Mike Gatting Cricket Clinic

On Saturday 17th March, the College was fortunate enough to receive a visit from ex-England Cricket Captain, Mike Gatting. Working alongside Sam and Jacqueline Yang, of the Yang Foundation, Mike is currently making his way across schools in South East Asia to deliver expert coaching clinics and promote cricket as a sport in the region. Both our Prep and Senior pupils were treated […]

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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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Straits Prep Netball Tournament

MCM hosted its second Straits Prep Netball Tournament on Saturday 10th March 2018. Netball has always been a strength at the College and after a successful season, the girls were looking forward to hosting schools from Johor, Singapore and China. Despite rainy conditions, the standard of netball was outstanding. The shooting was extremely accurate and […]

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Marlborough College Malaysia’s University Fair

Marlborough College Malaysia’s Hundred, Lower Sixth and Upper Sixth pupils were particularly fortunate to be visited by 54 universities and higher education institutions from nine different countries, at this year’s University Fair held on Wednesday 7th March. Indeed, pupils were able to ask questions and get key information from institutions from as far afield as […]

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GCSE Music Recital

The College community was treated to the second of the Senior School Music recitals of the Lent term on the evening of the 6th February. Twenty-two of the current Music GCSE pupils performed a programme of twenty-seven pieces to an audience which filled the LRC. The talent of the pupils was evident from the challenging […]

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IB Poetry Evening

The second annual IB Poetry Evening was both fun, creative and highly informative. The Lower 6th Literature and Performance group performed Carole Ann Duffy’s ‘Education For Leisure’, a disturbing, dramatic monologue based on a disaffected young person. Many of this year’s IGCSE anthology of poems were delivered through the medium of film such as Carolina […]

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MCM leads Professional Development with EdTech in the IB Diploma

Samuel Tapp, who is Head of Theory of Knowledge (TOK) and teacher of English at Marlborough College Malaysia, has been asked to author the TOK digital textbooks for the educational publisher Kognity, which supplies educational resources in over 70 countries. Kognity, a Swedish company, is pioneering the first generation of interactive digital textbooks in schools, […]

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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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Careers Fair

Our Hundred and Lower Sixth pupils were very fortunate to benefit from the experience and expertise of our 20 guest speakers at last Friday’s Careers Fair. The event began with a powerful Opening Address from Dr Marc Van Der Loo, CEO of Loola Adventure Resort, who spoke passionately about eco-tourism and sustainability. Pupils then participated […]

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India Day

On Friday afternoon the upstairs floor of the Priory building was transformed into a colourful ‘India’. This was a wonderful opportunity for Year 3 to experience local food, dance Bollywood style and create both rangoli and henna art.  We even experienced our own mini Holi festival and the children performed their own Indian style poemsHi from their weekly drama class.  This was […]

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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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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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Prep School Lunchtime Concert

This month’s Prep School lunchtime concert highlighted a number of our talented violinists, who together put on some great violin repertoire to entertain our pupils as they had their lunch in the dining hall. The class of 8HM also performed as a combined percussion ensemble, showcasing the practical skills they have been developing in their Music lessons so far in the Lent […]

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Dundee University Visit

On Friday 9th February the Lower Sixth Biology and Chemistry students were fortunate enough to experience the fun and interactive teaching of doctors and professors from both the School of Science and Engineering and the School of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee. The day began with a talk entitled “A new type of […]

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IB Music Recital

The IB recital has been one of the most anticipated events of the term so far. We are fortunate to have some outstanding musicians in our LVI and UVI years, and they did not fail to impress us this evening. The evening began with a gripping performance of Sungha Jung’s ‘Flaming’ played on the acoustic […]

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Sungai Melayu Music Workshop

On Tuesday, 6th February, pupils involved in Outreach hosted 19 pupils from Sungai Melayu for a music workshop, in what has now become a yearly event. This year, we were given the opportunity to devise and create music using various tuned and untuned percussion instruments, working on call-and-response rhythms and simple chord progressions. The morning’s […]

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Visits From Leeds and Keele Universities

Budding MCM engineers and physicists were fortunate to have an Engineering Lecturer from the University of Leeds, Dr Benjamin Chong, deliver a lecture at MCM this week in the Marlburian Sixth Form Centre. Dr Benjamin delivered a lecture on Power Electronics: An Interdisciplinary Area of Electronic & Electrical Engineering”, which is closely linked to his […]

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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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Lower Prep Centre Stage Showcase

On the morning of Tuesday 6th February, parents gathered in the Prep School library to be regaled by our pupils currently undertaking the Trinity Drama & Speech course, who together put on a wonderful repertoire of spoken word. The subject matters at hand for the morning ranged from the whimsical to the poignant, including a […]

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