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MCM Triathlon

Thursday 7th August 2012 and Thursday 18th August 2016 provided the 19th and 20th Gold medals for Team GB and, perhaps more importantly, meant that a boy from Horsforth in Leeds fulfilled his childhood dreams of winning an Olympic title. Growing up in Yorkshire had given this boy much of his grit and determination through […]

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Prep School Music Recital March 2017

On Tuesday 7th March, over 80 Upper Prep pupils gathered in the LRC to perform at the biggest Prep School Music Recital to date. In addition to the soloist performers, we had various ensembles including our choirs and the Prep School Orchestra, who performed an elegant rendition of Joe Hisaishi’s One Summer’s Day, the main […]

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Annual Careers Fair 2017

On Friday 3rd March the Annual Careers Fair took place at the College in its now well-established ‘speed-dating’ format. Pupils were treated to an opening keynote address by a local Johorean, Mr Syed Saddiq, who is an Asian debating champion and youth advocate. Pupils were able to relate to his experiences and he encouraged everyone […]

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Pancake Races

After last week’s postponement due to rain, the Annual Inter-House Pancake Race took place at lunchtime today. This popular contest was split into three categories this year; Prep School, Senior Girls’ Houses and Senior Boys’ Houses. Hunt was victorious in the Prep School competition, Honan House won the girls’ race and Wills retained the boys’ […]

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Carol Service 2016

In the presence of the Archbishop of the Anglican Communion of South East Asia, the Rt Revd Datuk Dr Ng Moon Hing, and the College Chaplain, the Archdeacon of Johor Bahru, Revd Edward John, the Marlborough community gathered for their annual Carol Service on the final Sunday of the Michaelmas term, 11th December 2016. The […]

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The Straits Rugby 7s Tournament 2016

Marlborough welcomed back teams for the second annual Straits Sevens Trophy on Saturday 10th December. The six teams in the U16 round robin and seven teams in the U18 competition consisted of quality school and club sides from Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and Johor. Games throughout the day were fast paced, showing great skill, outstanding physical […]

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MCM Art Auction 2016

The fourth Marlborough College Malaysia Art Auction took place on the evening of Thursday 17th November and was very well attended by parents and Common Room. This regular MCM event, where artworks created by pupils in each year group are auctioned in aid of charity, combines many aspects of what the College is all about; […]

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Friends of MCM Christmas Fair 2016

The Friends of MCM Christmas Fair, sponsored by Leisure Farm, was held on Sunday 20th November. The Prep School looked spectacular with all the Christmas decorations and the atmosphere was jolly, with the festive tunes adding to the fun at the official start of the Christmas season at MCM. The Prep School was packed with […]

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Prep School Music Recital Michaelmas Term

This term’s Music Recital took place under sunny skies as pupils, parents and beaks gathered at the Drama Hall Courtyard for an afternoon of choral music, violin duets, drum and bass rhythms and more. The Melbourne Tour Choir, back from the Music Tour over the half term holiday, opened the first half of the recital […]

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Prize Day 2015-16

The annual Marlborough College Malaysia Prize Day took place on Saturday 2nd July. Zachary See began proceedings with an outstanding rendition of Chopin’s Étude Opus 10, no 1 which set the tone for the morning. HRH Tunku Ali Redhauddin ibni Tuanku Muhriz gave his first speech as Chairman of Council not only suggesting, in reference […]

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Prefects’ Dinner 2016

On Wednesday 25th May, the newly appointed prefect body, along with their accompanying beaks and HMs, were invited to the Prefects’ Dinner by the Master. It was a wonderful event with delicious food and great company. Alasdair Mann and Iman Faruki gave excellent speeches and the dinner was concluded by the Master on the theme […]

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Master’s Invitational Dinner

On Friday 20th May, we bid ‘Au Revoir’, or perhaps more appropriately ‘Jumpa Lagi’, to members of the Upper Sixth year group; the first leaving cohort from Marlborough College Malaysia. The forty-one leavers have been at the top of the school for their entire time at the College. They were the first group to take […]

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The East meets West Friends of MCM Ball

Supported by Leisure Farm, Properties.my, Stanley Gibbons Investment and The Harbour Front Bar. This year’s theme of ‘East meets West’ gave parents a chance to show off a variety of amazing ensembles including kimonos, saris, cheongsams and even kilts at the ball held on Saturday 7th May. The evening started under the stars with prosecco […]

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Lent Term Beagle Hash

After a jam-packed week at school, a group of enthusiastic boarders gathered together to take part in the ‘Beagle Hash’; a mixture of a traditional Marlborough College event and a cross-country run which has its roots in Kuala Lumpur. We walked to the beautiful local jungle from the school gates. From the starting point, we began […]

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Friends of MCM Golf Day 2016

Sunday 31st January saw the second Friends of MCM Golf Day for parents and teachers at the picturesque Palm Resort Golf and Country Club. Thankfully, after all the storms we’ve had recently, the weather was perfect, although many of the players were dodging the sunshine and hiding their sunburn from the rugby tournament the day […]

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Model United Nations at MCM

Sunday 31st January marked the College’s inaugural Model United Nations event. Almost fifty Delegates, six Chairs, and Common Room gathered for a day of diplomacy, debate, and political intrigue. As Co-Chair of the conference’s United Nations Climate Change Committee (UNCCC), I was relieved to see that I was not the only one who was nervous […]

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Sixth Form Marlburian Event

On Saturday the Marlborough College Malaysia Sixth Formers gathered together in the Marlburian for the first formal supper of the Lent term. It was an excellent opportunity for day pupils and boarders to socialise, enjoy a delicious buffet and listen to some excellent entertainment (especially from Dr Tomlinson!) The Marlburian Committee, supported by Mr Hardee, […]

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Carol Concert 2015

On Sunday 13th December, Common Room, parents, pupils and friends filled the Dining Hall for the College Carol Service. Before the celebration started we were treated to some beautiful music from the Wind Band, the String Quartet and the Choirs. The Master welcomed the congregation and explained the origin of the service of lessons and […]

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MCM’s third Christmas Fair

After early morning rain, the clouds parted for Christmas-like blue skies and sunshine all day. Parents, pupils and beaks arrived to be greeted by the aromas of freshly baked mince pies, traditional Christmas drinks, hot chocolate, cinnamon and spice wafting through the Fair. With Santa and his elves busy in the Grotto, parents and beaks […]

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