MCS features regularly in the national, regional and local press. See below for some of the school's recent coverage:

2017/18

2016/17

Publication       Title                                                                                 Date
The TelegraphIndependent schools concerned over new GCSEs25/8/2017
Oxford TimesPrivate schools shine as grades remain high25/8/2017
The TimesHow to make your relocation sums add up25/8/2017
The TelegraphNumber of children achieving top GCSE grades expected to halve under new reforms24/8/2017
Oxford MailCRICKET: James Coles reflects on 'mind-blowing' unbeaten century10/8/2017
Oxford TimesNew £5 coin honours Oxford war hero1/8/2017
Oxford MailRecord turnout for this year's Oxford Festival of the Arts7/7/2017
Oxford TimesNew school bus scheme aims to reduce congestion6/7/2017
Oxford Times Most successful British ballerina comes to Oxford as part of arts festival30/6/2017
Oxford TimesBig names in town as Festival of the Arts gets in full swing22/6/2017
Oxford TimesFormer England cricketer and ballerina among stars at Oxford Festival of the Arts1/6/2017
Oxford MailPupils fly off from MCS25/5/2017
Oxford TimesPupils join together for joint evensong9/5/2017
BBC NewsMagdalen Choir prepares for May Morning30/4/2017
Oxford TimesHistoric tomb to chorister restored30/4/2017
Oxford TimesNew director hopes to make Mark on May Morning28/4/2017
Oxford TimesSchoolboys' 'incredible' sponsored Swimathon 7/4/2017
Oxford MailRUGBY: Awcock enjoying new career after ending pro playing days 30/3/2017
AttainSixth Former raises funds for Sudanese chldren9/3/2017
The Hockey PaperSeat of learning with sport at centre stage1/2/2017
Oxford TimesPoppies from Tower honour pupils3/11/2016
Oxford MailSKIING: Rising star called up to England squad 3/11/2016
Oxford MailCricketers turn golfers to help school fund Sri Lanka tour20/10/2016
Oxford MailATHLETICS: Gold at English Schools Championships22/9/2016

2015/16

PublicationTitleDate
Oxford MailDouble delight for twins on results day19/08/2016
Oxford TimesPaving stone tribute for WWI double VC hero28/07/2016
Oxford MailAthletics: Golden delight for rising star21/07/2016
BBC Radio 4Unexpected educational journeys: Helen Pike talks to Datshiane Navanayagam19/07/2016
Oxford MailOxford man's debut single to be used for New Look campaign19/07/2016
Sevenoaks ChronicleMCS runners-up at Sailing National Schools' Finals13/07/2016
Oxford MailOxford schoolboys scoop top debating prize at national competition05/07/2016
Oxford MailBond director Sam Mendes talks at MCS02/7/2016
Oxford TimesSchool's out for this year's festival of the arts23/6/2016
Oxford MailYoung artists play tag with travel inspired display25/6/2016
Oxford TimesRowing: Louloudis eyeing up Olympic gold24/6/2016
Oxford MailYoungsters step back in time with Victorian Day10/06/2016
Oxford MailOutdoor photography celebrates pioneering women09/06/2016
Oxford MailStars to head to the city for Oxford Arts Festival28/5/2016
Oxford MailMCS pupils celebrate end of term with fun day21/5/2016
Oxford MailBudding thespians warm up for national festival29/4/2016
Oxford TimesFlowers brighten iconic landmark at busy Oxford junction26/3/2016
Oxford MailDiabetes sufferers to unite for fundraiser 14/3/2016
Oxford TimesMagdalen lads are vying for last eight1/3/2016
The TimesTarget Two Point Zero area finals underway12/2/2016
Oxford MailFormer MCS pupils lead teams in Varsity match09/02/2016
Oxford TimesPupils live like kings for a day26/01/2016
The SpectatorIn most state schools cricket is a dead ball game23/01/2016
The GuardianGCSE league tables show schools struggling to adjust to changes21/01/2016
Oxford MailTim Peake's historic spacewalk - six things you need to know15/01/2016
AttainCeasing the mental fight11/01/2016
Oxford MailShaping our lives in directions to help us flourish04/01/2016
Oxford MailEngineer boldly goes behind the scenes of space mission17/12/2015
BBC News
Magdalen College School appoints its first female master since 1480
12/12/2015
The Telegraph
Top private school gets first female head in five centuries
11/12/2015
Oxford Times
New female head at Magdalen College School will make history
11/12/2015
Oxford Mail
Cross Country: Ray holds off Bell at Culham
10/12/2015
Oxford Mail
We must accept our faults in order to succeed
07/12/2015
Oxford Times
Magdalen College School named in the Sunday Times top 200 schools list
22/11/2015
Oxford Mail
Inter-schools event helps kids run up taste for cross-country
14/11/2015
Oxford Times
Ghost hunt novelist enthralls 200 students
12/11/2015
TES
Prep school final years are 'exam factories', says peer
11/11/2015
Oxford Mail
Cross Country: White Horse duo secure one-two finish
5/11/2015
Oxford TimesWhat Mr Corbyn and the Pope have in common28/9/2015
The Times
Writers and heads argue on 100 great books for schools 28/9/2015
Oxford TimesVisit from author feeds World Cup fever19/9/2015
Oxford MailRising stars are flying the flag for Oxfordshire 3/9/2015

