Singapore National Gallery Trip

On 22nd January two buses of excited Hundred and Remove artists departed MCM on a trip to the National Gallery in Singapore. The highlight of the trip was an opportunity to see the impressive ‘Minimalism: Space, Light, Object’ Exhibition. Minimalism first emerged as a movement in America in the 1960’s and emphasis was put on […]

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Lectern Club

On Monday, 21st January, the Master and Mrs Stevens, Mr Gibbon (HM of Wills) and invited Sixth Form guests,  were treated to another superb evening of speeches and fine dining.  The topic for the night was ‘Bah humbug’ inspired by the Charles Dickens character Scrooge’s view of the Christmas season.  Zahra Ahmad Nazhri (Steel) opened […]

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Audience with Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah, Permaisuri Johor

On Saturday, 19th January, the Master and Mrs Stevens, accompanied by Mrs Sally Smart, Director of Admissions, Mr David Glynn, Deputy Head Academic, Mrs Lucy Prime, Head of Art and Mr Greg Holden, Housemaster of Thompson, had the honour of being invited to have an audience with Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah, Permaisuri Johor.  A […]

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IB Solo Theatre Pieces

Last week, in the Drama Hall, invited audiences were transfixed by the exceptional standard of performances produced by the IB Theatre Arts Upper Sixth pupils during Thursday and Friday lunchtimes. These performances make up the practical element of their IB Solo Theatre Pieces, which are original works that have been conceived, developed and performed by […]

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Pre-Prep Health Education Talks

We recently welcomed Mr Edmund Chong, from Flexzoom opticians at Gleneagles to the Pre-Prep School. Mr Chong gave an interesting presentation to all the children about simple tips for healthy eyes. We learned the importance of reading with proper lighting and limiting the amount of time spent using a screen, such as an iPad or […]

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Welcome Coffee Morning

On Tuesday, 15th January, Friends held their Welcome Coffee Morning in the Green Hall at Pre- Prep.  It was a great start to the New Year with our theme ‘Fabulously Fit’. We were privileged to have supporting us many businesses from the local community in the field of Health and Fitness. It was lovely to […]

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Sungai Melayu School Art Workshop

On Monday, 14th January, Prep Outreach organised an art workshop for the Year 5 pupils from Sungai Melayu School.  Pupils from both schools worked collaboratively to design and create their own personalised photo frame complete with a Polaroid photo with their new friend.  I would like to thank Ms Dalton for organising the art workshop.  Following […]

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Boarding Schools Association Conference

For the third consecutive year Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM), in partnership with the Boarding Schools Association, hosted a two-day conference for boarding staff. The conference gave staff the opportunity to share best practice in boarding and to develop skills and understanding on the pastoral issues facing boarding schools throughout the world. There were around 50 […]

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House Matches and Cross Country

The weather has not been our friend over the past weeks and House matches have been adversely affected. However, we have persevered and found a way around this and the scores are in! In Year 4, Merlin came out on top for the boys’ rugby and second in the girls’ competition with Chichester just pipping […]

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The Nutcracker

The Nutcracker is an enchanting Christmas tale centred around a young girl Clara, who receives a gift from her Grandfather of a beautiful crafted Nutcracker doll. Within no time, the Nutcracker doll comes to life and takes Clara on a magical adventure. The famous tale first written by E.T.A Hoffman, is told through puppetry, song, […]

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Boarders Christmas Supper

  *Shrill of a whistle* “All Aboard!” For this years boarders’ Christmas supper, the graduate assistants and gap students of Marlborough College Malaysia took the boarders on a festive journey from Malaysia to the North Pole on the ‘Polar Express’. Clutching their golden tickets in hand, the boarders were invited by the Conductor into the […]

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Lights, Camel, Action!

This year’s Nativity, ‘Lights, Camel Action’, tells the story of the Nativity through the modern medium of a reality show. Join the jam-packed cast of Nativity celebrities as they celebrate Jesus’ birth with a dazzling song and dance show judged by The Donkey, The Innkeeper’s Wife and Caesar Augustus.  

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JSAC Swim Meet

On Monday, 10th December, MCM hosted RAS, EIS, and CHIS in a JSAC swim meet. Fifty-five swimmers represented MCM against solid competition, and we produced some excellent swimming with plenty of personal best times. This was the final event for the swimming team this term, and we look forward to travelling to other schools next […]

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Afternoon Tea with the Master and Mrs Stevens

One of my favourite occasions is having a very traditional Afternoon Tea with a three-tiered cake stand laden with tempting goodies washed down with refreshing cups of hot tea.  So, it was with great pleasure that the Master and I welcomed our hard-working College Prefects on Friday, 7th December, and our well-deserving Prep School Merit […]

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Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

On Sunday 9th December in the evocative chill of the air conditioning, the Wykeham Hall assumed a festive air with traditional decorations, the promise of mince pies and mulled wine. A packed congregation joined over 100 boys and girls from the College’s choirs and orchestras as Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated its Festival of Nine Lessons […]

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Straits 7s U18 & U16

On the 8th December, we hosted our prestigious Straits Cup Rugby Sevens at U16 and U18 levels. Teams from all over the region entered the tournament, making it one of the biggest school boy competitions in Southeast Asia. Our new look 1st team displayed great perseverance and commitment to the Marlborough cause, even though they […]

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A Christmas Collection

December 5th, 6th and 7th saw the sparkle of Christmas arrive in the Theatre with a special Collection of Christmas themed pieces last week. Audiences were taken on a theatre journey through Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ and Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’, to a modern day game show highlighting the pitfalls and difficulties when families meet over […]

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Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

The MCM community has yet again shown their generosity in supporting the Christmas Shoebox Appeal. Each year group was asked to donate a specific item ranging from toiletries and stationery to toys and games. The Prep School Outreach team carefully prepared the shoeboxes with a variety of these goodies and beautifully wrapped them. Pupil volunteers from […]

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Biology Olympiad

The first Biology Olympiad for Shell was held on the 6th December and was a great success. Four of us attended the competition, looking forward to participating in such a wonderful event. We left the College at 5:30am, along with 2 accompanying staff: Mr Dempster and Ms T-V, arriving at Epsom College for the start […]

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