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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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MCM Art Auction 2016

The fourth Marlborough College Malaysia Art Auction took place on the evening of Thursday 17th November and was very well attended by parents and Common Room. This regular MCM event, where artworks created by pupils in each year group are auctioned in aid of charity, combines many aspects of what the College is all about; […]

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Friends of MCM Christmas Fair 2016

The Friends of MCM Christmas Fair, sponsored by Leisure Farm, was held on Sunday 20th November. The Prep School looked spectacular with all the Christmas decorations and the atmosphere was jolly, with the festive tunes adding to the fun at the official start of the Christmas season at MCM. The Prep School was packed with […]

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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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Appointment of New Master

After an extensive and exhaustive process, the Marlborough College Malaysia Council has unanimously decided to appoint Mr Alan Stevens as Master of Marlborough College Malaysia, succeeding Mr Robert Pick.   Alan, together with his wife, Heather, will join Marlborough College Malaysia ahead of the Michaelmas Term of 2017 from Barnard Castle School, an HMC (Headmasters’ […]

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‘IN’ Exhibition 2016

The opening of the ‘IN’ Art Exhibition on Tuesday 15th November at the Australian High Commission was a wonderful occasion and an amazing opportunity for our young artists. We had great support from parents and Common Room and I would like to thank all those who were able to attend. Fifteen of our artists represent […]

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Saints Sevens Tournament

The Saints Sevens is an annual tournament that brings together all the best local and international schools in Singapore, along with a handful of exceptional schools from other South East Asian countries. The competition, as well as the conditions, are testing and we knew the U14, U16 and U18 teams would be stretched throughout. However, […]

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Careers Talk with Sarita Singh from Google

At lunchtime on Friday 11th November, the Sixth Form had the opportunity to attend a talk given by Sarita Singh, the Head of Retail Operations for Google’s hardware devices business in Asia Pacific. She describes her role as working ‘with device manufacturers, telecommunications carriers and large retailers across the region to bring Google’s Android and […]

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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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Prep School Music Recital Michaelmas Term

This term’s Music Recital took place under sunny skies as pupils, parents and beaks gathered at the Drama Hall Courtyard for an afternoon of choral music, violin duets, drum and bass rhythms and more. The Melbourne Tour Choir, back from the Music Tour over the half term holiday, opened the first half of the recital […]

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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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Straits Football Trophy 2016

On Saturday 15th October, the College proudly hosted twenty visiting teams from Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and the local Johor region for the Straits Football Trophy. Four full-sized grass pitches saw a remarkable 46 matches across the three tournaments: U16 boys, U18 girls and U18 boys, which ran simultaneously. The level of play was highly competitive […]

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Talk: University of the Arts, London (UAL)

The Art department recently welcomed Aries Chan, a representative from the University of the Arts, London (UAL). Aries gave a talk to fifty interested artists from Remove to Upper Sixth about art degrees, careers, portfolios and what to expect at an interview. She spoke about the importance of the art foundation course, which is not […]

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Art Trip to the Singapore Tyler Print Institute

On Wednesday 29th September we were lucky enough to visit the Singapore Tyler Print institute. We saw an exhibition, toured a workshop and had the opportunity to create etchings with aquatint. We arrived as a Japanese artist named Shinro Ohtake was exhibiting his work and we had a tour around many of his pieces; it […]

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Science workshops with Sungai Melayu School

On Monday 10th October, we were lucky enough to have 20 pupils from Sungai Melayu School join our Year 7 classes for some Science workshops. Mrs Tomlinson and the other Science beaks organised the session so that the MCM pupils were able to become teachers for the morning. Our pupils taught the visiting pupils skills […]

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MCM Rocks! The Beatles

Saturday 1st October saw the second MCM Rocks! concert take to the stage. The Beatles themed concert was a great success, with over fifty pupils performing to a packed Drama Hall. The concert began with an arrangement of ‘Help!’ sung by the College Choir and accompanied by the College Orchestra, who then went on to […]

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Clifford Chance Touch Rugby Tournament 2016

Five Marlborough teams attended the annual Clifford Chance Touch Trophy on Sunday 25th September, during the Exeat weekend. The U10 girls finished 2nd in a closely matched final against SCC; the U12s secured 3rd place and the bronze medals in a category with 9 teams; the U14 girls also finished 3rd and received medals in […]

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Outreach – St Christopher’s

St Christopher’s is part of the Outreach team and is a Service programme where Marlborough College Malaysia students visit a nearby church, St Christopher’s, and teach English to the local children there. The activities include reading, writing and playing games through the English language. Every week we come up with a general theme and the […]

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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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