Senior Boys News

Sixth Formers Unearth Historic Plaque

The above plaque has had an interesting life and quite how it came back to the School is still a mystery. It was found by two current Lower Sixth students, Jack Bostock and Dominic Hodkinson, in a rather blackened state in an old store cupboard in the Boys’ School DT labs. The boys restored the […]

Pay it Forward Challenge

Hugh Lawrence 7S: “Recently, Mrs Marshall at MTBS and our form tutors challenged us to be kind to our peers. This challenge would consist of picking names out of a hat to see who we would have as our partner and then try and carry out as many good deeds for our partners. As well […]

Merchant Taylors’ Pupils Celebrate DofE Success at Buckingham Palace

On Thursday 17th May 11 pupils from Merchant Taylors’ Senior Girls’ and Boys’ School attended a presentation at Buckingham Palace, London, where they received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards from BBC Sports Journalist, Karthi Gnanasegaram, after sharing their experiences with HRH The Earl of Wessex. During the Gold Award Presentation, HRH took the opportunity […]

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 […]

Cadets Welcome Wildcat for Annual Inspection

On the 27th April, we celebrated our 103rd annual Combined Cadet Force (CCF) Inspection Day and welcomed a Royal Navy Wildcat helicopter to MTBS. The day was attended by 38 senior North West military professionals from the RAF, Army and the Royal Navy and consisted of a formal inspection of the Schools’ Guard of Honour, […]

Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School Welcomes New Headmistress

The start of the Summer Term has seen the exciting arrival of Claire Tao, the new Headmistress at Merchant Taylors’ Senior Girls’ School. Prior to her new role, Claire worked as a deputy head at the City of London School for Girls, one of the top ten performing schools in the country for both A-levels and […]

James Harper Selected for Rugby U17 England Development Squad

James has recently been named as part of the U17 England development squad. James, who plays for the Merchant Taylors’ 1st XV and Sale Sharks, has provided us with a short interview about his career in rugby so far: Tell us a bit about yourself: I was born and have lived all my life in Aintree. I […]

Model G20 Summit Report

During lunchtime on Monday February 5th, a group of 9 of us set off on a 3,116 mile journey which took us across the Atlantic Ocean to Boston Massachusetts, in order to attend the Model G20 Youth Summit as representatives of the UK. We were the only students from the UK lucky enough to go […]

Author Visit World Book Day

Rebecca Stevens visited Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ for World Book Day Thursday 1st March 2018.   Rebecca explained to year 7 boys that her first novel Valentine Joe, had been inspired by a collection of letters from her grandfather Fred, who was a pilot in the First World War. He had joined up when he was […]

Sixth Form Help at Aintree Hospital World Kidney Day

We have received a big thank you from Aintree Hospital’s RGN Renal Unit for the help they received from our Sixth Form students for World Kidney Day. The team at Aintree said they were all very helpful and professional. Well done everyone, we hope you enjoyed the experience!