Boys Sixth Form News

Merchant Taylors’ welcomes first groups of pupils back to school

We are delighted to have begun welcoming some of our children back to school. Girls and boys in Reception and Year 6 have now returned to school and they will shortly be followed by children in Year 10 and Year 12 (in smaller groups on separate days) as well as Year 1 in the coming […]

Chair of Governors Retires After 4 Years

Current Chair, and Old Girl, Beverley Bell will retire from the post on 12 July, with Old Crosbeian Philip Marshall taking over. Beverley has written the below letter to all members of the Merchant Taylors’ community: Dear Colleagues, Parents, Alumni, I hope you all enjoyed the half term break and had some time to relax […]

School tech team producing PPE visors for frontline carers

Staff at Merchant Taylors’ School in Crosby have begun making protective visors for healthcare workers during the Covid-19 outbreak. The design and technology team at the Boys’ School site are now creating 300 items of the protective equipment every day in conjunction with the Merseyside PPE Hub collective. Using materials provided free of charge by […]

Get Connected

We’re asking pupils of all ages to write to older alumni and local people in the Crosby community. Merchant Taylors’ is a strong and varied community, and we want our pupils to reach out to those who may be feeling isolated or vulnerable in these tricky times. All you need to do is write a […]

Year 12 Pupil Gives Key Workers a Boost

Year 12 student Tom Bennett and his cousin Anthony gave key workers in the NHS a boost last week as they treated them to over 40 shopping bags full of goodies. Tom and Anthony, who were supported by Stephen and Georgina from Tesco, delivered the bags full of bread, fruit, chocolates, deodorant and more to […]

Latest Guidance on External Examinations

Ofqual has published detailed guidance relating to the grading of A Level and GCSE examinations this summer. The process is based upon centre assessment grades and a centre-generated rank of students in a subject, formulated using a wide range of attainment evidence. Merchant Taylors’ is committed to ensuring that all grades submitted to exam boards […]

Scott KO’s the Competition

Congratulations to Upper Sixth student, Scott Brown who recently represented Merseyside and Cheshire against a senior London Champion and came out victorious. Scott, who has boxed since he was 11, fought against Marlon Walker who is the Senior London Champion, in the Leonardo Royal London City Hotel. After a tough bout which lasted the distance, […]

Ogden Trust Primary Professional Physics Learning

Merchant Taylors’ School is proud to be hosting The Ogden Trust Primary Physics Professional Learning event on Friday 26th June 2020. Join us for a packed day of professional learning delivered by physics and primary science specialists. Ideal for science co-ordinators. Magnetic mathematics This practical problem-solving workshop demonstrates how maths skills can be developed through […]

Success in Independent Schools Bar Mock Trial

We would like to congratulate those who participated in our first ever Bar Mock Trial Competition for Independent Schools last week. Organised by the Citizenship Foundation, the Bar Mock Trial Competition sees students assume the roles of barristers and witnesses, presenting their case against teams of students from other schools. After having time to familiarise […]

A Celebration Of Liverpool

“A Celebration of Liverpool” tells the story of the highs and lows of Liverpool’s experiences in a fast moving show with music, drama, poetry, prose readings, humour, jokes and Powerpoint. We focus on major events such as the rise of the Port of Liverpool, the Slave Trade, the World Wars, the rise of The Beatles, […]