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 […]

Read More

Johor Hockey Club Hockey Clinic

On Friday, 15 February, we invited Johor Hockey Club for a clinic with our aspiring hockey pupils and to take part in some mini challenge games and 7-a-side fixtures. The initiative was planned as a launch of hockey becoming a major sport in Season 3. We invited all age groups from the U9s through to the […]

Read More

Health, Fun and Fitness Day 2019

On Friday, 15th February, the entire Prep School was off-timetable for a day full of activities centred around health, fun and fitness. The aim was to educate pupils about the importance and benefits that exercise and a healthy mindset can have on your lifestyle, whilst promoting it as something that is fun and enjoyable. Throughout the week, pupils […]

Read More

Walkabout Drawing Prize 2019

Fifteen young artists from MCM exhibited artwork in the first Walkabout Drawing Prize at the Redsea Gallery in Dempsey Hill, Singapore this week. Their impressive drawings won the earlier MCM competition which gave them this opportunity to see their work hanging in a professional gallery. The pieces were displayed with artwork by pupils from Tanglin Trust […]

Read More

IB Music Recital

We were treated to an outstanding evening of music on Tuesday 12th February.  Two IB musicians from the Upper 6th performed music ranging from the lyrical melodies of Beethoven’s piano music, to the more experimental sounds of Bass Guitar music by Jaco Pastorius.  The IB Diploma Music programme requires pupils to be informed performers, demonstrating not only […]

Read More

Italy Ski Trip 2019

On Saturday, 2nd February 2019, five beaks and 38 MCM pupils from Year 7 to Remove travelled to the Aosta Valley, Italy, for a week full of snow-filled adventure. The excitement began as we flew over northern Italy and saw (for many for the first time in their lives) the snow-capped mountains of the Alps. A picturesque coach journey […]

Read More

Visit by Malaysia’s Minister of Education

Marlborough College Malaysia was the destination for a recent visit by YB Dr Maszlee Malik, Malaysia’s Minister of Education. On Sunday 10th February, Dr Maszlee and a group of senior guests from the Ministry of Education and Iskandar Investment were given a tour of MCM’s extensive site by the Master, Mr Alan Stevens and the […]

Read More

Sulawesi Relief

On the 2nd to 5th of February, Sari Wilson returned to Sulawesi to deliver MCM aid to the most needed areas hit by the natural disasters of Indonesia in recent months. This time she purchased sewing machines so that the people of the community can create an income for themselves. MCM funding allowed Sari to hire […]

Read More

Kinabalu Reading Challenge

At the end of last term the Senior Library and English department launched the MCM Kinabalu Reading Challenge for Shell and Remove pupils, the aim being to encourage reluctant readers to become confident and enthusiastic book lovers. J.K. Rowling once said “If you don’t like to read, you haven’t found the right book”.  It is certainly true […]

Read More

IGCSE Monologues

On the final week before the half-term break, our talented Hundred pupils were staging individual monologues every day in the Theatre during lunch. The pieces have ranged from classic Shakespeare texts of Macbeth and A Midsummer Night’s Dream to Evan Placey’s Girls Like That and Andrew Bovell’s Things I Know To Be True, from 2013 and 2016 respectively. The performances concluded the work that […]

Read More

Prep School Chinese New Year Extravaganza

On Friday, 1st February, the Prep School was treated to a festive Chinese New Year extravaganza. Our wonderful comperes Amy Carrington and Sammy Patten demonstrated their excellent languages skills as they introduced each performance in both Mandarin and English. The Pre-Prep kicked off the programme with some delightful Chinese New Year songs – ‘well done’ to all our young singers. Some […]

Read More

Singapore Tyler Print Institute: Lower Sixth Trip

On Tuesday 29th January the Lower Sixth Artists had the opportunity to visit the Singapore Tyler Print Institute for a gallery visit and printmaking workshop. It is a high profile print studio which provides facilities for professional artists from many fields. We were treated to a guided tour of the workshop, which features some of the largest etching […]

Read More

Lent Term Tea Concert

We were all incredibly excited as we opened our first Recital of the Lent term concert season at MCM Preparatory School on Friday 25th January 2019.   It was another resounding success for our young musicians who once again treated us all to a wonderful afternoon of music.  The variety of the programme was a true reflection of the musical talent […]

Read More

Outreach Desaru Beach Clean-Up

On Sunday morning, 27th January 2019, enthusiastic Outreach volunteers departed from the school grounds to Desaru coast for yet another beach clean-up.  This term’s clean-up was attended by over 80 people, consisting of 78 pupils and seven staff from both Prep and Senior Schools.  Upon arrival, each and every participant put their energy towards accumulating […]

Read More

Straits 10s Tournament

On Saturday, 26th January, the annual Straits 10s Tournament was held at Marlborough College Malaysia. With six different age groups on show the competition was fierce with some outstanding rugby being played. The U10s age group was our youngest, yet it made for some compelling viewing. The Marlborough team performed extremely well winning all six of […]

Read More

Burns Supper

On Saturday 26th January the inaugural celebration of Burns Night for boarders in Marlborough College Malaysia. Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist who is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. His birthday, 25th January, is a day to celebrate his works and enormous contribution to Scottish literature such as the famous poem Auld Lang Syne. […]

Read More

Pupil Councils

Over the course of last week, we have had 4 meetings in which the pupils from Prep School and Senior School have engaged in discussions on making the college even better for them. These meetings have been: Day Food Committee (focusing on how we improve our lunchtime options over the 4-week cycle). Made up of representatives […]

Read More

Climbing Competition in Kuala Lumpur

On Friday, 25th January, a group of 15 climbers from the Prep and Senior Schools headed to Kuala Lumpur to compete in the first climbing competition of 2019. The pupils have been practising their climbing techniques during Activities all term, and this paid off with some excellent results – particularly for the Prep School. Yao […]

Read More

MCM Walkabout Drawing Prize Exhibition

An impressive exhibition of the 140 entries to our first Drawing Competition at MCM opened on Wednesday, 23rdJanuary, in the Morris Gallery. The outstanding drawings are from talented Year 6 to Upper Sixth pupils.  The drawings are in a wide range of media and have been inspired by observation. We were delighted that so many […]

Read More