Clubs

Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School Pupil Named Top Cadet in UK

A pupil from Merchant Taylors’ Senior Girls’ School, has been named the top cadet in the UK, at a prestigious national awards ceremony. Charlotte Apel, who is 19, was presented with the Sir John Thomson Memorial Sword at the Royal Air Force Air Cadets (RAFAC) Awards, which took place at RAF College Cranwell, in Lincolnshire, […]

Merchant Taylors’ Pupils Celebrate DofE Success at Buckingham Palace

On Thursday 17th May 11 pupils from Merchant Taylors’ Senior Girls’ and Boys’ School attended a presentation at Buckingham Palace, London, where they received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards from BBC Sports Journalist, Karthi Gnanasegaram, after sharing their experiences with HRH The Earl of Wessex. During the Gold Award Presentation, HRH took the opportunity […]

Explorers Take On Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Practice Expedition

Last week saw 5 intrepid groups of explorers take on the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze practice expedition in Denbighshire. Friday’s weather dampened most things but not the spirit of our Year 10 and 11 girls as they hiked Offa’s Dyke between Llandegla Forest and Chirk Castle. Whether striding high above the valley of the River […]

Mandarin and Art Group Visit Terracotta Exhibition

On Wednesday 7th March, Mrs Blagbrough and Miss McWatt led a successful trip, taking the Mandarin Group and Art Group to visit the Terracotta Exhibition, held at the World Museum in Liverpool. Everyone was very excited, as this special event has come to the North West for the first time in 12 years! The students were thoroughly amazed by […]

Magical Maths is Back!

Merchant Taylors’ Primary School will be holding a new set of clubs for Magical Maths. These will be different in content to those we have run before, so even if children have been part of the club, they won’t be repeating activities. KS2 Club will begin on Monday 16th April and run for five weeks. […]

Sports Tour Sponsorship

We are looking for support for our upcoming sports tours for both the Senior Boys’ and Senior Girls’ School squads. The Boys’ Rugby Tour will see them travel to New Zealand and Fiji, while the Girls will play Hockey and Netball in Australia and Singapore. If you would be interested in sponsoring a pupil or […]

Author Visit Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School

Visit by Sarwat Chadda (writing as Joshua Khan) Thursday 25th January 2018. Sarwat spoke to years 5, 6, some year 7 and year 8 English classes. The boys were curious to know why Sarwat’s latest novels were published under the different name of Joshua Khan. Sarwat explained that as the new books were very different from […]

English Table Tennis Team U/16 Regional Finals

Last Saturday the boys played in the Regional Final which is for the last 16 teams in the country. With only one team from four progressing to the final it was always going to be a tough challenge especially with a couple of our players feeling unwell on the day and being placed in a […]

Sailing Towards the Olympics!

One of our year six pupils, Thomas Link, is on course to compete in the Olympics. Eleven year old Thomas has been selected by RYA British Youth Sailing to represent the northern region in their Topper ‘Zone Squad’, giving him an opportunity to train with a professional coach. Zone squad is the first rung on […]

Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School Awarded British Chess Educational Trust Award

The British Chess Educational Trust  (BCET) is a registered charity set up over 50 years ago for the purposes of ‘The teaching, development and supervision of chess by young chess players in educational establishments’ and provides grants for awards to schools in recognition of chess activities. The determination of recipients is delegated to the various […]