Alumni News

Navratri Festival of Indian Dance & Music

Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School is hosting Navratri Festival of Indian Dance & Music on the 4th, 5th and 12th October from 8pm until 12am. The event will have traditional live music performed by Shakti Vrund UK and all details on how to purchase tickets can be found on the flyer below.

Merchant Taylors’ concludes £1.25m summer refurbishment

Merchant Taylors’ School has completed a £1.25m upgrade of its property and estates. Central to the work is a design-led redevelopment of the dining halls and kitchen facilities at both its Boys’ and Girls’ School sites, delivered by CDS Wilman alongside the school’s catering partner, Chartwells. The Williams Hall, which sits at the heart of […]

Summer Open Evening – Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Summer Open Evening – All Schools Wednesday 3rd July 2019 4.30pm – 7.30pm Come and join us at our Summer Open Evening, where parents and children will have an opportunity to tour Merchant Taylors’, take part in activities, chat with current students and teachers and hear more about our exciting plans for the future of […]

Merchant Taylors’ Hosts ‘Talking Minds’ Mental Health Conference

On Friday 24th May, Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School played host to a conference on mental health, entitled “Talking Minds”. Educators from all over the country came to hear talks from mental health experts Natasha Devon MBE, Jonny Benjamin MBE, Dick Moore, and former England Rugby League International, Danny Sculthorpe. They told their stories and gave advice […]

MTBS Hosts BBC Radio 4 ‘Any Questions?’

On Friday 26th April the School was privileged to host BBC Radio 4 for their ‘Any Questions?’ program. Any Questions? was first broadcast in 1948 and visits a different part of the country every week with a panel of four speakers including politicians, policy makers, writers and thinkers, who answer questions from audience members The […]

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 […]