Old Girls’ General News

Sports Tour Sponsorship

We are looking for support for our upcoming sports tours for both the Senior Boys’ and Senior Girls’ School squads. The Boys’ Rugby Tour will see them travel to New Zealand and Fiji, while the Girls will play Hockey and Netball in Australia and Singapore. If you would be interested in sponsoring a pupil or […]

Sixth Form to Represent MTS at Model G20 Youth Leadership Summit

This weekend, nine Merchant Taylors’ Sixth Form students travelled to the USA to participate in the Model G20 Summit which is taking place in Boston this week. Molly Rigby, Ceci Power, Tala Bugis, Sophie Green, Khaira Ashcroft from the Senior Girls’ and Harry Scott, Aryan Patra, Mazin Karem and Zak Mansuri from the Senior Boys’. […]

Trio of Old Girls in BBC Documentary

Three Old Girls of the School are set to star in a BBC documentary, charting the rise of Korean pop music (or K-Pop) around the world: KPOP: Korea’s Secret Weapon – BBC Radio 1’s Adele Roberts heads to Korea to discover the latest music phenomenon: K-pop. Adele investigates this secretive music industry and delves in […]

Memorial Service for Ms Sian Tickle

Dear members of the Merchants’ community, Our much loved and valued colleague Ms Sian Tickle passed away over the Christmas break following a long illness. Her family have asked for the funeral to be a private service for family and close friends. Immediately following the funeral the family would like Merchant Taylors’ to host a memorial service in […]

Announcement from Mrs Louise Robinson

Message to the school community from Mrs Louise Robinson, Headmistress of Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School It is with tremendous sadness that I write to inform the school community of the death of our friend and colleague, Ms Sian Tickle. Ms Tickle had been unwell for some time and she passed away peacefully on Friday 22nd December. […]

Merchant Taylors: Life outside the Bubble

23rd June, 2014. 3 days after my final exam at MTGS and I was on a plane to Cambodia. My parents were beside themselves! I had never been abroad without adult supervision before and 6 weeks of teaching in the remote village of Bakod lay ahead. The days at the school flew by and before […]

Rowing Success

Congratulations to Sophie Gillbanks of MTGS and her partner Georgia Shirley (St Mary’s School, Northwich RC) for their outstanding achievement upon winning their seventh national rowing title together last month in Nottingham, at the British Rowing Junior Championships 2017. Sophie and Georgia once again achieved the fastest time in the Time Trial on the Saturday, […]

OGA Summer Luncheon 2017

Saturday, 24th June, saw the annual OGA Summer Luncheon as our Old Girls returned to MTGS for the chief social event of their calendar. Over 60 Old Girls, current pupils and staff attended the Luncheon, which will unfortunately be Louise Robinson’s last as Headmistress following her decision to leave the School this coming Spring. Guests […]

Chair of Governors awarded CBE

The Schools were delighted to receive news that the Chair of the Governors, Beverley Bell, has been awarded a CBE for her services to Road Safety and the Freight Industry. Beverley is an Old Girl of MTS (1971 – 1978) and has served as the Chair of the Governors since July 2016. Her award comes […]

MTGS Welcomes Back Recent Leavers for Returnees Day

The Girls’ School was pleased to welcome back recent leavers for its annual Returnees Day. Returnees Day is an important date in the School calendar and serves a dual purpose. It allows recent leavers to return to the School following their first year of University and share their experiences with staff and friends, but also […]