Beagle Hash | Lent Term 2020

The Beagle Hash is Marlborough College Malaysia’s tri-annual run, led by Mr Ogilvie. On the first Friday of each term, the boarding community joins together in an excited heap for an exhilarating afternoon in the plantation surrounding our College. Whatever the weather, the Hash guarantees a good time. The Hash brings out the best of […]

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Afternoon Tea with the College Prefects

On Thursday, 12th December, the Master and Mrs Stevens were delighted to host Mr Holden and the College Prefects for a Christmas-themed Afternoon Tea. With Christmas music playing softly in the background, and the opportunity to sample some festive treats, it was a wonderful opportunity to enjoy some great company, with the conversation ranging from […]

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Boarders Christmas Supper 2019

71% of our planet is covered by water… so this year the Boarders Christmas Supper was transformed into a submarine wonderland. Jelly fish and streams of bauble-bubbles floated above the tables twinkling in the blue light. Glittering fish and a large octopus, wearing a Santa hat, watched over the tables and a Christmas tree, adorned […]

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The Scholars’ Big Break-In

On Monday, the 9th of December, the two groups of scholars united for a single mission. To enter the library in search of the key. The key to attain their dreams. To enter the reading room and snack on pizza while partaking in discussions on topics ranging from whether pineapple belongs on pizza—it certainly does— […]

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A Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols 2019

On Sunday 8th December, the Wykeham Hall assumed a festive air with traditional decorations, mince pies and mulled wine. A congregation joined over 90 boys and girls from the College’s choirs with accompanists as Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated its Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols. Following a welcome from the Master and opened by Ven. […]

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Straits U16 & U18 Rugby 7s 2019

On Saturday, 7th December 2019, the final Straits Rugby tournament of the year took place. Two senior year groups were in action, in what was set to be a fantastic day of Rugby Sevens. The U16s, captained expertly by Derek Lee, started the defence of their 2018 title against SAIS with a comfortable 43-5 win. […]

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IGCSE Devised Performances | Hundred

On Wednesday, 27th and Thursday, 28th November, the Hundred IGCSE drama pupils were given an opportunity to showcase their talents in a performance evening of devised work. They all worked efficiently throughout the six week process to create an original 15 minute piece of theatre from a chosen stimulus. The varied and imaginative ideas on […]

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Dundee University Visit | Sixth Form

On Monday, 25th November, the sixth form Biologists were privileged to have Professor Kim Dale and Tracey Wilkinson as well as Dr David Martin, all from the University of Dundee, visit and conduct workshops with them with the theme of forensic science. Dundee University is ranked as one of the leading universities in Europe for research in Life Sciences and is […]

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BISP 2019

Thursday, 21 st November, saw 80 pupils and nine staff travel to Phuket for the annual BISP Soccer 7s Football Tournament. We took teams across the U11, U13, U15 and U18 age groups, both boys and girls, and what a delight it was to see so many representing the school in one of Asia’s biggest […]

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Medawar Society Scholars

The Medawar Society has got off to a busy and impressive start this term, having started writing essays for the Immerse Education Competition, presenting in assembly in front of the Senior School and attending sessions on revision skills and influencing behaviours in others. A real focus this term has been filling the Medawar Society calendar […]

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THIMUN 2019 | Shell

This year’s much-anticipated THIMUN conference, held at the Hwa Chong Institute in Singapore, began on Tuesday 19th November. Following the success of our own MCMUN debate last term, to which pupils from Year 8 were invited, Model United Nations attracted a number of eager Shell pupils this term, and as such, our four delegations at […]

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FoMCM Christmas Fair 2019

On Sunday, 17th November, FoMCM held their annual Christmas Fair in the Prep School. As usual, it was a highlight of the school calendar with the Prep school adorned with festive decorations, carols playing and the aroma of mulled wine. With over 50 vendors, there was plenty of choice to start Christmas shopping early or […]

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Straits 7s Rugby U12,U13, and U14

On Saturday, 16th November, the first Rugby Straits Tournament of the year was played. With three year groups and a lot of anticipation we readied our teams as best we could. The U11 side found the going tough but got a win under their belt. The U13s had some very close matches and were competitive […]

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Prefects Social ‘Disney’

On the evening of Friday, 15th November, the Prefects planned and hosted the annual Hundred and Remove Social, this year following the magical theme of ‘Disney’. The Prefect body worked tirelessly for weeks planning and organising an enchanting event encompassing all that is Disney, and now came the time that this hard work was displayed. […]

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MCM Swim Meet

On Friday 15th November, MCM hosted its first internal swim meet. This was a great opportunity for the whole swim team, from the youngest Bronze New Swimmers to seniors in Elite, to come together and race in a relaxed environment. Swimmers sprinted their way through three or four events each, with plenty of parents supporting […]

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Senior School Music Recital

It is always a joy to be able to showcase the work that musicians get up to in the Senior School.  We are incredibly lucky to have such a diverse collection of talent, and the concert that was held on the evening of 13th November was a wonderful way to be able to share this […]

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Lectern Club | The Secret to Happiness

On the evening of the 11th of November, the second Lectern Club of the year was held at the Master’s Lodge, and was attended by keen Sixth Form pupils as well as a small number of invited guests, including Mr Eatough, Mr Clarke, Mr Mason and Miss Poots. Six Sixth Form pupils took on 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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Bonfire Night 2019

On Friday 8th November, the MCM community got together to enjoy the annual bonfire and fireworks. Over a delicious al fresco meal provided by the school caterers, young and old enjoyed each others company as the bonfire’s flames grew. As darkness settled across the campus, all could feel the bonfire’s heat and were put under its […]

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Space & STEM Camp 2019

“Marlborough, the experiment is a go, you are clear to launch.” For the first time, MCM joined a NASA competition to have real astronauts place a student-designed experiment on to the actual International Space Station, which blasted off from the Mission Discovery challenge centre in Singapore, with over 300 students from all over Singapore and […]

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