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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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Bugsy Malone Prep School Production

The MCM Senior School Drama Hall was transformed into a prohibition speakeasy for the Prep School performances of Bugsy Malone on 26th and 27th June 2014. Bugsy Malone (Ijah Ofon) has a whirlwind adventure while delving into the New York underground scene in the 1920s. He has some close calls with two rival gangs, led […]

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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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The Warisan Johor dancers vist MCM

The Warisan Johor dancers and musicians visited the College and gave two performances to packed audiences in the Drama Hall on Wednesday 11th June. Presenting a number of traditional Malaysian dances, those present witnessed athleticism, co-ordination, precision and skilful dancing delivered at a fast and furious pace in beautiful costumes, which resulted in rapturous applause […]

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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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