2014/15

PublicationTitleDate
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
The Guardian
Oxford Times
The Guardian
Attain
Oxford Mail
Oxford Times
The Times
Oxford Mail
BYM Sailing & Sports News
Oxford Times
The Cornishman
Oxford Mail
Sail World
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Chichester Observer
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
World Sailing
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Mail
The Sunday Times
Oxford Mail
Oxford Times
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Daily Telegraph
Oxford Mail
Oxford Times 
The Sunday Times
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
Oxford Mail
The Sunday Times
Oxford Mail
Church Times
Yachts and Yachting
Royal Yachting Association
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times

School is all set for new term after devastating blaze
Hard work adds up to excellent grades at MCS
Telegraph cheers success of state schools, but has it fudged the figures?
Double delight for twins on results day
A-level results show falling proportion of top grades
Mind the Gap
We must take every opportunity we can to be a blessing to others
Headmaster criticises scholarships
Scholarships are an out-of-date nuisance says top headmaster
Magdalen claim bronze in world team challenge
USA takes Golds at ISAF Team Racing Worlds
App will help chart your dream holiday
Computer scientist helps schools into space
School head to take on new job
2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship Preview
Arts festival goes down to the wire
Athletics: Oxfordshire trio turn on the style to reach national finals
Cream of school sailing talent put skills to test at Itchenor
Alice's Adventures is arts festival centrepiece
Community response 'wonderful' after school fire
2015 ISAF Team Racing World Championship Preview
Students brighten up hospital walls
Travel back in time for medieval fun
Don't write off the i-generation
Cricket: Moorman stars as Magdalen ease way to regional crown
Rugby players scrum down to help children in South Africa
Pictures reveal extent of damage in fire at school
Fire-hit school vows show will go on
Celebrating the arts
An old school feast of music and culture
Books unite generations at 'readathon' 
Pupils experience evacuation and air raids
Boffin or artist? It's in the genes
Rugby: White sets sights on sevens bid
School to host free opera in the open air as part of festival
Cricket: Red hot Coles fires fabulous century as Oxon crush Bucks
Rowing: National Schools' Regatta build-up
Cricket: The Price is right
Cricket: Spittles steals the show with superb 150 knock
Getting in a flap for the last day at school
School students unite to stage culture celebration
Big crowds gather for May Morning celebrations
Cricket's public school revolution
Rugby: Rising star White thrilled to be picked for England trials
Sailing: MCS representing Britain in world championships
Half of private schools hire stress experts
Athletics: Humphreys is Oxford's top performer
Boys' choirs hit the right notes and show an 'international standard'
Teenagers increasingly distrust a world without absolute values
Celebrate our cities: Oxford
Leading choirs set to be in tune for performance
Why religion shouldn't be too cool for school
RYA confirms GBR selections for ISAF Team Racing Worlds
West Kirby and Magdalen College School dominate at team racing trials
Where is God amid such terrible deeds as terrorist attacks
Blades feather for rowing club anniversary
Students blend the past and present in hospital artwork
Golf: Young Gregor waits on world place
Athletics: Bellinger holds off young pretender to lift crown
Cricket: Spittles stars in Magdalen cup triumph
City's honour to double VC winner will be set in stone

