The Big Draw 2023

In the final week before February Half Term, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted our annual Big Draw. This event sees pupils from throughout the College join the Art department in the Prep School to create one magnificent drawing as a community. This year, the Prep Art Cafe, Art room, walls and even sofas were covered in […]

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CAS Sungai Melayu Concert: A pupil view

On the 6th February, our CAS group were proud to welcome guests to the Sungai Melayu CAS Concert. Guests were treated to a series of performances by the Sungai Melayu School children, who showcased what they’ve learnt from our weekly Sunday music lessons, alongside guest performances by Dr Tomlinson, Tina and Elisa. As part of […]

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Spotlight On: Learning Outside the Classroom

Marlborough College Malaysia understands the importance of holistic learning in every aspect of education. From biological exploration on our lake, to Educational Visits around the world learning how to ski, kayak or experience different environments, MCM truly values a wealth of experiences to enhance our pupils’ education.    Although we provide many external opportunities to […]

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Ivy House | Parent Wellbeing Blog

“As we look into the next century, leaders will be those who empower others.” — Bill Gates   As Head of Sixth Form I am continually impressed by the work, energy and enthusiasm of our Prefect body at Marlborough College and their commitment to leave behind a legacy that will benefit future cohorts. Their leadership […]

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Rugby 10s Straits 2023

On the 4th February 2023 Marlborough College Malaysia hosted their first Rugby Straits of 2023. The day saw over 30 teams from across Singapore and Malaysia come to the grounds to compete in a brilliant display of rugby, community and competition. Players arrived to a gorgeous sunrise over our pitches, ready for a day of […]

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FoMCM Digital Awareness Coffee Morning

On Friday 3rd February, Friends of MCM hosted a wonderful coffee morning for those in the community, educating them on digital awareness for their children, and some of the risks involved with pupils’ devices. With coffee and cookies in hand, parents listened to our Head of Digital Learning, Mr Ogilvie, give an overview of some […]

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Introducing Komodo

I hope you are well and 2023 has got off to a positive start. It is refreshing to have so many events happening in which we can watch our wonderful children engage, enjoy and excel. The purpose of this Wellbeing Blog is to make you aware of a wellbeing partner we have recently teamed up […]

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Spotlight On: Sports at MCM

It is a truth universally acknowledged that an MCM pupil, with an interest in sport, must be in want of competition; and competition we bring.    This week’s College Spotlight centres on Sports at MCM, in light of our recent Rugby 10s Straits and Netball Festival success. Sport is an integral part of life at […]

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Boarders’ Burns Night 2023

Thursday 2nd February saw the annual Boarders’ Burns night take place at Marlborough College Malaysia. This event celebrates the life and works of Robert Burns, renowned as the national poet of Scotland. Boarders from all four houses joined together for an evening of good food, dancing and truly Scottish speeches. The evening began with speeches […]

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Spotlight On: The Boarding Survey

The recent results from our Boarding Survey were happily welcomed by all in the boarding community. With high numbers of responses from both our boarding pupils and their parents, we can gladly report that the overwhelming view is that boarding at MCM is the best choice for them. In conducting this survey, we aim to […]

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Prep House Netball and Rugby Matches LT2023

In the first week of February, Years 3 to 6 took to the pitches and courts for another round of House matches. House Netball and Rugby, once again, could be seen played throughout the College as house colours turned the College multicoloured.     Run over the course of two days, the matches concluded on Thursday […]

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MCM Netball Festival

On the 28th February, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted over 30 teams for our Lent Term Netball Festival. We welcomed pupils in schools from Singapore and Malaysia playing our MCM teams with the festival running in both the morning and afternoon. All teams played excellently with some brilliant goals throughout the year groups and some close […]

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Kaleb Alam Early Years Workshop

On Wednesday 1st February, Early Years received a visit from Kaleb Alam, a group committed to preserving our rainforests, habitats and planet. Nursery and Reception gathered outside to learn about the importance of mangrove trees, looking at some plants and touching, smelling and observing the roots and leaves. After peeking into a small mangrove habitat, […]

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Safer Internet Day 2023

On Tuesday 7th February we will be joining schools and youth organisations across the Globe in celebrating Safer Internet Day 2023. Safer Internet Day is a global campaign to promote the safe and responsible use of technology, which calls on children and young people, parents, carers, teachers, social workers, law enforcement, companies, policymakers and more, […]

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Confessions (and regrets) of an OM: Terence Tan

On 31st January Marlborough College Malaysia welcomed OM Terence Tan for the fifth of our 10th Anniversary Lecture series. Interviewed by Senior Prefects, Sora and Wafie, Mr Tan gave an interesting recollection of his time at Marlborough College UK and how it led him to pursue a range of careers from snowboard instructor to lawyer. […]

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Common Humanity

As the firecrackers of the Lunar New Year festival continue their nightly percussion over much of Asia this week and as Scots all over the world celebrated Burns Night on Wednesday, my thoughts turned to what gives us our sense of identity and makes us proud. So often the values and characteristics that we might […]

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House Netball: Lent Term

In the second week of this Lent Term, our first House Netball matches of 2023 began. Year 7 to Shell took to the courts for a morning of sport, the result of which would be added to their House totals at the end of the year. Playing in high-five netball teams, the pupils competed in […]

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House Rugby: Lent Term

The Lent term brings with it the fresh promise of House competitions. This week saw the House Rugby and House Netball for Year 7 to Shell take place. House Rugby began early on Tuesday 17th as pupils made their way down to the pitches for some fierce competition. Shell played rugby touch, a different form […]

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Lunar New Year 2023

In the week leading up to Lunar New Year, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted two assemblies in celebration. Both the Prep and Senior Chinese departments held an elaborate performance for pupils to display their talent and respect for tradition. The Senior School held their performance on Wednesday 18th. This included a dragon dance, poem recital, two […]

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