Junior Boys News

Kids Lit Quiz Results

On Thursday 5th November the brains of the Junior School assembled in the Williams Hall to compete against 14 other schools from the North West in the International Literary Quiz ‘Kids Lit’. As this was an Under 13 years event most of the other teams contained pupils from Years 7 and 8 but our lads […]

‘To Answer Duty’s Call’ – Remembering The Old Crosbeians Who Fell in WWI

“To Answer Duty’s Call” 731 young men from Merchant Taylors’ Crosby fought in World War 1, and 155 never returned – a death rate of some 21.2 percent and one of the highest mortality rates of any school in the war. The youngest Old Crosbeian to die was 18 years old, the oldest 45. The […]

Harvest Gifts

Thank you for generously supporting our Harvest Collection this year. Representatives from Forum Housing have also requested that I convey their thanks to you. I was extremely proud of those boys who truly entered into the spirit of the Harvest Celebration and ‘earned’ Harvest offerings by helping at home and cleaning numerous pairs of rugby […]

Junior School Boys at North West Biathlon Competition

Our boys did very well at a recent Biathlon event. Read on… On the 11th October 2015, Merchant Taylors Boys and Girls School travelled to Lancaster for the North West Biathlon Competition. After the long drive of approximately 1hr 30minutes we arrived at the sports centre where it was held. The boys were building the […]

Art Club explore working with clay

Gifted and Talented Art Club has continued on from last year’s flower theme. This term, the boys have been exploring working with clay. They shaped clay tiles and carved flower designs onto the surface to form a relief pattern.

Head Boy and Deputy-Head Boys Revealed

There is always a buzz of excitement when the Head Boy and Deputy Head Boys names are announced. Before we broke up for half term the names were announced. Junior Reporter, William Bannerman, has produced a brief story. 7th October 2015 Today in assembly the head boy, Deputy Head boys and prefects were announced for […]

Open Wide!! Year 3 have a visit from the Dentist

Year 3 Visit from the Dentist – a report by Sadha,  Y3W’s Junior Reporter The visit from the dentist was on Thursday 8th October 2015. First we sat down in a row of three. They introduced themselves and talked about what we were supposed to do. We went in groups of 13 and all had […]

Anyone for Chess …and a sandwich too?

Our Monday Chess Cafe seems to be getting busier and busier…and louder and louder too! Each week we are joined by boys and girls from Waterloo Primary School for a game of chess and some sandwiches – with crisps and a Chomp bar thrown in for good measure. Today’s Cafe was a lively affair with good […]

MacMillan Cake Sale – a Sweet Success!

With the help of the PTA and Year Four, we held another very successful cake sale in aid of Macmillan Cancer Care. Cakes started to arrive on Wednesday – all different shapes, sizes and colour. Parents had been very busy and thanks to their generosity and hard work we raised a record breaking £408.50 for a […]

Rugby World Cup Fever Hits Merchant Taylors’!

Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School was delighted to welcome girls and boys from nine local primary schools to take part in a Rugby Tag Tournament to promote the game in the local area on Monday 28th September. Each school brought a team of 10 players from their Year 6s and the boys and girls played in […]