Boarders “Nations Day” Assembly

On Thursday, 18th October, the whole boarding community gathered in the Wykeham Hall for an early celebration of Nations Day. The assembly was organised to: Encourage companionship, compassion and conversation; Celebrate the rich and diverse community that is our home; and Help cultivate a positive mindset so we all benefit from a happiness advantage. All […]

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Inter-House Singing Competitions

The annual inter-House singing competitions took place last Tuesday, and they certainly did not fail to impress.  Taking place in the Wykeham Hall, these competitions proved to match the grandeur of their setting without any problem.  Every member of the assembled audience felt sorry for this year’s adjudicator, Peter Huang from the Singaporean A Cappella […]

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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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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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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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Taylor House and Iskandar House Barbecue at the Lodge

The Taylor House Barbeque was amazing. There were many different choices of food at the Barbeque such as burgers, coleslaw, fish fillets and many more, as well as beverages like Coke. We had a great meal with the Headmaster and many of the beaks. After eating the delicious meal we went on to the grass […]

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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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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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Lectern Club: Tempus Fugit

Apposite to the season, the theme for the final Sixth Form Lectern Club of this academic year, held on Tuesday 15th May, was Tempus Fugit – time flies. With the Upper 6th completing the last of their IB exams, it was left to the Lower 6th to pick up the baton of all the evening’s […]

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Munawir Hill Toastmasters

At Munawir Hill, we strive to create a balanced, happy and creative life for all the boys within a homely setting. The Munawir community encourages the building of self-confidence in a supportive environment, and personal growth through rewarding experiences amongst friends. With all of the above in mind, we looked to create a similar version […]

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Sixth Form Ball

After months of meticulous planning, on the 24th of March the Marlburian Committee hosted MCM’s first ever Sixth Form ball. With over a hundred guests, the event was a huge success and everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly. The theatre was decorated with gorgeous fairy lights, billowing sheets of fabric and glittering trees, which set the mood […]

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Marlborough Miles 2018

On Friday, 23rd March, Marlborough College Malaysia held its annual whole school charity event: Marlborough Miles 2018. This year’s theme was ‘The Great Escape’ with Prep and Senior School Houses challenged to outrun one another from court. At 8.45am, all pupils, parents and beaks gathered on court to hear the Master ring the siren marking […]

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MCM Triathlon

Sunday, 18th March, saw the second occurrence of the MCM Triathlon with nearly 450 pupils, beaks, parents and external athletes taking part in age groups ranging from Under 6 through to Under 18 for the pupils as well as an open age category. The event meant that the MCM campus again came into its own, […]

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Lectern Club – A Cut Above

On Tuesday 13th March, 14 very elegantly dressed ladies and gentlemen from the Sixth Form arrived at the Master’s Lodge accompanied by Mrs Tennant and Mr Shaw, looking equally distinguished, to participate in the second Lectern Club of the Lent term.   The theme for the evening, ‘A Cut Above’ inspired six very impressive and individual contributions.  […]

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Junior Boarders’ Barbecue and Ceilidh

Iskandar and Taylor Houses were joined by the Wills House Shell to celebrate the end of the first half of the Lent term with a barbecue and ceilidh in Wykeham Hall.  Mr Anderson was the caller for the evening offering expert instructions on the structure of the dances and somehow managing to keep the dances […]

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Lectern Club

On Tuesday evening (23 January) six courageous young men and women from the MCM Sixth Form, each accompanied by a Sixth Form guest together with Mr Eatough and Ms Bridgman, joined the Master and Mrs Stevens as they launched MCM’s Lectern Club at the Master’s Lodge, with the theme ‘If I ruled the world…..’ Proceedings […]

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Carol Service 2017

On the evening of Sunday 10th of December the College community gathered in Wykeham Hall to celebrate the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, heralding the advent of Christmas with readings about the nativity and hearty congregational carol-singing. The traditional format of the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols presented the opportunity for both Senior […]

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