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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Straits Cricket Tournament

Last weekend MCM hosted the Senior Straits Cricket Tournament, which brought together the best cricket-playing schools in the Johor area. The MCM team was incredible with the bat, precise with the ball and energetic in the field. The players won all four of their games comfortably, taking the overall title. It is extremely encouraging to […]

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Straits Senior Netball Tournament

Last weekend MCM hosted the inaugural Senior Straits Netball Tournament, which brought together the best schools from Johor and Singapore, producing a unique and exciting competition. All the MCM teams competed with grit and determination, turning out some fantastic performances against strong opposition. We very much look forward to welcoming all teams back again next […]

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Empowering Women: a Visit by Her Excellency Vicki Treadell

Since November 2017, Marlborough College Malaysia has been offering a six-session programme entitled ‘Leadership for Young Women’. Aimed at Sixth Form boarding girls, the programme focuses on developing self-awareness and the soft skills that will help the girls fulfill their potential as leaders both within the College and in life after school, whether that be […]

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House Dance Competition

On Wednesday, 21st March, Senior School pupils and Beaks were treated to an array of eight group dance performances during Assembly. This year’s House Dance theme was “Fairy-tales: a break with tradition”, with each Senior School House given a different fairy-tale on which to base a dance. Pupils were tasked with choreographing and performing, along […]

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IB Visual Art Exhibition 2018

The IB Visual Art Exhibition opened on Tuesday, 20th March. It is an outstanding show and the eight talented artists should be congratulated on their fantastic artwork. Each young artist has curated their own space following a focused theme, communicating powerful issues to the audience through a wide range of media from painting to digital […]

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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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Narnia

March 14th-16th brought a real sense of magic to the College as Senior Drama pupils delighted with a type of theatrical experience not seen at MCM before.  Audiences were treated to a fast-paced promenade journey transporting them as evacuees from the World War II tea party held at court, through a blackout shelter and train station, […]

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IB Drama Showcase

On the evening of the 8th March an invited audience was treated to an exceptional display of acting talent as the IB Theatre classes from both the Upper and Lower Sixth performed their collaborative pieces of original theatre. All work produced had been created by the pupils themselves, focusing on the four key roles of […]

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Prep School Lent Term Music Recital

On the evening of Monday, 19th March, more than 110 pupils from the Prep School ranging from Years 3 to 8 went on the stage and performed at the Lent term music recital, showcasing a wide repertoire ranging from Schumann to Adele. Three different form classes also each presented an ensemble piece, a culmination of what they have been working on during their Music […]

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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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