27/8/2015
21/8/2015
21/8/2015
14/8/2015
13/8/2015
14/8/2015
10/8/2015
8/8/2015
7/8/2015
1/8/2015
24/7/2015
23/7/2015
22/7/2015
15/7/2015
11/7/2015
7/7/2015
4/7/2015
3/7/2015
2/7/2015
1/7/2015
30/6/2015
25/6/2015
22/6/2015
22/6/2015
20/6/2015
20/6/2015
19/6/2015
18/6/2015
18/6/2015
18/6/2015
18/6/2015
16/6/2015
14/6/2015
11/6/2015
28/5/2015
23/5/2015
22/5/2015
21/5/2015
18/5/2015
9/5/2015
8/5/2015
2/5/2015
18/4/2015
16/4/2015
28/3/2015
22/3/2015
21/3/2015
10/3/2015
9/3/2015
8/3/2015
6/3/2015
6/3/2015
18/2/2015
21/1/2015
19/1/2015
12/12/2014
9/12/2014
5/11/2014
9/10/2014
13/9/2014
5/9/2014

2013-2014

PublicationTitleDate
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Mail
Daily Mail
Oxford Times
Oxford Mail
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
Oxford Times
The Telegraph
Oxford Mail
Independent schools celebrate as they chalk up perfect pass rates
The journey is what helps you find who you were meant to be
Magdalen College School stays top of the charts
International Baccalaureate on rise 
Swords clash as Alex brings King Arthur to life
OCB forge new link with Magdalen College School
Ordinary summer of love helps to shape us
Cricket: Coles on fire with three tons
Idylls of the King is coming to Oxford Playhouse
Fine-tuned performance for patients at hospital cafe
Magdalen College School in Oxford on song with own arts festival
Teenager's prize poem inspired by a painting
Teenagers in Oxford to hit back with play about domestic abuse
Skiing: There's no half-term break for Adams
Review of The Bluestocking
Magdalen one of UK's best, but state schools edged out
Leading independent school to train own teachers
Teen writers take honours in global young poets contest
22/8/2014
18/8/2014
15/8/2014
5/8/2014
9/7/2014
4/7/2014
30/6/2014
28/6/2014
26/6/2014
29/5/2014
10/5/2014
25/4/2014
28/2/2014
15/2/2014
21/11/2013
19/11/2103
15/11/2013
04/10/2013
The TimesPrivate Good03/10/2013
The GuardianOfsted boss clashes with private school heads over ‘deep pockets’ remark02/10/2013
Oxford Times
The Independent
Schools a class apart for A-Levels
Headmaster rails against ‘social leprosy’ stigma of private school education
02/10/2013
01/10/2013
The MailParents made to feel fee-paying schools are morally wrong and that private schools ‘create social lepers’, warns leading headteacher01/10/2013
BBC website‘Childhood damaged’ by over-testing01/10/2013
The TimesPupils ‘being damaged by endless tests set by Gove’01/10/2013
The TelegraphParents ‘feel like social lepers’ for choosing private schools (Graeme Paton)30/09/2013 
The GuardianLove has disappeared from state education, says private school leader (Richard Adams)30/09/2013
The MailHappiness of state pupils is being sacrificed in obsessive race for exam results30/09/2013
The IndependentFoyle Young Poets of the Year: Lines written by 15 poets of the future30/09/2013
The Evening StandardPrivate schools better for social mobility, says leading headmaster30/09/2013
The Independent
Schools boss tells Michael Gove: The system isn’t broken (Richard Garner)22/09/2013