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Year 5 Pupil Amazes Audience for Performance at Epstein Theatre

Year 5 pupil, Isaac Lancel Watkinson, has recently been performing in Daniel Taylor’s acclaimed production of Romeo and Juliet, which finishes its 10 day run at the Epstein Theatre on Saturday. Isaac was cast as The Choir Boy in his first professional Shakespearean part and has received some great reviews in the press, with personal […]

Magical Maths is Back!

Professor Poopenshtinken wanted to come again in person when he heard that there was another club running at your school! This time the Professor left in plenty of time in order to get a parking space outside the school (apologies if he is in your spot). He was really excited to be heading back!  He was wondering […]

Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School Welcomes New Headmistress

The start of the Summer Term has seen the exciting arrival of Claire Tao, the new Headmistress at Merchant Taylors’ Senior Girls’ School. Prior to her new role, Claire worked as a deputy head at the City of London School for Girls, one of the top ten performing schools in the country for both A-levels and […]

Head Girl Team Handover

Last term, the Head Girl Team, as well as the Sports and Music Captains’ of 2017, handed over their badges and responsibilities to the Head Girl Team of 2018 and wished them the best of luck for the coming year.  

Message from Merchant Taylors’ Primary Headmistress Julie Yardley

Yesterday was National Primary Allocation Day, where parents across the UK will found out whether their children had been offered a place at their preferred primary school. For some, this can be an incredibly uncertain time, especially for those parents whose children have not been offered a place at a school of their choosing and may be […]

MTGS DofE Gold Practice Expedition

Seven MTGS Lower Sixth pupils spent the first four days of their Easter break in Snowdonia on their D of E Gold practice expedition. There was to be no gentle breaking-in; Act One, Scene One was a punishing scramble up from the floor of the Ogwen Valley, to the wildest of wild camps perched above […]

Year Four Pupil Scoops Gold in Regional Fencing Competition

Congratulations to Michael Neophytou, from Year Four, who scooped first place at a regional fencing championship last weekend (Saturday 14th April) and is now ranked fourth in the country for boys under the age of nine. Michael won gold in the first event of the 2018 North West Junior Series, which was held at Manchester Fencing […]

MTPS Celebrate British Science Week 2018 – Exploration and Discovery

To celebrate British Science Week 2018, Merchant Taylors’ Primary have been busy exploring the world around us and making scientific discoveries of our own. Year 1 made cornflour slime and had lots of fun noticing how the liquid got thicker when it was pushed or pressed down. They also investigated rainbow colour mixing using milk, […]

James Harper Selected for Rugby U17 England Development Squad

James has recently been named as part of the U17 England development squad. James, who plays for the Merchant Taylors’ 1st XV and Sale Sharks, has provided us with a short interview about his career in rugby so far: Tell us a bit about yourself: I was born and have lived all my life in Aintree. I […]

Here’s to You Mrs Robinson!

It has been a celebratory week for school as we have said goodbye to Mrs Louise Robinson after her twelve years in post as Headmistress. On Monday, Louise said her goodbyes in her last assembly to the school and the staff held their end of term tea party where it is customary to give leaving […]