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Women’s Suffrage Centenary

Today marks 100 years since British women were first given the right to vote, through the Representation of the People Act in 1918, which was the starting block for women’s rights and the eventual universal women’s suffrage in Britain. With this in mind, we thought we would share a little bit of history surrounding Merchant […]

MTGS Year 8 Ski Trip to Folgarida, Italy

This half term, Year 8 will be heading off to the slopes of Folgarida, Italy for their Ski Trip. To follow their trip via their blog please click here or follow them on twitter @MTGS_Ski_DrMcW As of last week, Dr McWatt said: “The low slopes have 45cm, middle slopes have 103cm and the high slopes […]

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 […]

A Record Oxbridge Offer Year for Merchants

  Congratulations to the nine students from the Boys’ and Girls’ Schools who have received conditional offers of places to study at the UK’s two leading higher education institutions, Oxford and Cambridge.  This marks a record year for Oxbridge success and with competition for places increasing, both from national and international candidates, it signifies a […]

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 […]

Joint Schools Networking Breakfast 2018

The careers department organised a Networking Breakfast Event for all Upper Sixth students to help prepare them for the next stage in their career, whether it be university or employment. For many students gaining a degree is no longer sufficient to secure employment. Students need to develop their employability skills; these include their ability to […]

National Storytelling Week

Year 3 pupils performed an assembly on National Storytelling Week for the rest of the Junior School, dressing up as their favourite characters and sharing their favourite stories. You can take part in National Storytelling Week by: Sharing a childhood story Reading a story to a younger brother or sister Sharing a story in class Writing […]

Sailing Towards the Olympics!

One of our year six pupils, Thomas Link, is on course to compete in the Olympics. Eleven year old Thomas has been selected by RYA British Youth Sailing to represent the northern region in their Topper ‘Zone Squad’, giving him an opportunity to train with a professional coach. Zone squad is the first rung on […]

Rhys Davies Crowned Merseyside Champion

All five of the Senior Boys’ School’s table tennis players took part in the Merseyside Schools Championships at Crosby High last Saturday. In a highly competitive U/16 category, the boys were divided into groups of three or four, with only the winner progressing to the knockout stage – this made qualification very difficult and this […]