Old Boys’ General News

Alumni Cross the Atlantic for Speech Day Celebrations

Merchant Taylors’ Schools enjoy recognising the achievements of its talented and happy community and in the last few weeks we did just that. Speech Day ceremonies took place at Liverpool’s Royal Philharmonic Hall where both of our Senior Schools celebrated our pupils’ successes in academic subjects and extra-curricular activities. Optical Engineer for NASA, Lauren McNally […]

Sixth Form Student Visits Menin Gate on Remembrance Sunday

An MTBS Sixth Form student, Dominic, was chosen to attend the 100 year anniversary of WWI service at the Menin Gate in Belgium, on behalf of West Lancashire Scouts this month. It was a huge honour to be invited to landmark event, with many dignitaries attending. Dominic travelled to Belgium and visited various WWI sites in […]

Three Peaks Challenge in Memory of Old Boy John Sutcliffe

A team led by Kingsley legal and property recruitment firm, successfully completed the gruelling Three Peaks Challenge, smashing their fundraising target for Cancer Research UK, in memory of Old Boy John Sutcliffe. John, a former pupil and Governor of the school, passed away in 2017 after a successful career in engineering, founding his company in […]

Old Boy goes live on BBC Breakfast

Hrishi Vankatesh, a former ESB learner and Old Boy of Merchant Taylors, spoke about how he has become a confident communicator through his ESB assessments. He also shared his top tips for people who are nervous of speaking in public. He also spoke about his personal journey since being diagnosed on the Autistic Spectrum, and […]

Sports Tour Sponsorship

We are looking for support for our upcoming sports tours for both the Senior Boys’ and Senior Girls’ School squads. The Boys’ Rugby Tour will see them travel to New Zealand and Fiji, while the Girls will play Hockey and Netball in Australia and Singapore. If you would be interested in sponsoring a pupil or […]

Old Boy Awarded the Alastair Ross Goobey CBE Prize

Old Boy of the Schools, Philip Latham has been awarded the Alastair Ross Goobey Prize for overall best performance on the MPhil Real Estate Finance course at Cambridge University. The prize is given in memory of Alastair Ross Goobey – one of the most prominent and respected fund managers of recent times, credited for developing […]

Sixth Form to Represent MTS at Model G20 Youth Leadership Summit

This weekend, nine Merchant Taylors’ Sixth Form students travelled to the USA to participate in the Model G20 Summit which is taking place in Boston this week. Molly Rigby, Ceci Power, Tala Bugis, Sophie Green, Khaira Ashcroft from the Senior Girls’ and Harry Scott, Aryan Patra, Mazin Karem and Zak Mansuri from the Senior Boys’. […]

Fantastic Response to Cricket Charity Campaign

Merchant Taylors’ School in Crosby is delighted to support a cricket charity campaign set up by one of its former pupils, Mark Edwards. ‘The response from our school community, as well as further afield, has been remarkable’ said Headmaster, Deiniol Williams. ‘People have been dropping kit into us since they read or heard about the […]

Old Boy donates equipment to DT department

The DT department of the Boys’ School was grateful to receive a very kind donation of equipment from Old Boy Geoffrey Brazendale. Mr Brazendale (1949 – 58) made the donation personally in October 2017 having travelled from his home in Cumbria.

Old Boy elected Master of the Merchant Taylors’ Company

Old Boy Peter Magill has recently been elected as the Master of the Merchant Taylors’ Company in Threadneedle Street, London. It was Crosby sheep farmer John Harrison who first went to London and joined the Company as an apprentice to learn the tailoring trade. His son, also called John, continued in the trade and subsequently […]