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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 […]

Year Four Finish Purple Mash Project

Y4 boys finished their 2code project on Purple Mash this week. Each boy got a certificate to show how much of a coding genius they are! In this 2code project, the boys have successfully coded a traffic light system, a background switcher, a splatty bug game and a unit converter to name just a few. […]

Year 3 Boys Test Out the School’s New 3D Printer

Year 3 boys were the first in the Junior Boys’ school to design and print objects on the new 3D printer. The pupils used software within the Purple Mash website to create a vehicle of their choice. The boys then had to successfully save their work in the correct area before it was printed on […]

MTBS History Teacher Discusses the Partition of India on BBC Radio Asian Network

This year, the BBC has been marking 70 years since the Partition of British India, through a series of documentaries, debates and interviews, intended to evaluate the impact of this incredible event in British, Indian, and Pakistani history. On the 18th August 2017, Mr D. O’Malley, a history teacher of Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School, was pleased […]

Sailing Success for Oliver

Oliver from Year 4 has recently had some fantastic sailing success in the North West Zone Championships on the 23rd and 24th of September. Over the weekend there were 7 races in total, with approximately 100 competitors. These races where for the selection of the Northern region zone squad and children from all over the […]