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 […]

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Straits 10s Tournament

On Saturday, 26th January, the annual Straits 10s Tournament was held at Marlborough College Malaysia. With six different age groups on show the competition was fierce with some outstanding rugby being played. The U10s age group was our youngest, yet it made for some compelling viewing. The Marlborough team performed extremely well winning all six of […]

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Burns Supper

On Saturday 26th January the inaugural celebration of Burns Night for boarders in Marlborough College Malaysia. Robert Burns was a Scottish poet and lyricist who is widely regarded as the national poet of Scotland. His birthday, 25th January, is a day to celebrate his works and enormous contribution to Scottish literature such as the famous poem Auld Lang Syne. […]

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Pupil Councils

Over the course of last week, we have had 4 meetings in which the pupils from Prep School and Senior School have engaged in discussions on making the college even better for them. These meetings have been: Day Food Committee (focusing on how we improve our lunchtime options over the 4-week cycle). Made up of representatives […]

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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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MCM Walkabout Drawing Prize Exhibition

An impressive exhibition of the 140 entries to our first Drawing Competition at MCM opened on Wednesday, 23rdJanuary, in the Morris Gallery. The outstanding drawings are from talented Year 6 to Upper Sixth pupils.  The drawings are in a wide range of media and have been inspired by observation. We were delighted that so many […]

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Senior School Chinese New Year Assembly

On January 23rd, the Senior School assembly celebrated Chinese New Year. The pupils participated in a range of Chinese cultural performances. To open the assembly a traditional Chinese instrument, a Guzheng, was played by Annca Zhang (Remove). Six Shell girls performed a song called “Dong Xi” followed by an uplifting performance of The Kungfu Fan […]

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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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Lectern Club

On Monday, 21st January, the Master and Mrs Stevens, Mr Gibbon (HM of Wills) and invited Sixth Form guests,  were treated to another superb evening of speeches and fine dining.  The topic for the night was ‘Bah humbug’ inspired by the Charles Dickens character Scrooge’s view of the Christmas season.  Zahra Ahmad Nazhri (Steel) opened […]

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IB Solo Theatre Pieces

Last week, in the Drama Hall, invited audiences were transfixed by the exceptional standard of performances produced by the IB Theatre Arts Upper Sixth pupils during Thursday and Friday lunchtimes. These performances make up the practical element of their IB Solo Theatre Pieces, which are original works that have been conceived, developed and performed by […]

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Afternoon Tea with the Master and Mrs Stevens

One of my favourite occasions is having a very traditional Afternoon Tea with a three-tiered cake stand laden with tempting goodies washed down with refreshing cups of hot tea.  So, it was with great pleasure that the Master and I welcomed our hard-working College Prefects on Friday, 7th December, and our well-deserving Prep School Merit […]

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Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

On Sunday 9th December in the evocative chill of the air conditioning, the Wykeham Hall assumed a festive air with traditional decorations, the promise of mince pies and mulled wine. A packed congregation joined over 100 boys and girls from the College’s choirs and orchestras as Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated its Festival of Nine Lessons […]

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Straits 7s U18 & U16

On the 8th December, we hosted our prestigious Straits Cup Rugby Sevens at U16 and U18 levels. Teams from all over the region entered the tournament, making it one of the biggest school boy competitions in Southeast Asia. Our new look 1st team displayed great perseverance and commitment to the Marlborough cause, even though they […]

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A Christmas Collection

December 5th, 6th and 7th saw the sparkle of Christmas arrive in the Theatre with a special Collection of Christmas themed pieces last week. Audiences were taken on a theatre journey through Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ and Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’, to a modern day game show highlighting the pitfalls and difficulties when families meet over […]

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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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Christmas Fair 2018

The Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia Christmas Fair 2018, held in the Wykeham Hall in the Prep School building on Sunday, 2nd December, was buzzing with activity.   The Hall was transformed into a fabulous gift shop with over 55 vendors selling an array of international goods and festive treats.  We were lucky to have […]

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Straits Touch Tournament

This weekend we invited 40 teams to the Marlborough College Straits.  The day was a huge success with Marlborough entering a record nine teams into the tournament. Notable mentions should go the U16s who finished runners-up in the Cup after a fantastic performance in the semi-final, beating UWC East 2-1. The 2nd team won the […]

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Friday Night Lights

On Friday, 30th November, the MCM U18 basketball team took on our neighbours, Raffles American School, in a ‘Friday Night Lights’ event. Although the team have had some preseason friendlies, this was the first official match of the season and the U18s took the opportunity by the reigns. Marlborough started off with the defensive rigour that […]

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Marlborough College Malaysia Charity Art Auction 2018

The fifth Charity Art Auction at MCM was held on 29th November, exploring the theme ‘Cultural Connections’, in celebration of the diverse and international nature of our College with 43 different nationalities represented.  Together, our young artists from Pre-School to Upper Sixth, beaks and support staff contributed to the wonderful exhibition of paintings on the […]

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