Senior Boys News

International Women in Engineering Day

To celebrate International Women in Engineering Day, some Year 7 and Year 9 students at Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School were set the challenge of investigating and building structures in their Physics and Technology lessons. The girls had to work together to produce a a structure that could support a small weight, using only spaghetti and […]

Summer Open Evening – Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Summer Open Evening – All Schools Wednesday 3rd July 2019 4.30pm – 7.30pm Come and join us at our Summer Open Evening, where parents and children will have an opportunity to tour Merchant Taylors’, take part in activities, chat with current students and teachers and hear more about our exciting plans for the future of […]

Merchant Taylors’ Hosts ‘Talking Minds’ Mental Health Conference

On Friday 24th May, Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School played host to a conference on mental health, entitled “Talking Minds”. Educators from all over the country came to hear talks from mental health experts Natasha Devon MBE, Jonny Benjamin MBE, Dick Moore, and former England Rugby League International, Danny Sculthorpe. They told their stories and gave advice […]

Eco-Club Awarded Local School Nature Grant

Merchant Taylors’ is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Local School Nature Grant, thanks to players of the People’s Postcode Lottery. The project is run by Learning through Landscapes and funded by Postcode Local Trust, which receives funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Pupils in our Eco-Club will be benefitting from […]

Joint Lower Schools’ Production of “School of Rock”

You are warmly invited to our Joint Lower Schools’ Production of “School of Rock” which will be performed in the Williams Hall at the Boys’ School on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July 2019 at 7.30pm. ‘School of Rock’ is based on the film starring Jack Black as Dewey Finn, an overly enthusiastic guitarist who […]

Promising Young Footballers Offered Scholarships

Two promising young footballers are leaving Merchant Taylors’ once they complete their GCSE’s after being offered scholarships with two well-known football clubs. James Carragher and Cameron Ferguson have signed for Wigan Athletic and Tranmere Rovers respectively and will be looking to earn a professional contract when they turn 18 following their two-year scholarships. Centre-back, James, […]

Success for SaxPac, Bring on Birmingham!

  Lewis Thornley ARSM, Rory Ellis, George Farrar, Jay Singh, Archie Rawson and Rachel Burnett otherwise known as SaxPac, the formidable sextet which took the first round of ‘Music for Youth’ by storm. Superb renditions of ‘Defying Gravity’ and ‘Witch Hunt’ blew the judges away! All members of the aged 14-18 ensemble have at least […]

Aspiring Medical Students Support World Kidney Day

Aspiring medical students from Merchant Taylors’ were invited to support at Southport and Aintree Hospital’s Kidney Day. World Kidney Day is an annual global awareness and education event which in 2019 is focused on the burden of kidney disease, disparities and access to healthcare with the theme: Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere. The aim of […]

MTBS Hosts BBC Radio 4 ‘Any Questions?’

On Friday 26th April the School was privileged to host BBC Radio 4 for their ‘Any Questions?’ program. Any Questions? was first broadcast in 1948 and visits a different part of the country every week with a panel of four speakers including politicians, policy makers, writers and thinkers, who answer questions from audience members The […]

Physics Students Visit Jodrell Bank

On Friday last week a group of 30 year 9 Physics students visited the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire. Its main feature is an enormous 250ft tall radio telescope – the third largest moveable radio telescope in the world. During the day, the pupils learned about the research carried out by British scientists using this […]