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 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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Hong Kong Music and Drama Performance Tour

On the early morning of Saturday, 26th May, thirty-nine pupils set off for Hong Kong on a five-day music and drama performance tour. On offer was a thoroughly diverse itinerary, which included workshops on stage combat and African drumming and a theatre visit to watch the Tony Award-winning musical Evita. The highlight of the tour […]

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Bronze International Award – Final Expedition

Last month (April 2018) nine pupils and two beaks set out in the early morning to go to Kota Tinggi to complete this year’s Bronze International Awards expedition. The expedition requires pupils to be self-sufficient and camp in the wilderness for two days and one night on top of a mountain range. Pupils had been […]

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Oceanic Awareness: Rawa Island

On the 27th of April, two of the Lower Sixth CAS groups embarked on their project weekend to Rawa. The purpose of the trip was to carry out surveys to collect data based on the overarching theme of the CAS projects, which was Oceanic Awareness. During our three days in Rawa we were treated to […]

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KL Tigers Touch Tournament Success

On Friday, 20th April, the under 18 Touch Rugby girls travelled up to KL for the KL Tigers Touch Tournament at Epsom College. We started the day with a game against the KL Tigers, narrowly losing 2-1. However, the girls used this loss as a learning experience and were able to take what they learnt […]

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Art and Design Technology Trip to Ho Chi Minh City

On 26th to 29th January, a group of fifteen LVI and UVI IB Art and Design Technology pupils were taken to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, by Mr Holden and Mrs Prime to visit some of the many factories and cultural highlights of this fascinating city. Day 1: Square Roots – Furniture Factory Square Roots is a design & manufacturing […]

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THIMUN Trip to The Netherlands 2018

Model United Nations (MUN) has been going from strength to strength in recent years at MCM. After two appearances at THIMUN (The Hague International Model United Nations) Singapore, over the past two years, the MCM MUN group joined the highest level of the event in January 2018, with our first attendance at the THIMUN Conference […]

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British International School Phuket Soccer Sevens

The British International School of Phuket Soccer Sevens is always the highlight of the school’s football season, with 8 teams from U11 to U18 competing in one of the largest tournaments in Asia. With teams from all over the continent, the competition is always fierce but the environment supportive, enabling players to develop considerably over its […]

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Prep School Outreach Trip to the Calvary Victory Centre

On Tuesday, 14 November, singers from the Prep School Treble Choir spent the morning at Calvary Victory Centre in Skudai as part of their MCM Outreach activity. Calvary Victory Centre (CVC) is a specialist education and training centre that caters to individuals living with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Staff and volunteers at CVC run and […]

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Theory of Knowledge – Trip to Desaru

On the first weekend of Michaelmas Term, the Lower Sixth departed for a residential trip to Desaru on the south-east coast of Johor. The objective of the outing was not only to help our cohort bond and relax before the school year commenced in full swing, but also to introduce to us what makes the […]

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Music Outreach Trip to SK Ladang Pendas

Musicians from the Treble Choir had a superb time today, performing for pupils at Sekolah Kebangsaan Ladang Pendas. After putting on a 30-minute programme consisting of choral pieces and solo performances, pupils from both schools then participated in a joint music workshop led by staff from the Music department in the Prep School. SK Ladang […]

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World Scholars Cup – Johor Round

For almost every MCM pupil, it was our first ever time participating in the World Scholar’s Cup (also fondly known as WSC!) so we hadn’t much of a clue in terms of what sort of scene to expect when we stepped into the theatre/dance studio after arriving at Raffles. Upon entering, the first thing we […]

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Phuket BISP Soccer Sevens Tournament 2016

Eighty pupils from across the Prep and Senior Schools descended upon the British International School Phuket to represent the College in the annual Soccer 7s tournament. After paying respect to the late Thai King, the games got underway early on Friday morning and the majority of our eight teams made a positive start. The teams […]

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Psychology Trip to Reading University

On Friday 11th November, aspiring Psychology pupils visited Reading University in the hope of gaining some insight into what a Psychology degree may entail. Upon arrival, we were welcomed by a PhD Psychology student, Ellie, who guided us through the Psychology laboratories and equipment. We were shown some of the latest Psychology apparatus, including an […]

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Kranji Remembrance Service Singapore

Sunday 13th November saw the annual Kranji Remembrance Service held in Singapore, attended by boarders and beaks of MCM. Despite the need for a very early start, the Marlborough community arrived at the Kranji War Memorial to see the combined choirs of Dulwich, Tanglin and Marlborough College, accompanied by the Marlborough string quartet, sing at […]

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MCM US Universities Trip

Whilst most in the Marlborough family were enjoying a well-deserved rest after a long first half of the Michaelmas term, 39 students and 4 members of Common Room made their way to the West Coast of the United States to visit a few Universities and soak up the sights of California. Despite Typhoon Haima setting […]

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Prep School Music Tour to Melbourne

The Prep School embarked on its inaugural Music tour to Melbourne over the half term break last month. It was a 5-day itinerary of performing and sight-seeing, and the group was made up of 36 singers and instrumentalists ranging from Year 5 to Shell. Over the course of the tour, the Choir performed at St […]

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Theory of Knowledge – Trip to Desaru

On the first weekend of the Michaelmas Term, the Lower Sixth departed for a residential trip to Desaru on the south-east coast of Johor. The objective of the outing was not only to help our cohort bond and relax before the school year got into full swing, but also to introduce to us what makes […]

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Bronze International Award Expedition

On Saturday we set off on our Bronze expedition at Gunung Panti. We did some orienteering before stopping for lunch. We then headed up the mountain, an hour in it started to pour with rain. Despite this we continued to press on and continued walking. As we ascended the mountain it gradually got steeper and […]

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