College Newsletter | LT2023 Week 3A | Online

Tenth Anniversary Lecture No. 5

The Confessions (and Regrets) of an Old Marlburian

Tuesday 31st January 2023 | Wykeham Hall | 7.30pm

Mr Terrence Tan Li-Chern Advocate & Solicitor, Singapore, Barrister of the Inner Temple, Accredited Mediator, Singapore Mediation Centre.


We are delighted to be physically joined by the remarkable Terence Tan, an Old Marlburian, for his lecture. Terence will reflect on his diverse journey from Marlborough College to practising law in Singapore, including his time opening award-winning restaurants.

There will be an opportunity for a Q&A with him during the lecture, and refreshments afterwards to continue the conversation.


Please register to attend the lecture

Sungai Melayu Charity Concert

6th February | Green Hall | 4.30pm – 5.30pm

Join us for a musical showcase by the children of Sungai Melayu School. One of our Lower Sixth CAS project groups has been working with the children to put together this concert.

Tickets are free, however, any donations raised will go towards purchasing musical equipment for the Sungai Melayu School. Donations can also be made at the Prep and Senior School reception.


Register for the event


With thanks

Elisa, Tina, Ana and Janika

CAS Project Team




Marlborough Mia

CAS Production

Tuesday 7th February 2023 | Wednesday 8th February 2023 | 7.00pm to 8.30pm | Theatre


Join us at Marlborough College Malaysia to watch the Lower 6th CAS Pupils’ production of Marlborough Mia.

Refreshments and programmes will be on sale, raising funds for the Rotary Children’s Home.

Register for the show

College Photographs

6th – 10th February 2023 | Pret-a-Portrait whole school photographs

We are delighted to have Pret-a-portrait return to the College for whole school photographs this year. Senior School pupils will require formal shirts for photographs on the 6th and 7th February 2023. Prep school pupils will be photographed from the 8th to 10th February 2023. Photographs will be available for sale on the Pret-a-portrait website following the visit. Full details of how to access your child’s individual photographs will be sent to you within one month of the sitting.

Tenth Anniversary Friends of MCM Gala Ball

Saturday 11th March 2023 | Wykeham Hall, 7.00pm

Tickets RM350 per adult

Marlborough College Malaysia parents and friends are invited to attend the Friends of MCM Tenth Anniversary Gala Ball. 

Enjoy an evening of festivities including a sumptuous dinner, entertainment, a Charity Auction and dancing with carriages at 1.00am.

On this occasion, children are not allowed to attend.

Book your ticket


Click here for further information or contact:


Friends of MCM Lent Term Newsletter

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Marlborough College Malaysia Triathlon

Sunday 26th March 2023 | Court |  7:30am – 12:00pm

Registration is now open for the Marlborough College Malaysia Triathlon.

  • Male/Female and Team categories
  • Groups: Under 6, Year 1 to Upper 6th and Open
  • Teams can be single or mixed gender.

Further information can be found on the registration form.


Register here

College Spotlight

IB Subject Choices: Supporting you on your journey

This week the College Spotlight focuses on the journey of Hundred pupils choosing their IB options, the support MCM provides, and the importance of selecting the right subjects for you.

As Hundred mock exams end, and Lower Sixth exams begin, Hundred begin to turn their minds to the future, looking at potential IB options for their next two years at MCM. Selecting the right choices is incredibly important to their success and enjoyment of their IB Diploma, but how do we support our pupils through this process?

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Parent Wellbeing Blog

This week’s blog is written by Mr Stevens, Master of Marlborough College Malaysia.

On the subject of ‘Common Humanity’, the Master explores similarities in culture, traditions and beliefs between divisions in global society in light of today’s Holocaust Memorial Day. In educating about the divisions of the past, we must continue to teach our pupils to unite against the wrongdoings of the future.

Read the blog

MCM Digital Art Competition

Open to: Year 5 to Upper 6th

Winners will be chosen from each category:

 Sci-Fi  | Anime |  Fantasy

Entries should be submitted by email to in PNG file format.

Competition closing date: 31st January 2023

Conditions of entry: Winning entries will be printed and displayed in Asylum Hobbies in Eco Botanic. The overall prize winner will be announced during an evening event at Asylum Hobbies.

National Online Safety (NOS) App

“Top Tips for Building Cyber Resilience at Home”

With the volume of online traffic increasing exponentially, so too is the risk of cyber crime. Criminals continue to find new ways to attempt to hijack online transactions and harvest private information. Smart devices provide a convenient entry into our lives – and our networks. In this week’s National Online Safety guide you’ll find advice on how to manage, store and check for breaches to your personal data.

Click here for the PDF guide

Key Dates

Saturday 28th January 2023

Prep Netball Festival

8.00am – 12.00pm

Exhibition & Gaia Courts

Parents are welcome


Rugby 10s Boys-U12 Blues vs Thunderstorm RCl

8.00am – 10.00am


Parents are welcome


Senior Netball Festival

2.00pm – 6.00pm

Exhibition & Gaia Courts

Parents are welcome

Sunday 29th January 2023

Lifesaving Course

8.00am – 1.00pm

Senior Pool

Selected Remove and Hundred pupils


Marlborough Mia (rehearsal)

9.30am – 3.30pm


Whole cast

Tuesday 31st January 2023

Hundred Mock Exam Orders


Published to parent portal


10th Anniversary Lecture: Mr Terence Tan

7.30pm – 9.00pm

Wykeham Hall

Please register

All welcome

Wednesday 1st February 2023

Prep House Matches

8:30am – 10:00am

Years 3 and 4 pupils

Rugby pitches and Senior Netball courts

Parents are welcome


Kelab Alam visit

8.45am – 10.00am

Early Years pupils


Year 3 Device Management Session

3:30pm – 4:15pm

Green Hall

Year 3 parents


Hundred Parent / Pupil / Beak Meeting

5.30pm – 8.30pm

Online (by appointment)

Hundred Parents

Thursday 2nd February 2023

Prep House Matches

8:30am – 10:00am

Years 5 and Year 6

Rugby pitches and Senior Netball courts

Parents are welcome

Friday 3rd February 2023

FoMCM Coffee Club

8:30am – 10:30am

Taylor House

Parents are welcome


Lost in JB trip

1:30 – 5:00pm

Johor Bahru

Academic Scholars


Saturday 4th February 2023

Rugby 10s Straits

U9, U11, U12, U14, U16, 1st X

8:00am – 12:00pm


Parents are welcome

Sunday 5th February

Marlborough Mia (rehearsal)

9.30am – 3.30pm


Whole cast

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