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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Christmas Fair 2018

The Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia Christmas Fair 2018, held in the Wykeham Hall in the Prep School building on Sunday, 2nd December, was buzzing with activity.   The Hall was transformed into a fabulous gift shop with over 55 vendors selling an array of international goods and festive treats.  We were lucky to have […]

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Straits Touch Tournament

This weekend we invited 40 teams to the Marlborough College Straits.  The day was a huge success with Marlborough entering a record nine teams into the tournament. Notable mentions should go the U16s who finished runners-up in the Cup after a fantastic performance in the semi-final, beating UWC East 2-1. The 2nd team won the […]

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Marlborough College Malaysia Charity Art Auction 2018

The fifth Charity Art Auction at MCM was held on 29th November, exploring the theme ‘Cultural Connections’, in celebration of the diverse and international nature of our College with 43 different nationalities represented.  Together, our young artists from Pre-School to Upper Sixth, beaks and support staff contributed to the wonderful exhibition of paintings on the […]

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Prep Music Recital

The Prep School Music department was buzzing with adrenaline, excitement and much anticipation at 5.00pm on Wednesday 28th November – our end of term Music Recital was about to start.  We had over 80 pupils from Year 3 to Year 8 getting ready to perform.  Once again our young musicians were outstanding in the way […]

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Phuket Football BISP Tournament 2018

On the Exeat weekend, 37 Prep pupils left Malaysia for the biggest school football tournament in South East Asia. As we boarded the plane to Phuket the excitement was obvious and the nerves started to jangle.  As we arrived at BISP on the morning of the tournament we were anxious to perform. U11 Boys The […]

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Prep Tea Concert

  What a fantastic afternoon we have just had at the Prep.  We were treated by pupils in Year 7 and Year 8 to a real musical feast that included the most interesting and wonderfully performed selection of pieces.  We heard solo performances for percussion, piano, violin and voice as well as a groovy Jazz […]

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Odd Socks Day

  On Wednesday, 14th November, Marlborough College Malaysia wore odd socks to demonstrate that they ‘choose respect’ and raise awareness of bullying.  Pupils at the college are encouraged to show companionship every day.  Highlighting that it is ok to be different through our Odd Socks Day supports this core value of companionship.  As well as raising […]

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RAS Aquathlon

Monday, 12th September, saw pupils visit RAS for the first Aquathlon of the year.  MCM tackled the competition with gusto, claiming three first-place finishes and a further 14 top-five finishes.  Congratulations to Isla Lennard (U9), Hannah Soh (U11) and Olivia Lennard (U13) for winning, and a big well done to everyone who competed. It was […]

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Kranji Remembrance Day Service 2018

On Sunday 11th November the boarding community, Common Room and MCM families joined, dignitaries, military personnel and religious leaders at Kranji War Memorial in Singapore for the annual Remembrance Day service. This year’s service marked exactly 100 years to the day since the First World War ended, with the signing of an armistice which came into effect at 11 […]

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Remembrance Services

To commemorate the end of the First World War on 11th November 1918, pupil remembrance assemblies took place across the College which included moving details about the many who have served or are serving their countries. Assemblies also included the significance of the red poppies, which grew on the battlefields after World War I ended, and […]

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Tough Mudder

On Monday morning, the Prep School running club along with the Prep Boarders endured the MCM Tough Mudder. The course, masterminded by Miss Donaldson, Mr Harkins and his Estates team, encompassed a number of obstacles and challenges which the children had to complete. This is the third time that the Tough Mudder has been put […]

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KL Tigers Rugby Training Workshop

On Saturday, 3rd November, we hosted KL Tigers for a start of the season training workshop with matches. The whole day was designed to get the children onto the pitch and, for some, have their first taste of rugby this season. The staff were excellent, helping the children and coaching throughout the day. MCM had […]

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Nations Day 2018

  Friday, 19th October, saw the first whole College Nations Day, as the two schools came together for the first time to celebrate the diverse culture at MCM.  It was wonderful to see over 40 nations represented across the two schools as pupils wore their national dress or colours with pride.  The day started with a […]

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Science Week

Science Week has been packed full of exciting activities. It kicked off with a Year 8 break out activity on the human body. The  Year 7s problem solved to make a chemical clock and the  Year 6s were crime scene investigators to piece together the clues to ‘Who killed Mr  Anderson?”.  Year 5s enjoyed a rather wet trip to LEGOLAND to […]

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Inter-House Singing Competitions

The annual inter-House singing competitions took place last Tuesday, and they certainly did not fail to impress.  Taking place in the Wykeham Hall, these competitions proved to match the grandeur of their setting without any problem.  Every member of the assembled audience felt sorry for this year’s adjudicator, Peter Huang from the Singaporean A Cappella […]

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Clifford Chance Touch Tournament 2018

This weekend the U10, U12, U14 and U16 Touch Rugby girls travelled over to Tanglin Rugby Club (TRC) in Singapore to play their first tournament of the school year. After a very early start and a thorough warm up, all players were raring to go despite the scorching temperatures.   I thought that we were […]

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