Senior Boys News

MTBS Building Work

MTBS Building Work Work continues on the Armour roof which has been stripped, insulated and is in the process of starting to be re-tiled. Additionally, a number of support lintels have been removed and replaced and the dormers that they supported re-built. To add to the history and character of the building, whilst removing one of […]

A Weekend at RAF Brize Norton by Michael Stables

  “RED ON! … GO!” shouted Flight Sergeant Baron, in his sharp Scottish accent. With my hands slightly shaking, I slapped my left hand on to my right wrist. All ready to jump out of the Hercules simulator – fixed 30 feet in the air. (many hours earlier)         It was a fresh Saturday morning […]

Ian Robinson Sports Centre Newsletter

Ian Robinson Sports Centre Newsletter Welcome to the  Ian Robinson Sports Centre newsletter where you will read about our upcoming events and new information that will benefit all users of the centre. May 2017    

HMS Bulwark – Jack Bostock

HMS Bulwark (L15) On Sunday 1st May, I was lucky enough to be amongst the 30 individuals selected to stay on board HMS Bulwark, which is currently the Royal Navy’s 2nd biggest Warship in the fleet. As a member of the Royal Navy section of the CCF I was delighted to be given this opportunity.  I was able to speak […]

Rowing Success

Rowing Success The rowing team having been celebrating a successful season so far with wins in both the Merseyside and Shrewsbury Regattas. There were five wins overall at the Merseyside Regatta, with Sam Roughly and William Tait winning the under thirteen double sculls and Sophie Gillbanks and Georgia Shirley (St Mary’s School/Trafford RC) winning the […]

Joint Schools’ Saxophone Ensemble – 8th May 2016

Joint Schools’ Saxophone Ensemble On Sunday 8th May 2016, the Joint Schools Saxophone Ensemble put on a wonderful performance outside  ‘The Atkinson’,  prior to the John Hallam Trios Lunchtime Concert and Afternoon Tea. Old Boy Edward Thornley, came to lend a hand when his brother Lewis, who is a member of the ensemble, was unable […]

The Royal Northern College of Music Trip

Bright and early on Sunday 24th of April, a group of budding musicians (woodwind and brass) from MTBS travelled with Mr Lock for a special event at Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM). They attended the first ever Wind Orchestra Day,which hopefully now will become a yearly event. The RNCM is one of top to Music Conservatories in […]

Inspection Day Review

It was the turn of the RAF Contingent this year to host the Inspecting Officer at the Combined Cadet Forces Annual Review. Group Captain Mark Gilligan was warmly welcomed to the event by Mrs Louise Robinson, the Girls’ School’s Headmistress, along with Merchants’ Contingent Commander Colonel Mike Slemen.    Group Captain Gilligan was joined by regular Officers from […]