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Karting Success for Lewis Thompson

Year 11 pupil, Lewis Thompson, has been competing in the National Karting Championship this year, which has taken him all over the country, taking part in some fantastic races. Lewis has endured multiple doses of bad luck throughout the season due to mechanical issues, but no one could fault Lewis’ driving which has been outstanding, […]

Alumni Cross the Atlantic for Speech Day Celebrations

Merchant Taylors’ Schools enjoy recognising the achievements of its talented and happy community and in the last few weeks we did just that. Speech Day ceremonies took place at Liverpool’s Royal Philharmonic Hall where both of our Senior Schools celebrated our pupils’ successes in academic subjects and extra-curricular activities. Optical Engineer for NASA, Lauren McNally […]

Interhouse photography competition 2018

Congratulations to all girls who entered this year’s competition. The standard was extremely high. Criteria used was in 4 areas: 1. Adherence to subject – in this case ‘mother nature in my local environment’ (40% weighting): looking for things occurring naturally and found locally. 2. Not ‘just another cat’ – does it show something a […]

A Level Results Day 2018

Upper Sixth, we hope you’ve had a great summer so far and a well deserved rest! Are you ready for results day this Thursday 16th August? Please arrive at School to collect your results between 8am-11am. We’ve also gathered a few useful links below about what to do on results day. Good luck! Senior Girls: […]

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 […]

Junior Boys’ Year 5 Catalyst Museum Trip

Year 5 went on an exciting trip to the Catalyst Museum in Widnes at the end of April. After a few wrong turns due to Widnes’ road closures we arrived at the museum. The day was split into two workshops; the first workshop gave our pupils an introduction to some surprising chemical reactions. They then […]

MTGS DofE Gold Practice Expedition

Seven MTGS Lower Sixth pupils spent the first four days of their Easter break in Snowdonia on their D of E Gold practice expedition. There was to be no gentle breaking-in; Act One, Scene One was a punishing scramble up from the floor of the Ogwen Valley, to the wildest of wild camps perched above […]

Mandarin and Art Group Visit Terracotta Exhibition

On Wednesday 7th March, Mrs Blagbrough and Miss McWatt led a successful trip, taking the Mandarin Group and Art Group to visit the Terracotta Exhibition, held at the World Museum in Liverpool. Everyone was very excited, as this special event has come to the North West for the first time in 12 years! The students were thoroughly amazed by […]

AJIS Indoor Athletics Event

Merchant Taylors’ Junior Boys’ recently traveled along with Merchant Taylors’ Junior Girls’ School to the AJIS Athletics event at the Robin Park Arena in Wigan. It was a fun and competitive day which saw children from 33 schools participate in a variety of events throughout the day. All of the children who participated gave a […]

Virtual Reality Space Exploration

Our Junior and Infant pupils recently blasted off into space for an exciting virtual reality journey exploring the universe. After putting on their virtual reality goggles pupils waited in the docking bay in anticipation of take- off. Our Year 5 and Year 2 astronauts were quickly launched along a very realistic, fast moving, gravity defying […]