Boarding

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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Chinese New Year Celebrations | MCM

The whole of MCM has been abuzz with activities and performances to welcome the Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat). The Prep pupils enjoyed many activities such as paper cutting, lantern making, singing Chinese songs and Chinese legend stories. In a cross-curriculum programme with Art, they made blue and white porcelain paper plates and […]

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Beagle Hash | Lent Term 2020

The Beagle Hash is Marlborough College Malaysia’s tri-annual run, led by Mr Ogilvie. On the first Friday of each term, the boarding community joins together in an excited heap for an exhilarating afternoon in the plantation surrounding our College. Whatever the weather, the Hash guarantees a good time. The Hash brings out the best of […]

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Boarders Christmas Supper 2019

71% of our planet is covered by water… so this year the Boarders Christmas Supper was transformed into a submarine wonderland. Jelly fish and streams of bauble-bubbles floated above the tables twinkling in the blue light. Glittering fish and a large octopus, wearing a Santa hat, watched over the tables and a Christmas tree, adorned […]

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Bonfire Night 2019

On Friday 8th November, the MCM community got together to enjoy the annual bonfire and fireworks. Over a delicious al fresco meal provided by the school caterers, young and old enjoyed each others company as the bonfire’s flames grew. As darkness settled across the campus, all could feel the bonfire’s heat and were put under its […]

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House Shout 2019

The arrival of the House singing competitions always brings great excitement to the College and this year was no exception.  Each year, on the evening of the day of the competitions, we enjoy the House Shout, an affectionately named contest which by no means depicts the high quality of singing to which we are always […]

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Senior House Matches | Season 1 2019

The College Season 1 House football competition got underway, with a round-robin format taking place between both the boys’ and girls’ houses. The event was carried out in the best of spirits with some truly excellent support shown by players and spectators alike. A special mention must go to Steel House, whose outstanding and ceaseless […]

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Pupil Voice

The Pupil Council meetings are running over the course of the next ten days at MCM. All meetings are run by our College Prefects and they report back to SMT on the matters raised by our day pupils and boarders. All Houses (day and boarding) are represented at the meetings through: Eco Council – 2 […]

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Beagle Hash 2019

On Friday, 30th August 2019, the boarding community came together for a 5 km run in the plantation opposite Marlborough. Pupils and beaks were tasked with navigating their way back to Marlborough from the starting point, following paper signs that posted the way. Boarders endured steep inclines and battled through thick vegetation, but the sense of […]

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