Prep School

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MCM Rocks! BritPop

There was an air of anticipation around the College, on Saturday afternoon, as pupils began to warm-up the guitar amps, and put the microphones in the Theatre to the test, in preparation for this year’s MCM Rocks!  The sounds that continued to be heard through the afternoon attracted quite a crowd at times. Who could resist when such talented young people were on stage for their sound-checks? […]

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Mini Medics

MCM Mini Medics is an introduction to First Aid, and is run as a Tuesday morning activity for Prep School pupils. The course is both educational and practical, and respects the child’s ability, instilling the importance of helping someone who is unwell or injured. The course is kept at a basic level, avoiding confusing terminology, […]

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U14 and U12 Straits Rugby 7s Tournament

On Saturday Marlborough College Malaysia hosted the U14 and U12 Straits Rugby 7s Tournament. This year saw the competition grow in numbers and strength with teams from Kuala Lumpur, Johor and Singapore. The eventual winners in the U14 category were Thor Rugby Club. Wildcats Rugby Club won the U12 category. Both MCM teams performed with […]

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Abseiling Activity

High above the tree line Upper Prep pupils faced their fear during their Tuesday morning abseiling activity. The dedicated abseiling route was established as part of the new Prep School build.  

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Prize Day 2017

The start of the annual Prize Day was delayed by a combination of a spectacular tropical storm and the necessity to find additional chairs to accommodate a much larger than expected audience. Around 850 people were present in the newly opened Wykeham Hall. The Master and College Council entered to ‘Fanfare in F’ which had […]

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Into the Woods

On Friday 9th June, the curtain came down on the Upper Prep production of Into the Woods JR and I couldn’t be happier with the result; the show was professional, slick and assured. The commitment of the cast and crew to their roles was outstanding and all involved should be very proud of their efforts. The show is challenging musically and also in terms of lighting, staging, […]

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Filipe Sousa Music Workshop

During the week of 22nd May, the Prep School played host to Filipe Sousa as he visited MCM again, for another week of inspiring and engaging creative workshops and masterclasses for our Year 5 and 7 pupils. In addition, Filipe gave our higher ability pianists from Year 5 to Year 8 a masterclass in keyboard improvisation, utilising the pentatonic and […]

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Prep School Music & Drama Recital

On the evening of Wednesday 24th May, Upper Prep pupils, beaks and parents gathered in the Betjeman pit for an intimate showcase of music and drama. It was a first on many fronts: a combined music and drama recital, an evening event for the Prep School, the reimagined use of the space that is the Betjeman pit, and the highlight of the Prep School Arts Festival. […]

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Music Outreach Trip to SK Ladang Pendas

Musicians from the Treble Choir had a superb time today, performing for pupils at Sekolah Kebangsaan Ladang Pendas. After putting on a 30-minute programme consisting of choral pieces and solo performances, pupils from both schools then participated in a joint music workshop led by staff from the Music department in the Prep School. SK Ladang […]

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