Junior Girls News

Year 2 Trip to World of Glass

During their trip to The World of Glass last week, Year Two watched a glassblowing demonstration and at the end of the day, they were allowed to pick a hand-blown glass bowl to bring back to school.   Year Two decided to hold a raffle with the glass bowl as the winning prize with all […]

Local MP Visits Merchant Taylors’ Primary School

Mr Peter Dowd, MP for Bootle, recently visited the primary school to meet the children in an assembly. He talked about life as an MP in the House of Commons and shared some interesting, unusual facts with us. For example, when MPs appear ‘slouched’ it isn’t that they are dozing, but are actually listening to […]

MTS Parents to Tackle Dallaglio Cycle Slam for Charity

Merchant Taylors’ parents Steve Faulkner-Atkinson and Martin Smith plan to undertake the Dallaglio Cycle Slam 2018 to raise money for a programme of rugby to transform the aspirations of young people aged 14-17 at increased risk of long-term unemployment, criminality and imprisonment.  Martin is one of only 30 riders, including Lawrence Dallaglio himself, who will tackle the […]

*Snow Update*

All schools are open and a partial timetable will be running for all pupils who can make it into school, although CCF this evening has been cancelled. MTGS Year 7 Parents’ Evening will run as normal. We have been advised that all school buses, from all schools, will run as normal tonight. Please do not travel […]

Magical Maths is Back!

Merchant Taylors’ Primary School will be holding a new set of clubs for Magical Maths. These will be different in content to those we have run before, so even if children have been part of the club, they won’t be repeating activities. KS2 Club will begin on Monday 16th April and run for five weeks. […]

Joint School Eco Council Meeting

On Thursday 22nd February, the MTJBS Eco Council walked to Stanfield to meet with their Eco Council to discuss and share ideas on current topics we are all working on at the moment, previous projects we have completed and future projects we intend to look into. We met in the meeting room and had a very successful discussion with both the […]

Catalyst Museum Trip

On Thursday 8th February, Year Four girls spent the day at the Catalyst Museum in Widnes. Here they learned all about reducing waste, recycling and re-using our rubbish! After an instructor-led workshop, the children all followed their own ‘Environment Trails’, finding out answers for themselves, using puzzles and investigations around the museum to help them. […]

AJIS Indoor Athletics Event

Merchant Taylors’ Junior Boys’ recently traveled along with Merchant Taylors’ Junior Girls’ School to the AJIS Athletics event at the Robin Park Arena in Wigan. It was a fun and competitive day which saw children from 33 schools participate in a variety of events throughout the day. All of the children who participated gave a […]

David Campbell Multi-Sports Programme

This term, all pupils in both Year One and Year Two were given the opportunity to take part in a multi-sports club, offered by the award winning David Campbell Soccer Schools Programme. Sports offered included athletics, football, cricket and dodge ball. This proved extremely popular and catered for children of all abilities. As another successful […]