Music Masterclass 2024

Earlier this month, pupils in the Prep School were treated to a memorable Choral Masterclass led by Michelle Poh, a distinguished Jazz Vocalist and Pianist. The session provided a unique opportunity for pupils to delve into the intricacies of vocal performance under the guidance of a renowned musician. Michelle’s expertise and passion for music undoubtedly […]

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Marlborough Miles 2024

This week ended on a high as pupils, beaks and parents all took part in the “Marlborough Miles”, a challenge to walk or run around the mile as many times as possible to raise money for charity. It is always a well-supported event as the MCM community rallies together to celebrate the Sultan of Johor’s […]

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IB Art Exhibition 2024

This week, the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) hosted the IB Art Exhibition, providing an opportunity for students enrolled in the IB Visual Arts programme to showcase their creations developed throughout the past two years of their course. Demonstrating remarkable perseverance, these students have crafted exceptional works through their dedication and effort. The IB Visual Arts […]

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Practice Gold Award Expedition 2024

Last weekend, thirteen pupils participating in the Gold Award from both the Hundred and Lower 6th embarked on their practice adventurous journey along Sungai Melayu.   It was a pleasure to participate in the Gold Award again after completing the Silver Award. Throughout the practice, we acquired various skills, including techniques for ejecting ourselves from […]

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Leadership Farewell Supper

Tuesday marked a poignant moment for the Sixth Form prefects and Heads of Houses as they gathered at the Master’s Lodge for a farewell supper. Hosted by the Master, Mrs Burbury, alongside the Senior Management Team (SMT) and Housemasters (HMs), the event served as a heartfelt opportunity to express gratitude and bid farewell to the […]

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Knights and Castles Day

Across the Lent Term, Year 3 pupils have delved into the world of castles, immersing themselves in the historical significance of the structures and the lives of those who inhabited them. With a focus on knights, the most formidable soldiers of Medieval times. The finish of their topic culminated in a vibrant and engaging “Knights […]

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Year 2 Performance

Year 2 pupils embarked on a remarkable journey this week as they undertook their very first theatrical production. The Green Hall buzzed with anticipation as pupils poured their hearts into bringing “Mermaids and Pirates” to life on stage. The result? A mesmerising performance that left the audience enchanted and proud.   Telling the tale of […]

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Prep Piano Festival

The recent week brought about an exciting event as MCM proudly presented the Prep Piano Festival, a vibrant celebration of piano music. Spanning two performances, the festival showcased an eclectic array of musical compositions ranging from the timeless classics of Beethoven to the contemporary hits of Elton John, Chris Hussey, and the enchanting melodies of […]

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Kota Kinabalu Dive Trip

Last week, a group of 26 pupils and four beaks embarked on an exhilarating journey to Kota Kinabalu, delving into the mesmerising underwater world just off the coast of Sabah’s capital city. Kota Kinabalu, located on the northern coast of Borneo, is a mere two-and-a-half-hour flight from Johor. Renowned for its natural beauty, from the […]

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Prep Science Week 2024

The Prep School buzzed with excitement this week as pupils enjoyed a range of scientific experiments and activities as part of Science Week. It was an opportunity for pupils to get ‘hands-on’ and explore topics practically and experimentally.  From the youngest pupils in the Pre-Prep conducting their own mini-experiments to Year 8 pupils exploring the […]

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Prep Pi Day 2024

On the 14th of March, the Prep School gathered to celebrate Pi Day. In the United States, the date is denoted as 3.14 and thus, when American founder Larry Shaw established the occasion, it gained international recognition as Pi Day.  Pi Day, led by the Prep School Mathematics Department, is a day of mathematical themes […]

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AIMS Year 6 Maths Challenge

During the Lent Term, eight Year 6 pupils departed for Kuala Lumpur to compete in the AIMS Year 6 Maths Challenge, held at the International School @ ParkCity. On Friday, the initial stages comprised a logic round and a scavenger hunt. During the logic round, pupils tackled various questions with varying difficulty levels and corresponding […]

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Senior House Tennis Competition

This week was exciting for lovers of Tennis as the College hosted the Senior House Tennis Competition. It was a wonderful opportunity for the Senior school to practice performing under competitive conditions and to put the skills they have learned and honed in class into practice.   The event was House against House with participants […]

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Boarders Dinner at the Lodge 2024

During the Lent term, boarders at MCM have been welcomed to a delightful tradition – dinner at the Lodge with the Master, Mr. Burbury, and Mrs. Burbury. Gaia, Artemis, Apollo, and Atlas were each given an evening to enjoy the company of their fellow boarders and house staff. These gatherings provided a splendid opportunity to […]

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FOBISIA Chess Tournament 2024

On the Saturday of the 2nd of March, six students from MCM competed in the 2024 FOBISIA chess tournament: Zach, Jolie,  Zarif, Jonatas, Arthur, and Jayden. The competition involved 62 teams from 29 different schools throughout Asia, totaling 279 players. Out of these 62 teams, we were proud to achieve fourth place, just shy of […]

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Lectern Club ‘Acta, non Verba’

On the evening of March 12th, the Master and Mrs Burbury warmly welcomed six speakers and guests from the Sixth Form alongside senior beaks for the Lectern Club. The theme of the night was ‘acta, non verba’, which is a Latin phrase meaning ‘deeds, not words’. This is a title that every speaker approached differently […]

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Remove Monologues 2024

Remove IGCSE Drama pupils showcased their creativity and acting prowess this week in the theatre during the “Mid-Day Monologues.” In this programme, pupils choose a two to three-minute extract from a published play, mastering it, and delivering a live performance. This challenging feat requires a deep understanding of the play’s genre and repertoire, enabling pupils […]

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FOBISIA Straits Touch Rugby Tournament

The recent weekend marked the eagerly anticipated FOBISIA Straits Touch Rugby Tournament. Bathed in the warmth of a hot and sunny day, players and supporters alike were treated to the perfect backdrop for a day of sporting action. Throughout the day, both the U14 and U18 teams had opportunities to showcase their skills against a […]

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Crescendo U15 Basketball

Last Thursday, our U15 basketball teams kicked off their season against Crescendo Help International School. The boys hit the court first, engaging in a competitive match characterised by continuous momentum swings. Despite it being their inaugural game of the year, we witnessed impressive ball movement, resilient defence, strong rebounding, and remarkable shooting. The game concluded […]

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Touch with Shrewsbury Riverside

After the successful FOBISIA Straits Touch Rugby Tournament, our U18 and U16 players joined forces with Shrewsbury Riverside Bangkok for an exhilarating morning of touch rugby. Both schools’ players were split into three mixed teams, while staff from each school formed the fourth side. Each team conducted their own mini-training sessions before engaging in lively […]

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