Lectern Club

Based on the theme ‘For the Greater Good’, the first Lectern Club of the academic year took place on Monday, 15th October, at the Master’s Lodge.  Following the usual format, the Master and Mrs Stevens, Mrs Eaton-Jones, Mrs Davies, Mr Calverd and invited Sixth Form guests were treated to six excellent speeches interspersed throughout a […]

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Straits Football Tournament 2018

On Saturday, 13th October, MCM hosted the Straits Football Tournament for U16 and U18 boys and girls.  Much time had been spent training and selecting the squads in preparation for this important event.  Fourteen visiting teams arrived for an 8.30am kickoff. The level of the girls’ competition was excellent at the tournament.  All female footballers […]

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MCM Rocks

The theme for the 2018 Rock Show was that of Grunge.  The genre which dominated the musical tastes throughout the 1990s is still influencing the music of today, and the impact of this was clearly evident through the performances of more than 120 Marlburians representing every year group of the Senior School, as well as […]

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Clifford Chance Touch Tournament 2018

This weekend the U10, U12, U14 and U16 Touch Rugby girls travelled over to Tanglin Rugby Club (TRC) in Singapore to play their first tournament of the school year. After a very early start and a thorough warm up, all players were raring to go despite the scorching temperatures.   I thought that we were […]

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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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Hundred IGCSE Drama Showcase

The first IGCSE Showcase of the year was performed by Hundred pupils last week, demonstrating outstanding collaboration skills and true understanding of the nature of ensemble work.  Both evenings gave the pupils the chance to shine on stage, and they tackled a range of play scripts using sensitivity and creativity.  They have made incredible progress […]

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Senior School Lunchtime Concert

The first lunchtime concert of the academic year took place today in the Morris Gallery. There was a healthy amount of support for the six Senior School pupils who performed. We were treated to Chopin’s ‘Grande Valse Brilliante’ which had been performed at the Johor Bahru piano festival only last weekend; ‘Sunrise on the Matterhorn’ […]

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Marlborough, UWC Dover and ISKL Football Tournament

Last weekend was very busy for Marlborough sport with 12 matches being played against UWC Dover and ISKL.  Overall, there were 120 pupils involved in the fixtures, which was great to see at the College.  The Marlborough coaching team have placed a huge emphasis on fatiguing opposition defences and playing positive football in the opposition’s […]

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Instrumental Music Lesson Taster Evening

Wednesday 29th August 2018 saw an Instrumental Music Taster Evening take place in the Green Hall in the Pre-Prep School. The Taster Evening gave pupils the chance to try out a number of musical instruments: they could then see which instrument appealed to them most, with a fantastic range on offer. Pupils were able to […]

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Lower Sixth Core Weekend

At the start of this academic year, as Lower Sixth students we felt quite intimidated by the idea of IB, unsure of what to expect.  However, we were fortunate enough to depart on a short trip known as the Core Weekend.  This weekend was intended to introduce us to the Core requirements of the IB […]

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World-beating IGCSE results at Marlborough College Malaysia

Marlborough College Malaysia has announced yet another set of outstanding IGCSE results with most grades being at A/A*.   One pupil achieved an exceptional 11A* grades, with three more achieving 10A* and a further three achieving 9A* grades; impressively, 58% of all grades were at A* or A. Over 93% of the grades awarded were at […]

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2018 IB Diploma Results

Sixth Form pupils at Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated their excellent IB Diploma Programme results on 6th July. Two of the college’s senior prefects achieved near perfect scores of 43 points, while 17% of their fellow students achieving 39+, compared with a world average of only 5% who achieve within this top band. Overall, Marlborough College […]

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Prize Day 2018

Around 800 people attended this year’s Prize Day, in the Wykeham Hall, which was resplendent with floral decorations and glittering cups and awards, marking the formal end to the 2017-18 academic year. Council members, parents and friends were treated to performances from the College Orchestra, the Preparatory School Chamber Choir and Orchestra and a wonderful […]

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World Scholar’s Cup 2018

You may have noticed that a few of your friends were missing for a week in June. This is because we had the amazing opportunity to go to the World Scholars Cup KL Global Round. This was the next step after the highly successful regional round, also in KL, back in March. At regionals, we […]

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House Challenge

This year’s House Challenge Final took place in Assembly on 13th June between Wills and Honan. Wills had vanquished Thompson and Steel on their route to the Final, while Honan defeated the might of Munawir Hill and the smarts of Sheppard. The format was simple: each team were asked 30 questions with correct answers scoring […]

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MC2’s Shoe Collection Appeal

For the past couple of months MC2 has asked parents and pupils to donate trainers and football shoes and the response has been overwhelming. Last Sunday, 3 June, MC2 visited the SK Ladang Pandas School in Gelang Patah where the shoes were handed over to some very excited children. They have a field behind their school […]

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Butoh Fu: ‘Pop-up’ theatre event

On Friday, 25th May, the Lower Sixth IB Theatre class created a special ‘pop-up’ theatre event in the College’s Reflective Garden at midday. Pupils have been studying Butoh, a form of Japanese Dance Theatre which is often known as a ‘Dance of Darkness’.  Through a series of workshops they have developed their own practice and created this piece, ‘Untitled’, drawing from their collectively written Butoh […]

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Royal Wedding Supper

Best of British in Iskandar, Malaysia! A traditional British boarding school could hardly allow the royal wedding to pass unnoticed and, despite the 7,000-mile distance between MCM and Windsor, Marlborough celebrated the event in style. The boarding community came together for a special supper and pupils enjoyed traditional fayre, including fish and chips, English trifle […]

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The Leavers’ Ball

For the first time in the College’s short history, the Leavers’ Ball this year was brought into the heart of the College campus. The Wykeham Hall was transformed into a wonderful ballroom and it made a most fitting venue to celebrate with the Upper Sixth pupils, their parents and beaks as they completed their school […]

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Prefect Supper

The Master and Mrs Stevens hosted MCM’s twelve new Prefects at the Master’s Lodge, followed by dinner in the main school. The new Prefects have been selected following applications and an interview process. The dinner is a way of thanking them for their commitment. The Prefects were joined by members of SMT and HMs. At the […]

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