Friends of MCM

Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

On Friday 3rd June 2022, Marlborough College Malaysia marked the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with ceremonial tree planting and activities throughout the day.   The day started with a whole College ceremony where a commemorative plaque was unveiled at the site of the Queen’s Green Canopy, an initiative to commemorate the […]

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Mulberrying in Barton Farm

“Mulberrying” [present participle]: the act of gently meandering in Nature whilst giving the appearance of working. A key component of mental health and well-being. See also “snoozing”. A casual observer might be forgiven for imagining that all is hot and sweaty down on the school farm. Ditches to be dug, beds to be raised, soil […]

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Lunar New Year 2022 | FoMCM

On Friday the 28th January 2022, the Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia (FoMCM) organised some festive celebrations for the Prep School pupils. Lunar New Year will be celebrated on 1st February and this year will be the Year of the Water Tiger, of particular relevance for many of us living in Malaysia with its population […]

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Winter Market 2021

On Sunday 5th December 2021, the doors of Marlborough College Malaysia opened for its Winter Market. This was a well-managed, SOP-compliant version of the traditional Christmas Fair that has been an annual highlight of the Friends of MCM year. Despite being on a smaller scale, the market was a big hit and vendors came from […]

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Rangoli Competition Winners

We returned from exeat to a wonderful selection of Rangoli decorations, the judges, Mrs Turner and Mrs McDiarmid, had the challenging task of identifying winners. The Friends will be presenting their prizes to the following children. Mei and Karin Ishikawa  Torin Duncan  Ethan and Eris Keat Hugo Jaren Ebr (special mention for a beautiful peacock)

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia marked Breast Cancer Awareness Month, October 2021, by raising awareness throughout our Marlborough College Malaysia community.    FoMCM created a “Ribbon Tree”, where community members donated sums of money to have a pink ribbon placed upon the Tree. For every donation, the donor’s name was written on a ribbon then […]

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Lake Development 2021

Hidden behind the Preparatory School is Marlborough College Malaysia’s best-kept secret, the lake. With the support of the Friends of MCM, the lake has been transformed over the Summer into a fantastic resource for the College supporting both Academic Learning and Co-Curricular opportunities.    The lake will accommodate a range of activities ranging from fishing, […]

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Chinese New Year Celebrations 2021

Whilst celebrations for Lunar New Year, Year of the OX may have looked a little different from normal, that did not stop the MCM community from celebrating in full force prior to the half term holiday. Pre-Prep pupils created and decorated lanterns or crafted their own Ox. Prep pupils designed posters containing information about the […]

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CNY Coffee Morning | FoMCM

On Tuesday, January 21st, FoMCM held their Chinese New Year and Welcome Coffee Morning in the Green Hall, Pre-prep school. Several members of the Chinese community came together to give a cultural insight into the celebration of Chinese New Year. There were several performances of traditional dance given by the parents; ” Mo Li Hua” […]

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FoMCM Christmas Fair 2019

On Sunday, 17th November, FoMCM held their annual Christmas Fair in the Prep School. As usual, it was a highlight of the school calendar with the Prep school adorned with festive decorations, carols playing and the aroma of mulled wine. With over 50 vendors, there was plenty of choice to start Christmas shopping early or […]

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