Easter Egg Decorating Competition

The Pre-Prep and Prep School were filled with an amazing selection of egg-themed creations for our Easter Egg decorating competition. Every entry was unique and individual. Congratulations to our Easter egg winners and to all those who took part. Pre-Prep Prep School

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MCM Leads at Educational Conferences

The Master of Marlborough College Malaysia and senior beaks were recently invited to speak and share insights on international educational matters at two high profile APAC events.  The Master recently headlined at the International Schools’ Asia Pacific Area Conference in Bangkok, speaking about leadership where many Heads and senior members of staff from a wide […]

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Reception Pirate Day

Pupils from Reception celebrated their latest topic ‘Pirates’ by holding a themed day on Monday, 25th March. A busy morning saw the children creating giant ‘pirate ships’ in the Green Hall with gym equipment, using ladders to make rigging and masts; mats to make the bows and gym horses for crows nests. They then went […]

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Prep Netball Straits Tournament

On Saturday 23rd March, nine teams arrived at MCM for the annual Prep Netball Straits Tournament. Our numbers rose to nearly 200 this year and it certainly made for a wonderful atmosphere. Our Senior Prep Tournament was competitive but dominated by our extremely strong U13 and U12 teams. Both dominated their groups and won them […]

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Spring Concert

Thursday, 21st March, was the day for this year’s Spring Concert which fulfilled its promise to be a delightful and uplifting event showcasing hidden talents from our youngest Pre-Prep musicians and singers to the experienced Year 8 performers. The programme included music from the Baroque repertoire as well as pieces with a more jazzy and contemporary style. The […]

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MCM IB Visual Arts Exhibition 2019

The biggest exhibition of IB Visual Arts was opened on Monday, 18th March. One hundred and eighty-two fantastic artworks were on display across two venues, as the number of pupils electing to take Art at Diploma level has meant we have outgrown the Morris exhibition space, and have now taken over the LRC. What an incredible dilemma for […]

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Prep House Shout

The Prep House’s went back to the 80s in this year’s ‘House Shout’. The competition kicked off with Seymour singing the Wham classic ‘Wake Me Up Before You Go Go’ followed by Merlin belting out ‘Beat It’ by Michael Jackson. Hunt were up next with the Kenny Loggins hit ‘Footloose’ and Chichester brought Rick Astley […]

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MCM Triathlon 2019

The third year of the annual MCM Triathlon proved to be the most popular to date, with MCM forming the final leg of the Family Tri series, which was also hosted by EIS and RAS.  This helped grow the numbers, which this year saw 543 pupils, staff, parents as well as competitors from local schools […]

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The Straits Cricket Trophy

On Saturday, 16th March, six teams from Singapore and Malaysia gathered at the MCM Oval for the annual occurrence of the Cricket Straits competition. As expected, it didn’t take long for the morning dew to rise and reveal an outfield which is currently at its prime, thanks to the kind weather that we have had in the Lent term. Competitors […]

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Sixth Form ‘Oscars’ Ball

The Ball was a rousing success, evident by the faces of the guests at the end of the night. We started with photo-taking outside, against an ‘Oscars’ backdrop; thankfully the rain stopped moments before our start, and we then proceeded to an appetizer of a salad, followed by chicken roulade as our main and ending […]

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Pi Day 2019

On Thursday, 14th March, the College celebrated our annual Pi Day. Throughout the day, pupils were exposed to Pi and various mathematical concepts, with each new lesson developing from the notion of Pi as they went from class to class and even in the dining hall, where they enjoyed the slightly less mathematical but far […]

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Old Marlburians Evening at Eden Hall

On Thursday, 14th March, Old Marlburians from MCM headed into Singapore to meet up with fellow ex-pupils at the British High Commissioner’s residence, Eden Hall. Here, they were treated to a cocktail reception which had been kindly organised and put on by HY Lau (C2 1970-1975). Many a story was shared between guests and there was […]

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Othello

The Lower 6th Literature and Performance group performed a highly creative adaptation of Shakespeare’s Othello on Thursday, 14th March.  The audience literally walked into the lives of these characters and were witness to their downfall. From Venice to a promenade walk up to a makeshift army barrack, we watched the characters destroy each other. Many congratulations to Shyam […]

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Senior School Careers Fair

The Annual Careers Fair on 13th March began with a very memorable and inspirational keynote address from OM Kristy Castleton (CO 1994-1996), Founder and Chief Memory Maker of Rebel and Soul, an award-winning brand and events management agency in London and Singapore.  Pupils from Hundred and Lower Sixth were fortunate to be able to hear Kristy offer […]

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Lectern Club

On Monday, 11th March, Sixth Form pupils participating in the final Lectern Club of the Lent Term, together with Mrs Ashworth, Mr Finn and Mr Cowie, gathered at the Master’s Lodge, anticipating an evening of delicious food and stimulating speeches.  They were not disappointed as six first-time speakers from Lower Sixth took to the lectern.    Humaira […]

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South East Asia Tournament

On Saturday, 9th March, the 1st VII and U16A netball teams travelled to Singapore for the annual South East Asia tournament hosted by Tanglin Trust School. After a very early start for the teams, the first round of the competition which was in pool rounds, began at 8am. The U16 team, with a mix of Remove […]

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MCM House Plasticine Challenge

This week to celebrate World Book Day the  Senior School Library ran it’s annual Great British MCM House Plasticine Challenge. All the Senior Houses took part with the only prerequisite that entries were book related and of course, as the name suggests, made out of plasticine. Each House produced the most amazing creations ranging from […]

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World Book Day 2019

Children in Pre-Prep were very excited to celebrate World Book Day on Friday the 8th of March. The day started with a parade around the Astro pitch with the children showcasing the wonderful costumes to the parents watching. Ms Eaton-Jones waved all the pupils through, dressed up as the Queen of Hearts. Throughout the day there were various book-themed activities […]

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IB Theatre Showcase

March 7th saw an exceptional evening of drama with performances by our IB Theatre classes from the Upper and Lower Sixth.   The evening opened with the Lower Sixth piece, ‘Stories of another us’, which was a highly poetic performance exploring snapshots of love, life and regret, of victims of the Holocaust. The pupils had begun their project by […]

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GCSE Music Recital

The GCSE Music Recital took place on Wednesday 6th March.  This is a recital which also serves as the examination for the performance element of the Edexcel GCSE course that the pupils follow, and as such presents a large variety and contrast.  This certainly added to the enjoyment of the evening as we were given […]

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