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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Pancake Race 2019

Morning break on Shrove Tuesday saw the Pre-Prep take to the Astro ready for the 2019 Inter-House Pancake Relay. With pans in hand, off they ran as each attempted to keep the pancake in the pan. Merlin was victorious with Hunt a close second. Lunchtime came and the Prep racers took to the field. This […]

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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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