Alumni News

Talking Minds – A Mental Health Symposium for Educators

Merchant Taylors’ is proud to be hosting “Talking Minds – A Mental Health Symposium for Educators” on Friday 24th May 2019 from 09.30 – 15.45. Keynote speakers include: Natasha Devon MBE Jonny Benjamin MBE Danny Sculthorpe Dick Moore The cost of the event is £100 per delegate. We are offering one FREE place for every maintained […]

Alumni Cross the Atlantic for Speech Day Celebrations

Merchant Taylors’ Schools enjoy recognising the achievements of its talented and happy community and in the last few weeks we did just that. Speech Day ceremonies took place at Liverpool’s Royal Philharmonic Hall where both of our Senior Schools celebrated our pupils’ successes in academic subjects and extra-curricular activities. Optical Engineer for NASA, Lauren McNally […]

Sixth Form Student Visits Menin Gate on Remembrance Sunday

An MTBS Sixth Form student, Dominic, was chosen to attend the 100 year anniversary of WWI service at the Menin Gate in Belgium, on behalf of West Lancashire Scouts this month. It was a huge honour to be invited to landmark event, with many dignitaries attending. Dominic travelled to Belgium and visited various WWI sites in […]

Three Peaks Challenge in Memory of Old Boy John Sutcliffe

A team led by Kingsley legal and property recruitment firm, successfully completed the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge, smashing their fundraising target for Cancer Research UK, in memory of Old Boy John Sutcliffe. John, a former pupil and Governor of the school, passed away in 2017 after a successful career in engineering, founding his company in […]

Old Boy goes live on BBC Breakfast

Hrishi Vankatesh, a former ESB learner and Old Boy of Merchant Taylors, spoke about how he has become a confident communicator through his ESB assessments. He also shared his top tips for people who are nervous of speaking in public. He also spoke about his personal journey since being diagnosed on the Autistic Spectrum, and […]

Primary School WWI Themed Art Workshop

A group of talented artists from year 6 were involved in producing Art work, last term, to be exhibited at the Birmingham Symphony Hall on 11th November 2018 to represent the 100th Anniversary of the First World War.   The theme of the concert is ‘Remembrance and Hope’ whereby the girls made 3D felt poppies […]

Sixth Formers Unearth Historic Plaque

The above plaque has had an interesting life and quite how it came back to the School is still a mystery. It was found by two current Lower Sixth students, Jack Bostock and Dominic Hodkinson, in a rather blackened state in an old store cupboard in the Boys’ School DT labs. The boys restored the […]

Joint Lower Schools’ Production, “A Night at the Theatre”

Dear all Parents and Friends of the School You are warmly invited to purchase tickets for our forthcoming Joint Lower Schools’ production, “A Night at the Theatre” written by Mrs Laura Coleman, and directed by Ms Jenny Finnegan, to be performed in the Williams Hall at the Boys’ School on Friday 6th and Saturday 7th […]

Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School Welcomes New Headmistress

The start of the Summer Term has seen the exciting arrival of Claire Tao, the new Headmistress at Merchant Taylors’ Senior Girls’ School. Prior to her new role, Claire worked as a deputy head at the City of London School for Girls, one of the top ten performing schools in the country for both A-levels and […]

Here’s to You Mrs Robinson!

It has been a celebratory week for school as we have said goodbye to Mrs Louise Robinson after her twelve years in post as Headmistress. On Monday, Louise said her goodbyes in her last assembly to the school and the staff held their end of term tea party where it is customary to give leaving […]