Sulawesi Relief Aid

I had been volunteering with Yayasan Project Karma in Indonesia since the Lombok earthquake on the 7th of August.  During the summer holidays we were there giving medical treatment, food and water.  One week after the earthquake we set up an emergency school for 400 students in different grades.  We have other programmes that will […]

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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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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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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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Founding Parents’ Reception

On a balmy evening on Thursday 7th June, the Master and Mrs Stevens hosted the first reception in the Master’s Lodge for the College’s Founding Parents. This special group of over 70 parents enjoyed reminiscing over images of the College’s development from Honan Ledang’s Palm Plantation , through its various stages of construction to the finished […]

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Year 8 End of Year Party

On Wednesday 21st June, while the volcano Kilauea was erupting on Big Island, Hawaii, our Year 8 celebrated their time in the Prep School by having their very own Hawaiian themed party in the dining hall. The pupils participated in a number of different activities and games from Mango Madness to Flip Flop Flinging. They enjoyed tropical drinks […]

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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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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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The Library Project

Last weekend, our CAS group consisting of 19 pupils were involved in the renovating of the library in the local village school, Sekolah Kebangsaan Sungai Melayu. In the planning stage, this involved long discussions about what the renovation would include and we decided to not only re-decorate the library itself but also replace their books […]

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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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Senior School Pancake Race

The Senior School Inter-House Pancake Race served up its annual dose of thrills and spills at lunchtime yesterday. This popular contest is split into two categories; Senior Girls’ Houses and Senior Boys’ Houses. Wallace was victorious in the girls’ race and Wills retained the boys’ title.

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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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Frugal Lunch

On Tuesday 6th March MCM will host the annual ‘frugal lunch’. The event involves the entire senior school partaking in a simple meal of soup and bread to raise awareness of the important issues of food wastage and world famine. Money saved from providing a simpler meal will be donated towards outreach general funds and […]

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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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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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