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WHOLE COLLEGE

International Good Schools Guide 

Further to the visit by the International Good Schools Guide in late January, we are delighted to have just received the review and it is now live on their website and we wished to share it with you.

The Good Schools Guide is a premier publication for parents seeking comprehensive information on private school options. This impartial guide rigorously assesses independent schools, both within the UK and on the international stage, and its assessments are solely based on merit, ensuring that inclusion cannot be bought but is earned.

Please enjoy reading the review. 

Good Schools Guide Review

The ‘last word’ section sums it up:

The last word

A British independent-style school with flexible boarding options to boot. While the brand name, vast grounds and facilities speak for themselves, make no mistake that it’s the school’s ethos, community spirit and well-rounded education that make it special, and one not to be missed.

SENIOR SCHOOL

IN Exhibition 2024

We are proud to be featured in the ‘IN’ Exhibition: an extraordinary collaboration between International schools in Singapore and Malaysia.

 

This is a showcase of the incredible talent of our versatile visual arts students. Sixteen schools have submitted the work of their finest artists. The result is a series of galleries of stunning paintings, drawings, designs, GIFs and illustrations.

 

In the age of AI it is vital for us to recognise that human creativity, communication and self-expression is alive and thriving. As always it includes 15 Singapore Schools and us. It is a showcase of all of the best artwork from those schools. Unfortunately a venue couldn’t be found for the exhibition this year – so it is online for all to enjoy.

 

Visit the Exhibition

PREPARATORY SCHOOL

Thursday 21st March 2024 | Prep Piano Festival | Wykeham Hall

5.00 pm to 5.45pm | 6.15pm to 7.15pm

Our young pianists cannot wait to welcome you to the Annual Piano Festival Concert.

The programme will feature a delightful mix of pieces, showcasing the diversity of our pupils’ repertoire. It’s a wonderful opportunity for you to witness the progress your child has made and to share in the pride and joy of their musical achievements.

We encourage you to join us for the entire evening however there will be an intermission for light refreshments from 5.45pm to 6.15pm allowing parents to leave or join the festival at that time.

 

Register for the Event

WHOLE COLLEGE

Marlborough Miles 2024 | 22nd March 2024 | 2.40pm to 4.00pm

We are delighted to invite the Marlborough community to attend the annual Marlborough Miles event on Friday, 22nd March. This year, the event will be a charity walk around the Marlborough Mile to raise funds for the Tunku Laksamana Johor Cancer Foundation, providing assistance and care for cancer patients. Money will be raised through collection buckets on the day, as well as through CAS and Outreach sales and games. Last year, the total amount raised was RM 12,063—a significant contribution to charity.

 

The entire College will participate in the event, and the walk will commence from two starting points: on Court or from the Prep bus bay shortly after 2:40 pm. The Senior and Pre-prep car parks will be open, but there will be no access to cars around the Mile during the event. The event will close at 4.00pm.

 

Pupils can be collected from their normal pick-up locations starting at 4:15 pm. Parents not attending the event will be held on Jalan Marlborough until pick-up can commence.

 

We are looking forward to seeing you all at this terrific community event.

WHOLE COLLEGE
Important Triathlon Information

RACE PACK COLLECTION

Saturday 23th March 2024 at the Marlburian from 11am – 4.00 pm

 

EVENT DAY

SUNDAY 24th March 2024 

6.30am – Check In

7.15am – Transition Closed

7.30am – U6 & Under Flag off 

7.45am – 7-8yo Flag off 

8.00am – 9-10yo Flag off 

8.15am – 11-12yo Flag off 

8.30am – 13-14yo Flag off 

9.15am – 9.30am BREAK (CARS OUT)

9.30am – 15-16 yo Flag off

9.45am – 17-18yo Flag off 

10.15am – 19 and Above Flag off 

11:00am – Prize Presentation

12:00pm – Event officially ends

Further information on distances and entitlements is contained in the google form and a full race guide can be viewed on our partners website here.

WHOLE COLLEGE MUSIC

The Master’s Recital Prize 2024

The Master’s Recital prize is a classical repertoire competition open to instrumentalists, singers and pianists who are of a standard of Grade 6 and above.

Live heats will be held between 13th May and 24th May 2024.  The final will be held towards the end of the Summer term.  Chosen repertoire should last between four and ten minutes although allowances may be made for pieces or works which exceed this limit.

Please email Mr Watkins, the Director of Music, at gwatkins@marlboroughcollege.my for any further information.

Competition entry

COLLEGE SPOTLIGHT

Spotlight On: The Library – from books to brilliance

Here at Marlborough College Malaysia, we are lucky to have not just one library, but three! So let’s find out more about our new Head Librarian, Mr Dan Hartshorn as he explains all about the library services at MCM.

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COMMUNITY

Camp Beaumont Summer Camps

Exclusive English in Action Programme

Day Camps from 8th July 2024 | Residential Camps from 7th July 2024

We are thrilled to announce the return of Camp Beaumont, the United Kingdom’s most established multi-activity day camp provider at Marlborough College this summer. They are running two programmes over the summer to boost your child’s English language skills with attractive discounts for Marlborough Parents. 

Please read the information below on how to apply the discounts and visit their website for further programme information.

