IB Theatre Showcase

March 7th saw an exceptional evening of drama with performances by our IB Theatre classes from the Upper and Lower Sixth.   The evening opened with the Lower Sixth piece, ‘Stories of another us’, which was a highly poetic performance exploring snapshots of love, life and regret, of victims of the Holocaust. The pupils had begun their project by […]

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GCSE Music Recital

The GCSE Music Recital took place on Wednesday 6th March.  This is a recital which also serves as the examination for the performance element of the Edexcel GCSE course that the pupils follow, and as such presents a large variety and contrast.  This certainly added to the enjoyment of the evening as we were given […]

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Pancake Race 2019

Morning break on Shrove Tuesday saw the Pre-Prep take to the Astro ready for the 2019 Inter-House Pancake Relay. With pans in hand, off they ran as each attempted to keep the pancake in the pan. Merlin was victorious with Hunt a close second. Lunchtime came and the Prep racers took to the field. This […]

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World Mathematics Championships

On the weekend of the 1st to the 3rd of March a team of three pupils from Shell represented Marlborough College Malaysia in the World Mathematics Championships qualifier for South East Asia. The event was held in Singapore at the Institute of Management and our team were supervised by Miss Hughes. The event allowed 180 keen mathematicians […]

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Camp5 Schools Climbing Competition

Sixteen pupils from Years 7, 8 and 9 made their way to Kuala Lumpur for a day at the indoor ‘Camp5’ schools’ competition and a second day outdoor climbing at the Batu caves. On the first day at Camp5, the pupils were tested on both their bouldering and top-roping skills, taking on no less than five of […]

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World Scholars Club

Seventy-two pupils made the journey up to Kuala Lumpur on the 2nd March, to take part in the regional round of the World Scholar’s Cup. Well over 500 scholars had gathered to put their academic mettle to the test in four different events: debating, essay writing, the Scholar’s Challenge, and the Scholar’s Bowl.   After […]

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Magic Academy comes to Marlborough

On Thursday, 1st March, the Magic Academy visited Marlborough College for an exciting afternoon of coaching. The Magic Academy is made up of Russell Earnshaw (Ex England Performance and 7s coach) John Fletcher (Ex England U18 Performance coach) and Juan Gonzalez Mendia (England Pathway coach). All three coaches spent the afternoon coaching both the girls and boys in adaptive evasion games […]

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MCM University Fair 2019

Marlborough College Malaysia’s Hundred, Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth pupils were particularly fortunate to be visited by 65 university representatives from nine different countries, at this year’s University Fair held on Wednesday, 27th February. Indeed, pupils were able to ask questions and get key information from institutions from the UK (English, Scottish and Welsh universities), Australia, Canada, US, Switzerland, […]

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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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Straits Senior Netball Tournament

Saturday, 23rd February, saw Marlborough College Malaysia host the Straits Netball Tournament 2019. With seven schools attending and 20 teams competing, it was set to be an exciting, competitive day of netball. The U14 competition had only four teams, yet the round-robin tournament was fiercely fought with longer games allowing the girls to develop their […]

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MCM vs Tanglin Trust School Cricket Fixture

On Saturday, 23rd February, the Marlborough and Tanglin 1st X1 cricket teams met for the first of what we hope will become an annual fixture between the two schools. We were blessed with perfect conditions from the outset, with Tanglin electing to bat first in the 30 over match. Marlborough bowled with precision, particularly in […]

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CAS Group EAL Activity

Over the course of the year, our CAS group challenged ourselves by embarking on an EAL activity to teach members of the Estates Staff basic English phrases or words.  EAL stands for English as a Second Language and plays a huge part here at MCM. The interaction between the members of the Estate Staff, pupils […]

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Royal Support of Lee Hai Peng Art Exhibition for MCM Bursary Fund

Royal Support for Marlborough College Malaysia as it Launches Plans to Raise Bursary Funds for Malaysian Children ISKANDAR PUTERI:  Yayasan Warisan Johor will be the venue for a very special event on Thursday 21st February to mark the launch of Marlborough College Malaysia’s plans to raise funds to provide places for children from Malaysia at this prestigious school in Iskandar […]

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AIMS Secondary Orchestra and Choir Festival

A selection of MCM’s finest musicians joined over 150 musicians from five other schools belonging to the Association of Malaysian International Schools (AIMS) to take part in the first AIMS Secondary Orchestra and Choir Festival, held at the International School, Park City.  The festival was a wonderful experience for all involved, and pupils were put […]

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Straits Tennis Tournament

On Sunday 17th February, 42 young tennis players gathered on the first MCM Tennis Straits Tournament. Four teams competed, consisting of young athletes aged 9-17 from  MCM, UWC Dover, UWC East and Stanford American International School. Hats off to notable performances by 17U MCM tennis players, Freddie Patten and Hector Lim who were down 2-5 […]

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Johor Hockey Club Hockey Clinic

On Friday, 15 February, we invited Johor Hockey Club for a clinic with our aspiring hockey pupils and to take part in some mini challenge games and 7-a-side fixtures. The initiative was planned as a launch of hockey becoming a major sport in Season 3. We invited all age groups from the U9s through to the […]

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Walkabout Drawing Prize 2019

Fifteen young artists from MCM exhibited artwork in the first Walkabout Drawing Prize at the Redsea Gallery in Dempsey Hill, Singapore this week. Their impressive drawings won the earlier MCM competition which gave them this opportunity to see their work hanging in a professional gallery. The pieces were displayed with artwork by pupils from Tanglin Trust […]

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IB Music Recital

We were treated to an outstanding evening of music on Tuesday 12th February.  Two IB musicians from the Upper 6th performed music ranging from the lyrical melodies of Beethoven’s piano music, to the more experimental sounds of Bass Guitar music by Jaco Pastorius.  The IB Diploma Music programme requires pupils to be informed performers, demonstrating not only […]

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