Senior Houses Afternoon of Outreach

When you live a privileged life, it is easy to forget that Christmas is a time for giving, not receiving. However, on Friday the 8th of December, all of our Senior students spent an Afternoon of Outreach demonstrating that they understand the value of being generous with both their time and their talents.   Two […]

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Halloween Run 2023

On Friday 13th October, the Senior School hosted its first Halloween Run in the history of Marlborough College Malaysia. The Raising and Giving Society came together alongside beaks to plan the event with all money raised going to the Outreach programme. An impressive 10,000RM was raised on the day and the event was a fantastic […]

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Outreach visit | Hillville Aged Care Home

Last Saturday, a group of Sixth Form students volunteered their spare time over the weekend to visit Hillville Aged Care Home in Johor Bahru as part of the College’s Outreach programme.    Upon arrival, students got straight to work by helping with some of the duties in the home as well as sharing out the […]

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Prep School Inside Out Day 2023

On Friday, September 8th, the Prep school celebrated International Day of Charity. This annual observance encourages people to unite and share their time, resources, and energy, all with the goal of making a positive impact on the lives of those in need. To mark this day Prep school pupils arrived wearing clothes, shoes, and bags, […]

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Johor Flooding Outreach Fundraising

As part of Marlborough College Malaysia’s Outreach programme, our pupils have been fundraising to help those affected by the floods in Johor. ‘Southern Volunteers’ is an active NGO under the Johor state government which has helped victims of the floods. This is the charity that Outreach is working with to ensure help goes to those […]

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Spotlight On: Balance in Boarding

At Marlborough College Malaysia we pride ourselves on our award-winning boarding programme, never more so than when we see our pupils thriving in a boarding environment. One essential aspect of our boarding programme is ‘Balance in Boarding’.   Balance is a key aspect to every pupil at the College, day or boarding. However, in boarding, […]

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Spotlight On: Outreach

The past two months have been a busy time for the Outreach Programme at Marlborough College Malaysia, with charity sleepovers, food drives and fundraising all taking place. Outreach is an essential part of life at MCM, where we believe our pupils can really make a difference to those less fortunate with their generosity of spirit […]

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Christmas Shoebox Collection 2022

Our annual Christmas shoebox collection has returned to MCM once again this Michaelmas Term as we ask pupils to donate a shoebox full of Christmas gifts for orphanages and refugee schools in the area. This year pupils have outdone themselves managing to amass  a total of 310 shoeboxes for donation to seven different centres.  These […]

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Seymour Charity Sale MT2022

In the final weeks of the Michaelmas Term, Seymour House held a bookmark sale in an effort to raise money for our Outreach charities. An overwhelming success, the sale saw a range of four bookmarks sold to pupils, parents and staff alike. The bookmarks were based on our four Prep Houses, Seymour, Hunt, Merlin and […]

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Senior House Challenge 2022

On 2nd December the Senior School came together in their Houses to compete in the Senior House 10th Anniversary Challenge. This event was run by the Sixth Form and consisted of 12 events testing pupils’ physical and cerebral capabilities. Each House came up with a physical challenge, such as ‘Spider’s Web’ or the ‘Two Blind […]

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Rotary Orphanage Visit MT2022

On Friday 11th November one of our Outreach charities visited Marlborough College Malaysia for the first time since the Covid pandemic. The Rotary Orphanage is a home for underprivileged children who have lost their parents. MCM has been working with the school to help fund teachers and classroom equipment.    However, this visit represented a […]

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Sungai Melayu Outreach Charity Day

Wellbeing and Outreach are key elements of life here at Marlborough College Malaysia, and this Michaelmas Term, pupils have hosted Sungai Melayu School, one of our chosen Outreach charities, for an afternoon of educational fun. Sungai Melayu School is located in the Kampung just five kilometres away from MCM. We have had a close relationship […]

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Sponsored Spell and Scurry | Year 2

During the Covid-19 pandemic, the Marlborough College Malaysia Online programme included opportunities for the pupils to listen to external speakers and participate in virtual visits. Some of these virtual experiences were so engaging that they have become permanent features in our curriculum. One such experience was the virtual visit by the Cornish Plastic Pollution Coalition […]

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Outreach Book Exchange | Senior School

On Wednesday, 9th March 2022 the Senior School pupils and the English department organised a Book Exchange and ‘cafe’. This was an open-air pop-up cafe that was run on the steps of the Betjeman Pit where the pupils could be physically distanced and masks were worn at all times.   The pupils handed in books […]

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Outreach LT2022

Lent Term has been a busy one for the Outreach Team. While COVID-19 regulations continue to prevent some of Outreach’s main activities, which focus on service to the immediate community, the bake sales for both Lunar New Year and Valentine’s Day were roaring successes. Fantastic cakes and cookies were sold in order to raise money […]

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Outreach Beach Clean Up

On Sunday 18th January 2022, boarders from Apollo and Artemis headed over to Desaru to participate in a beach clean-up. The council provided a skip, and the pupils worked hard to fill it up with rubbish from the beach. Some interesting items were found on the beach including a fridge, an umbrella, a barbecue and […]

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Flood Relief Outreach Charity Donation

Our Outreach programme provides the opportunity for the Marlborough community to work together and give back to the local community through close Charity partners and important causes. In recent weeks the extensive flooding throughout Peninsular Malaysia has highlighted a need within the community and the Charity Committee were able to respond quickly during the Christmas […]

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Frugal Lunch: 10th December 2021

On Friday 10th December the pupils of Marlborough College Malaysia, from Year 4 to Upper Sixth, experienced a different lunch. Instead of our Catering Department providing their usual array of tasty options for lunch, the team produced a “Frugal Lunch.”    The term ‘frugal’ means sparing and economical with money or food, so this frugal […]

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Christmas Shoebox Appeal

Every year Marlborough College Malaysia encourages pupils and staff to create a Christmas Shoebox to be donated to a child from one of the charities or projects that Outreach supports.   This year an incredible 217 Christmas shoeboxes were donated by pupils and staff. 70 of these went to Sungai Melayu School, 86 went to […]

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Christmas Shoeboxes | Outreach

Christmas is about giving – and that is exactly what members of the Outreach team did this week. The MCM community have been busy collecting, wrapping and filling shoeboxes full to bursting with toys, toiletries, stationery and other fun things for children in the local community.  Miss Donaldson, Miss Feakes and the Y7 and Y8 […]

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