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Introducing the exclusive English in Action Day Camp programme, developed in partnership with UKLC, one of the UK’s top language providers. This unique collaboration brings together the expertise of Camp Beaumont and UKLC to offer an unparalleled language learning experience for your child. We are proud to inform you that this programme is the only one in Malaysia to offer a British Council accredited certificate upon completion. This prestigious certification not only enhances your child’s language skills but may also open doors to future academic and professional opportunities.

The English in Action Day Camp will take place from 8th July to 2nd August 2024, offering a dynamic 5-day programme filled with captivating activities and immersive language learning opportunities. This camp is specially designed for children aged 5 to 12 years, providing them with an engaging and enriching experience. 

In addition, we are thrilled to offer the English in Action Residential Camp, tailored for children aged 9 to 15 years. This 15-day camp will span from 7th July to 4th August 2024, allowing participants to fully immerse themselves in the English language and cultural experiences. It offers an extended duration for comprehensive language development and a deeper exploration of cultural nuances.

 

To secure your child’s place in this exclusive programme, we require a 20% deposit. The balance should be paid by Friday, 31st May, 2024. As an additional incentive, if you pay in full at the time of booking, your child will receive a complimentary camp kit, ensuring they are fully equipped for their enriching English in Action experience.

 

Here are the instructions for booking and payment:

  1. Full Payment at the Time of Booking:
  • Visit www.campbeaumont.asia and select your preferred campus and camp dates. 
  • During the checkout process on Bookwhen, enter the discount code “SCHEIA10” exclusively for school parents to apply a 10% discount to the total price by 30th April 2024.
  1. 20% Deposit by 30th April and Remaining Balance by 31st May 2024:
  • Visit www.campbeaumont.asia and select your preferred campus and camp dates.
  • During the booking process on Bookwhen, enter the discount code “SCH20DEPOSIT” to deduct 80% of the exclusive school price.
  • Our Customer Service team will reach out to you individually and provide a secure Stripe link to process the payment of the remaining balance by 31st May 2024.

We understand that you may have further questions or require more information about these incredible opportunities. Please do not hesitate to contact Camp Beaumont Asia at bookings@campbeaumont.asia , call them at (+60) 12 206 6095 or head over to www.campbeaumont.asia to explore the details and get a sneak peek of the incredible adventures awaiting your children. 

 

We encourage you to take advantage of this limited opportunity to nurture your child’s English language skills and provide them with an unforgettable learning experience. Secure your child’s place in the English in Action programme today!

COMMUNITY

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This vital developmental milestone, however, isn’t reached spontaneously. Learning to self-regulate requires sensitive guidance from trusted adults – simply talking with children about their thoughts and feelings, for instance, can ease the route to self-regulation. This week’s guide has some expert tips for supporting children to reach this goal.

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Key Dates

For up to date information please refer to the College website calendar

Key Dates

 

7th – 10th March 2024

Exeat 

3.30pm 

School begins Monday 11th March 2024

 

7th March 2024 – 11th March 2024

Mixed Tennis vs FOBISIA

U15A / U17A 

Thailand

 

9th March 2024

Honeykids Fair

8.00am – 5.00pm

F1 Pit Building, Singapore

 

Girls Netball vs Lions Netball Tournament

1st VII team

8.20am

Away

 

11th – 15th March  2024

Prep Outreach – Red Nose Day

 

Pre-Prep and Prep Science Week

MCM

 

11th March 2024

Shell IGCSE options form due

MCM

 

Prep Parent Beak Meetings

Nursery – Year 4

5.00pm – 8.00pm

Wykeham Hall

 

KL Shakespeare Players

Macbeath Performance

Theatre

7.00pm – 9.00pm

 

Lectern Club

7.00pm – 9.00pm

Master’s Lodge

By invite only

 

MCM ‘Pops’ Chorus rehearsal

7.00pm – 8.00pm

Green Hall

 

13th March 2024

Girls Netball vs Dulwich

U11A / U13A

Away

 

Boys Rugby vs Dulwich

U11A 

Away

 

Prep Parent Beak Meetings 

Year 5 – Year 8

5.00pm – 8.00pm

Wykeham hall

 

Prep Pi-Day

12.05pm

MCM

 

Boys Basketball vs Crescendo HELP International School

U13A / U14A 

3.30pm

MCM

 

14th March 2024

Singapore Admissions Evening

5.30pm – 7.30pm

British Club, Singapore

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

 

15th March 2024

Senior School Red Nose Day

12.50pm – 1.50pm

 

After House Jazz Concert

4.45pm – 5.30pm

Theatre

 

CAS Volleyball – Friday Night Lights

Senior Sports Hall

6.30pm – 8.30pm

 

16th March 2024

 

Mixed Tennis vs Qualifying round Junior Tennis Master tournament (away)

U14A / U17A

6.45am

MCM

 

Boys Touch vs FoBISIA 

U18A 

8.00am

MCM

 

Girls Touch vs FoBISIA

U14A / U18A 

8.00am

MCM

 

16th – 17th March 2024

PISF Johor

8.30am – 4.30pm

Midvalley Exhibitions Centre, Johor

 

IA Gold Practice 

8.00am – 5.00pm

Sungai Melayu

Sixth Form Pupils

 

17th March 2024

Matilda the Musical 

9.00am – 6.00pm

Marina Bay Sands Singapore

Artemis, Prep orchestra and Prep choir

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