Royal Wedding Supper

Best of British in Iskandar, Malaysia! A traditional British boarding school could hardly allow the royal wedding to pass unnoticed and, despite the 7,000-mile distance between MCM and Windsor, Marlborough celebrated the event in style. The boarding community came together for a special supper and pupils enjoyed traditional fayre, including fish and chips, English trifle […]

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M-Factor – Pre-Prep Talent Show

On Friday, 27th of March, the Pre-Prep had their annual talent show and this year it was appropriately known as the ‘M-Factor’.  All of the houses were represented in true style, with a large variety of performances. Tap dancing, singing and Kung Fu were just some of the talents demonstrated during the hour-long show.  Having […]

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Pre-Prep Lunchtime Concert

Onn Tuesday, 27 March, pupils in the Pre-Prep enjoyed a lunchtime concert for the first time, with the library hosting the Pre-Prep choir and six Prep musicians, who treated some of our youngest pupils to a fine selection of live music. This was a great opportunity for the younger pupils in the Prep School to be inspired and entertained by the older ones. […]

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Marlborough Miles 2018

On Friday, 23rd March, Marlborough College Malaysia held its annual whole school charity event: Marlborough Miles 2018. This year’s theme was ‘The Great Escape’ with Prep and Senior School Houses challenged to outrun one another from court. At 8.45am, all pupils, parents and beaks gathered on court to hear the Master ring the siren marking […]

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MCM Triathlon

Sunday, 18th March, saw the second occurrence of the MCM Triathlon with nearly 450 pupils, beaks, parents and external athletes taking part in age groups ranging from Under 6 through to Under 18 for the pupils as well as an open age category. The event meant that the MCM campus again came into its own, […]

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Prep School Lent Term Music Recital

On the evening of Monday, 19th March, more than 110 pupils from the Prep School ranging from Years 3 to 8 went on the stage and performed at the Lent term music recital, showcasing a wide repertoire ranging from Schumann to Adele. Three different form classes also each presented an ensemble piece, a culmination of what they have been working on during their Music […]

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India Day

On Friday afternoon the upstairs floor of the Priory building was transformed into a colourful ‘India’. This was a wonderful opportunity for Year 3 to experience local food, dance Bollywood style and create both rangoli and henna art.  We even experienced our own mini Holi festival and the children performed their own Indian style poemsHi from their weekly drama class.  This was […]

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Pre-Prep Christmas Production – ‘Baubles!’

This year Pre-Prep pupils performed the Christmas musical by Antony Copus, ‘Baubles!’ The heartwarming show told of how the traditional nativity story is in danger of being forgotten by school children, whose heads are full of the presents they hope Santa will deliver, until their school caretaker creates a series of beautiful nativity baubles teaching them the true story of Christmas. The […]

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Prep School Recital

On Tuesday, 7 November, the Wykeham Hall hosted the first Prep School recital of the academic year. More than 90 performers, ranging from Year 4 to Year 8, celebrated the performing arts at MCM, with 21 performances of music, drama and dance. Notable highlights of the evening included a rousing performance of the gospel standard Shackles; a classical performance of Vivaldi’s Spring from The Four Seasons […]

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Ancient Egyptian Day

As part of our Year 3 Humanities unit on Ancient Egypt, the children were given the opportunity to dress up for the day. In keeping with the theme, we had many pharaohs, goddesses and bandaged mummies ready to have an Ancient Egyptian experience. The pupils had a big parade around the Pre-Prep, and took part […]

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Nations Day 2017

It was fantastic to see over 40 nationalities represented at Nations Day today. The Prep School were entertained by wonderful performances from Malaysia, China, Japan and Spain, the pupils were also able to learn about different countries traditional food, dress and customs at the Green Hall where Friends of MCM held the popular Nations Day […]

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Pre-Prep Prize Giving and Musical Showcase

It was wonderful to see so many parents at the Pre-Prep Prize Giving Musical Showcase on Friday morning. The children’s performances were fantastic and they thoroughly enjoyed taking part. Congratulations to the prize winners and to all the Pre-Prep children for being such enthusiastic and positive learners this year – we are extremely proud of […]

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Pre-Prep Art Exhibition

Within the Pre-Prep years the children are introduced to a number of art techniques which they explore and experiment with in order to create pieces of work. Throughout the course of this year they have learned to experiment with mark marking using a variety of art tools and have explored colour through learning about primary […]

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Pre-Prep Music Recital May 2016

The Prep School held their annual Pre-Prep Musical Showcase this week, involving every single pupil from Reception to Year 2, in the Green Hall. Audiences were taken on a half-hour journey of the different seasons through song, percussion and solo performances, highlighting the cycle of life and the significance of belonging. Particularly commendable were our […]

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