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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 […]

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House Matches April 2016

The third and final House Matches of the year were another great success. All teams were out representing their Houses in a friendly but also competitive nature. British sports being played in beautiful sunshine is a real treat and the standard of sport made it even sweeter. The accuracy of shooting in both netball and […]

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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. […]

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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. […]

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A New Garden!

Large sunflowers, butterflies, dragonflies and grasshoppers have suddenly appeared on the green panels near the Lower Prep School. The design was inspired by Year 3 and 4 pupils’ creative drawings of plants. Twelve drawings were selected, scanned and turned into huge vinyl stickers, giving a bright new look to the panels. Congratulations to all the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Plans for New Prep School Building Unveiled

Friends of MCM held their coffee morning today in the Marlburian. A display of the plans for the new Prep School building had its first viewing and the Master talked us through the concepts and ideas behind the planning. These plans will shortly be on display in the Prep School reception area. Parents enjoyed homemade […]

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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 […]

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Prep School Music Recital

On the evening of Thursday 3rd March the LRC was transformed into an intimate performance space where pupils from various ages across the Prep School were given the chance to share their musical progress on stage for their friends, family and beaks. This term’s Music Recital saw 26 soloists and two choirs perform a wide […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Model United Nations KL2016

On 19th February, Marlborough’s Model United Nations team, alongside Ms Galstaun and Mr Gamble, travelled to Kuala Lumpur for the 2016 KLMUN conference at Garden International School. Despite having a few bumps preceding the conference, the conference was truly an eventful experience. Participating in MUN has been such an advantage for us delegates. MUN has […]

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KL Saracens International 10s Tournament 2016

The KL Saracens Rugby Tens Tournament brings together the best rugby clubs and schools from around the South East Asia region. Teams travel from across Malaysia, from Singapore, the Philippines, Hong Kong and New Zealand. The competition is always ferocious and there is rarely, if ever, an easy game. However, MCM have enjoyed success previously […]

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Art Stage 2016

On Thursday 21st January, the GCSE and IB art pupils went to Art Stage Singapore in Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre accompanied by several members of staff. The Expo featured 170 galleries from 33 countries and 30 global cities. The theme of the Art Expo this year was “We are Asia”. We arrived at Marina […]

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Friends of MCM Golf Day 2016

Sunday 31st January saw the second Friends of MCM Golf Day for parents and teachers at the picturesque Palm Resort Golf and Country Club. Thankfully, after all the storms we’ve had recently, the weather was perfect, although many of the players were dodging the sunshine and hiding their sunburn from the rugby tournament the day […]

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Model United Nations at MCM

Sunday 31st January marked the College’s inaugural Model United Nations event. Almost fifty Delegates, six Chairs, and Common Room gathered for a day of diplomacy, debate, and political intrigue. As Co-Chair of the conference’s United Nations Climate Change Committee (UNCCC), I was relieved to see that I was not the only one who was nervous […]

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The Straits 10s Rugby Tournament

Marlborough College Malaysia hosted its second International Rugby 10s competition on Saturday. This year forty-five teams from all over Singapore and Kuala Lumpur arrived bright and early to engage in a wonderful day of competitive matches. The eight immaculate pitches mirrored the high standard of rugby. The spectators observed the U10s learning and competing (some […]

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