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Prize Day 2014

The second Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on the final morning of term. The day started with an early morning thunder storm and torrential rain but, thankfully, had completely blown over by the time the seven hundred attendees arrived for the event in the sports hall. Mr John Manser, Chairman of Council, and […]

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The Warisan Johor dancers vist MCM

The Warisan Johor dancers and musicians visited the College and gave two performances to packed audiences in the Drama Hall on Wednesday 11th June. Presenting a number of traditional Malaysian dances, those present witnessed athleticism, co-ordination, precision and skilful dancing delivered at a fast and furious pace in beautiful costumes, which resulted in rapturous applause […]

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ACSIS Middle School Championships

Following a successful trip to the preliminary athletics meet at TTS in the Lent term, our U12 and U14 athletes were highly anticipating the ACSIS Middle School Athletics Championships. Over the last few weeks, many of the team had gone to great lengths in training before school and at lunchtimes, to ensure that they were […]

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Marlborough Miles 2014

The Marlborough Miles 2014 got off to a thunderous start. Many awoke to ominous, dark clouds and heavy rain which, although delaying the departure, did not dampen the enthusiasm of our ‘early starters’. A video message from the Master of Marlborough College UK, Mr Jonathan Leigh, gave us the final encouragement we needed as we […]

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MCM achieve IB accreditation

Marlborough College Malaysia received, in the first week of term, the splendid news that we had achieved accreditation from theInternational Baccalaureate Organisation to become an IB World School.  Having spent two years going through the rigorous and stringent process, this is a very pleasing result and much credit must go to Ms Bridgman (IB Coordinator), […]

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50 Ringgit Challenge

The RM 50 Charity Challenge is a fundraising race. In groups, pupils select a charity (Malaysia based) and then work together to raise as much money as possible over the term for their charity. They are given an initial sum of RM 50 which they have to use to generate more money. They tried lots […]

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Tioman Diving Trip

On 29th March pupils and beaks from MCM started their adventure on the Tioman dive trip. This trip was an opportunity for students to become qualified open water divers. Many applied, and sixteen of us made it on the trip, which was organised by Miss Pyper, Miss Martyn-Fisher and Mr Statham. At 3am, sixteen sleepy […]

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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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