Friends of MCM Christmas Fair

This year the Friends of MCM Christmas Fair was held in the new Prep School building and it was absolutely buzzing with activity.  The Wykeham Hall was transformed into a fabulous gift area with over 50 vendors selling an array of international goods and festive treats. Children were entertained with horse riding, sumo wrestling, archery […]

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Remembrance Day service Kranji

The boarding community, Common Room and MCM families joined, dignitaries, military personnel and religious leaders at Kranji War Memorial for the annual Remembrance Day service, where members of the College choir performed alongside choirs from Dulwich College Singapore and Tanglin Trust. This is a key event in the College calendar, and a time for reflection and remembrance […]

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House Shout 2017

The House Shout for the boarding houses becomes more impressive every year.  In fact, this year, the Prep School Houses of Iskandar and Taylor were so incredibly impressive that they tied, another first for the singing competitions at MCM!  The songs performed by Iskandar and Taylor were Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’, and Imagine Dragon’s ‘Thunder’ respectively. […]

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House Harmony Competition 2017

The House Harmony is a competition for the eight Senior Houses.  This year the competition was held in the Wykeham Hall, the main hall in the new Prep School buildings.  The event was a spectacular demonstration of phenomenal talent and imagination, and despite very tough competition, Steel House won the Harmony cup for the first […]

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Inter-House Table Tennis Tournament 2017

For the past three years Wills House has hosted an Inter-House Table Tennis Challenge open to all boarders from the four senior Houses.   This year, the matches have been played after supper, during Studies, in Wills House Common Room since early September. The four best players from each House have battled it out in a […]

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My Beagle Hash Experience

I volunteered to do the beagle hash with a friend from Munawir Hill, called Rafiq. We weren’t sure what to expect, but after the week of prep and doing the event we decided that we had clearly made a good decision! Dr Hakimi had kindly made the Hash tags in the Munawir colours and Mr […]

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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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MCM Defy Gravity – Bouldering Competition 2015

After a comprehensive readjustment of the bouldering wall, we were excited to launch MCM’s first ever Senior Bouldering Competition. Pupils had one hour to attempt 20 different routes or ‘problems’ ranging in difficulty and on walls that varied from vertical to completely overhanging. Scores were determined using a points-based system depending on whether each problem […]

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House Harmony and House Shout 2015

The House Harmony and House Shout competitions took place just prior to the half-term break. We were fortunate to be joined for both events by Mrs Fiona Knight-Lucas who proved to be an excellent adjudicator. The Harmony consisted of the six Senior Houses with the competition taking place during Senior School assembly. Thompson set the […]

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Sunday Speaker Jason Fox

It was a privilege to have Mr Jason Fox, commercial airline pilot for Singapore Airlines, deliver an engaging Sunday Talk on his life as a pilot. He stressed the importance of regular training, Mathematics for making quick calculations, English for clear communication, and an excellent study ethic to help pass the difficult examinations to qualify. […]

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Maiden Flight of the ‘Marlborough Belle’

Sunday was the highlight of the year for the MCM RC Flying Club. After painstaking and detailed assembly in the workshop by our club members, our trainer aircraft, the ‘Marlborough Belle’ was finally ready for its test flight. We were delighted to see it take off, complete a few laps of the flying circuit and […]

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Dr. Raphael Funwa Iluyomade – African Stories and Critical Questions

Dr. Raphael graduated in Philosophy and pursued further degrees in Nigeria before obtaining his Ph.D at the National University of Singapore. He currently lectures at Raffles Institution. In his spare time Dr. Raphael is active in developing educational opportunities in Nigeria. Dr. Raphael provided his audience with a most interesting insight into the value of […]

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Sunday Speaker – Mr Ben De Haldevang

Mr Ben De Haldevang gave a very enlightening talk this morning, particularly for those ignorant of jazz. He highlighted the Basin Street Blues classic from its origins in the deep South of USA in the 1920s through its metamorphosis by Louis Armstrong, a bleaker Miles Davis version, all the way to James Morrison’s incredible performance […]

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Sunday Speaker – Adrian David Cheok

Adrian David Cheok, who is setting up a new research lab in Iskandar, treated the boarders to an excellent Sunday morning talk. He spoke about research in human-computer interfaces and developing new types of communication environments using all the senses, including touch, taste, and smell. One of the innovations was clothing that could reproduce a […]

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Junior Boarders’ Kota Tinggi Trip

At 4.30pm on Friday 16th January, 42 eager and excited junior boarders departed the Marlborough campus prepared for what was to be a brilliant weekend away in Kota Tingii. Upon arrival at the Kulum Eco Trail site the boarders met their activity coordinators, were swiftly organized into their dorms for the weekend and sent out […]

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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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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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Iskandar and Taylor Trip to the Felda Residence

On Friday 19th September at 2.00pm Iskandar and Taylor set off for a weekend of fun and adventure. Spirits on the bus were high and singing commenced. We were not disappointed when we arrived two hours later. The pool was great and we could see the sea. First we went to our rooms to organise […]

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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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