Hospital Sultanah Aminah Outreach Donation

On Monday, 18th February, representatives from Prep Outreach went to visit Hospital Sultanah Aminah for the presentation of donations to the value of RM18000 that had been purchased through the Red Crescent Society. The money had been spent on medical equipment for the Paediatric ward along with some refurbishment of chairs and other facilities in the Paediatric Palliative […]

Read More

Sulawesi Relief

On the 2nd to 5th of February, Sari Wilson returned to Sulawesi to deliver MCM aid to the most needed areas hit by the natural disasters of Indonesia in recent months. This time she purchased sewing machines so that the people of the community can create an income for themselves. MCM funding allowed Sari to hire […]

Read More

Outreach Desaru Beach Clean-Up

On Sunday morning, 27th January 2019, enthusiastic Outreach volunteers departed from the school grounds to Desaru coast for yet another beach clean-up.  This term’s clean-up was attended by over 80 people, consisting of 78 pupils and seven staff from both Prep and Senior Schools.  Upon arrival, each and every participant put their energy towards accumulating […]

Read More

Sungai Melayu School Art Workshop

On Monday, 14th January, Prep Outreach organised an art workshop for the Year 5 pupils from Sungai Melayu School.  Pupils from both schools worked collaboratively to design and create their own personalised photo frame complete with a Polaroid photo with their new friend.  I would like to thank Ms Dalton for organising the art workshop.  Following […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

Sulawesi Relief Aid

I had been volunteering with Yayasan Project Karma in Indonesia since the Lombok earthquake on the 7th of August.  During the summer holidays we were there giving medical treatment, food and water.  One week after the earthquake we set up an emergency school for 400 students in different grades.  We have other programmes that will […]

Read More

MC2’s Shoe Collection Appeal

For the past couple of months MC2 has asked parents and pupils to donate trainers and football shoes and the response has been overwhelming. Last Sunday, 3 June, MC2 visited the SK Ladang Pandas School in Gelang Patah where the shoes were handed over to some very excited children. They have a field behind their school […]

Read More

The Library Project

Last weekend, our CAS group consisting of 19 pupils were involved in the renovating of the library in the local village school, Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Melayu. In the planning stage, this involved long discussions about what the renovation would include and we decided to not only re-decorate the library itself but also replace their books […]

Read More

Frugal Lunch

On Tuesday 6th March MCM will host the annual ‘frugal lunch’. The event involves the entire senior school partaking in a simple meal of soup and bread to raise awareness of the important issues of food wastage and world famine. Money saved from providing a simpler meal will be donated towards outreach general funds and […]

Read More

Outreach Picnic at MCM

MCM’s Outreach activity group held their first picnic at Marlborough College Malaysia at the weekend in support of Rotary Orphanage in JB, one of the charities that MCM and the Outreach team have chosen to support this year.  The children began with a picnic lunch, prepared by the catering staff at MCM, followed by fun games […]

Read More

MC2 Outreach Trip to SK Ladang Pendas

After a hearty brunch on Sunday, the MC Squared group climbed into a bus to head to SK Ladang Pendas, a local government school in JB. SK Ladang Pendas offers local children in the area an education and the opportunity to learn English. It also very kindly offers clothing and trainers to local children, as well as […]

Read More

Friends of MCM Christmas Fair

This year the Friends of MCM Christmas Fair was held in the new Prep School building and it was absolutely buzzing with activity.  The Wykeham Hall was transformed into a fabulous gift area with over 50 vendors selling an array of international goods and festive treats. Children were entertained with horse riding, sumo wrestling, archery […]

Read More

Prep School Outreach Trip to the Calvary Victory Centre

On Tuesday, 14 November, singers from the Prep School Treble Choir spent the morning at Calvary Victory Centre in Skudai as part of their MCM Outreach activity. Calvary Victory Centre (CVC) is a specialist education and training centre that caters to individuals living with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Staff and volunteers at CVC run and […]

Read More
International-school-malaysia-charity-trip-1

Performing Arts Outreach Trip to SK Ladang Pendas

SK Ladang Pendas welcomed the Prep School for a second time, on Tuesday 10th October, when 31 pupils visited the school in Gelang Patah for another morning of music, drama and dance. This performing arts outreach trip started with an impressive silat display by pupils of SK Ladang Pendas, accompanied by a live gamelan ensemble which was also made up of […]

Read More
MC2-MCMRocks-Oct-17-3

MC2 Outreach Stall

Last Saturday, MCM held the annual ‘MCM Rocks’ event, which was a great success. Alongside the event, MC2 ran a small stall to provide the audience with cold drinks and pizza slices.  MC2 comprises Lower Sixth pupils, co-ordinated by Wills’ Dame, Miss Helena, and aims to raise money to donate to local orphanages, shelters and homes for the elderly around the Johor Bahru area. Despite the […]

Read More
Jaro-St-Christophers-12

MCM Outreach Projects

This weekend saw 23 young people from MCM volunteer at St Christopher’s Church in JB. Our pupils supported the children of the parish to make felt tree ornaments. For some it was a steep learning curve, as using a needle and thread was new to them. However, the outcomes were very creative and the children were all really […]

Read More

CAS Project with Wee Care

A picnic at the Singapore Botanical Gardens marked the end of a CAS project that saw MCM pupils form friendships with students from Wee Care, an educational centre with early childhood and early intervention programmes. Pupils have communicated with their “buddies” for the last 3 months, and finally came together as a group for the picnic. The group prepared the […]

Read More
international-school-johor-bahru-charity-programme

Music Outreach Trip to SK Ladang Pendas

Musicians from the Treble Choir had a superb time today, performing for pupils at Sekolah Kebangsaan Ladang Pendas. After putting on a 30-minute programme consisting of choral pieces and solo performances, pupils from both schools then participated in a joint music workshop led by staff from the Music department in the Prep School. SK Ladang […]

Read More
international-school-johor-charity-work-banner

Berkat Community Berhad’s visit to MCM

On Saturday 13th May, Berkat Children’s Home from JB paid a visit to Marlborough College Malaysia. Their visit was organised and planned by the Lower Sixth members of MC2. The day kicked off to a delicious start with everyone enjoying lunch in the Dining Hall. We then moved into the Sports Hall for some action-packed […]

Read More
creative-music-workshop-sg-school-17 - 9

Creative Music Workshop with Sungai Melayu School

On Wednesday 8th March the Prep School welcomed twenty pupils from Sungai Melayu School for a two-hour creative music workshop with our Year 6 pupils. It was a lively morning of singing and music-making on the mini-marimbas and djembes, with our pupils joining the fray helping out with some impromptu instrumental coaching. The music we […]

Read More