Cathryn Impresses Judges at TeenStar

Lower Sixth pupil Cathryn Barton has impressed the judges at the TeenStar auditions and has secured herself a place at the Regional Finals of the UK’s only singing and dancing competition. TeenStar is exclusively for teens and pre-teens, and Cathryn will now be performing in a live showcase in the competition taking place on 9th […]

Shamal wins Southport Flower Show ‘Schools Design-a-Garden Competition’

Congratulations to Shamal Harave who is one of the two top prize winners for the Southport Flower Show’s ‘Schools Design-a-Garden Competition’ .   Here is the official press release from the Show organisers: LITTLE GREEN FINGERS HELP CELEBRATE SOUTHPORT FLOWER SHOW  Southport Flower Show’s search for garden design stars of the future yielded a bumper […]

MTOBA – Crosby Dinner 2016

Whilst other events in MTOBA’s calendar may be in more intimate or more exotic locations, the Crosby Dinner is the essence of our Association’s work because it is at the heart of the MTS site. It is always a fascinating experience for Old boys to wander around the main building to make comparisons with their […]

OBA -Scottish Dinner Report 2015

The annual Scottish Old Boys’ Dinner was held on Saturday 28th November at the Royal Overseas League on Edinburgh’s Princes Street. It is a small and comparatively informal gathering. Amongst the nine attendees we were delighted to have David Holroyd (representing the Old Boys’ Association) and his wife, and Bob Simpson (representing the School). After a […]

RAF Easter Camp Cyprus – Daniel McKay

During the Easter holidays I spent 10 days near the summit of Mount Olympus in Cyprus at RAF Troodos. This was my second CCF RAF camp in Cyprus inside a year having attended camp at RAF Akrotiri last summer. During camp I took part in various activities over the length and breadth of the island of […]

RAF Section Report – Sqn Ldr Charlie Ryan

RAF Section Report Charlie Ryan Sqn Ldr RAF VR(T) For a relatively small section we have achieved very much over the past year and MTS RAF cadets have taken the opportunity to become involved in a wide range of activities both at home and overseas. During the year MTS RAF cadets have attended three overseas […]

Army Cadet Force Medal for RSM Brett

Simon Brett leads a ‘ double life ‘ as he is the Regimental Sergeant Major at Merchant Taylors’ Schools Combined Cadet Force and also a Company Sergeant Major at Merseyside Army Cadet Force. As he has completed 17 years dedicated and good conduct service to both organisations he has been awarded the prestigious Army Cadet Force Medal. […]

RAF Cup Winners 2016

RAF Cup Winners The RAF cadets have shown tremendous commitment to the section this year and entered the Air Squadron Trophy at RAF Cosford (near Wolverhampton), getting up at a really unearthly hour to make the two hour trip down to RAF Cosford to put their skills against other schools from the West TEST Area […]

IACE Canada 2015 – Sgt John Ball

IACE Canada 2015 By Sgt John Ball The International Air Cadet Exchange (IACE) is a programme used by countries worldwide where air cadets or members of certain flying clubs visit other countries for a few weeks, experiencing the culture, staying with host families and local armed forces. I was lucky enough to be chosen for […]