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House Harmony and House Shout Competitions

The completion of the first half of Michaelmas is celebrated with two musical competitions, the House Harmony and the House Unison Song Competition, also known as the House Shout. The Harmony was a closely contested affair with our distinguished adjudicator, Ms Kim Kelly, finding it challenging to find the winner. In the end, Wallace, the […]

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Beagle Hash October 2014

It was a fine exciting day at MCM as the pupils and beaks were preparing to take part in this year’s first Beagle Hash. After extensive preparation from the hares (WJS, Joe Kenny Tipton, Billy Buddell) it was time for them to lead the new Beagle Hashers through what would be a memorable experience. Following […]

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Design and Technology Skype Interview

On Wednesday 8th October the Lower Sixth Design & Technology IB students were lucky enough to interview over Skype the former CEO of Interface Flooring, John Walker. Interface are a pioneering carpet tile manufacturer that led the way in sustainable production techniques over 25 years ago. Under John’s leadership, they changed from a highly polluting […]

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The First Cricket Match at MCM

Although attracting marginally fewer spectators than the Ryder Cup, the eagerly anticipated Common Room Prep v Senior cricket match, the first game to be played on the XI, took place on Friday 26th September. The Senior Common Room took the honour of batting first and sent out Captain Cole alongside the swashbuckling Salt who, in […]

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Another MCM pupil with a clean sweep of A*s

After IGCSE exam results are published in August, surprising results can be challenged through a process known as Enquiry Upon Results. Edward Chai’s surprising result was an ‘A’ in Economics, which following an enquiry has now been raised to an A*! This completes his set of perfect A* grades in all subjects. Congratulations to him.

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Lower Sixth Baristas

The Lower Sixth gents of Munawir Hill were the first to learn all about coffee on the inaugural MCM barista course, held at Monsta café last weekend. Revealing his passion for the stuff, owner Uncle Feng had the boys tasting and appreciating the finer points of espresso coffee without so much as a pause. The lesson […]

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Shell Trip Kota Tinggi

On a breezy Saturday morning, the Shell boarders went to the Mawai Family Camp in Kota Tinggi. We were warmly welcomed by the staff when we arrived at the camp after a tiring two hour bus ride. We were given no time to get settled as we were immediately taken to play ice breaking games […]

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Theory of Knowledge Weekend to Desaru 2014

Over the course of 13th and 14th September we were immersed in the world of Theory of Knowledge (ToK) by our wise ToK beaks: CEMR, RAC, DJG and LWGW. We were shown a new way of thinking about virtually anything, from deeply philosophical ideas to the mundane statements made and heard during the course of […]

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Start of Term September 2014

The College opened for the Michaelmas term on Monday 1st September 2014 to welcome new members to the boarding community. Wills House, named after Reginald Francis Wills (OM B1 1935-39), a senior boys’ house, opened its doors for the first time, with Mr Scott Hawthorn as the Housemaster. There are now 186 boarders at the […]

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2013-14 IGCSE results

The College is delighted to announce excellent examination successes in the recently released IGCSE results. From our initial Remove cohort in August 2012, plus a number of pupils who joined in the Hundred, we were thrilled with the level of attainment from a non-selective entry. Two pupils achieved 9A* grades and two others 8A*s, with […]

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Prize Day 2014

The second Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on the final morning of term. The day started with an early morning thunder storm and torrential rain but, thankfully, had completely blown over by the time the seven hundred attendees arrived for the event in the sports hall. Mr John Manser, Chairman of Council, and […]

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The Warisan Johor dancers vist MCM

The Warisan Johor dancers and musicians visited the College and gave two performances to packed audiences in the Drama Hall on Wednesday 11th June. Presenting a number of traditional Malaysian dances, those present witnessed athleticism, co-ordination, precision and skilful dancing delivered at a fast and furious pace in beautiful costumes, which resulted in rapturous applause […]

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ACSIS Middle School Championships

Following a successful trip to the preliminary athletics meet at TTS in the Lent term, our U12 and U14 athletes were highly anticipating the ACSIS Middle School Athletics Championships. Over the last few weeks, many of the team had gone to great lengths in training before school and at lunchtimes, to ensure that they were […]

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Marlborough Miles 2014

The Marlborough Miles 2014 got off to a thunderous start. Many awoke to ominous, dark clouds and heavy rain which, although delaying the departure, did not dampen the enthusiasm of our ‘early starters’. A video message from the Master of Marlborough College UK, Mr Jonathan Leigh, gave us the final encouragement we needed as we […]

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MCM achieve IB accreditation

Marlborough College Malaysia received, in the first week of term, the splendid news that we had achieved accreditation from theInternational Baccalaureate Organisation to become an IB World School.  Having spent two years going through the rigorous and stringent process, this is a very pleasing result and much credit must go to Ms Bridgman (IB Coordinator), […]

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50 Ringgit Challenge

The RM 50 Charity Challenge is a fundraising race. In groups, pupils select a charity (Malaysia based) and then work together to raise as much money as possible over the term for their charity. They are given an initial sum of RM 50 which they have to use to generate more money. They tried lots […]

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Tioman Diving Trip

On 29th March pupils and beaks from MCM started their adventure on the Tioman dive trip. This trip was an opportunity for students to become qualified open water divers. Many applied, and sixteen of us made it on the trip, which was organised by Miss Pyper, Miss Martyn-Fisher and Mr Statham. At 3am, sixteen sleepy […]

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Art Auction

The 2nd Annual Charity Auction took place at the College on Friday 14th March. For this event, which involved the vast majority of pupils in the school painting at least a brush stroke of paint on a form or year group canvas, thirty four wonderful pieces of art were created. These were auctioned for the […]

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Official Athletics Track Opening – Saturday 22nd February 2014

On the morning of 22nd February, over 400 budding young athletes descended upon the newly-built eight lane tartan track to take part in the ‘Official Athletics Track Opening’. With sport being so integral to the ethos of the College, it was wonderful to see such a strong turnout from both pupils and parents alike at […]

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U16 Rugby Victory SAS v MCM

After a successful win against UWC East, Marlborough College’s U16 team was to face the Singapore American School. After a lengthy warm up, the match kicked off and it soon became clear that Marlborough were in for a very physical game. The SAS forwards enjoyed playing a very direct and hard-hitting game. They constantly tested […]

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