Senior Boys News

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 […]

Lancashire Cricket Success for Three Former Pupils

Lancashire’s Second XI faced Yorkshire in their opening Second XI Trophy game of the season and featured three former Merchant Taylors’ pupils in their XI. The match took place at Scarborough Cricket Club and it was the second time that Lancashire had faced Yorkshire having drawn a friendly game in the days prior. Lancashire were […]

Y11 and L6 Receive Medicine Career Talk From Ex-Pupils

On Thursday we were joined by two former Merchant Taylors’ students, Dr Libby Wilson and Dr Nikhil Misra, who gave a talk on careers in medicine to Year 11 and Lower Sixth boys and girls. Dr Wilson is an Emergency Medicine Consultant at Aintree Hospital and Dr Misra is a Consultant General and Trauma Surgeon. […]

Sefton Super Reads 2019

On Tuesday 26th March sixteen boys, Joseph Bigley, Charlie Johnson, Alex Meadows, James Randall, Zac Richardson, Sulaimaan Ahmed, Raiden Swindells, Matthew Hannon, Junior Connor, Hugh Lawrence, Rajan Naidoo, Harry Wynne, Buckley Loftus, Raveen Mallawa, Hemanth Bheemireddy, and Methul Gamage, went to Crosby Library for the Sefton Super Reads award afternoon. Pupils from several local schools […]

MTS pupil scores ‘genius’ MENSA mark

Twelve year old Darren Toh, who was born deaf, has been awarded the highest possible IQ score by MENSA, months after passing his GCSE Maths exam with a Grade 9.  Darren did not speak until the age of five after being diagnosed with bilateral genetic congenital deafness and first learned to communicate by using sign […]