Boarding

Easter Boarding Provision

Over 30 boarders remained at Marlborough College Malaysia over the three week Easter holidays as they were unable to travel home during the pandemic. To ensure that they had a safe, restful and varied holiday, an exciting array of activities and trips was available, as well as plenty of opportunity to revise for those taking […]

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Prep Boarders’ Deepavali Celebration

Iskandar House Common Room was transformed with beautiful Indian fabric draped from the ceiling and colourful lights strung across the walls for a Deepavali Celebration for all the Prep boarders. There were garlands of flowers decorating the entrance, in addition to sparkling outdoor decorations hanging from the trees and atmospheric flameless candles welcoming everyone.  Pupils […]

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Act of Remembrance

On Sunday 8th November the boarding community joined together at dawn in an Act of Remembrance on Court. Sora in Year 12 commenced the service playing Schindler’s List on the violin. The Master, Mr Alan Stevens led the service which included poignant readings from both pupils and Beaks with Ms Goh, of the British Council […]

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Beagle Hash 2020/21

Last Friday welcomed the much-anticipated return of the Beagle Hash. The boarding community came together in their respective, colourful, House Swipes to enjoy a run in the local plantation which adjoins MCM’s grounds. This first Beagle Hash of the 2020/21 academic year was organised and route plotted by the boys of Wills House. After a […]

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MCM Care Packages

Pupils of Marlborough College Malaysia are fortunate to be completing their quarantine at Hotel Jen, Puteri Harbour. MCM has a bespoke offering that has been agreed with the relevant government authorities which allow pupils to be met at KLIA, transported under the control of (Civil Defence) APM and then quarantined at the hotel with MCM […]

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Desaru Beach Clean Project | Outreach

Boarders, day pupils and staff regularly travel to the Desaru coast to conduct beach cleans. Post monsoon, the beaches are in a terrible state, full of debris and due to the limited accessibility from public services, the beaches are often long overdue a good clean. Many of our regular volunteer’s comment on the appalling amount […]

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Prep Boarding House Debate

MCM recently introduced a new initiative for the Prep Boarding Houses. Both Taylor and Iskandar Prep Boarding houses took part in a friendly debate, regulated by one of our prefects Agung and judged by Mrs. Stevens. The proposition was led by our Iskandar speakers: Mimi, Alice, Jazmine and Miss Smith, who wanted vegetarianism and veganism […]

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Boarders Burns Supper

It is unlikely that the Scottish poet, Robert Burns, would have imagined that 251 years after his death, a Burns Supper would be held 6800 miles from his homeland in the sticky climes of southern Malaysia. But despite the unlikely setting, the Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) boarders donned their best token tartan and gathered for […]

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Lectern Club ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’

On Monday, 20th January, the first Lectern Club of 2020 marked the start of an Olympic year, taking the theme, ‘Citius, Altius, Fortius’. Once again, the Sixth Form rose to the challenge in Olympian style with six new speakers from Lower Sixth stepping up to share their thoughts. The short speech category began with Cyrus […]

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