Summer Serenade | Prep Music

‘Celebrating Cultural Diversity through Music’ Summer Serenade 2020 Programme The Prep School Music Department has organised an online concert to mark the end to this Summer term and academic year 2019/2020. The concert, which took place on the 19th June at 5:30 pm, was the Department’s second online concert which featured over 30 pupils across […]

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Online Prep Music Recital

On Wednesday 3rd June, MCM Prep Music Department hosted its first online music concert. The concert was the Department’s first initiative aimed at promoting, nurturing and encouraging pupils to continue singing or playing their instruments following the lockdown caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The concert featured 21 individual performers from across the Pre-Prep and Prep […]

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Summer Term Online Learning

Monday welcomed the start of the Summer Term at MCM. With online learning in full swing across the whole College, the term has started off on as positive a note as possible. Whilst not physically together the Beaks and pupils have enjoyed being back together in their virtual classrooms. The term began with assemblies, tutor […]

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Precious Plastics at MCM

Pupils and staff from Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) have developed a variety of powerful service activities that have been designed to teach the College community the value and importance of action, in response to the current climate emergency. With inspiring sixth-form leaders and enthusiastic activists from amongst the wider pupil population, initiatives such as half-termly […]

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Science Week 2020 | Prep School

What a week we have had in the Prep Science department! This week we have been celebrating all things STEM for British Science Week 2020.  During form time pupils have been completing code-breaking activities as well as looking at some of the more unusual careers in science.  We have been very fortunate to have had […]

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Scarecrow Making Day | Year 1

To tie in with their Science topic of ‘In the Garden’, all of Year 1 children spent an enjoyable morning making scarecrows for Barton Farm.  From stuffing shirts and trousers with coconut husks to accessorising each scarecrow with funky hats, flowers and eyewear (including some ski goggles and heart-shaped sunglasses).  The children’s efforts have resulted […]

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Pancake Day Race 2020

Today, at Marlborough College Malaysia we celebrated Shrove Tuesday across all three schools with our annual Pancake Race. The highly contested event did not disappoint with examples of healthy competition and good sportsmanship. The 2020 Pancake Race trophies went to: Pre-Prep – Seymour Preparatory School – Hunt Senior School Boys – Munawir Hill Senior School […]

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Desaru Beach Clean Project | Outreach

Boarders, day pupils and staff regularly travel to the Desaru coast to conduct beach cleans. Post monsoon, the beaches are in a terrible state, full of debris and due to the limited accessibility from public services, the beaches are often long overdue a good clean. Many of our regular volunteer’s comment on the appalling amount […]

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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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Opticians Visit | Pre-Prep

We were delighted to welcome Mr Chong from Flexzoom at Gleneagles this week. Mr Chong spoke to all the Pre-Prep children on Wednesday about different ways to maintain good eye health. This included limiting time in front of screens, particularly in the evenings and not sitting too close to the screen. We all agreed that […]

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Sea Life Malaysia | Year 2

On Tuesday, 14th January, Year 2 pupils took their first school trip to Sea Life Malaysia. The children were very excited to go on the bus journey and to see all the marine creatures. Following on from their learning in the classroom about Plastic Pollution they were able to link their thoughts when seeing the […]

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Let’s Celebrate Music | Prep School

The theme chosen for the evening this year was ‘Let’s Celebrate Music’ and over 200 pupils from Years 2 to 8 took to the stage to perform music from across the world. Mixed groups of pupils danced, sang and played throughout the evening. We enjoyed lively Sega dancing from the Seychelles; a spectacular performance of […]

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Children of the World | Year 1 & 2

The Christmas Show ‘Children of the World’ was performed by the pupils in Year 1 and Year 2. The show took the audience to an imaginary world of angels and transported them to six countries around the world to discover their Christmas traditions. The countries included Poland, China, Australia, Malawi, United States of America and […]

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Early Years’ Nativity | Nursery & Reception

Wednesday the 4th of December saw the Early Years’ Nativity performance. A colourful twist on the traditional story with the telling of the birth of Jesus through the eyes of the Malaysian Rainforest animals. Mrs Stevens narrated the journey of Mary and Joseph travelling to Bethlehem but re-imagined in the rainforest. The reception classes were […]

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UK Farm 2019 | Reception

On Tuesday, 19th November, Reception pupils took their first school trip to the UK Farm. The children were very excited to go on the bus journey and to see all the animals. When we arrived the lovely fresh smell of farm filled the children’s noses. The first stop on the tour was to feed the […]

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Remembrance Day 2019

This year’s Senior School Remembrance Assembly was led by Mr Jarrett and a group of history pupils selected from across the year groups. Students and beaks heard a number of poignant stories which covered different styles of remembering and commemorating those who gave their lives in war; from poetry and song to the history of […]

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Friends of MCM | Deepavali Coffee Morning

FoMCM held their first Deepavali Coffee Morning on Tuesday, 5th November to celebrate the festival of light. The Green Hall was transformed with an array of decorative colour and lights. Parents were entertained with performances of Indian dance from Pre-Prep and Prep Pupils and parents. We learned about the lavish saris and their meaning through […]

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India Day 2019 | Year 3

On Monday, 4th November, the Pre-Prep pupils were greeted by colour, costume and creative designs as the second half of term began with a bang for Year Three’s India Day. Exploring India is an incredible adventure and the children began their learning in earnest about this fascinating country. The day began with a parade through […]

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Nations Day 2019

The first half term of the year was rounded off by a hugely successful Nations Day on October 22nd. The College was a riot of colour as the whole school – pupils and beaks alike in their own national dress or national colours – paraded behind their flags up to Court. We were treated to […]

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Ancient Egypt Day 2019

On Friday, 30th August, the Year 3 corridor was transformed into Ancient Egypt. The pupils came dressed in a variety of costumes ranging from phenomenal Pharaohs, captivating Cleopatras and great gods and goddesses; even the beaks joined in! The Pre-Prep children looked on in awe as we paraded through the school. The day was the […]

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