp5, the pupils were tested on both their bouldering and top-roping skills, taking on no less than five of […]

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Outreach Picnic

On Saturday, 2 March 2019, 47 children from St Christopher’s Church and the Calvary Welfare Center in Johor visited Marlborough College Malaysia for a picnic and fun afternoon of activities. Our guests were able to enjoy a variety of activities including swimming, climbing, music, art, sports and dance. Our visitors were separated into four teams, which […]

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World Scholars Club

Seventy-two pupils made the journey up to Kuala Lumpur on the 2nd March, to take part in the regional round of the World Scholar’s Cup. Well over 500 scholars had gathered to put their academic mettle to the test in four different events: debating, essay writing, the Scholar’s Challenge, and the Scholar’s Bowl.   After […]

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Magic Academy comes to Marlborough

On Thursday, 1st March, the Magic Academy visited Marlborough College for an exciting afternoon of coaching. The Magic Academy is made up of Russell Earnshaw (Ex England Performance and 7s coach) John Fletcher (Ex England U18 Performance coach) and Juan Gonzalez Mendia (England Pathway coach). All three coaches spent the afternoon coaching both the girls and boys in adaptive evasion games […]

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MCM University Fair 2019

Marlborough College Malaysia’s Hundred, Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth pupils were particularly fortunate to be visited by 65 university representatives from nine different countries, at this year’s University Fair held on Wednesday, 27th February. Indeed, pupils were able to ask questions and get key information from institutions from the UK (English, Scottish and Welsh universities), Australia, Canada, US, Switzerland, […]

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Matilda the Musical

On Saturday 23rd and Tuesday, 26th February, Prep and senior trips were made to Marina Bay Sands in Singapore to see the highly acclaimed Matilda the Musical.   Senior School Music and Drama Trip “It was a fantastic example of how music and theatre can engage an audience, and has given our exam pupils much […]

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CAS Rawa Trip

A team of eight Lower Sixth form pupils spent the weekend on Rawa working to improve their understanding of environmental issues and oceanic awareness. They had planned projects in measuring coral cover, coral bleaching and increasing ocean acidification and carried out measurements that are an ongoing study initiated by last year’s pupils. They interviewed staff […]

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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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