U12 & U 14 Rugby 7s Straits Tournament

This weekend the U12 and U14 Rugby teams competed in our annual Straits 7s competition against schools from across South East Asia.  The standard across both age groups was extremely high with excellent skill and creativity on display. After a great start, the U12 boys qualified for the semi final against ARPG Wildcats. However, although […]

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CIS Swimming Gala

On Saturday, 15 September, MCM welcomed the Canadian International School, Singapore for our first Swimming Gala of the year. The warm up saw more than 60 children in the pool aged from under 8 up to 14 years. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly with many spectators on the pool side. Marlborough performed well, especially […]

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Roald Dahl’s Birthday Celebration

Roald Dahl’s birthday was celebrated in style by Year 4 on Thursday 13th September. The author would have turned 112 this year, and as the children are currently reading Charlie and the Chocolate Factory in their English lessons, it seemed an appropriate excuse for a party. With the help of some special guests disguised as […]

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Instrumental Music Lesson Taster Evening

Wednesday 29th August 2018 saw an Instrumental Music Taster Evening take place in the Green Hall in the Pre-Prep School. The Taster Evening gave pupils the chance to try out a number of musical instruments: they could then see which instrument appealed to them most, with a fantastic range on offer. Pupils were able to […]

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Prize Day 2018

Around 800 people attended this year’s Prize Day, in the Wykeham Hall, which was resplendent with floral decorations and glittering cups and awards, marking the formal end to the 2017-18 academic year. Council members, parents and friends were treated to performances from the College Orchestra, the Preparatory School Chamber Choir and Orchestra and a wonderful […]

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Year 8 End of Year Party

On Wednesday 21st June, while the volcano Kilauea was erupting on Big Island, Hawaii, our Year 8 celebrated their time in the Prep School by having their very own Hawaiian themed party in the dining hall. The pupils participated in a number of different activities and games from Mango Madness to Flip Flop Flinging. They enjoyed tropical drinks […]

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Creative Music Workshop

More than 120 pupils in the Prep School between Years 6 to 8 participated in a large-scale creative music workshop led by acclaimed workshop leader, Filipe Sousa. In these sessions, pupils were given the opportunity to write their own music before performing it in front of an audience as part of a large ensemble.  This then […]

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The Jungle Book

On the 12th and 13th of June, the jungle took over the theatre at Marlborough College Malaysia as a cast of twenty-one Year 7’s and 8’s dazzled the school with their production of The Jungle Book. The production was a playful take on the classic Rudyard Kipling novel, with a healthy dose of everyone’s favourite […]

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Prep School Music Recital June

The evening of Thursday, 7th June, saw performers take to the Wykeham Hall stage for the last Prep School recital of the academic year. Both the Chamber and Pre-Prep choirs also performed, the former having just returned from a successful performance tour in Hong Kong. The Pre-Prep choir capped off a very busy inaugural year […]

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Hong Kong Music and Drama Performance Tour

On the early morning of Saturday, 26th May, thirty-nine pupils set off for Hong Kong on a five-day music and drama performance tour. On offer was a thoroughly diverse itinerary, which included workshops on stage combat and African drumming and a theatre visit to watch the Tony Award-winning musical Evita. The highlight of the tour […]

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Straits Swimming Gala

We welcomed the Canadian International School, Singapore and Ezy Swim Club, Malaysia, to this year’s Straits Swimming Gala. The weather was glorious and our Marlborough beaks were ready with their timers and clipboards as we kick-started the morning with the gruelling 400m freestyle events. The best time was secured by Jie Wei from Ezy Swim […]

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KL Tigers International Rugby Tournament

From 20th – 22nd April, the Prep School and Senior School took 90 pupils to the KL Tigers International Rugby Tournament. It was an exciting weekend, with over 50 teams involved from three different countries. The boys’ tournament ran smoothly despite the temperamental weather and some fantastic rugby was played over the whole weekend. The […]

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The Design and Technology Exhibition 2018

Friday, 27th April, saw the first Design and Technology Exhibition to be hosted at MCM, with pupils celebrating their achievements with an array of practical displays and portfolio work for visitors to enjoy. Projects from Year 5 to Year 13 transformed the Morris Foyer and learning spaces, with felt monsters, foosball tables and thirty-three IGCSE […]

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Alice Smith Invitational Tournament

On Saturday, 28th April, two teams of U11 footballers travelled to KL for an invitational tournament at Alice Smith School.  Following a late arrival that evening and an overnight stay, the pupils arrived bright and early on Sunday morning.  The boys’ team, made up of players fromYears 4-6 made a very promising start, comfortably winning their first two matches.  Mr Harvey and Mr Moriarty were impressed at […]

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Guzheng Performance

On the 18th of April, Marlborough College Malaysia was delighted to welcome a group of professional Guzheng (Chinese zither) players from Beijing to perform traditional Chinese music, which ranged in both style and difficulty. Formally invited to Johor by the Johor Centre of the Arts and FGS HsingMa Temple, the group comprised Ms Ai Hong Jin, […]

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Marlborough Miles 2018

On Friday, 23rd March, Marlborough College Malaysia held its annual whole school charity event: Marlborough Miles 2018. This year’s theme was ‘The Great Escape’ with Prep and Senior School Houses challenged to outrun one another from court. At 8.45am, all pupils, parents and beaks gathered on court to hear the Master ring the siren marking […]

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MCM Triathlon

Sunday, 18th March, saw the second occurrence of the MCM Triathlon with nearly 450 pupils, beaks, parents and external athletes taking part in age groups ranging from Under 6 through to Under 18 for the pupils as well as an open age category. The event meant that the MCM campus again came into its own, […]

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Prep School Lent Term Music Recital

On the evening of Monday, 19th March, more than 110 pupils from the Prep School ranging from Years 3 to 8 went on the stage and performed at the Lent term music recital, showcasing a wide repertoire ranging from Schumann to Adele. Three different form classes also each presented an ensemble piece, a culmination of what they have been working on during their Music […]

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Mike Gatting Cricket Clinic

On Saturday 17th March, the College was fortunate enough to receive a visit from ex-England Cricket Captain, Mike Gatting. Working alongside Sam and Jacqueline Yang, of the Yang Foundation, Mike is currently making his way across schools in South East Asia to deliver expert coaching clinics and promote cricket as a sport in the region. Both our Prep and Senior pupils were treated […]

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Straits Prep Netball Tournament

MCM hosted its second Straits Prep Netball Tournament on Saturday 10th March 2018. Netball has always been a strength at the College and after a successful season, the girls were looking forward to hosting schools from Johor, Singapore and China. Despite rainy conditions, the standard of netball was outstanding. The shooting was extremely accurate and […]

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