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Art Auction

The 2nd Annual Charity Auction took place at the College on Friday 14th March. For this event, which involved the vast majority of pupils in the school painting at least a brush stroke of paint on a form or year group canvas, thirty four wonderful pieces of art were created. These were auctioned for the […]

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Official Athletics Track Opening – Saturday 22nd February 2014

On the morning of 22nd February, over 400 budding young athletes descended upon the newly-built eight lane tartan track to take part in the ‘Official Athletics Track Opening’. With sport being so integral to the ethos of the College, it was wonderful to see such a strong turnout from both pupils and parents alike at […]

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U16 Rugby Victory SAS v MCM

After a successful win against UWC East, Marlborough College’s U16 team was to face the Singapore American School. After a lengthy warm up, the match kicked off and it soon became clear that Marlborough were in for a very physical game. The SAS forwards enjoyed playing a very direct and hard-hitting game. They constantly tested […]

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Robotic Club

Last week saw the start of the newly-formed Robotics Club. The students will be taught how to build and program robots using Lego Mindstorm kits. Whilst learning how to make their robots perform different tasks they will be taught about gears, mechanisms, servos and sensors…in fact a whole range of new skills! The course is […]

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The Christmas Carol Service

On Sunday 8th December, Common Room, parents and pupils filled the Sports Hall for this celebration. The Venerable Edward John, Archdeacon of Johor Bahru welcomed the congregation before everyone stood to sing Once in Royal David’s City. A special thank you to Miss Pyper for her work with the Senior Choir and Orchestra and to […]

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Senior School Division Swimming Gala

The last Tuesday of term saw the Senior School take to the water in the first annual ‘Marlborough College Malaysia Senior School Division Swimming Gala’. With over one hundred and seventy pupils battling it out in twenty-four individual events and four, four-man relays against their opposing Divisions, the competition was fierce. This was matched by […]

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Advent Beagle Hash

After a week of planning, it was time for the hares (Tim Wu-Murphy, Omar Mourad, Ary Hashim, Bryan Loo, Mr Nicholson, Mr Harkins and Mr Walters) to lead a group of students and beaks on an adventure in a jungle opposite Southampton University. The day before the Hash, the hares made a few adjustments and […]

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Model United Nations

Marlborough College Malaysia has offered an exciting new activity this year to its pupils, known as Model United Nations (MUN). Open to Senior School pupils aged 14+, pupils are asked to be representative delegates of countries in a simulated United Nations debate. Each pupil is also allocated to a committee such as Human Rights Committee […]

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Footloose the Musical

Last week, Shell’s production of ‘Footloose’ was performed to parents and pupils over three days. Although having to sacrifice some lunchtimes and after-school free time for the rehearsals, we got to know each other better and, though it was tough at times, we had fun. Special credit must go to Miss Pyper and Miss Cowley, […]

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ACSIS X Country Championships U12 & U14

On 13th November, the MCM U12 and U14 runners arrived at Tampines Bike Park for the annual ACSIS Middle School X-Country Championships. LFS played host to the event and welcomed the fifteen competing schools into the grounds and immediately under the shaded area. Temperatures soared above 30 degrees centigrade and the air was thick with […]

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Design & Technology Trip to Southampton University Malaysia Campus

On Monday 11th November the Design and Technology students from Remove and Hundred were taken on a trip to The University of Southampton’s Malaysia campus in Educity, Iskandar. After an introductory talk by Professor John McBride about studying Engineering at Southampton we were taken on a tour of the Engineering Department. This included a brief […]

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U14 Running Report 6th Nov

With the long anticipated ACSIS Running Championships only a week away, the MCM U14 squad travelled to their last friendly on 6th November, for some final race preparations. The friendlies throughout the season have not only been an excellent way of keeping our runners on track and fit for competition, they have also provided valuable […]

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U19 Cross-Country Championships

On 30th October, five dedicated senior runners sacrificed the last day of their half term break to attend the ACSIS U19 Cross-Country Championships at Pasir Ris, Singapore. The 5km race for both boys and girls was gruelling in the heat and humidity. Runners from the eleven competing schools were clearly pushed to their limit, which […]

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House Shout 2013

The Marlborough House Shout took place on the final evening of the half term before a full house in the drama theatre. Taylor House began the proceedings and performed ‘Demons’, a somewhat dark song by Indie Rock band Imagine Dragons. The tonal quality of the performance was most impressive and the piano playing of accompanist […]

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U14 Rugby Team Win Singapore Cricket Club Qualifying Tournament

The U14A team bounced back from a difficult weekend at the Centaurs Tournament to win the qualifying tournament for world-renowned Singapore Cricket Club Sevens. The team won games against UWCSEA Dover, Australian International School and Tanglin Trust School on their way to the overall win. The victory against Tanglin Trust School was particularly sweet considering […]

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Centaurs Rugby Tournament

The U16s went into the Centaurs Rugby Tournament with a little anxiety. New players, others who were out of age group for our normal school fixtures and games to be played on an astro-turf all contributed to a sense of something new and potentially special. The College was not disappointed. Mr Walters Master ic Rugby […]

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U14 Rugby Tanglin Trust School v MCM

The U14A rugby team played in their first game of the ACSIS league this week and despite a brilliant performance lost 19-12. The U14A side dominated possession and territory; they were camped on the Tanglin try line multiple times in the game but were held out by a brave Tanglin defensive effort. The team will […]

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U14 Rugby UWCA East v MCM

MCM Win 41-5 On Tuesday the U14 rugby team travelled to UWCA EAST in Singapore. The match started with an early try from Joe O’Connor on the switch. Within the first quarter of the match we were three tries up and looking good. Just before half time we had a catalogue of errors to give […]

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Magellan Beagle Hash

After weeks of planning, the day prior to the event arrived and the hares (Adam Wright, Alec Hewison, Tim Wu-Murphy, Rory Tan, Mr Nicholson and Mr Harkins) set out on an adventure through the plantation, to set the trail for our fellow boarders to follow. We used both red and yellow tags and shredded paper […]

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Rugby U14 v SMK Kangkar Pulai and Bandar Baru

The U14 Rugby side played against the SMK Kangkar Pulai and Bandar Baru in a game that was split across three thirds. Marlborough came out convincing winners at the end of the game with a score line of 31 – 5. Although this was a good victory it was the performance that underpinned the victory which […]

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