Spotlight On: The Beagle Hash

Last Friday saw another Beagle Hash take place as participants ran a very soggy race around the College ground and nearby plantation.  But how did this MCM tradition start? And where did it get its name? In this week’s Spotlight we take a closer look at this well loved College event. What is the Beagle […]

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Beagle Hash Lent Term 2024

On Friday 12th January, Court was transformed into a hub of house spirit as pupils gathered for the inaugural Beagle Hash of 2024. This occasion held a special significance as, for the second time in Beagle Hash history, there were 220 taking part including a large contingent of day pupils.  The additional support was warmly […]

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MCM shortlisted in Tes Awards for International Schools 2024

We are delighted that Marlborough College Malaysia has been shortlisted as a finalist for two awards in the first ever Tes Awards for International Schools. These awards highlight the most outstanding schools and teachers the global education community has to offer. The shortlisted finalists have been selected by a panel of expert judges including school […]

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Friends of MCM Coffee Morning LT2024

On Friday 12th January, Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia met for the first time in 2024. Held in the first week of the Lent Term, the coffee morning was a chance for parents new and old to meet and talk about the break, and the plans for the upcoming term and reconnect as a community.  […]

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First day of Lent Term 2024

Earlier this week, Marlborough College Malaysia welcomed back pupils from their Christmas holidays. Despite the morning’s drizzle, the College grounds were filled with the infectious joy of pupils, arriving with ear-to-ear grins, thrilled to be reunited with their fellow classmates.    The previous night saw the heartfelt welcome back of the boarders. Following a lively […]

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Visiting Artist | Prep School

At the end of last term Prep Pupils were joined by visiting artist Mr Dayan Pitty in the Art class. Together they looked at the genre of Pop Art and its influences around the world. Together they were tasked with drawing a character or drawing that they thought best represented MCM. Taking inspiration from British […]

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Exceptional student gains Harvard University place

Elisa Yicen See has achieved an extraordinary milestone by being accepted into Harvard University, one of the world’s most prestigious academic institutions. Elisa is thrilled to receive this opportunity to join the Harvard community. Expressing gratitude for the support received from Miss Moody, Mrs Jarrett, and Mrs Hughes at Marlborough College Malaysia, Elisa is eager […]

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Prep Music Extravaganza 2023

The end of the Michaelmas term saw the Prep School singing us into Christmas with an extraordinary Music Extravaganza held on Thursday 14th December.    The afternoon started with our youngest pupils in the Pre-Prep School all performing in year groups. First on stage were Nursery and Reception who gave us an utterly adorable rendition […]

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Boarders’ Christmas Supper

In the final week of the Michaelmas Term, the traditional Boarders’ Christmas Supper took place—an occasion for boarders to embrace the festive spirit before embarking on their Christmas break. Each year, the Graduate Assistants dedicate themselves to orchestrating the event, selecting a theme to set the tone for the night. This year’s theme drew inspiration […]

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Senior Houses Afternoon of Outreach

When you live a privileged life, it is easy to forget that Christmas is a time for giving, not receiving. However, on Friday the 8th of December, all of our Senior students spent an Afternoon of Outreach demonstrating that they understand the value of being generous with both their time and their talents.   Two […]

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Christmas Sixth Form Social 2023

The Christmas Social, hosted by the Marlburian Committee, not only fostered a festive spirit but also created an opportunity for the Sixth Form to relax and unwind. After rigorous and demanding weeks of mock examinations for the Lower Sixth and sporting events across the College, this social served as a jovial reminder for students of […]

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Seasonal Festival of Music 2023

On Sunday, 10th December 2023, Marlborough College Malaysia hosted the first Seasonal Festival of Music, a new event introduced by the Master, Mr Simon Burbury. The event brought together musicians and singers from across the College who performed various Carols and Christmas songs throughout the evening in the magically transformed Senior Sports Hall.   The […]

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Spotlight On: Community at MCM

With compassion, companionship and conversation at the heart of our educational philosophy here at Marlborough College Malaysia, it’s no surprise that we have a strong sense of community. The College is a place where everyone is welcomed  and there is a real focus on making our community as inclusive as possible. The House system at […]

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FOBISIA Gymnastics 2023

The British School of Jakarta set the stage for an outstanding display of gymnastic prowess, where the MCM team clinched the prestigious title of FOBISIA Gymnastics Level 2 Senior CHAMPIONS with a score of 114.9. This marks the first time MCM has entered a team into this competition, and there was both excitement and trepidation […]

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The Great MCM Bake Off

On the evening of 7th December 2023, three pupil representatives from each house gathered in the Prep School Food Technology Laboratory to participate in the inaugural Great MCM Bake Off. The participants were provided with basic ingredients and were to bring three additional ingredients to create a batch of twelve cupcakes.    The theme of […]

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Prefects Afternoon Tea

On Thursday 7th December, Prefects were invited to a delicious afternoon tea at the Lodge with the Master, Mr Burbury. It was the perfect thank you for their hard work this term, and an opportunity to discuss the highlights of the Michaelmas Term.    Prefects enjoyed the British tradition of afternoon tea, complete with jam […]

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Year 1 Nativity 2023

The festive spirit is filling the College as we near the end of term with Year One performing their Christmas Nativity to fellow pupils, parents and beaks on Friday 7th December. It was a fantastic performance that retold the story of the birth of Jesus.    The show commenced with Year 1 making a grand […]

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Rugby Straits 2023

On Saturday 2nd December, the MCM pitches were home to the Rugby Straits. The highlight in the Rugby calendar, with over 50  teams from across the width and breadth of Malaysia and Singapore. Despite the weather warning, the day was bright, dry and full of opportunity.    With an 8 AM  beginning, the day started […]

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Netball Straits 2023

On Saturday 2nd September, the MCM netball courts were home to the Netball Straits. The yearly tournament sees teams of various ages compete. A highlight across the netball calendar due to the atmosphere and incredible plays, this weekend did not disappoint. The competition was fierce with teams across Malaysia and Singapore playing, but MCM ladies […]

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Outstanding Learners

We are delighted to share with you that a number of our pupils received prestigious awards from the Edexcel and Cambridge boards for their performances in the recent IGCSE examinations. This additional recognition comes hot on the heels of our record-breaking results, as our pupils attained an impressive average grade of A in their IGCSE […]

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