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Reflective Garden

As part of the IB Diploma curriculum all pupils must meet certain requirements in regard to their CAS (Creativity, Activity, Service) or co-curricular experiences. One requirement is for a group to complete a collaborative CAS project. Pupils are encouraged to opt for service-based projects, often working within local communities. With this project the pupils developed […]

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Sixth Form Marlburian Event

On Saturday the Marlborough College Malaysia Sixth Formers gathered together in the Marlburian for the first formal supper of the Lent term. It was an excellent opportunity for day pupils and boarders to socialise, enjoy a delicious buffet and listen to some excellent entertainment (especially from Dr Tomlinson!) The Marlburian Committee, supported by Mr Hardee, […]

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Phoenix Rugby Sevens Match Report

On a blistering hot Singaporean morning, the MCM U18 sevens team arrived at UWC Dover for the annual Phoenix Sevens competition. Having finished 4th in the competition last year, playing above their age group, they were keen to improve on previous competition results. The MCM team was placed in a strong group, consisting of Black […]

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Carol Concert 2015

On Sunday 13th December, Common Room, parents, pupils and friends filled the Dining Hall for the College Carol Service. Before the celebration started we were treated to some beautiful music from the Wind Band, the String Quartet and the Choirs. The Master welcomed the congregation and explained the origin of the service of lessons and […]

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MCM’s third Christmas Fair

After early morning rain, the clouds parted for Christmas-like blue skies and sunshine all day. Parents, pupils and beaks arrived to be greeted by the aromas of freshly baked mince pies, traditional Christmas drinks, hot chocolate, cinnamon and spice wafting through the Fair. With Santa and his elves busy in the Grotto, parents and beaks […]

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Straits Touch Tournament 2015

It did not take long for Marlborough College Malaysia to identify that touch rugby provides a major source of sporting opportunity for girls in South East Asia. Over the course of the last three years, the College has integrated the fast-paced and strategic sport into the Games programme, both in the Prep and Senior schools. […]

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MC Squared Hospital Visit

On 5th December, the MC Squared team alongside Miss Helena and Mr Monk paid a visit to the Sultanah Aminah Hospital as part of charity service. If we had to summarise what the trip was about, here are the words I would use: toys, songs, and fun. These are our elements of entertainment, as we […]

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Singapore Duathlon 2015

The Singapore International Duathlon took place on Saturday 28th November. Jay Lilley (Shell), Chloe Robinson (Yr 7) and Alice Nicholson (Yr 6) took part in their respective age groups on the day. Jay had to run 1.5K, followed by 12K on the bike and a further 1.5K run to finish. The race distance is the […]

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Straits Rugby Tournament 2015

The perfect conditions and pristine pitches provided a suitable setting for the inaugural Straits Rugby Trophy. It may have been the first of its kind but the gritty determination of all participating teams produced a level of competitiveness that would be expected at a well-established tournament. The standard of rugby was impressive and games were […]

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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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Little Shop of Horrors

Director’s Comments I was so impressed with the cast on their opening night of Little Shop of Horrors. James Gibson carried the show, with a fantastically energetic performance of Seymour and magic was created when Georgie Lisle appeared with a performance of Audrey far beyond her years. These leads have immeasurable talent, providing the audience […]

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For the Love of Knowledge

Five of our Sixth Form pupils have successfully completed the online course Introduction to Philosophy run by the The University of Edinburgh through a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) provider, Coursera. With universities now offering versions of their courses online, a group of pupils were able to meet each week after school, guided by two […]

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FIT Asian All Schools Touch Tournament

Whilst the majority of the College community settled straight into a relaxing Exeat weekend from an early finish on Friday, the senior touch rugby girls were getting fired up to compete at the FIT Asian All Schools Touch Tournament on Saturday 21st November. This annual event attracts teams from across the region, including teams from […]

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‘IN’ Art Exhibition Australian High Commission Singapore

International, involved and inspired 4th November 2015 – 8th January 2016 ‘International, involved and inspired’, the aim of the exhibition is to showcase and share the incredible work created by pupils. This year MCM was invited to showcase artwork at the high profile ‘IN’ exhibition at the Australian High Commission in Singapore. This is the […]

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Sports Triangular with Dulwich and AIS

On Saturday 14th November, Dulwich College in Singapore hosted a ‘Sport’s Festival’ for pupils from Marlborough College Malaysia, the Australian International School, and Dulwich College, which are currently developing strong sporting relationships. The ‘triangular’ kicked off at 9.00am with 5-a-side Football, Rugby, and Netball and went through to the afternoon with Basketball and Ladies Football. […]

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Friendly Swim Gala

MCM hosted its first friendly Swimming Gala on Tuesday against local schools, Excelsior and Tenby. Marlborough gained an early lead due to their strength and control in the difficult stroke of butterfly. Backstroke and breaststroke followed and it was clear to see that all our pupils had grasped the importance of streamlining, which is taught […]

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Prefects’ Social

Last Saturday (14th November) marked the first annual Prefects’ Social, an event organised and executed by the Prefects of MCM for the Remove and Hundred. We decided upon the theme of ‘90s fashion’ and some pupils turned out in very impressive outfits with Ray in the Hundred winning the best dressed category! All in all […]

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Phuket BISP Soccer Sevens Tournament

The greatly anticipated annual Phuket football tour departed from Nusajaya on Thursday 6th November with eight teams, eighty excited pupils and ten brave Beaks. For the first year in Marlborough’s existence, the age of players ranged from nine to eighteen years old, making the College one of the very few international schools to compete in […]

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Remembrance Sunday Service at Kranji

A beautiful sunrise preluded a morning of contemplation and reflection as boarders and beaks rose before dawn to represent the College at today’s Remembrance Sunday Service at Kranji War Cemetery. Representatives from all faiths and denominations stood side by side in a poignant reminder of the sacrifices our forefathers made for our freedom and peace. […]

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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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