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Royal Johor vs MCM, Charity Polo Day 2014

On Sunday 8th June, by kind invitation of Her Royal Highness Raja Zarith Sofiah, Marlborough College Malaysia co-hosted an afternoon of Polo, in order to raise funds for the Malaysian Red Crescent Society. Over four hundred MCM parents and friends joined guests invited by Her Royal Highness and His Majesty, The Sultan of Johor, at […]

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2014 GCSE Design & Technology exhibition

This week saw the opening of the 2014 GCSE Design & Technology exhibition. The pupils responded to a wide range of design briefs including children’s night lights, waiting room tables and novelty nursery furniture. The projects make up 60% of the final grade at GCSE so are a vitally important component of the course. The […]

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MCM Bring Home the Silverware from KL!

Following an early 6am wake up call and an impressive buffet breakfast at the hotel, we arrived at the pitches full of anticipation for the day ahead. During the pool stages, the girls put in one fantastic performance after another and ended the morning’s play with 4 wins and 1 draw. Some powerful and accurate […]

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ACSIS Middle School Championships

Following a successful trip to the preliminary athletics meet at TTS in the Lent term, our U12 and U14 athletes were highly anticipating the ACSIS Middle School Athletics Championships. Over the last few weeks, many of the team had gone to great lengths in training before school and at lunchtimes, to ensure that they were […]

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Marlborough Miles 2014

The Marlborough Miles 2014 got off to a thunderous start. Many awoke to ominous, dark clouds and heavy rain which, although delaying the departure, did not dampen the enthusiasm of our ‘early starters’. A video message from the Master of Marlborough College UK, Mr Jonathan Leigh, gave us the final encouragement we needed as we […]

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MCM achieve IB accreditation

Marlborough College Malaysia received, in the first week of term, the splendid news that we had achieved accreditation from theInternational Baccalaureate Organisation to become an IB World School.  Having spent two years going through the rigorous and stringent process, this is a very pleasing result and much credit must go to Ms Bridgman (IB Coordinator), […]

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50 Ringgit Challenge

The RM 50 Charity Challenge is a fundraising race. In groups, pupils select a charity (Malaysia based) and then work together to raise as much money as possible over the term for their charity. They are given an initial sum of RM 50 which they have to use to generate more money. They tried lots […]

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Friends of MCM Singapore Quiz

Friday 25th April was a landmark occasion for Friends – the first social event held in Singapore. The scene was set: tables were laid, napkins crisply folded and waiters at the ready, in the iconic “Elizabeth Suite” at the British Club. All appropriately “British” including the stragglers from the downstairs pub at the British Club […]

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Tioman Diving Trip

On 29th March pupils and beaks from MCM started their adventure on the Tioman dive trip. This trip was an opportunity for students to become qualified open water divers. Many applied, and sixteen of us made it on the trip, which was organised by Miss Pyper, Miss Martyn-Fisher and Mr Statham. At 3am, sixteen sleepy […]

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ICT Competition

Before the Easter break, a competition was launched in which Senior School pupils could submit a short ‘How to guide’ relating to something innovative and useful with Technology. Pupils were incredibly creative and submitted entries that included ‘How to insert video in video using iMovie’ to using some of the hidden features in Google Docs. […]

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Tokyo Presentation

It may be a surprise for some that the College has a strong association with Japan and that Japanese pupils make up 3% of our pupil body. To further strengthen this happy association the Master and Mrs Pick visited Tokyo in the last week of the Easter holiday. The Master spoke at an event organised […]

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MCM to Visit Tokyo

MCM ns receiving increasing interest in the boarding opportunities available at the school and in response has held information sessions in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Vietnam. The Master and Mrs Pick will soon be hosting a reception in Tokyo. “The International Baccalaureate Diploma and Boarding at Marlborough College Malaysia: Experience for Life” presentation will take […]

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MetaSport Duathlon

On Sunday 16th March, forty three incredibly enthusiastic (though somewhat anxious) children from across the Prep School took part in the MetaSport Duathlon. This slightly strange-sounding sport involves a run, a bike ride, followed by a final run. It forms part of the ‘MetaSprint Series’ incorporating an Aquathlon last month and will be followed by […]

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Art Auction

The 2nd Annual Charity Auction took place at the College on Friday 14th March. For this event, which involved the vast majority of pupils in the school painting at least a brush stroke of paint on a form or year group canvas, thirty four wonderful pieces of art were created. These were auctioned for the […]

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Official Athletics Track Opening – Saturday 22nd February 2014

On the morning of 22nd February, over 400 budding young athletes descended upon the newly-built eight lane tartan track to take part in the ‘Official Athletics Track Opening’. With sport being so integral to the ethos of the College, it was wonderful to see such a strong turnout from both pupils and parents alike at […]

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Vietnam Presentation

The Master, Mrs Pick and Dr Sharp visited Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam over the exeat weekend to host a promotional event at the Park Hyatt hotel. A number of new boarders will join the College in September 2014 and Marlborough’s name is now recognised within another Asian country.

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IPSEF Conference, Kuala Lumpur

The Master chaired the third IPSEF Asia conference (International and Private Schools Education Forum) which was held in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday 12th and Thursday 13th March. The conference was attended by around 150 delegates bringing together educationalists from a variety of countries and different stakeholder groups. Top photo The Master with speaker John Morris, […]

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South East Asia Marlburian Club Dinner

This year, the South East Asia Marlburian Club dinner was hosted at Traders Hotel in Johor, Malaysia. The setting was beautiful with drinks taken before and after the event overlooking Puteri Harbour with the lights of Singapore in the distance. Traders put on a delicious meal which was much enjoyed by everyone. We had an […]

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Dan Hannan MEP Talk at MCM

On Sunday 2nd March, we were delighted to welcome Mr Dan Hannan, Member of the European Parliament and Old Marlburian, who gave a most interesting and articulate talk. After Marlborough College, Dan took a First Class degree in Modern History at Oxford. He was elected as the youngest member of the European Parliament in 1999. […]

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