Junior Boys News

Merchant Taylors’ concludes £1.25m summer refurbishment

Merchant Taylors’ School has completed a £1.25m upgrade of its property and estates. Central to the work is a design-led redevelopment of the dining halls and kitchen facilities at both its Boys’ and Girls’ School sites, delivered by CDS Wilman alongside the school’s catering partner, Chartwells. The Williams Hall, which sits at the heart of […]

Merchant Taylors’ Embarks On £1.2m Summer Refurbishment

Merchant Taylors’ School is investing almost £1.2m in upgrading its property and estates this summer. The school is undertaking a full redevelopment of the dining halls and kitchen facilities at both the Boys’ and Girls’ School sites. The £500,000 design-led scheme is being delivered by CDS Wilman alongside the school’s catering partner, Chartwells. The Williams […]

Isaac Lancel-Watkinson Cast in Lead Musical Role

Merchant Taylors’ pupil Isaac Lancel-Watkinson has been cast in the revival of hit Broadway musical, Mame. Isaac, who is a Year 6 pupil, will be joined by Harriet Thorpe (Absolutely Fabulous) and Olivier Award winner Tim Flavin (On Your Toes) for the show, which is opening in Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester and continues around […]

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Swimmers Compete In National Team Championships

On Saturday 15 June, 5 boys took part in the English Schools National Swimming Team Championships at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge Pool. Having qualified for the finals at the recent North West area Championships’ Merchant Taylors took their place alongside 96 of the top swimming schools in the country.  The competition was broken down in to […]

Year 5 Taster Day – Friday 28th June 2019

Year 5 Taster Day Friday 28th June 2019 10am – 3pm An opportunity for Year 5 boys and girls who are considering admission to Year 7 in September 2020 to spend a day at Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School or Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School. The Taster Day allows your child to experience fun lessons and activities […]

Summer Open Evening – Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Summer Open Evening – All Schools Wednesday 3rd July 2019 4.30pm – 7.30pm Come and join us at our Summer Open Evening, where parents and children will have an opportunity to tour Merchant Taylors’, take part in activities, chat with current students and teachers and hear more about our exciting plans for the future of […]

Merchant Taylors’ Hosts ‘Talking Minds’ Mental Health Conference

On Friday 24th May, Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School played host to a conference on mental health, entitled “Talking Minds”. Educators from all over the country came to hear talks from mental health experts Natasha Devon MBE, Jonny Benjamin MBE, Dick Moore, and former England Rugby League International, Danny Sculthorpe. They told their stories and gave advice […]

Junior Boys Qualify for Chess Finals

A group of talented Merchant Taylors’ Junior Boys have made it through to the Northern Giga Final of the Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge 2019. The competition is the largest children’s chess tournament in the world and first took place in 1996. The event welcomes all-comers from across the United Kingdom and approximately 40,000 children […]

Joint Lower Schools’ Production of “School of Rock”

You are warmly invited to our Joint Lower Schools’ Production of “School of Rock” which will be performed in the Williams Hall at the Boys’ School on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July 2019 at 7.30pm. ‘School of Rock’ is based on the film starring Jack Black as Dewey Finn, an overly enthusiastic guitarist who […]