Beyond Merchants News

Fantastic Response to Cricket Charity Campaign

Merchant Taylors’ School in Crosby is delighted to support a cricket charity campaign set up by one of its former pupils, Mark Edwards. ‘The response from our school community, as well as further afield, has been remarkable’ said Headmaster, Deiniol Williams. ‘People have been dropping kit into us since they read or heard about the […]

Celebrating Success

Merchant Taylors’ Schools recently celebrated the success of its students at two prestigious Prize Giving Ceremonies which took place at the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall. The Senior Girls’ School welcomed Guest Speaker and former Merchants’ pupil, Clare Lilley, who is the Director of Programme at Yorkshire Sculpture Park (YSP).  Clare gave an inspirational speech to the […]

New Heads Appointed for 2018

The Board of Governors is delighted to announce the appointment of two new Heads to lead the Boys’ and Girls’ Senior Schools in 2018. Mrs Claire Tao, who is currently Deputy Head at the City of London School for Girls (CLSG), will take over as Headmistress from Mrs Louise Robinson when she leaves at Easter […]

A Level Results 2017

This year’s outstanding A Level results once again reinforce Merchant Taylors’ Schools’ position at the top of the local league tables.  With a pass rate of 100% at the Girls’ School and 99.9% at the Boys’ School, over two thirds of all exams were achieved at the highest grades. Many students have gained their first choice […]

Former MTGS Pupil receives Damehood

The Schools were delighted to receive news that former MTGS pupil, Professor Caroline Watkins, was to receive the DBE in the New Years Honours list for her services to stroke care nursing. Caroline is the only Nursing and Stroke Care Professor in the UK, and has received recognition throughout the field for her dedication and […]

The Ukraine Connection – Kiron Reid (1989 Leaver)

The Ukraine Connection Ukraine has been in the spotlight recently, first for the war and now for Jamala winning the Eurovision Song Contest. Kiron Reid (1982 – 1989) spent six months volunteering and working in Ukraine. He found that his education at Merchant Taylors’ came in really useful. In 2014, I left my lectureship at […]

OBA London Dinner 2016

The Merchant Taylors’ London dinner was held on Friday 18 March at the Travellers Club on Pall Mall in London. The Travellers Club was founded in 1819 and sits in the heart of London. The London dinner is a popular and well attended event in the Old Boys’ Association social calendar. And the evening provided […]

European Dinner Paris 2016

The Merchant Taylors’ Paris Dinner took place on 14 May. It was a perfect evening when Paris bathed in the glorious sunshine of an early summer’s evening. The dinner was held at Cercle de l’Union Interalliée, a spectacular club tucked away in the heart of Paris. The Union Interalliée was founded in 1917 as a […]

Meryl Wilson nee Gillespie (Stanfield Leaver 1967) – Alzheimer’s Society.

MAGNIFICENT SUM RAISED FOR ALZHEIMER’S The 2015 Lady Captain of West Lancashire Golf Club, Meryl Wilson, presented a cheque for £3,065.59 to Alzheimer’s Society. Joanne Dobbie, Community Fundraiser for Merseyside, Cheshire and the Isle of Man said, “We are extremely grateful to former Lady Captain, Meryl and the members of West Lancashire Golf Club for […]