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Harry Potter Book Night Celebration

Calling all Year 3 & 4 pupils! Come and join us at Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School to celebrate Harry Potter Book Night Thursday 1st February 2018 4.30 – 6.00pm. To book, please follow the link: http://bit.ly/2n7HXtp

Girls Succeed in Northern Semi-Final Chess Competition

Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School took two teams to the ECF National Girls Competition (Northern Semi-Final) on Saturday 13th January and our teams won second and third place in the U19 group. Well done girls!

Table Tennis Success!

Our U/16s Boys’ team of Rhys Davies, Max Davies, Nick Moustaka, Chris Moustaka and Harry Griffiths did very well in the Zonal finals at Blackburn on the weekend winning their category and progressing into the last 16 in the country. The Zonal Final comprised 5 county champions representing Merseyside, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire and Shropshire […]

David Campbell Multi-Sports Programme

This term, all pupils in both Year One and Year Two were given the opportunity to take part in a multi-sports club, offered by the award winning David Campbell Soccer Schools Programme. Sports offered included athletics, football, cricket and dodge ball. This proved extremely popular and catered for children of all abilities. As another successful […]

Year 6 Pupil Goes the Extra Mile

Last term, Year 6 pupil Christian Syms, once again demonstrated the true meaning of Christmas with his very generous donation of a selection of seasonal prizes for a Christmas raffle. Christian also did this last Christmas whilst at Easter he kindly donated a selection of Easter eggs. As in previous years Christian has chosen The Good Life […]

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. […]

Winning Poet

A pupil from Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School has been awarded ‘Commended Winner’ in the Foyle Young Poets of the Year Award. Udit Mahalingam’s entry was chosen from over 11,000 entries.  It is the largest competition of its kind and its importance is widely attested.  Each year 100 winners (85 Commendations and 15 Overall Winners) are selected […]

Head Boy gains Black Belt in Taekwondo

We are all very proud of Drew Hutchinson, Year 6 pupil and Head Boy, who recently passed his Taekwondo black belt grading. It has taken him 7 years of dedication, determination and hard work to reach the top award in Taekwondo. An incredible achievement at only ten years of age! Well done, Drew!  

Virtual Reality Space Exploration

Our Junior and Infant pupils recently blasted off into space for an exciting virtual reality journey exploring the universe. After putting on their virtual reality goggles pupils waited in the docking bay in anticipation of take- off. Our Year 5 and Year 2 astronauts were quickly launched along a very realistic, fast moving, gravity defying […]