Boys Sixth Form News

Extended Project Qualification Fortnight

This week and next sees the culmination of the endeavours of those boys in the Upper and Lower Sixth who have completed a Level Three Extended Project Qualification. These projects, worth, in effect, half an A Level, are intended to anticipate the in-depth and largely autonomously-executed assignments set for undergraduates and they test students’ skills […]

Oxbridge Candidates 2017

Merchant Taylors’ are delighted with this year’s successful students who have recently received offers to study at Oxford or Cambridge University from September 2017. Leon Reason, a student from Aintree has been offered a place to read History at Fitzwilliam College Cambridge.  A keen student of History, English Language and Government and Politics, and after […]

Chris Winnard wins Ogden Physicist of the year award

Congratulations to Chris Winnard in the Upper Sixth who has been awarded ‘Schools Physicist of the Year’ by The Ogden Trust for his outstanding performance at AS level and continued commitment to the subject. Chris plans to study Physics at university, and this award means he is eligible for an annual undergraduate scholarship worth £1500 […]

Great Day for SaxPac at Ormskirk MotoFest

Saturday 28th August was another great day for SaxPac! We played at Ormskirk MotoFest throughout the day, and we’re thrilled with the reactions we got from the crowds. For the majority of the day, we played in a central bandstand where lots of people stopped to watch and complimented our playing. We found that the […]

Senior Prefects 2016-17

We are proud to introduce our new Senior Prefect Team for 2016-17. Welcome Jacob Foster (Head of School), Giacomo Poli (Deputy Head of School), Alex Rankin (Deputy Head of School), Christopher Oldnall (Senior Monitor), Christopher Hagerty (Senior Monitor), Andrew Park (Senior Monitor), Alfie Baines (Senior Monitor) and Ethan Byrne (Senior Monitor). Good luck in your […]


It has been a busy summer for sixth form pupils Ben, Freddie, Harry and Sam, members of the Liverpool band, The Basement Effect. The band has smashed the Itunes pre-order chart by climbing to position 22 in under 24 hours of their debut EP going on pre-sale. The Basement Effect went head to head with some well-established […]

Another Year of Outstanding A-Level Success

This year students at Merchant Taylors’ Schools have been rewarded for all their hard work and effort with an outstanding set of A Level results.  Over three quarters of the year group, at both the Boys’ and Girls’ Schools, have achieved A* to B grades.  It is expected that the majority will be awarded their […]


GOING FOR GOLD It’s a busy summer for our Gold DofE groups. Five U6 girls from MTGS and two U6 boys from MTBS joined forces in mid- July to complete their D of E Gold expedition in the Yorkshire Dales. Their aim when they set out from Stainforth on 11th July was to complete an […]