Junior Boys News

*Reminder* Occasional Holiday Monday 3rd December

Reminder to all parents across Merchant Taylors’ Schools: The Occasional Holiday this year is on Monday 3rd December 2018. All Schools will be closed on that day. Thank you.

Year 5 Pupil Ranked 5th Nationally in Fencing

Michael Neophytou of Year 5 is now ranked 5th nationally in fencing following his recent success this week. He competed and managed to win a bronze medal in the Leon Paul Junior Series, a prestigious national competition which took place in Oldham in October. Michael competed in the under 9 (U9s) boys epee category and […]

October Half Term Holiday Club

Our Holiday Club have been very busy having lots of fun this half term. We have been getting into the Halloween spirit by making and decorating chocolate covered apples for Halloween and creating autumn themed collages. They have also had a trip to the park where the children had lots of fun on the activity […]

Primary School WWI Themed Art Workshop

A group of talented artists from year 6 were involved in producing Art work, last term, to be exhibited at the Birmingham Symphony Hall on 11th November 2018 to represent the 100th Anniversary of the First World War.   The theme of the concert is ‘Remembrance and Hope’ whereby the girls made 3D felt poppies […]

Merchant Taylors’ Welcomes New Headmaster at Senior Boys’ School

The start of the new academic year has seen the appointment of the twenty third Headmaster at Merchant Taylors’ Senior Boys’ School. David Wickes joins us from Warwick School where he worked as Deputy Headmaster. Mr Wickes has a rich academic background and holds a degree in Modern History from Oxford University as well as an […]

William Makes a Splash!

Year 4 pupil, William Irvine, completed his first open swimming event last term and has achieved some fantastic results! William won four gold medals and one silver at the Preston Summer Meet. Results:  50m freestyle – 1st place with a PB of 37.10 50m backstroke – 1st place with a PB of 40.19 (2nd fastest in […]

Rising Manchester City Star!

Junior Boys pupil, Gabriel Davidson, recently won a football tournament in Marseille with his U8 Manchester City Team and was awarded the Goalkeeper of the Tournament Award! Manchester City beat teams including; FC Porto, AS Roma, Marseille, Lyon, Feyenoord, Ajax Amsterdam, Juventus, Paris St Germain and Sporting Lisbon St Etienne. Well done Gabriel, fantastic achievement!

Cycling Success for Cosgrove Brothers

On Thursday 3rd May, the Cosgrove brothers, Dan Year 5 and Joe Year 7, travelled to the Isle of Man via ferry from the Pier Head to Douglas, to take part in the Isle of Man Youth Tour Cycling Competition. This is a national event that is held annually over the Bank Holiday Weekend and attracts riders […]

Junior Boys’ Year 5 Catalyst Museum Trip

Year 5 went on an exciting trip to the Catalyst Museum in Widnes at the end of April. After a few wrong turns due to Widnes’ road closures we arrived at the museum. The day was split into two workshops; the first workshop gave our pupils an introduction to some surprising chemical reactions. They then […]

Year 5 Pupil Amazes Audience for Performance at Epstein Theatre

Year 5 pupil, Isaac Lancel Watkinson, has recently been performing in Daniel Taylor’s acclaimed production of Romeo and Juliet, which finishes its 10 day run at the Epstein Theatre on Saturday. Isaac was cast as The Choir Boy in his first professional Shakespearean part and has received some great reviews in the press, with personal […]