Precious Plastics at MCM

Pupils and staff from Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) have developed a variety of powerful service activities that have been designed to teach the College community the value and importance of action, in response to the current climate emergency. With inspiring sixth-form leaders and enthusiastic activists from amongst the wider pupil population, initiatives such as half-termly […]

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Science Week 2020 | Prep School

What a week we have had in the Prep Science department! This week we have been celebrating all things STEM for British Science Week 2020.  During form time pupils have been completing code-breaking activities as well as looking at some of the more unusual careers in science.  We have been very fortunate to have had […]

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House Aquathlon | Lower Prep

This term has seen pupils from Year 3 to Year 6 take part in the House Aquathlon competitions. Everyone involved put in a supreme effort to ensure close fought races. Well done to all of those who competed, and particularly to those who won their races. A big thank you for all the staff who […]

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Pi Day 2020 | Prep School

Every day we are delighted by the sheer strength of talent and ability we have within Marlborough College; be it on the sports field, on the stage or indeed in the classroom. This year’s Pi day; however, took this to a whole new level, with multiple pupils breaking through previous records. An incredible feat indeed […]

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Moby the Malayan Tiger

For the academic year, 2019-2020 MCM Geography Department has sponsored a Malayan Tiger named ‘Moby’ in association with the Malaysian WWF. Back in the 1950s, Malaysia was thought to have as many as 3,000 tigers. In 2014, the number of Malayan tigers was estimated to have declined to an estimated 250-340, down from approximately 500 […]

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Pancake Day Race 2020

Today, at Marlborough College Malaysia we celebrated Shrove Tuesday across all three schools with our annual Pancake Race. The highly contested event did not disappoint with examples of healthy competition and good sportsmanship. The 2020 Pancake Race trophies went to: Pre-Prep – Seymour Preparatory School – Hunt Senior School Boys – Munawir Hill Senior School […]

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Desaru Beach Clean Project | Outreach

Boarders, day pupils and staff regularly travel to the Desaru coast to conduct beach cleans. Post monsoon, the beaches are in a terrible state, full of debris and due to the limited accessibility from public services, the beaches are often long overdue a good clean. Many of our regular volunteer’s comment on the appalling amount […]

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Prep Boarding House Debate

MCM recently introduced a new initiative for the Prep Boarding Houses. Both Taylor and Iskandar Prep Boarding houses took part in a friendly debate, regulated by one of our prefects Agung and judged by Mrs. Stevens. The proposition was led by our Iskandar speakers: Mimi, Alice, Jazmine and Miss Smith, who wanted vegetarianism and veganism […]

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Rotary Orphanage Picnic | Outreach

On Saturday 8th February Marlborough College Malaysia MCM welcomed 12 children from the Rotary Orphanage, Johor to an afternoon of picnicking and activities. The Outreach team along with  Senior School pupils hosted the children as they played games and enjoyed time in the Pre-Prep swimming pool.  It was a wonderful occasion and super to see […]

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Boarders Burns Supper

It is unlikely that the Scottish poet, Robert Burns, would have imagined that 251 years after his death, a Burns Supper would be held 6800 miles from his homeland in the sticky climes of southern Malaysia. But despite the unlikely setting, the Marlborough College Malaysia (MCM) boarders donned their best token tartan and gathered for […]

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Touch Straits Tournament 2020

On Saturday 18th January, the College welcomed 45 ‘Touch Rugby’ teams to the sixth annual Straits Touch Tournament. The tournament was played in great spirits across five age groups (U10, U12, U14, U16 & U18) with 16 pitches in action. The addition of four newly laid pitches created the opportunity to increase the numbers and […]

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Chinese New Year Celebrations | MCM

The whole of MCM has been abuzz with activities and performances to welcome the Chinese New Year (Year of the Rat). The Prep pupils enjoyed many activities such as paper cutting, lantern making, singing Chinese songs and Chinese legend stories. In a cross-curriculum programme with Art, they made blue and white porcelain paper plates and […]

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CNY Coffee Morning | FoMCM

On Tuesday, January 21st, FoMCM held their Chinese New Year and Welcome Coffee Morning in the Green Hall, Pre-prep school. Several members of the Chinese community came together to give a cultural insight into the celebration of Chinese New Year. There were several performances of traditional dance given by the parents; ” Mo Li Hua” […]

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Prep and Senior House Aquathlon

This term has seen pupils from the Senior School and Years 7 and 8 participate in House Aquathlon competitions. Pupils could compete both individually and as part of teams to allow for as many as possible to participate. While an annual event for the Prep School, this was the first time the event has been […]

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Handball Competition | Prep Houses

On Friday 17th Chichester hosted the first in a series of House outreach days. The House Captains opted to run a Handball competition at lunchtime. Sixteen pairs signed up to battle it out to be named Kings and Queens of Handball. After four very exciting preliminary rounds, two breathtaking semifinals and one nail-biting final, Jean […]

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AIMS Maths 2020 | Year 6

From Thursday 9th to Friday 10th January, eight of our budding Year 6 Mathematicians went head to head with 144 of the strongest Mathematical minds from 17 schools across Malaysia in the 2020 AIMS competition, hosted by Alice Smith School in Kuala Lumpur. Our two teams consisted of Ashlee, Ryan, Ying Ying and Andy making […]

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Beagle Hash | Lent Term 2020

The Beagle Hash is Marlborough College Malaysia’s tri-annual run, led by Mr Ogilvie. On the first Friday of each term, the boarding community joins together in an excited heap for an exhilarating afternoon in the plantation surrounding our College. Whatever the weather, the Hash guarantees a good time. The Hash brings out the best of […]

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A Christmas Carol | Year 4

On the 11th and 12th of December, Year 4 performed their adaption of Charles Dickens’ famous tale, A Christmas Carol. The story follows the infamous Ebenezer Scrooge; a bitter man who despises Christmas and does not share his wealth with those in need. After visits from a series of spectres, he begins to discover how […]

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Boarders Christmas Supper 2019

71% of our planet is covered by water… so this year the Boarders Christmas Supper was transformed into a submarine wonderland. Jelly fish and streams of bauble-bubbles floated above the tables twinkling in the blue light. Glittering fish and a large octopus, wearing a Santa hat, watched over the tables and a Christmas tree, adorned […]

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