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Royal Johor vs MCM, Charity Polo Day

His Majesty, The Sultan of Johor. On Sunday 9th 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, and highlight the work of, the Malaysian Red Crescent Society. MCM parents and friends joined guests invited by Her Royal Highness and His Majesty, The Sultan of Johor at the Istana […]

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Singapore Aquathlon

On Saturday 1st June, 27 young athletes from Year 2 to Year 7 took to the water and road to compete in the annual Singapore Aquathlon. However, we had unwittingly entered the National Championships, which meant the children were racing against the best in their field; slightly daunting, but they were certainly able to rise […]

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MCM U16 Rugby Victory

Yesterday saw one of the toughest matches that the Marlborough First X have had to date against rivals from the Johor U16 Circuit, SMK Dato Jafar.  It was played (or very nearly not) against a backdrop of passing lightning and the noises from the heavens reflected the thunderstorm that took place on the pitch.  Within a minute or […]

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Afternoon Tea at Honan House

I carry many fond memories with me from my time at Marlborough and most of those come from the time I spent in my boarding house, Mill Mead. Each boarding house develops it’s own quirks and traditions, these are things which make each house individual. Mill Mead had several events throughout the year which made it unique, like a ‘lazy […]

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Photography Day at MCM

On Saturday 18th May the boarders had the opportunity to demonstrate their creative skills through photography. The focus was on composition and six rules or guidelines were introduced to help them take more compelling photographs.  After viewing and discussing professional examples using the Rule of Thirds, Leading Lines, Balancing Elements, Symmetry & Patterns, Framing and Different Viewpoints the boarders set off across […]

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U11 and U10 Rugby Success

On Thursday the Under 11 and Under 10 rugby teams played the final games in the ACSIS Leagues. Both teams played extremely well with the Under 11s coming third out of the eight teams in the finals. The Under 10s had an exciting end to their tournament when they won the final against the Australian International […]

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Boarders’ Media Career Talk

On Sunday, Mr Mark Whitehead gave the boarders a talk on his career working for various companies in the media industry. He spoke primarily about BBC Worldwide and what it takes to create, manage and film various channels and programs. He told us about his job in the BBC and told us of personal experiences working […]

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2013 Marlborough Miles

On Wednesday 8th May Marlborough College Malaysia took part in a whole school charity event: 2013 Marlborough Miles. The challenge began before sunrise with the sprightly boarders and the less sprightly Beaks at the ready. By breakfast, an astonishing 500 Marlborough Miles had been achieved; setting the standards high for the arrival of the day pupils and parent participants. At 8:45am […]

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Exchange Trip to Marlborough College UK

Exciting, enriching, challenging, inspiring, amazing and freezing were some of the adjectives used to describe the Remove’s (Year 10) exchange to our parent school, Marlborough College, in Wiltshire UK.  Our 27 pupils arrived in the UK to some, even for England, unusually cold weather to live in a full boarding school, taking part in a […]

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MCM v Mara Junior Science College

After a bruising weekend of rugby at the TRC tournament, a battered Marlborough College Malaysia U16 First X took to the field again on Tuesday for the inaugural fixture against Mara Junior Science College.  The match was played in four quarters, with the final quarter seeing the debut of the ‘Blues’ First XV; the full […]

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TRC Accenture Cup

On 27th and 28th April, the First X took to the field at the TRC Accenture Cup for the first time. It was a momentous occasion and marked what the College hopes will be the beginning of a helpful, progressive and developmental relationship with club rugby in Singapore. Tim Wu-Murphy and Ameer Chughtai, the Captain […]

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Open Day 21st September 2013

Due to high demand registration for our 8th June Open Day is now closed. Our next Open Day will be on 21st September 2013. Registration to attend this event will open in June.

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MCM Welcomes our First Dame

  Ms DC, as Tessa De Cordova is better known to the children, joins the school with a wealth of experience working in boarding schools with girls and boys from Prep through to secondary level. The role of a Dame is vital in ensuring the smooth running of a busy boarding school. She helps ensure […]

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Boarders’ Flying Club

On Sunday 28th April we were thrilled to welcome members of Potong Pasir Community Centre Flying Club to MCM. The day started with a talk by HY Lau about the hobby of building and flying model aircraft and a brief introduction to aeronautics. The boarders were then treated to a display of various aircraft in […]

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Bursary Fundraising Event in Thailand

Children from the Mercy Mission   OM Club Secretary in Thailand, Rob Mullis (B3 1979-84) has launched an appeal for a Mercy Centre Bursary, to enable a pupil from the Mercy Centre in Thailand to attend Marlborough College Malaysia, which opens in August 2012. Rob organised a spectacular weekend of events, which featured the Siam Simphonietta Orchestra […]

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Annie

The Year 7 production of “Annie” was the product of excellent talent and hard work. Every one of the forty Year 7 students took part, whether it was as a leading role, or as a member of the chorus. The Year 7s were accompanied by an outstanding student orchestra led by Miss Pyper. Both Miss […]

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Design and Technology Chair Competition

This year’s Design and Technology competition was open to pupils from both the Prep School and the Senior School. The brief was to create a model chair from entirely recycled materials. Marks were awarded for choice of materials, originality of design and for quality of craftsmanship. The standard of entries was very impressive which made […]

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Boarders’ Trip to the Ballet

The Esplanade Theatre is one of Singapore’s leading performing arts venues featuring local and international performances. On Sunday 17th of March, after the Sunday Service, the Senior Girls from Honan House travelled to the Esplanade Theatre to watch the amazing ballet, Coppelia. Most of us had never seen a ballet before and we were very […]

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Boarders’ Go-Karting Trip

A heavy sky greeted our arrival at the Permas Go-Karting track on the outskirts of Johor Bahru. We were given a safety briefing and split into two groups. To ensure our safety we were given a coverall, a balaclava, a pair of goggles and a helmet. After the briefing the first group enjoyed two laps of warm […]

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MCM, Charity Art Auction 2013

Every child from Prep to the Remove and many Beaks contributed to the exhibition of paintings that were auctioned last night to launch the Marlborough College Malaysia, Charity Fund. Exploring the theme, “Malaysia” the school has considered the culture, food, music, art, flora and fauna, birds, butterflies and other native creatures found in their new […]

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