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MTBS History Teacher Discusses the Partition of India on BBC Radio Asian Network

This year, the BBC has been marking 70 years since the Partition of British India, through a series of documentaries, debates and interviews, intended to evaluate the impact of this incredible event in British, Indian, and Pakistani history. On the 18th August 2017, Mr D. O’Malley, a history teacher of Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School, was pleased […]

U9 Rugby festival at Manchester Grammar on 9th October

Eleven Year 4 boys joined 11 other schools in Manchester for some 7 a side rugby matches. The boys could not wait to get onto the field and play. But first there was the important business of the packed lunch. First opponents, local rivals St Mary’s of Crosby, were vanquished, but not before our defence […]

Mental Toughness Week

Over the next few weeks leading up to half term the Schools have dedicated two weeks to assemblies, activities, lunchtime meetings and visitor presentations for pupils, staff and parents that address issues relating to Mental Toughness. For example, yesterday’s assembly at MTGS focused on pupils who achieve to a high standard in an activity. They were […]

Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School Awarded British Chess Educational Trust Award

The British Chess Educational Trust  (BCET) is a registered charity set up over 50 years ago for the purposes of ‘The teaching, development and supervision of chess by young chess players in educational establishments’ and provides grants for awards to schools in recognition of chess activities. The determination of recipients is delegated to the various […]

Sailing Success for Oliver

Oliver from Year 4 has recently had some fantastic sailing success in the North West Zone Championships on the 23rd and 24th of September. Over the weekend there were 7 races in total, with approximately 100 competitors. These races where for the selection of the Northern region zone squad and children from all over the […]

Old Boy elected Master of the Merchant Taylors’ Company

Old Boy Peter Magill has recently been elected as the Master of the Merchant Taylors’ Company in Threadneedle Street, London. It was Crosby sheep farmer John Harrison who first went to London and joined the Company as an apprentice to learn the tailoring trade. His son, also called John, continued in the trade and subsequently […]

Year 3 Boys Enjoy Their Tag Rugby at Manchester Grammar Festival

Ten schools from all over NW England attended the MGS Rugby Festival on Monday 2nd October. The boys were all very excited setting off on the minibus to play for the school for the first time. They could hardly wait to get stuck into their packed lunches which were devoured on arrival. After a short […]

Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School shows support for Sri Lankan Charity

It is thanks to a Merchant Taylors’ Old Boy, Mark Edwards, that rural school cricket in Sri Lanka is getting a boost of much needed equipment. Tragically Mark recently lost his life following a short illness and, in his honour, Merchant Taylors’ School and its pupils is putting its full support and energy behind collecting […]

Amanda Yip QC, 1987 Leaver

Amanda Yip (nee Kay) attended Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School from 1980 to 1987. After A levels, she attended Emmanuel College, Cambridge where she read law. She was called to the Bar at Gray’s Inn in 1991 and then returned to Liverpool and joined Exchange Chambers as a pupil barrister. As a junior barrister, Amanda had […]