Pre-Prep Sports Day 2019

Following the storm of Wednesday, the Pre-Prep Sports Day (Reception to Y2) was welcomed with a beautiful morning in Malaysia. A dew lay over the ground but this was brushed away with the herding Pre-Prep pupils who ran and jumped with enthusiasm and plenty of ability. An obstacle course for agility, a sprint, a throw […]

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FoMCM Wellbeing Coffee Morning

On Tuesday 7th May, FoMCM held their Wellbeing Coffee morning at Taylor House.  The morning was very well attended and began with Mr Magnus Cowie giving a brief introduction on the importance of Wellbeing with an insight into how parents and the College can work in partnership to support their child. Afterwards, Parents were given […]

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Cloud 9 Writing Excellence

Paul Moss is a teacher and the creator of a new revision/resource website called ‘CLOUD 9 WRITING’ that is specifically designed for students of GCSE and IGCSE English Literature.  He has been teaching for 13 years and has a following of over 4,000 people on Twitter. He uses the platform to connect with other exceptional teachers who strongly value […]

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Hockey Straits Tournament 2019

Last Saturday saw the inaugural straits hockey tournament take place here at Marlborough. Interest and participation in hockey has been growing at the College over the last couple of years, and over the past twelve months, in particular. Hockey officially launched as a Performance sport at Marlborough College this year and has enjoyed great success […]

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Summer Term Tea Concert

Music has a power of forming the character and should therefore be introduced into the education of the young. (Aristotle) On Friday, 3rd May, the Prep School hosted its final Tea Concert of the academic year. Thirteen young musicians from our upper Prep year groups took to the stage in the Wykeham Hall to create a […]

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Year 7 Edible Park

On Thursday, 2nd May, the Year 7 pupils went on a Geography field trip to the Edible Park. Located in Medini, the park offers a perfect close-to-home example of sustainable tourism for our pupils who spent their Lent Term exploring sustainable tourism in Kenya and Brazil. It was wonderful for them to explore an example […]

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Student Investor Challenge

The Student Investor Challenge is the UK’s premier investment competition with over 400,000 students from 2,500 schools benefiting from this unique experience to simulate trading on the stock market.  British international schools are allowed to participate in the first round and it was pleasing to see over 50 pupils taking part from MCM.  Two of […]

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Asia Pacific Dragons Visit

Marlborough’s rugby squads were given the opportunity to take a break from cricket and hockey this past Wednesday, with a special one-off training session delivered by professional Singaporean-based side, the Asia Pacific Dragons.  APD play in the Global Rapid Rugby competition, which has unique rules designed to increase ball-in-play time and generate a faster, more […]

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Piano Soloists Competition 2019

  A beautiful marbled red sky set over Marlborough College Malaysia on the evening of 1st May, an evening that by tradition in England is celebrated with singing and dancing at the end of a day-long May Day Spring holiday.  The beauty of the Malaysian sky was an appropriate accompaniment to our own May Day […]

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Design and Technology Exhibition 2019

Design and Technology (DT) Exhibitions are an opportunity for pupils to celebrate their creativity and innovation with family, friends and the College community. They are particularly precious for exam pupils, who share portfolios and prototypes publicly for the first time after months of work. This year’s exhibition was stunning, and guests were impressed by the […]

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Prefects Afternoon Tea

The outgoing Prefects were fortunate enough to be hosted for a splendid Afternoon Tea with the Master and Mrs Stevens at the Lodge. We were treated to delicious scones with jam, scrumptious sandwiches and an incredibly yummy carrot cake which disappeared rapidly. It was a lovely opportunity for us to reflect on our time as Prefects, […]

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Treasure Island

During the last week of Lent Term Year 5 and 6 took to the high seas in search for buried treasure, for their production of Treasure Island. The tale started with Young Jim Hawkins being given a treasure map by a mysterious sailor and who then sets sail on an exciting adventure. Among the crew, however, […]

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Prep Merit Winners Afternoon Tea

It was a very pleasant way to end a Wednesday. Myself and approximately 11 other children had been selected to have tea with our wonderful Master. We walked in and were greeted very pleasantly by an assortment of drinks and food. We sat down and greeted the Master and then we stood up again and […]

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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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