Boys Collect ‘Making a Difference’ Challenge Awards

A group of Merchant Taylors’ Year 10 boys visited the University of Liverpool Management School on Tuesday 25th April to collect the awards they had won for the ‘Making a Difference’ challenge. The project, which invites schools to present a business case for philanthropic efforts in the local community, involved synthesising marketing, advertising and budgeting […]

Year 11 Boys Experience the Medical Profession

During the Easter break, twelve boys from years 10 and 11 took the time to gain work experience at the Wigan Hospital Cardiology department. The boys were able to gain a valuable insight into the medical profession and were fortunate to experience many aspects of Cardiology. Shadowing Dr Gulliford, Consultant Physician in Acute Medicine, and […]

Easter Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

Easter Monday saw 18 Year 11 girls set off on their Silver Duke of Edinburgh Practice Expedition to North Wales.  Spring may have sprung but they endured all four seasons in three days.  Day One was a long slog through the rain through Llandegla Forest, over the Horseshoe Pass and down the valley to Llangollen.  Skies cleared just […]

Reception Stay and Play

Our Reception classes held yet another successful Stay and Play session towards the end of last term. The EYFS Unit was filled with parents and relatives collaborating with the children as everyone got stuck into lots of fun-filled ‘Dinosaur-themed’ activities.

Reception visit Stockley Farm

Some of our youngest children enjoyed meeting, greeting and even feeding baby animals during their recent visit to Stockley Farm. The highlight of the trip was most definitely the very bumpy tractor ride which was thoroughly enjoyed by all!

Bryan Christopher Corrigan – In Memoriam

Died peacefully, aged 84 – 8th February 2017 Born in Great Crosby on August 19th 1932, Bryan was the son of James Christopher Corrigan and his wife Daphne Hilda Corrigan. He attended MTS from 1942 – 50, along with older brother Sydney (1938 – 47) and unfortunately lost his father during the Second World War […]

Nora Margaret Orritt (nee Freeman) in Memoriam

Died peacefully, aged 91 – 14th March 2017 Born in December 1925 in Myers Road, Crosby – Nora was the youngest of seven siblings, five of whom attended Merchant Taylors’ Schools. Her father, Commander CP Freeman attended Merchant Taylors’ Schools as a boy, often telling mother of the time his class marched from the Old […]

Callum takes Bronze at the British Schools Judo Championships

Congratualtions to Callum Davidson who was amongst the medals at the British Schools Judo Championship held in Sheffield earlier in April. Over 650 competitors took part with around 400 schools represented. Amongst a strong field Callum, who is in Year 8, started strongly advancing to the semi final.  Unfortunately he was beaten in the semi […]

Viking Day with Year 3

  On Monday 27th March it was Viking day. It took place in the hall. We had Viking day to learn about Vikings. First of all, we got a brown cloth. We pretended to cut down a big brown tree and then we sat on the ship (brown cloth) and pretended to row the boat. […]

London Dinner 2017

Our first social event of the 2017-18 Year was the reunion at the Travellers’ Club in Pall Mall. The Travellers’ has become the established location of our London Dinner, and naturally is an elegant setting as one of the premier London social institutions in the heart of Westminster’s clubland. We enjoyed on arrival a Champagne […]