Tag: alumni

Old Boy Awarded the Alastair Ross Goobey CBE Prize

Old Boy of the Schools, Philip Latham has been awarded the Alastair Ross Goobey Prize for overall best performance on the MPhil Real Estate Finance course at Cambridge University. The prize is given in memory of Alastair Ross Goobey – one of the most prominent and respected fund managers of recent times, credited for developing […]

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 […]

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 […]

Visit from Master of the Merchant Taylors’ Company

We were privileged to welcome Old Boy and former Governor Mr Peter Magill back to the Schools in his role as Master of the Merchant Taylors’ Company. Peter was in Liverpool in his official capacity as Master to attend the Senior Boys Prize Giving, and visited all four Schools beforehand to meet with pupils and […]

Old Boy donates equipment to DT department

The DT department of the Boys’ School was grateful to receive a very kind donation of equipment from Old Boy Geoffrey Brazendale. Mr Brazendale (1949 – 58) made the donation personally in October 2017 having travelled from his home in Cumbria.

London City Drinks 2017

On a temperate autumn evening, over 80 people called in at this year’s London City Drinks event held at The Merchant Taylors’ Company Hall. For some, it has become a regular, informal meeting point with school friends, for others it was a first visit and a chance to catch up on careers and reconnect with […]

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 […]

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 […]

‘Whatever Happened to…’ – Peter Emmerson 1975 leaver

I’m currently facing a quandary which I doubt most of my contemporaries at MTS are contemplating: having just celebrated the age of getting my free 60+ London travel card, do I finally hang up my flak jacket and helmet and perhaps have a more ‘settled’ lifestyle, more befitting to my recent birthday? MTS (1971 – 1975) will […]

Head Girls Supper 2017

Mrs Robinson welcomed back Old Head Girls from the past eleven years to join her for the annual Head Girls’ Supper. The supper had added poignancy this year, as Mrs Robinson enters her final year as Headmistress of MTGS. She was joined by Head Girls mainly from her previous years at the School. Of particular […]