Straits Football 7s 2019

  This year the Marlborough Straits Football was adapted to 7 a-side with great success. We saw over forty teams competing in multiple age groups across sixteen pitches. The event was a great spectacle for the College and the noise and cheers in the knockout stages were infectious across each age group. U11 Boys & […]

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Straits Hockey Tournament 2019

On Friday night we hosted the Marlborough Straits Hockey Sevens. Teams competed at U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18 levels throughout the afternoon and evening. The annual ‘Friday Night Lights’ event saw over 30 teams competing in both Cup and Plate competitions. The U10s welcomed Johor Hockey Club for a mini-festival in a round-robin format. […]

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House Harmony 2019

Wykeham Hall once again hosted the annual House Harmony, our Senior School inter-House singing competition. This year we were treated to a variety of performances from across the decades with renditions of classic tunes by Billy Joel, Abba, The Beach Boys and Queen, as well as more current pieces from The Wanted and Florence and The […]

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House Shout 2019

The arrival of the House singing competitions always brings great excitement to the College and this year was no exception.  Each year, on the evening of the day of the competitions, we enjoy the House Shout, an affectionately named contest which by no means depicts the high quality of singing to which we are always […]

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The Sporting Dream

70 boarders and beaks travelled to the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium to watch GB U21s play against Malaysia U21s in the annual Sultan of Johor Cup. The excitement and energy amongst the pupils was palpable as we arrived for the warm-up. The opportunity to watch international sport and meet the players personally afterwards was fantastic. […]

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Senior House Matches | Season 1 2019

The College Season 1 House football competition got underway, with a round-robin format taking place between both the boys’ and girls’ houses. The event was carried out in the best of spirits with some truly excellent support shown by players and spectators alike. A special mention must go to Steel House, whose outstanding and ceaseless […]

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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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Johor Schools Cup

On Saturday, 12th October 2019, Marlborough hosted its first Johor Schools Cup. Thirty-two teams participated in four different age groups with some excellent football played by young people from the local area. The standard was very high and all teams faced challenging opposition with Marlborough losing in the semi-finals in three of the competitions. This […]

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Lectern Club ‘Licence to Kill’

Lectern Club – Friday 11th October 2019 ‘Licence to kill’ was the rather chilling theme of the first Lectern Club of the academic year, eagerly anticipated by members of the Sixth Form keen to hone their public speaking skills at the Master’s Lodge in return for the excellent company of a small number of invited […]

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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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Straits Cross Country 2019

On Saturday we saw the inaugural Straits Cross Country event take place with SAS, ISKL and UWC Dover all competing. Saturday’s performance by Marlborough was astounding – everyone pushed themselves to the limit in the blistering heat. There were multiple pupils representing each age group and the event showed the College’s full sporting potential and […]

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The Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition

In 2019 more than 11 000 young people from across the Commonwealth entered the Essay Competition. As the world’s oldest schools’ writing competition, it invites entries from under-18s to share their views and experiences on an important current topic on a global platform. Past winners include the Prime Minister of Singapore, Mr Lee Hsien Loong; […]

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Remove | Franchise Fair

Pupils in Remove prepared a Franchise Fair in order to persuade potential investors to purchase a franchise agreement with them. Pupils acted as franchisors engaging and enticing their clients. Franchise firms ranged from a fish restaurant to a bakery and healthy drinks enterprise. Food and drink was most definitely the theme of the day. Pupils […]

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Visit by University of Edinburgh

We were delighted to welcome Ms Louise Zeelenberg, Regional Manager for South East Aisa and Australasia for the University of Edinburgh to Marlborough College Malaysia this week. Over thirty pupils attended her very informative presentation, where she introduced the University of Edinburgh, the city itself, and elaborated on some of the differences in historical background, […]

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Johor Tigers Clinic

On Wednesday, 25th September, it was Marlborough’s distinct pleasure to welcome the Johor Tigers to the College campus. The purpose of the visit was for Marlborough pupils to benefit from the expertise and experience of the U19 Tigers, which they shared with us generously. The clinic itself comprised three different components for which pupils were […]

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Pupil Voice

The Pupil Council meetings are running over the course of the next ten days at MCM. All meetings are run by our College Prefects and they report back to SMT on the matters raised by our day pupils and boarders. All Houses (day and boarding) are represented at the meetings through: Eco Council – 2 […]

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Annual Pearson Edexcel Awards Ceremony

Mr Eatough travelled up to KL on the evening of Friday 20th September, with three of our pupils, Arthur Gatignol, Nanarelle Hundertmark and Nhu Nguyen, to attend the annual Pearson Edexcel Awards Ceremony, which took place at Le Meridien Hotel on the Saturday morning. The event is held each year to recognise those pupils who have excelled at a national […]

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IGCSE Drama Showcase 2019

The first Hundred Drama showcase of this term took place this week with some outstanding performances from the pupils involved. These performances form part of their examined IGCSE drama coursework, which is internally assessed before being sent to Cambridge for moderation. The programme of events consisted of a selection of hard hitting, gritty and challenging […]

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Sixth Form | A Night in Hawaii

On Friday, 6th September, the first Sixth Form social event of the MCM calendar took place.  The Marlburian Committee worked tirelessly to present ‘A Night in Hawaii’ for what has traditionally become known as the ‘Ice Breaker Social’. This event is purposefully timed at the very start of the academic year so that both the […]

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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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