Prize-Day-2015-16-07

Prize Day 2015-16

The annual Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on Saturday 2nd July. Zachary See began proceedings with an outstanding rendition of Chopin’s Étude Opus 10, no 1 which set the tone for the morning. HRH Tunku Ali Redhauddin ibni Tuanku Muhriz gave his first speech as Chairman of Council not only suggesting, in reference […]

Read More
STEM-Days-03

STEM Days

One hundred and fifty-eight Shell and Remove pupils were off their normal post examination timetable on Thursday 23rd and Friday 24th June to participate in MCM’s first STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) days. Competing in mixed year groups of four, they engaged in everything from building wind turbines, to deciphering location codes in a […]

Read More
Bronze-International-Award-Expedition-13

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 […]

Read More
Prefects'-Dinner-2016-06

Prefects’ Dinner 2016

On Wednesday 25th May, the newly appointed prefect body, along with their accompanying beaks and HMs, were invited to the Prefects’ Dinner by the Master. It was a wonderful event with delicious food and great company. Alasdair Mann and Iman Faruki gave excellent speeches and the dinner was concluded by the Master on the theme […]

Read More
Invitational-Tournament-May-2016-03

Invitational Tournament May 2016

On Saturday 21st May 2016 Marlborough College Malaysia hosted its second Invitational Tournament. The relationship between British International Schools is growing stronger and this was the third tournament this year. In November Dulwich (Singapore) hosted, Epsom had the honour during the Easter term and Marlborough finished the year with six different competitions running. We were […]

Read More
Master's-Invitational-Dinner-04

Master’s Invitational Dinner

On Friday 20th May, we bid ‘Au Revoir’, or perhaps more appropriately ‘Jumpa Lagi’, to members of the Upper Sixth year group; the first leaving cohort from Marlborough College Malaysia. The forty-one leavers have been at the top of the school for their entire time at the College. They were the first group to take […]

Read More
GCSE-Art-and-Design-Technology-Exhibition-06

GCSE Art and Design Technology Exhibition

Our first GCSE Art and Design Technology Exhibition opened on Tuesday 17th May at 7.00pm in the Morris Foyer. It was a particular pleasure to be able to share the GCSE Artwork with parents, Common Room, visitors and pupils who were happy to view the work after an inspiring welcome from the Master. We are […]

Read More
MCM-Tennis-Victory-05

MCM Tennis Victory

Marlborough College Malaysia were victorious at the weekend, winning the final of the Lacoste Junior Team Tennis League in the U17 B division. The team, led by their coaches Yannick and Martina, competed over 7 weekends in Singapore. Playing 4 singles and 2 doubles each week against other teams from various schools and clubs at […]

Read More
Shakespeare-Demystified-The-Merchant-of-Venice-16-British-International-School-Johor Bahru-Malaysia-08

Shakespeare Demystified: The Merchant of Venice

On Wednesday evening the College welcomed the ‘KL Shakespeare Players’ to perform ‘Shakespeare Demystified: The Merchant of Venice’ – a simplified, abridged version of the infamous, classic Shakespeare play, which would usually be nearly three hours long. What was so unique about this performance was not just the quality of acting, but how it was […]

Read More
Piano-Competition-01

Piano Competition Final 2016

The final of the Piano Soloists Competition took place on Friday 29th April. Six of the College’s pianists played pieces which even the judge, Dr Christine Tan – a lecturer at the Institute of Music at UCSI University, Kuala Lumpur – labelled as extremely challenging. The talent displayed was outstanding, and the competition extremely tight. […]

Read More
IGCSE-Drama-Showcases-2016-03

IGCSE Drama Showcases 2016

The final GCSE Drama exams were held on Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st April. It was wonderful to see such a large cohort of pupils performing this year, all of whom had clearly worked very hard to put their pieces together. Each play was written, either in part, or in its entirety, by the pupils. […]

Read More
Prefects 2016 – 17

Prefects 2016 – 17

Marlborough College Malaysia appointed its second cohort of Prefects, who will take over the excellent work of the first Prefects at the start of the Summer term 2016. In last year’s news item it was mentioned that readers should follow the news page in a century’s time to discover the story of each of the […]

Read More
Lent Term Beagle Hash

Lent Term Beagle Hash

After a jam-packed week at school, a group of enthusiastic boarders gathered together to take part in the ‘Beagle Hash’; a mixture of a traditional Marlborough College event and a cross-country run which has its roots in Kuala Lumpur. We walked to the beautiful local jungle from the school gates. From the starting point, we began […]

Read More
Straits-Cricket-Tournament-16-British-International-School-Johor Bahru-Malaysia-01

Straits Cricket Tournament

On Saturday Marlborough College Malaysia hosted the inaugural Straits Cricket Trophy with six teams competing in a six-a-side cricket tournament. The standard of cricket played throughout the day was outstanding and the eventual winners were the Singapore Cricket Club A team who were undefeated on the day, despite being run very close by Marlborough’s first […]

Read More

Australian New Zealand University Fair

On Tuesday 8th March, a group of eager Sixth Formers attended the Australian and New Zealand University Fair at KSL Hotel in Johor Bahru. With over thirty universities from the region attending, including the top eight Australian and New Zealand universities, the event was not to be missed. Arriving at 3pm, the Sixth Formers, accompanied […]

Read More
Visit-by-Her-Excellency-Vicki-Treadell-British-International-School-Johor Bahru-Malaysia-04

Visit by Her Excellency, Vicki Treadell

Sixth Form University and Careers Fair – 25th and 26th February 2015 On Friday 26th February, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted Her Excellency, Vicki Treadell, the British High Commissioner to Malaysia, for the annual Sixth Form University and Careers Fair. Our Sixth Form pupils were invited to hear Her Excellency talk about the importance of aiming […]

Read More
Kota-Tinggi-IGCSE-Geography-Field-Trip-British-International-School-Johor Bahru-Malaysia-08

Kota Tinggi IGCSE Geography Field Trip

This weekend Marlborough College Malaysia IGCSE Hundred (Year 11) pupils embarked on an insightful and educational fieldtrip to the region of Kota Tinggi in Malaysia, northeast of Nusajaya as part of a vocational research education, which will be hugely beneficial for their upcoming exams. Marlborough College Malaysia, partnered with Ecofieldtrips Pte Ltd, a Singaporean-based company […]

Read More
Clifford-Chance-Touch-Tournament-British-International-School-Johor Bahru-Malaysia-02

Clifford Chance Touch Tournament

Thankfully the hazy days are but a distant memory (for now) and the postponed TRC Clifford Chance Touch Tournament was able to go ahead without disruption on Sunday 28th February. MCM entered 5 teams and represented in U10, U12, U14, U16 and U18 categories. A number of U13 girls from the College also represented club […]

Read More