History Trip to Beijing and Xi’an

On Tuesday, 22nd October, with the excitement of Nations Day still in the air, twenty-six MCM pupils and three beaks set off for the much anticipated History trip to Beijing and Xi’an. The journey to reach our first destination, Beijing, was a long and tiring one, but we arrived in great spirits on the Wednesday […]

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IB Visual Arts Trip to KL

With 23 Sixth Form pupils and three beaks in tow, the MCM Senior Art department left our usual surroundings and were northward-bound to Kuala Lumpur. Each year Malaysia hosts an Art Expo, similar to Singapore’s Art Stage, and it is hailed as the longest-running art fair in South-East Asia. When our group arrived, we were […]

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Remove | Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay

Currently, Remove pupils are studying plants; how they transport materials, how they exchange gases and acquire nutrients. So, on Tuesday, 8th October, 90 pupils boarded three coaches to visit over 1,500,000 plants in Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay. We were lucky enough to visit both the Flower and Cloud Domes with our guides who were informative […]

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Lower Sixth Core Weekend

The Lower 6th core weekend has evolved over recent years into an action-packed three days of immersive activities to kick-start both the IB and the Sixth Form experience at MCM. The challenge of taking 83 new Sixth Formers away on the first weekend of the year requires careful planning and consideration. The purpose of the […]

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Wallacea Expedition

The first MCM expedition on Operation Wallacea set off for Sulawesi from Court on 29th June and returned on 14th July. The two weeks were action packed and full of wonderful moments and experiences that will linger long in the memory. The two weeks were split between a rainforest camp in North Buton and a marine reserve in Hoga (within the Wakatobi Reserve). It took […]

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Year 7 Edible Park

On Thursday, 2nd May, the Year 7 pupils went on a Geography field trip to the Edible Park. Located in Medini, the park offers a perfect close-to-home example of sustainable tourism for our pupils who spent their Lent Term exploring sustainable tourism in Kenya and Brazil. It was wonderful for them to explore an example […]

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Telunas Middle School’s Festival 2019

Last week, thirteen pupils with an enthusiasm for Drama set off for the Telunas Middle School’s Festival run by ISTA (International Schools Theatre Association). The festival is held every year at the beautiful Telunas Beach Resort in Indonesia. Seven other schools, from as far as Beijing and Phnom Penh, joined five talented theatre practitioners and actors […]

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Matilda the Musical

On Saturday 23rd and Tuesday, 26th February, Prep and senior trips were made to Marina Bay Sands in Singapore to see the highly acclaimed Matilda the Musical.   Senior School Music and Drama Trip “It was a fantastic example of how music and theatre can engage an audience, and has given our exam pupils much […]

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CAS Rawa Trip

A team of eight Lower Sixth form pupils spent the weekend on Rawa working to improve their understanding of environmental issues and oceanic awareness. They had planned projects in measuring coral cover, coral bleaching and increasing ocean acidification and carried out measurements that are an ongoing study initiated by last year’s pupils. They interviewed staff […]

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Prep Boarders PADI Open Water Course

One of the advantages of living in the tropics is the ability to go diving at one of the many beach locations across South East Asia for the weekend!  In order to open this door of opportunity to our boarding community the Prep boarding houses, Taylor and Iskandar, commenced a PADI Open Water Diving course. […]

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Italy Ski Trip 2019

On Saturday, 2nd February 2019, five beaks and 38 MCM pupils from Year 7 to Remove travelled to the Aosta Valley, Italy, for a week full of snow-filled adventure. The excitement began as we flew over northern Italy and saw (for many for the first time in their lives) the snow-capped mountains of the Alps. A picturesque coach journey […]

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Singapore Tyler Print Institute: Lower Sixth Trip

On Tuesday 29th January the Lower Sixth Artists had the opportunity to visit the Singapore Tyler Print Institute for a gallery visit and printmaking workshop. It is a high profile print studio which provides facilities for professional artists from many fields. We were treated to a guided tour of the workshop, which features some of the largest etching […]

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Climbing Competition in Kuala Lumpur

On Friday, 25th January, a group of 15 climbers from the Prep and Senior Schools headed to Kuala Lumpur to compete in the first climbing competition of 2019. The pupils have been practising their climbing techniques during Activities all term, and this paid off with some excellent results – particularly for the Prep School. Yao […]

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Singapore National Gallery Trip

On 22nd January two buses of excited Hundred and Remove artists departed MCM on a trip to the National Gallery in Singapore. The highlight of the trip was an opportunity to see the impressive ‘Minimalism: Space, Light, Object’ Exhibition. Minimalism first emerged as a movement in America in the 1960’s and emphasis was put on […]

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Biology Olympiad

The first Biology Olympiad for Shell was held on the 6th December and was a great success. Four of us attended the competition, looking forward to participating in such a wonderful event. We left the College at 5:30am, along with 2 accompanying staff: Mr Dempster and Ms T-V, arriving at Epsom College for the start […]

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Kranji Remembrance Day Service 2018

On Sunday 11th November the boarding community, Common Room and MCM families joined, dignitaries, military personnel and religious leaders at Kranji War Memorial in Singapore for the annual Remembrance Day service. This year’s service marked exactly 100 years to the day since the First World War ended, with the signing of an armistice which came into effect at 11 […]

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Reception UK Farm Trip

On Wednesday the 7th of November, Reception pupils took their first school trip to the UK Farm.  The children were very excited to go on the bus journey and to see all the animals.  When we arrived the lovely fresh farm smells filled the children’s noses.  The first stop on the tour was to feed […]

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Silver Duke of Edinburgh International Award

Over the exeat, nine pupils embarked on a fulfilling experience to complete their Silver Duke of Edinburgh International Award. Adventuring into the forests of Chiang Mai, the pupils completed an eight-hour independent trek across paddy fields and rivers and through jungle. Equipped with a compass, map and walkie-talkie, navigation was definitely more of a challenge […]

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