Girls Sixth Form News

Merchants’ RAF Victorious!

The RAF CCF Section travelled to RAF Halton, Aylesbury, to compete against nine other teams from across the UK CCF RAF schools on Sunday 24th June. The team had been busy practicing at weekends for the event and were confident that this practice would pay off. Hours of pounding the drill square, getting wrapped up […]

Angelina Wins Rotary Young Musician of the Year

Heriot Watt University hosted the national final, which included some of the most talented young musicians from across the UK and Ireland. The grand final was hosted by the Rotary Club of Currie Balerno and held on campus in The James Watt Auditorium. Lower Sixth student, Angelina Dorlin-Barlow, came first in the Vocalist category. Steve King, […]

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, […]

Cadets Welcome Wildcat for Annual Inspection

On the 27th April, we celebrated our 103rd annual Combined Cadet Force (CCF) Inspection Day and welcomed a Royal Navy Wildcat helicopter to MTBS. The day was attended by 38 senior North West military professionals from the RAF, Army and the Royal Navy and consisted of a formal inspection of the Schools’ Guard of Honour, […]

MTGS Sixth Form Students Win an All-Expenses Paid Trip to ESRF in Grenoble

Earlier in the year, Lower Sixth physicists entered the national XMaS Competition, run by the University of Warwick. This involved producing a piece of work on Rosalind Franklin, detailing in particular, her contribution to the advancement of women in science. The Physics Department are delighted to announce that three of our students, Charlotte Hulme, Milla Kops and […]

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 […]

Head Girl Team Handover

Last term, the Head Girl Team, as well as the Sports and Music Captains’ of 2017, handed over their badges and responsibilities to the Head Girl Team of 2018 and wished them the best of luck for the coming year.  

MTGS DofE Gold Practice Expedition

Seven MTGS Lower Sixth pupils spent the first four days of their Easter break in Snowdonia on their D of E Gold practice expedition. There was to be no gentle breaking-in; Act One, Scene One was a punishing scramble up from the floor of the Ogwen Valley, to the wildest of wild camps perched above […]

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 […]

Model G20 Summit Report

During lunchtime on Monday February 5th, a group of 9 of us set off on a 3,116 mile journey which took us across the Atlantic Ocean to Boston Massachusetts, in order to attend the Model G20 Youth Summit as representatives of the UK. We were the only students from the UK lucky enough to go […]