Singapore Admissions Evening at Eden Hall

It was wonderful to meet many prospective and current parents at the Singapore Admissions Evening on Wednesday 5th September, at Eden Hall the residence of the British High Commissioner. The British Council’s Director of Education, Mr Shabir Aslam welcomed guests before the Master, Mr Alan Stevens, spoke about the benefits of a Marlborough College day […]

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Prize Day 2018

Around 800 people attended this year’s Prize Day, in the Wykeham Hall, which was resplendent with floral decorations and glittering cups and awards, marking the formal end to the 2017-18 academic year. Council members, parents and friends were treated to performances from the College Orchestra, the Preparatory School Chamber Choir and Orchestra and a wonderful […]

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Founding Parents’ Reception

On a balmy evening on Thursday 7th June, the Master and Mrs Stevens hosted the first reception in the Master’s Lodge for the College’s Founding Parents. This special group of over 70 parents enjoyed reminiscing over images of the College’s development from Honan Ledang’s Palm Plantation , through its various stages of construction to the finished […]

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House Challenge

This year’s House Challenge Final took place in Assembly on 13th June between Wills and Honan. Wills had vanquished Thompson and Steel on their route to the Final, while Honan defeated the might of Munawir Hill and the smarts of Sheppard. The format was simple: each team were asked 30 questions with correct answers scoring […]

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Year 8 End of Year Party

On Wednesday 21st June, while the volcano Kilauea was erupting on Big Island, Hawaii, our Year 8 celebrated their time in the Prep School by having their very own Hawaiian themed party in the dining hall. The pupils participated in a number of different activities and games from Mango Madness to Flip Flop Flinging. They enjoyed tropical drinks […]

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Creative Music Workshop

More than 120 pupils in the Prep School between Years 6 to 8 participated in a large-scale creative music workshop led by acclaimed workshop leader, Filipe Sousa. In these sessions, pupils were given the opportunity to write their own music before performing it in front of an audience as part of a large ensemble.  This then […]

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The Jungle Book

On the 12th and 13th of June, the jungle took over the theatre at Marlborough College Malaysia as a cast of twenty-one Year 7’s and 8’s dazzled the school with their production of The Jungle Book. The production was a playful take on the classic Rudyard Kipling novel, with a healthy dose of everyone’s favourite […]

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Prep School Music Recital June

The evening of Thursday, 7th June, saw performers take to the Wykeham Hall stage for the last Prep School recital of the academic year. Both the Chamber and Pre-Prep choirs also performed, the former having just returned from a successful performance tour in Hong Kong. The Pre-Prep choir capped off a very busy inaugural year […]

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Butoh Fu: ‘Pop-up’ theatre event

On Friday, 25th May, the Lower Sixth IB Theatre class created a special ‘pop-up’ theatre event in the College’s Reflective Garden at midday. Pupils have been studying Butoh, a form of Japanese Dance Theatre which is often known as a ‘Dance of Darkness’.  Through a series of workshops they have developed their own practice and created this piece, ‘Untitled’, drawing from their collectively written Butoh […]

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Royal Wedding Supper

Best of British in Iskandar, Malaysia! A traditional British boarding school could hardly allow the royal wedding to pass unnoticed and, despite the 7,000-mile distance between MCM and Windsor, Marlborough celebrated the event in style. The boarding community came together for a special supper and pupils enjoyed traditional fayre, including fish and chips, English trifle […]

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The Leavers’ Ball

For the first time in the College’s short history, the Leavers’ Ball this year was brought into the heart of the College campus. The Wykeham Hall was transformed into a wonderful ballroom and it made a most fitting venue to celebrate with the Upper Sixth pupils, their parents and beaks as they completed their school […]

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Prefect Supper

The Master and Mrs Stevens hosted MCM’s twelve new Prefects at the Master’s Lodge, followed by dinner in the main school. The new Prefects have been selected following applications and an interview process. The dinner is a way of thanking them for their commitment. The Prefects were joined by members of SMT and HMs. At the […]

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MCM piano competition 2018

The fifth MCM piano competition gave us an evening of wonderful music performed by four of our most talented pianists.  The repertoire served a range of tastes: Chopin’s ‘Ballade No.1 in G Minor; Op.23’, Brahms’ ‘Rhapsody No.2 in G Minor, Op.79’; Debussy’s ‘Doctor Gradus Ad Parnassum’; and Gershwin’s three ‘Preludes’ kept the audience intently engaged […]

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Lectern Club: Tempus Fugit

Apposite to the season, the theme for the final Sixth Form Lectern Club of this academic year, held on Tuesday 15th May, was Tempus Fugit – time flies. With the Upper 6th completing the last of their IB exams, it was left to the Lower 6th to pick up the baton of all the evening’s […]

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GCSE Art Exhibition

The GCSE Art Exhibition opened on Thursday, 10th May, in the Morris Gallery. Our 31 young artists were very well supported by the many parents, beaks, visitors and pupils who came to view their impressive artwork. They have worked hard over the past two years and confidently talked to their audience about their different ideas […]

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‘Night at the Oscars’ Ball

Saturday 5th May saw the fifth annual Ball for Friends of MCM, held for the first time within the College campus in the Wykeham Hall. Thanks to Leisure Farm’s generous donation, we managed to transform the school hall into an elegant, glitzy, Hollywood ballroom. Guests strolled along the red carpet in an array of sequins […]

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The Design and Technology Exhibition 2018

Friday, 27th April, saw the first Design and Technology Exhibition to be hosted at MCM, with pupils celebrating their achievements with an array of practical displays and portfolio work for visitors to enjoy. Projects from Year 5 to Year 13 transformed the Morris Foyer and learning spaces, with felt monsters, foosball tables and thirty-three IGCSE […]

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M-Factor – Pre-Prep Talent Show

On Friday, 27th of March, the Pre-Prep had their annual talent show and this year it was appropriately known as the ‘M-Factor’.  All of the houses were represented in true style, with a large variety of performances. Tap dancing, singing and Kung Fu were just some of the talents demonstrated during the hour-long show.  Having […]

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Sixth Form Ball

After months of meticulous planning, on the 24th of March the Marlburian Committee hosted MCM’s first ever Sixth Form ball. With over a hundred guests, the event was a huge success and everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly. The theatre was decorated with gorgeous fairy lights, billowing sheets of fabric and glittering trees, which set the mood […]

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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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