Physics Olympiad

This year, MCM entered the Intermediate (15-16) and Senior British Physics Olympiad Competitions (17-18) for the first time. These serve as precursors to the full Olympiad competition, an extremely prestigious event in the student Physics Calendar. Earlier in the year, we also participated in the Senior Physics Challenge, which featured a different type of question […]

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Music Masterclass 2024

Earlier this month, pupils in the Prep School were treated to a memorable Choral Masterclass led by Michelle Poh, a distinguished Jazz Vocalist and Pianist. The session provided a unique opportunity for pupils to delve into the intricacies of vocal performance under the guidance of a renowned musician. Michelle’s expertise and passion for music undoubtedly […]

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IB Art Exhibition 2024

This week, the Learning Resource Centre (LRC) hosted the IB Art Exhibition, providing an opportunity for students enrolled in the IB Visual Arts programme to showcase their creations developed throughout the past two years of their course. Demonstrating remarkable perseverance, these students have crafted exceptional works through their dedication and effort. The IB Visual Arts […]

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Leadership Farewell Supper

Tuesday marked a poignant moment for the Sixth Form prefects and Heads of Houses as they gathered at the Master’s Lodge for a farewell supper. Hosted by the Master, Mrs Burbury, alongside the Senior Management Team (SMT) and Housemasters (HMs), the event served as a heartfelt opportunity to express gratitude and bid farewell to the […]

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Kota Kinabalu Dive Trip

Last week, a group of 26 pupils and four beaks embarked on an exhilarating journey to Kota Kinabalu, delving into the mesmerising underwater world just off the coast of Sabah’s capital city. Kota Kinabalu, located on the northern coast of Borneo, is a mere two-and-a-half-hour flight from Johor. Renowned for its natural beauty, from the […]

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Senior House Tennis Competition

This week was exciting for lovers of Tennis as the College hosted the Senior House Tennis Competition. It was a wonderful opportunity for the Senior school to practice performing under competitive conditions and to put the skills they have learned and honed in class into practice.   The event was House against House with participants […]

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FOBISIA Chess Tournament 2024

On the Saturday of the 2nd of March, six students from MCM competed in the 2024 FOBISIA chess tournament: Zach, Jolie,  Zarif, Jonatas, Arthur, and Jayden. The competition involved 62 teams from 29 different schools throughout Asia, totaling 279 players. Out of these 62 teams, we were proud to achieve fourth place, just shy of […]

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Lectern Club ‘Acta, non Verba’

On the evening of March 12th, the Master and Mrs Burbury warmly welcomed six speakers and guests from the Sixth Form alongside senior beaks for the Lectern Club. The theme of the night was ‘acta, non verba’, which is a Latin phrase meaning ‘deeds, not words’. This is a title that every speaker approached differently […]

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Remove Monologues 2024

Remove IGCSE Drama pupils showcased their creativity and acting prowess this week in the theatre during the “Mid-Day Monologues.” In this programme, pupils choose a two to three-minute extract from a published play, mastering it, and delivering a live performance. This challenging feat requires a deep understanding of the play’s genre and repertoire, enabling pupils […]

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FOBISIA Straits Touch Rugby Tournament

The recent weekend marked the eagerly anticipated FOBISIA Straits Touch Rugby Tournament. Bathed in the warmth of a hot and sunny day, players and supporters alike were treated to the perfect backdrop for a day of sporting action. Throughout the day, both the U14 and U18 teams had opportunities to showcase their skills against a […]

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Crescendo U15 Basketball

Last Thursday, our U15 basketball teams kicked off their season against Crescendo Help International School. The boys hit the court first, engaging in a competitive match characterised by continuous momentum swings. Despite it being their inaugural game of the year, we witnessed impressive ball movement, resilient defence, strong rebounding, and remarkable shooting. The game concluded […]

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Touch with Shrewsbury Riverside

After the successful FOBISIA Straits Touch Rugby Tournament, our U18 and U16 players joined forces with Shrewsbury Riverside Bangkok for an exhilarating morning of touch rugby. Both schools’ players were split into three mixed teams, while staff from each school formed the fourth side. Each team conducted their own mini-training sessions before engaging in lively […]

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Lion Netball 2024

The first netball team composed of a blend of A and B players achieved notable success despite formidable opposition in pool B. Despite early injuries, our players demonstrated resilience and fought bravely against top-ranked teams from Singapore. Witnessing the girls’ ongoing development and unity throughout each game was truly inspiring. Their teamwork and determination were […]

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Oxbridge Debating Forum in Kolej Tuanku Jaafar

On March 1st and 2nd, MCM students had the honour of attending the Oxbridge Debating Forum in Kolej Tuanku Jaafar which is located in the Seremban district. This event was sponsored by the MABEC and Oxbridge Alumni Network in Malaysia.   On Saturday morning, we attended a plenary debate by four Oxbridge alumni, followed by […]

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Aquathlon 2024

In the spirit of camaraderie and healthy competition, pupils from across Prep and Senior Schools at the College recently participated in the much-anticipated annual Aquathon. This multi-stage event consists of swimming and running. The event showcased the pupils’ determination and willingness to take part. Every pupil taking part is awarded house points and as the […]

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Desaru Outreach 2024

At the start of March, more than fifty senior school Day House pupils, accompanied by fifteen children from Rotary Children’s Home, embarked on a memorable day at Desaru. Despite the pouring rain, the group engaged in a meaningful act of environment conservation by taking part in litter picking across the beach. Following their commendable clean-up […]

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Sixth Form Ball 2024

Any student in Sixth Form will tell you, that the highlight of the Lent Term is the annual Sixth Form Ball. It’s the final soiree for both Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth to come together one last time and enjoy the Year group they make up. They have enjoyed several socials and parties over the […]

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U16A Boys’ Rugby KL Tigers Tournament 2024

The U16A Boys’ Rugby team that headed to the KL Tigers tournament contained a mix of experience levels with some players making their debuts in this sport. Consequently, expectations were measured but we knew that if the boys worked hard they would be competitive. Ultimately a record of 3 victories against KL Tigers (20-0), MBSA […]

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MCUK Exchange Week Two 2024

As the second week of the MCUK exchange at Marlborough College concludes, the Shell exchange has proven to be an exciting, enriching, and memorable experience for MCM pupils. Engaging in a diverse range of activities, from competitive netball fixtures to immersive cultural visits, the pupils have had the opportunity to delve into the rich history […]

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Lectern Club ‘La Dolce Vita’

On the evening of January 29th, the Master and Mrs Burbury graciously welcomed six speakers from Lower Sixth along with guest students and beaks for the first Lectern Club event of the term. The theme of the night was “La Dolce Vita”, which is an Italian phrase that originates from the 1960 film by Federico […]

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