Senior Girls News

Year 7 Virtual Art Gallery

Our Year 7 girls took part in an online activity week and were set two different art challenges. The first was to create outdoor artworks inspired by the artist Andy Goldsworthy. The second was to create a ‘kitchen table sculpture’ by assembling a range of found and discarded objects. Well done to everyone who took […]

Merchant Taylors’ welcomes first groups of pupils back to school

We are delighted to have begun welcoming some of our children back to school. Girls and boys in Reception and Year 6 have now returned to school and they will shortly be followed by children in Year 10 and Year 12 (in smaller groups on separate days) as well as Year 1 in the coming […]

Chair of Governors Retires After 4 Years

Current Chair, and Old Girl, Beverley Bell will retire from the post on 12 July, with Old Crosbeian Philip Marshall taking over. Beverley has written the below letter to all members of the Merchant Taylors’ community: Dear Colleagues, Parents, Alumni, I hope you all enjoyed the half term break and had some time to relax […]

New Head Girl Team Announced

Congratulations to Melissa Hennessy who has been announced as the new Head Girl, and Jess Fitter and Ciara Losty who are the new Deputy Head Girls. The Head Girl team are representatives for the whole school and have the important task of leading the student voice, as well as organising a variety of events. The […]

Lockdown Challenge: The Periodic Table

The U6 chemists have been rising to the challenge of self-isolation combining Chemistry with their creative skills to produce a patchwork Periodic Table. It involves sewing a square for each element showing its symbol and will provide the Chemistry department with a memory of ‘Life in Lockdown’. So far 14 girls have joined in the […]

School tech team producing PPE visors for frontline carers

Staff at Merchant Taylors’ School in Crosby have begun making protective visors for healthcare workers during the Covid-19 outbreak. The design and technology team at the Boys’ School site are now creating 300 items of the protective equipment every day in conjunction with the Merseyside PPE Hub collective. Using materials provided free of charge by […]

Melissa Wins Place on XMaS Scientist Experience

Just before the Easter holidays began the Physics Department received the amazing news that Melissa Hennessy has won a place on the XMaS Scientist Experience. This means that next year she will be jetting off to Grenoble to take part in the [email protected] Programme in the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF). Melissa won her place […]

Physics Challenge

The Physics Department have got a challenge for you! Using only things that you can find around the house can you build a roller coaster for a marble? If you don’t have a marble, you can improvise for example rolled up blu-tack or a cherry tomato. The Physics department want to see who can come […]

Latest Guidance on External Examinations

Ofqual has published detailed guidance relating to the grading of A Level and GCSE examinations this summer. The process is based upon centre assessment grades and a centre-generated rank of students in a subject, formulated using a wide range of attainment evidence. Merchant Taylors’ is committed to ensuring that all grades submitted to exam boards […]

U6 Create #MerchantsAtHome Video

Our Upper Sixth girls have been getting creative whilst having to isolate by making a fantastic Tik Tok video. Well done girls!