Prep School Chinese New Year Extravaganza

On Friday, 1st February, the Prep School was treated to a festive Chinese New Year extravaganza. Our wonderful comperes Amy Carrington and Sammy Patten demonstrated their excellent languages skills as they introduced each performance in both Mandarin and English. The Pre-Prep kicked off the programme with some delightful Chinese New Year songs – ‘well done’ to all our young singers. Some […]

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Audience with Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah, Permaisuri Johor

On Saturday, 19th January, the Master and Mrs Stevens, accompanied by Mrs Sally Smart, Director of Admissions, Mr David Glynn, Deputy Head Academic, Mrs Lucy Prime, Head of Art and Mr Greg Holden, Housemaster of Thompson, had the honour of being invited to have an audience with Her Majesty Raja Zarith Sofiah, Permaisuri Johor.  A […]

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Welcome Coffee Morning

On Tuesday, 15th January, Friends held their Welcome Coffee Morning in the Green Hall at Pre- Prep.  It was a great start to the New Year with our theme ‘Fabulously Fit’. We were privileged to have supporting us many businesses from the local community in the field of Health and Fitness. It was lovely to […]

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Boarding Schools Association Conference

For the third consecutive year Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM), in partnership with the Boarding Schools Association, hosted a two-day conference for boarding staff. The conference gave staff the opportunity to share best practice in boarding and to develop skills and understanding on the pastoral issues facing boarding schools throughout the world. There were around 50 […]

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Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols

On Sunday 9th December in the evocative chill of the air conditioning, the Wykeham Hall assumed a festive air with traditional decorations, the promise of mince pies and mulled wine. A packed congregation joined over 100 boys and girls from the College’s choirs and orchestras as Marlborough College Malaysia celebrated its Festival of Nine Lessons […]

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Straits 7s U18 & U16

On the 8th December, we hosted our prestigious Straits Cup Rugby Sevens at U16 and U18 levels. Teams from all over the region entered the tournament, making it one of the biggest school boy competitions in Southeast Asia. Our new look 1st team displayed great perseverance and commitment to the Marlborough cause, even though they […]

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A Christmas Collection

December 5th, 6th and 7th saw the sparkle of Christmas arrive in the Theatre with a special Collection of Christmas themed pieces last week. Audiences were taken on a theatre journey through Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ and Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’, to a modern day game show highlighting the pitfalls and difficulties when families meet over […]

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Christmas Fair 2018

The Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia Christmas Fair 2018, held in the Wykeham Hall in the Prep School building on Sunday, 2nd December, was buzzing with activity.   The Hall was transformed into a fabulous gift shop with over 55 vendors selling an array of international goods and festive treats.  We were lucky to have […]

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Straits Touch Tournament

This weekend we invited 40 teams to the Marlborough College Straits.  The day was a huge success with Marlborough entering a record nine teams into the tournament. Notable mentions should go the U16s who finished runners-up in the Cup after a fantastic performance in the semi-final, beating UWC East 2-1. The 2nd team won the […]

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Marlborough College Malaysia Charity Art Auction 2018

The fifth Charity Art Auction at MCM was held on 29th November, exploring the theme ‘Cultural Connections’, in celebration of the diverse and international nature of our College with 43 different nationalities represented.  Together, our young artists from Pre-School to Upper Sixth, beaks and support staff contributed to the wonderful exhibition of paintings on the […]

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Council Meeting

Marlborough College Malaysia’s governing body, the Council, has marked the centenary of the end of World War I, calling to mind the 749 Old Marlburians who were lost and those who suffered in subsequent conflicts. Council member, Mr Tom Kirkwood, read his poem, “East and West,” which he composed for the occasion. Tunku Ali and […]

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KL Tigers Rugby Training Workshop

On Saturday, 3rd November, we hosted KL Tigers for a start of the season training workshop with matches. The whole day was designed to get the children onto the pitch and, for some, have their first taste of rugby this season. The staff were excellent, helping the children and coaching throughout the day. MCM had […]

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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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Science Week

Science Week has been packed full of exciting activities. It kicked off with a Year 8 break out activity on the human body. The  Year 7s problem solved to make a chemical clock and the  Year 6s were crime scene investigators to piece together the clues to ‘Who killed Mr  Anderson?”.  Year 5s enjoyed a rather wet trip to LEGOLAND to […]

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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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U12 & U 14 Rugby 7s Straits Tournament

This weekend the U12 and U14 Rugby teams competed in our annual Straits 7s competition against schools from across South East Asia.  The standard across both age groups was extremely high with excellent skill and creativity on display. After a great start, the U12 boys qualified for the semi final against ARPG Wildcats. However, although […]

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CIS Swimming Gala

On Saturday, 15 September, MCM welcomed the Canadian International School, Singapore for our first Swimming Gala of the year. The warm up saw more than 60 children in the pool aged from under 8 up to 14 years. The atmosphere was relaxed and friendly with many spectators on the pool side. Marlborough performed well, especially […]

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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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