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Year 5 Taster Day – Friday 28th June 2019

Year 5 Taster Day Friday 28th June 2019 10am – 3pm An opportunity for Year 5 boys and girls who are considering admission to Year 7 in September 2020 to spend a day at Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School or Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School. The Taster Day allows your child to experience fun lessons and activities […]

Summer Open Evening – Wednesday 3rd July 2019

Summer Open Evening – All Schools Wednesday 3rd July 2019 4.30pm – 7.30pm Come and join us at our Summer Open Evening, where parents and children will have an opportunity to tour Merchant Taylors’, take part in activities, chat with current students and teachers and hear more about our exciting plans for the future of […]

Biology Students Visit UoL School Of Life Sciences

On Wednesday 12th June, our Year 12 Biology students were invited to the University of Liverpool School of Life Sciences to take part in a practical. They spent the day in the laboratory learning how to use a range of specialist equipment including micropipettes, rocking platforms and protein gel electrophoresis. The girls worked hard to […]

Merchant Taylors’ Hosts ‘Talking Minds’ Mental Health Conference

On Friday 24th May, Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School played host to a conference on mental health, entitled “Talking Minds”. Educators from all over the country came to hear talks from mental health experts Natasha Devon MBE, Jonny Benjamin MBE, Dick Moore, and former England Rugby League International, Danny Sculthorpe. They told their stories and gave advice […]

Students Win Trip to ESRF in Grenoble

Three Sixth Form students from Merchant Taylors’ have won an all expenses paid trip to the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF) in Grenoble, after taking part in a national competition run by Warwick University. The ESRF is the world’s most intense X-ray source and a centre of excellence for fundamental and innovation-driven research in condensed and […]

Junior Boys Qualify for Chess Finals

A group of talented Merchant Taylors’ Junior Boys have made it through to the Northern Giga Final of the Delancey UK Schools Chess Challenge 2019. The competition is the largest children’s chess tournament in the world and first took place in 1996. The event welcomes all-comers from across the United Kingdom and approximately 40,000 children […]

Eco-Club Awarded Local School Nature Grant

Merchant Taylors’ is delighted to announce that we have been awarded a Local School Nature Grant, thanks to players of the People’s Postcode Lottery. The project is run by Learning through Landscapes and funded by Postcode Local Trust, which receives funding from players of People’s Postcode Lottery. Pupils in our Eco-Club will be benefitting from […]

Senior Music & Music Theatre Competition 2019

Year 7 and 8 pupils were treated to some wonderful performances at the annual Senior Music and Music Theatre Competition on Wednesday 8th May. The senior girls performed a diverse range of music and the standard was very high. Angelina Dorlin-Barlow won both the Music and Music Theatre cups in piano, voice and violin categories […]

Joint Lower Schools’ Production of “School of Rock”

You are warmly invited to our Joint Lower Schools’ Production of “School of Rock” which will be performed in the Williams Hall at the Boys’ School on Friday 5th and Saturday 6th July 2019 at 7.30pm. ‘School of Rock’ is based on the film starring Jack Black as Dewey Finn, an overly enthusiastic guitarist who […]

Promising Young Footballers Offered Scholarships

Two promising young footballers are leaving Merchant Taylors’ once they complete their GCSE’s after being offered scholarships with two well-known football clubs. James Carragher and Cameron Ferguson have signed for Wigan Athletic and Tranmere Rovers respectively and will be looking to earn a professional contract when they turn 18 following their two-year scholarships. Centre-back, James, […]