Primary School News

MTPS Year 5 Cycling Proficiency

The year 5 class at MTPS have recently been practising their cycling skills in order to pass their cycling proficiency.

English Schools Swimming Finals – Junior Results

Congratulations to the Junior Swimming Team, who competed in the English Schools Swimming Finals, in Sheffield on Saturday. The girls swam exceptionally well, reaching the finals in both the medley and freestyle relays and coming 15th overall in both events. The team consisted of Isabella Green, Hannah Neave, Grace Maciver, Maya Ravindran and Ashlyn Warnock. […]

Year 5 French Day 2016

On Tuesday, Year 5 had some fun with French. They were put into real life situations, having to present the weather, describe what they had lost at an airport and ordering pain au chocolat in a café.

Year One’s Castle and Knights Workshop

‘The Year 1 children thoroughly enjoyed their Castle and Knights workshop. The children dressed up in traditional costumes and were invited to the King and Queen’s wedding. They performed a medieval dance, juggled with the jester, balanced feathers, had a go at jousting on horseback and discussed pillory punishments. The children had a wonderful time […]

Grace Barr at the Shetland Pony Grand National

Grace Barr at the Shetland Pony Grand National Year five pupil, Grace Barr, recently competed at the Devon Show in the Shetland Pony Grand National on the 24th May 2016. Grace competed on Nix Nadine during the event and placed an impressive 2nd and 3rd in a range of events across the day. Grace had a wonderful […]

Year 4 Fashion Show – Alternative Textiles

The Year 4 Art Club at Stanfield, have been involved in a new project, making textiles with a difference! Their aim was to use all recycled materials, such as bubble wrap, sweet wrappers, fabric and threads to design and make either a bag or a scarf.  The process involved making initial samples, designing a bag or scarf […]

Reading Buddies

Reading Buddies Our Year 5 pupils were keen to meet their new Reading Buddies from Year 2.  

Junior Girls’ Swimming Success

Merchant Taylors’ Junior Girls’ swimming team have been celebrating a successful season. The girls travelled to Darwen on the 20th April 2016, for the AIJS Swimming Championships. The girls had great success at the event, reaching all the finals and coming away with five gold medals. The under 10 Individual Medley was won by Evie […]

Boys’ Celebrate Excellent Inspection

Merchant Taylors’ Senior and Junior Boys’ are celebrating an outstanding Inspection Report after the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI) praised the School as being ‘Excellent’ in the key categories of Pastoral Care, Pupils’ Personal Development, Curricular and extra-curricular Provision, Safeguarding, Governance, Leadership and Management. Below are some of the direct quotes from the Report.  Click to […]