St Joseph’s International Prep Sports Fixture

On Saturday, 16th February 2019, over 70 Prep School pupils travelled across to Singapore to play at St Joseph’s International. Having a full morning of fixtures in basketball, football, badminton, netball and swimming allowed many pupils to represent the College and gain valuable match experience. The pupils enjoyed the competitive play in mixed basketball, which is a new fixture at […]

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Johor Hockey Club Hockey Clinic

On Friday, 15 February, we invited Johor Hockey Club for a clinic with our aspiring hockey pupils and to take part in some mini challenge games and 7-a-side fixtures. The initiative was planned as a launch of hockey becoming a major sport in Season 3. We invited all age groups from the U9s through to the […]

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Health, Fun and Fitness Day 2019

On Friday, 15th February, the entire Prep School was off-timetable for a day full of activities centred around health, fun and fitness. The aim was to educate pupils about the importance and benefits that exercise and a healthy mindset can have on your lifestyle, whilst promoting it as something that is fun and enjoyable. Throughout the week, pupils […]

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Walkabout Drawing Prize 2019

Fifteen young artists from MCM exhibited artwork in the first Walkabout Drawing Prize at the Redsea Gallery in Dempsey Hill, Singapore this week. Their impressive drawings won the earlier MCM competition which gave them this opportunity to see their work hanging in a professional gallery. The pieces were displayed with artwork by pupils from Tanglin Trust […]

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Italy Ski Trip 2019

On Saturday, 2nd February 2019, five beaks and 38 MCM pupils from Year 7 to Remove travelled to the Aosta Valley, Italy, for a week full of snow-filled adventure. The excitement began as we flew over northern Italy and saw (for many for the first time in their lives) the snow-capped mountains of the Alps. A picturesque coach journey […]

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Visit by Malaysia’s Minister of Education

Marlborough College Malaysia was the destination for a recent visit by YB Dr Maszlee Malik, Malaysia’s Minister of Education. On Sunday 10th February, Dr Maszlee and a group of senior guests from the Ministry of Education and Iskandar Investment were given a tour of MCM’s extensive site by the Master, Mr Alan Stevens and the […]

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Prep School Chinese New Year Extravaganza

On Friday, 1st February, the Prep School was treated to a festive Chinese New Year extravaganza. Our wonderful comperes Amy Carrington and Sammy Patten demonstrated their excellent languages skills as they introduced each performance in both Mandarin and English. The Pre-Prep kicked off the programme with some delightful Chinese New Year songs – ‘well done’ to all our young singers. Some […]

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Lent Term Tea Concert

We were all incredibly excited as we opened our first Recital of the Lent term concert season at MCM Preparatory School on Friday 25th January 2019.   It was another resounding success for our young musicians who once again treated us all to a wonderful afternoon of music.  The variety of the programme was a true reflection of the musical talent […]

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Outreach Desaru Beach Clean-Up

On Sunday morning, 27th January 2019, enthusiastic Outreach volunteers departed from the school grounds to Desaru coast for yet another beach clean-up.  This term’s clean-up was attended by over 80 people, consisting of 78 pupils and seven staff from both Prep and Senior Schools.  Upon arrival, each and every participant put their energy towards accumulating […]

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Straits 10s Tournament

On Saturday, 26th January, the annual Straits 10s Tournament was held at Marlborough College Malaysia. With six different age groups on show the competition was fierce with some outstanding rugby being played. The U10s age group was our youngest, yet it made for some compelling viewing. The Marlborough team performed extremely well winning all six of […]

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Burns Supper

On Saturday 26th January the inaugural celebration of Burns Night for boarders in Marlborough College Malaysia. Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist who is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. His birthday, 25th January, is a day to celebrate his works and enormous contribution to Scottish literature such as the famous poem Auld Lang Syne. […]

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Pupil Councils

Over the course of last week, we have had 4 meetings in which the pupils from Prep School and Senior School have engaged in discussions on making the college even better for them. These meetings have been: Day Food Committee (focusing on how we improve our lunchtime options over the 4-week cycle). Made up of representatives […]

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Climbing Competition in Kuala Lumpur

On Friday, 25th January, a group of 15 climbers from the Prep and Senior Schools headed to Kuala Lumpur to compete in the first climbing competition of 2019. The pupils have been practising their climbing techniques during Activities all term, and this paid off with some excellent results – particularly for the Prep School. Yao […]

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Sungai Melayu School Art Workshop

On Monday, 14th January, Prep Outreach organised an art workshop for the Year 5 pupils from Sungai Melayu School.  Pupils from both schools worked collaboratively to design and create their own personalised photo frame complete with a Polaroid photo with their new friend.  I would like to thank Ms Dalton for organising the art workshop.  Following […]

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House Matches and Cross Country

The weather has not been our friend over the past weeks and House matches have been adversely affected. However, we have persevered and found a way around this and the scores are in! In Year 4, Merlin came out on top for the boys’ rugby and second in the girls’ competition with Chichester just pipping […]

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JSAC Swim Meet

On Monday, 10th December, MCM hosted RAS, EIS, and CHIS in a JSAC swim meet. Fifty-five swimmers represented MCM against solid competition, and we produced some excellent swimming with plenty of personal best times. This was the final event for the swimming team this term, and we look forward to travelling to other schools next […]

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Afternoon Tea with the Master and Mrs Stevens

One of my favourite occasions is having a very traditional Afternoon Tea with a three-tiered cake stand laden with tempting goodies washed down with refreshing cups of hot tea.  So, it was with great pleasure that the Master and I welcomed our hard-working College Prefects on Friday, 7th December, and our well-deserving Prep School Merit […]

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Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

On Sunday 9th December in the evocative chill of the air conditioning, the Wykeham Hall assumed a festive air with traditional decorations, the promise of mince pies and mulled wine. A packed congregation joined over 100 boys and girls from the College’s choirs and orchestras as Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated its Festival of Nine Lessons […]

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Christmas Shoe Box Appeal

The MCM community has yet again shown their generosity in supporting the Christmas Shoebox Appeal. Each year group was asked to donate a specific item ranging from toiletries and stationery to toys and games. The Prep School Outreach team carefully prepared the shoeboxes with a variety of these goodies and beautifully wrapped them. Pupil volunteers from […]

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