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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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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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Sunday Speaker Jason Fox

It was a privilege to have Mr Jason Fox, commercial airline pilot for Singapore Airlines, deliver an engaging Sunday Talk on his life as a pilot. He stressed the importance of regular training, Mathematics for making quick calculations, English for clear communication, and an excellent study ethic to help pass the difficult examinations to qualify. […]

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Marlborough Miles 2015

This year’s Marlborough Miles charity event marked the Coronation of His Majesty the Sultan of Johor. The spirited MCM community was welcomed with clear blue skies for a morning on the ‘Marlborough Mile’. After the success of last year’s journey from MCM to MCUK we decided to raise the target further; taking us through the […]

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Parents v Common Room Annual Golf Match

The eagerly anticipated Parents v Common Room annual golf match was held last weekend at the Palm Resort Golf and Country Club in Johor. Playing on the Cempaka Course for the honour of winning the Tony Jacklin Cup, the Parents’ team fought hard and achieved a convincing victory of 5-1 over the valiant Common Room […]

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Cricket Pitch – Official Opening on 17th January 2015

I was saddened to read an article in the Daily Telegraph during the Christmas vacation which suggested that cricket throughout Britain was on the decline, primarily because the time taken to play the noble game exceeded the average individual’s free time. As a consequence, many village and pub sides have disappeared from long standing fixture […]

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Opening of The Marlburian Sixth Form Centre

Following Saturday morning lessons, the Lower Sixth, members of the Hundred and a good number of parents joined beaks to witness the opening of the newly built Sixth Form Centre, The Marlburian. Mark McVeigh articulated the vision behind The Marlburian, which includes private study work space and a café facility downstairs, and Frank Hardee explained […]

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Nations Day 2014

The Prep School held its second Nations Day today following on from its success last year. The day started with much excitement from pupils and beaks as the Prep School filed into the Theatre for the Flag Parade and country performances. Representatives from every year group in the Prep School paraded the flags into the […]

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Cheque Presentation to the Malaysian Red Crescent Society

The presence of Their Royal Highnesses, Tunku Idris Ibni Sultan Ibrahim, Tunku Temenggong Johor and his sister, Tunku Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, made for an excellent occasion for the Malaysian Red Crescent to have a pre-Deepavali celebration and distribution of food provisions at the Puteri Pacific Hotel on Friday 10th October. The College was represented by […]

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The First Cricket Match at MCM

Although attracting marginally fewer spectators than the Ryder Cup, the eagerly anticipated Common Room Prep v Senior cricket match, the first game to be played on the XI, took place on Friday 26th September. The Senior Common Room took the honour of batting first and sent out Captain Cole alongside the swashbuckling Salt who, in […]

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Prize Day 2014

The second Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on the final morning of term. The day started with an early morning thunder storm and torrential rain but, thankfully, had completely blown over by the time the seven hundred attendees arrived for the event in the sports hall. Mr John Manser, Chairman of Council, and […]

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Year 6 Kota Tinggi Trip

Pupils in Year 6 escaped from school for a week to Kota Tinggi for what proved to be an action-packed and fun-filled adventure. Having four nights in a hot tent was challenge enough for some, let alone the kayaking, waterfall-trekking and tree-top wire walking. We also appreciated life in a Malaysian ‘kampung’ and helped villagers […]

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Friends of MCM Summer Ball

It was the perfect end to what has been a truly wonderful inaugural year for the Friends of MCM. The stage had been set, Traders Hotel had been transformed into the woods of Athenia and even the closed roads for the sundowner marathon could not keep the enthusiastic guests away. The delicate sounds of the […]

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Nations Day

On Friday 13th June, the Prep School’s School Council, with the help of Friends of Marlborough College Malaysia, hosted the College’s first ever Nations Day. The aim of Nations Day is to celebrate all of the 31 different nations that we have represented in the Prep School, and all the nations all over the world. […]

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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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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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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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The Christmas Carol Service

On Sunday 8th December, Common Room, parents and pupils filled the Sports Hall for this celebration. The Venerable Edward John, Archdeacon of Johor Bahru welcomed the congregation before everyone stood to sing Once in Royal David’s City. A special thank you to Miss Pyper for her work with the Senior Choir and Orchestra and to […]

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MCM Christmas Fair

Fortunately, the rain clouds stayed away but the parents, pupils and beaks did not. The inaugural Friends of MCM Christmas Fair was a wonderful success, the Christmas tunes and aromas wafted through the Lower Prep School, transforming it into a hive of festive activity. The pupils enjoyed the entertainment and traditional games, while the parents […]

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