Senior Girls News

MTGS Race for Life

At the end of term, Years 7 and 8 participated in a very successful Race for Life in aid of Cancer Research UK and the girls raised £339.58 and all had lots of fun participating. Well done girls!

Saule Skates to Success!

A big congratulations to Saule Luneviciute as she is crowned Junior British Solo Dance Ice Champion. Saule won both the short and free dance last week at the British Ice Dance Championship, held at Ice Sheffield on 12th July 2018. The Merchants’ community are very proud of her, well done Saule for all your hard work and […]

Gold Expedition Success!

Last term saw seven intrepid sixth-former’s foray north into the Lake District, to pit their wits and test their endurance against the Cumbrian fells. Back in March, wild camping on their practice expedition, the girls had woken to ice on both sides of the flysheet; this time the mercury soared to Mediterranean heights. Undaunted, leggings […]

Merchants’ RAF Victorious!

The RAF CCF Section travelled to RAF Halton, Aylesbury, to compete against nine other teams from across the UK CCF RAF schools on Sunday 24th June. The team had been busy practicing at weekends for the event and were confident that this practice would pay off. Hours of pounding the drill square, getting wrapped up […]

Angelina Wins Rotary Young Musician of the Year

Heriot Watt University hosted the national final, which included some of the most talented young musicians from across the UK and Ireland. The grand final was hosted by the Rotary Club of Currie Balerno and held on campus in The James Watt Auditorium. Lower Sixth student, Angelina Dorlin-Barlow, came first in the Vocalist category. Steve King, […]

Classlist

Classlist Regular communication between parents is important in helping us build a supportive and welcoming school community.  Recent data protection changes mean parents now rely on a variety of informal channels to contact each other, ranging from ad-hoc email lists to social media groups on Facebook and WhatsApp. These can work well but raise important […]

Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School Pupil Named Top Cadet in UK

A pupil from Merchant Taylors’ Senior Girls’ School, has been named the top cadet in the UK, at a prestigious national awards ceremony. Charlotte Apel, who is 19, was presented with the Sir John Thomson Memorial Sword at the Royal Air Force Air Cadets (RAFAC) Awards, which took place at RAF College Cranwell, in Lincolnshire, […]

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 […]

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, […]

Explorers Take On Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Practice Expedition

Last week saw 5 intrepid groups of explorers take on the Duke of Edinburgh Bronze practice expedition in Denbighshire. Friday’s weather dampened most things but not the spirit of our Year 10 and 11 girls as they hiked Offa’s Dyke between Llandegla Forest and Chirk Castle. Whether striding high above the valley of the River […]