Girls 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 […]

New Head Girl Team Announced

Congratulations to Melissa Hennessy who has been announced as the new Head Girl, and Jess Fitter and Ciara Losty who are the new Deputy Head Girls. The Head Girl team are representatives for the whole school and have the important task of leading the student voice, as well as organising a variety of events. The […]

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 […]

Melissa Wins Place on XMaS Scientist Experience

Just before the Easter holidays began the Physics Department received the amazing news that Melissa Hennessy has won a place on the XMaS Scientist Experience. This means that next year she will be jetting off to Grenoble to take part in the [email protected] Programme in the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF). Melissa won her place […]

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 […]

U6 Create #MerchantsAtHome Video

Our Upper Sixth girls have been getting creative whilst having to isolate by making a fantastic Tik Tok video. Well done girls!

MTGS Music Competition

The MTGS Music Competition was held last week, providing a superb showcase of the school’s musical talent. Girls performed on a variety of instruments, as well as voice, taking part in classes that ran throughout the day. Our adjudicator, Ian Stephens, is a composer and cellist who has worked with groups such as the Choir […]

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 […]