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Chinese New Year

We invited a group of dragon and lion dance performers to the Prep School for our Chinese New Year celebrations. The group comprises of twenty four professional performers. It is believed that both dragon and lion dances will bring good luck and fortune and the longer the dragon is in the dance, the more luck […]

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U9 Football MCM v Alice Smith

Alice Smith School (Kuala Lumpur) travelled to Marlborough last weekend to play football matches against our U9 A, B & C teams. They arrived on the Friday night so they would be well prepared for the 9am start on Saturday. The games were very evenly matched and both schools fought very hard in the morning […]

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The Christmas Carol Service

On Sunday 8th December, Common Room, parents and pupils filled the Sports Hall for this celebration. The Venerable Edward John, Archdeacon of Johor Bahru welcomed the congregation before everyone stood to sing Once in Royal David’s City. A special thank you to Miss Pyper for her work with the Senior Choir and Orchestra and to […]

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Prep School House Shout

Looking smart in their house shirts, the children gathered in the Green Hall bubbling with anticipation and ready to compete in the annual Prep School House Shout which follows a Christmas theme. Merlin, in festive green, kicked off the event with their rendition of Santa Claus is Coming to Town. All the children looked fantastic, […]

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Performance Storyteller: Cassandra Wye

Years 3-6 had the opportunity to have an interactive session with a performance storyteller, Cassandra Wye, on Monday 9th December. Having travelled all the way from the UK, she worked with each year group, acting out a different story. The stories originated from all over the world and worked particularly well in our international setting. […]

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‘A Dancing Christmas Party’

It’s the morning of Christmas Eve at the North Pole and Santa and his elves are busy putting the finishing touches to all of the Christmas presents. When Santa leaves and Elfis the elf leaves the door open, the polar bears sneak inside and scare the elves away. By the time the elves get back […]

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ACSIS X Country Championships U12 & U14

On 13th November, the MCM U12 and U14 runners arrived at Tampines Bike Park for the annual ACSIS Middle School X-Country Championships. LFS played host to the event and welcomed the fifteen competing schools into the grounds and immediately under the shaded area. Temperatures soared above 30 degrees centigrade and the air was thick with […]

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U13 Girls’ Football Triumph in Thailand

On 7th November forty very excited MCM footballers set their alarm clocks unusually early, in order to catch a plane to Thailand for a huge annual football tournament, hosted by British International School of Phuket. We arrived at the hotel in the afternoon and everyone settled into their rooms, before cooling off in the swimming […]

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U11 Basketball Team storm to victory at Halloween Tournament

Brimming with confidence from their last bi-weekly basketball tournament, the U11 Basketball team came up against some tough opposition at their tournament at Stamford American International School on 31st October. Their hard work during weekly training sessions back at MCM showed on the court, with the boys firstly managing to thrash UWC Dover B by […]

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A Special Diwali Assembly

A local Tamil School, SJK (T) Kangkar Pulai, came to visit the Preparatory School on Friday 8th November and we hosted a special Diwali Assembly. The MCM children showed the lovely work that they had produced whilst learning about Diwali. They all spoke beautifully and proudly showed their work to the rest of the school. […]

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U12 Netball End of Season Report and ANZA Fixture

It has been a fantastic season for U12 Netball at Marlborough College Malaysia and each of the girls involved should be extremely proud of their achievements this year. Not only have they proved themselves to be committed, travelling across international waters for weekly fixtures in Singapore; they also made it clear from the outset that […]

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Singapore Duathlon

Over the half term break, a squad of twenty-five children took part in the Singapore Duathlon. For most, this involved a 750m run, a 6km bike ride followed by a final 750m run. For a few of the older children, this was increased to a 1.5km run, 12km bike ride and a final 1.5km run. […]

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ACSIS Junior School Cross-Country Championships

After months of training and ‘friendlies’, hours of gruelling sessions (with multiple children describing them as torture, though with smiles on their faces), hill sprints, intervals and beep tests, the day finally came when all the hard work was put to the test. On Wednesday 30th October, forty three children from the Prep School took […]

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House Shout 2013

The Marlborough House Shout took place on the final evening of the half term before a full house in the drama theatre. Taylor House began the proceedings and performed ‘Demons’, a somewhat dark song by Indie Rock band Imagine Dragons. The tonal quality of the performance was most impressive and the piano playing of accompanist […]

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U12 A Netball v Tanglin

Last week we went to Tanglin Trust School to participate in the ACSIS U12 Netball league. Our first game was against UWC Dover. We won 6-1 which was amazing! We all played well but our shooters deserve a big ‘well done’ for such a good job. Immediately after the first match we went back on […]

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Magellan Beagle Hash

After weeks of planning, the day prior to the event arrived and the hares (Adam Wright, Alec Hewison, Tim Wu-Murphy, Rory Tan, Mr Nicholson and Mr Harkins) set out on an adventure through the plantation, to set the trail for our fellow boarders to follow. We used both red and yellow tags and shredded paper […]

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U11 Basketball v AIS and UWC

The Under 11s Basketball came up against some very strong opposition at their first fixture, a mini-tournament held at Stamford American School in Singapore. However, they did not shy away from the challenge. Although losing in their first game 5-18 to the Australian International School, their tenacity and teamwork really shone through, giving the Aussies […]

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Tri-Factor Triathlon

On Sunday 18th August, seven Prep School children took to the water, track and road to compete in the Tri-Factor Series Triathlon at East Coast Park, Singapore. Due to it still being the summer holidays, the squad was smaller than normal and unfortunately we lost several members due to illness or injury. Fortunately however, this […]

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Prize Day: Saturday 6th July 2013

The inaugural Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on the final morning of the academic year. Blue skies and sunshine greeted the five hundred attendees for the event which took place in the sports hall. Mr John Manser, Chairman of Council, and the Master gave speeches following music from the orchestra and a rousing […]

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Singapore Aquathlon

On Saturday 1st June, 27 young athletes from Year 2 to Year 7 took to the water and road to compete in the annual Singapore Aquathlon. However, we had unwittingly entered the National Championships, which meant the children were racing against the best in their field; slightly daunting, but they were certainly able to rise […]

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