Year 5 | Michelangelo

Year 5 pupils are studying the life and works of Michelangelo in Art this term. They have been given the task of painting the Sistine Chapel the same way the artist did centuries ago; on his back, painting up at a ceiling! This has been an exciting challenge that has allowed the pupils to experience […]

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Roald Dahl Day 2019

“A little nonsense now and then is cherished by the wisest men.” On Friday, 13th September, the Prep School was awash with BFG ears, marvellous medicines and marshmallow towers, as pupils celebrated the life and contributions of one of the world’s greatest children’s authors, Roald Dahl. The Science Department wowed the pupils all day with […]

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International Day of Charity 2019

On Thursday 5th September, the Prep School acknowledged International Day of Charity by hosting a “Back to Front” Day. Children and Beaks alike came to school wearing their colourful hats back to front and the theme was also embraced in classrooms and during lessons. Events included a backwards alphabet competition (the winner completing this in […]

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Ancient Egypt Day 2019

On Friday, 30th August, the Year 3 corridor was transformed into Ancient Egypt. The pupils came dressed in a variety of costumes ranging from phenomenal Pharaohs, captivating Cleopatras and great gods and goddesses; even the beaks joined in! The Pre-Prep children looked on in awe as we paraded through the school. The day was the […]

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Beagle Hash 2019

On Friday, 30th August 2019, the boarding community came together for a 5 km run in the plantation opposite Marlborough. Pupils and beaks were tasked with navigating their way back to Marlborough from the starting point, following paper signs that posted the way. Boarders endured steep inclines and battled through thick vegetation, but the sense of […]

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Prize Day 2019

On Saturday 29th June the Wykeham Hall was full to capacity with almost 800 people attending this year’s Prize Day. As a celebration of the academic year with a little glimpse of the future, the morning kicked off with some magnificent exhibitions of Art, Design Technology, Outreach and CAS on the approach to the hall. The […]

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Summer Serenade 2019

The Summer Serenade Evening was held at the end of the Summer Term to celebrate the wonderful music that has filled our practice rooms throughout the 2018/2019 academic year. We are incredibly proud of what our young musicians have accomplished and were delighted to showcase their talent at this event. The first half of the […]

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Year 8 ’80s Party

The Year 8 party! What can I say? It was a fantastic moment in my life. As I entered the party area, I was straight away transported back to the ’80s. Speaking of which, that was our theme. I saw all my friends and teachers dressed in ’80s fashion which was different and exciting to […]

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Year 8 Science Fair

Monday, 17th June, was the much-anticipated Year 8 Science Fair. The pupils had worked diligently in small groups on a scientific investigation of their choice. They had spent the previous week working through the scientific method, planning, observing and recording data, analysing, drawing conclusions and evaluating. On the day, pupils displayed their findings and presented […]

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Alice in Wonderland

On the 13th and 14th June the College theatre was transformed into a magical wonderland for the annual Year 7 and 8 Prep School production. This year’s production had a 48 strong cast and was a playful take on the classic Lewis Carroll novel Alice in Wonderland, with a healthy dose of music, movement and poetry incorporated into the […]

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Prep Sports Day

As the storm clouds invaded our skies for the 24 hours beforehand, Prep Sports Day was in grave danger. Yet as Friends of MCM set up their tents and the inspections of the track began in earnest, the rains stopped, the air calmed and Sports Day was ON! At first the Year 3 and 4 […]

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The Big Draw 2019

  This year the Big Draw theme was One College, One Family. That meant you could draw anything to do with school, and anything to do with your family, for example, school books, Beaks or your parents and cousins. The Big Draw was also better because there was a timetable where two classes came in […]

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FoMCM Hari Raya Open House Coffee Morning

FoMCM held their Hari Raya Open House Coffee Morning on Tuesday 11th June in the Green Hall at Pre-Prep. Parents were serenaded by pupils from Y3-Y7 with traditional Malay songs and dance “Balik Kampung & Selamat Hari Raya”. Yasmin Abdul Razak from Lower Sixth beautifully sang a version of Selamat Hari Raya whilst parents feasted […]

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Prep School M-Factor

  On Monday, 10th June, MCM Prep School had its annual talent show known as the ‘M-Factor’.  All of the houses were represented in true style, with a large variety of performances. Comedy, singing and beat-boxing were just some of the talents demonstrated during the hour-long show.  Having Mr Anderson, Mrs Mooney and Mrs Eaton-Jones […]

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Shell Scholars 2019/20

Marlborough College Malaysia is proud to introduce our first Shell Scholars. The Scholarship Programme has been designed to provide extraordinary opportunities to stretch and challenge our most able and ambitious current and prospective pupils in their chosen fields; initially, these are academia and sport, with music and drama being planned as next year’s additions. Underlying […]

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Hair-raising Day

Iskandar House organised a ‘hair-raising day’ on Friday, 17th May, to raise funds for the House Charity: The Humane Society. The Humane Society is an international charity that helps animals that are being abused. All Pre-Prep and Prep pupils were invited to come into school with crazy hair. This included hair accessories, gel, hats, wigs, hair chalk and hair […]

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Hockey Straits Tournament 2019

Last Saturday saw the inaugural straits hockey tournament take place here at Marlborough. Interest and participation in hockey has been growing at the College over the last couple of years, and over the past twelve months, in particular. Hockey officially launched as a Performance sport at Marlborough College this year and has enjoyed great success […]

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Summer Term Tea Concert

Music has a power of forming the character and should therefore be introduced into the education of the young. (Aristotle) On Friday, 3rd May, the Prep School hosted its final Tea Concert of the academic year. Thirteen young musicians from our upper Prep year groups took to the stage in the Wykeham Hall to create a […]

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Year 7 Edible Park

On Thursday, 2nd May, the Year 7 pupils went on a Geography field trip to the Edible Park. Located in Medini, the park offers a perfect close-to-home example of sustainable tourism for our pupils who spent their Lent Term exploring sustainable tourism in Kenya and Brazil. It was wonderful for them to explore an example […]

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Asia Pacific Dragons Visit

Marlborough’s rugby squads were given the opportunity to take a break from cricket and hockey this past Wednesday, with a special one-off training session delivered by professional Singaporean-based side, the Asia Pacific Dragons.  APD play in the Global Rapid Rugby competition, which has unique rules designed to increase ball-in-play time and generate a faster, more […]

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