College Newsletter | MT2023 Week 3 | Online



Please be reminded that next weekend is an EXEAT, and the College day will finish on Friday 15th September at 3.30 pm. Boarders will depart and arrive back on Monday evening, ready for school on Tuesday, 19th September at 8.15 am.


Register for Meet the Master Events

Thursday 14th September 2023 |  6.00 pm to  7.00 pm | The Marlburian, Sixth Form Centre

For those who were not able to attend the ‘Meet the Master’  daytime events this week,  we very much hope that you can attend the evening event. Please register if you are able to join us.



Twelfth Night

Tuesday 26th & Wednesday 27th September 2023 |  Senior School, Betjeman Pitt | 7.30pm to 8.30pm

Please be invited for refreshments at the Senior School, LRC served at 7pm with a 7.30pm start.

Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night will be performed by Upper 6th IB Literature and Performance. This adapted version of the traditional play, is set on The Love Boat in the 1980s, join us as we sail away on a journey of romance and comedy.

Please feel free to dress up as your favourite 1980s pop star or simply wear a neon scrunchy.

Register for the event


Annual MCM Master’s Art Competition

Celebrating Creativity and Inspiration

Welcome to the Annual Master’s Art Competition, a celebration of artistic expression and innovation!

The competition revolves around the theme “Artistic Journey” inviting pupils of all levels to showcase their unique talents. Explore the power of art to tell stories, evoke emotions, and spark conversations.

The competition is open to the whole school: Years 1 through to Upper Sixth. Only original works created by the submitting pupils are eligible.

Any two-dimensional media that can be hung on a wall is eligible for submission. This includes: paintings, drawings, prints, collages, and mixed media.



Instrumental Music Lessons and Co-Curricular Music Opportunities

Following on from the success of the Music taster evening we would like to share with you the full details of our Music Lessons and co-curricular opportunities throughout the College. 



Passion, Precision, and Pride: Football at MCM

(Photography credit: Zach Osman U6th)

As the Michaelmas Term gains momentum, the sports department has an action-packed calendar offering pupils opportunities to play and compete across various sports and competitions. This week’s spotlight focuses on football, with recent House competitions and the upcoming Phuket and Straits Tournaments. The excitement is building.



Camp Beaumont | 23rd – 27th October 2023 | MCM

After an extraordinarily successful Summer Camp. Camp Beaumont will be returning to MCM during the half term holiday.

Find out more



National Online Safety (NOS) App

“What Parents and Carers Need to Know about Streaming”

Streaming is a seamless way of watching or listening to different media, over an internet connection in real time, without having to download a file or store it on your device. Users can either stream ‘on demand’ or live. YouTube was one of the first video streaming services, but today many of the world’s most popular websites are streaming platforms, including Netflix, Spotify and BBC iPlayer.

In the guide, you’ll find tips on avoiding possible threats such as online scams, malware risks and the potentially addictive nature of streaming sites.

Click here for the PDF guide


Mindful Johor and IFT Football Camp

11th – 15th September | Ages 6-18 Years | Marlborough College Malaysia

Learn from the world’s best UEFA-Certified Coaches from Portugal in Johor.


Following on from the successful camp during the Summer Term, IFT have returned to offer a two part package of individualised and group technical technical training.


Register for the training

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Key Dates

(correct as of 8th September 2023. For up to date information please refer to the College website calendar)

Saturday 9th September 2023


Admissions Open Morning

8.30am to 12.30pm

Wykeham Hall

Please encourage any relatives or friends to come and visit the College if they are interested in an MCM education for their children. Admissions Events Page  


U9 to U11 JBI Football Day

9.00am to 12.00noon

MCM Fields

Football festival with JBI

Parents are welcome


U13 & U15 JBI Football Day

12.00noon to 3.00pm

MCM Fields

Football festival with JBI

Parents are welcome


U18 JBI Football Day

3.00pm to 5.00pm

MCM Fields

Football festival with JBI

Parents are welcome


Sunday 10th September 2023


Years 7 Residential

8.00am to 15th September 2023, 4.00pm

Gopeng Perak

Year 7 pupils


Year 5 Residential

8.30am, to 12th September 2023, 4.00pm

MCM & Desaru Johor

Year 5 pupils


Boarders’ Lecture Programme 23-24

10.30am to 11.30am

Wykeham Hall

Running the ‘The Toughest Footrace On Earth’ – lessons from the sands.

Speaker: Simon Burbury

All boarders


Monday 11th September 2023


Year 6 Residential

8.00am – 15th September 2023, 3.00pm

Location: Endau Rompin Johor

Year 6 pupils


House Competitions

1.15pm to 1.45pm to 15th September 2023

Poetry By Heart Competition (First round)

Selected Senior School pupils


Year 8 Leadership Week

8.00am to 15th September 2023, 4.15pm


Year 8 pupils


Tuesday 12th September 2023


Operation Wallacea trip Parent Information Meeting

5.00pm to 6.00pm


Hybrid parent information meeting with Opwall

Registered parents and pupils


Wednesday 13th September 2023


Year 4 Residential

8.00am to 15th September 2023, 3.30pm


Year 4 pupils


Lower Sixth Information Evening

7.00pm to 8.30pm


Registered Lower Sixth parents


Thursday 14th September 2023


All Current Parents: Meet the Master

6.00pm to 7.00pm


Registered parents


Friday 15th September 2023


IA Silver Trip; Endau Rompin Canoe Expedition

8.00am to 19th September 2023, 6.00pm

Endau Rompin Johor

Selected Hundred pupils



3.30pm to 18th September 2023


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