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Merchant Taylors’ bids farewell to long serving support staff

Admissions Officer Sue Barrington, retires after 18 years at the school. Sue joined Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School as PA to the Headmistress in March 2002. In 2007 she was appointed as Admissions Officer for MTGS and in 2018 became Admissions Officer for all year groups throughout Merchant Taylors’ Schools more recently based in the Lodge […]

Mike Slemen 1951-2020

A message from our Headmaster: We are extremely saddened to share the news that Mike Slemen passed away yesterday, 20 July 2020. Mike enjoyed a stellar Rugby career, earning 32 England caps, touring South Africa with the British Lions and being selected for a World XV in 1980. He joined us at the height of […]

Senior Boys’ Says Farewell To Mr Sutcliffe & Mr McKie

Merchant Taylors’ Boys’ School says farewell to two long serving members of staff this summer. Over 24 years at the school Simon Sutcliffe has been Head of History, Head of Teaching & Learning, Head of Hockey, and will perhaps be best remembered as Head of Cricket. Simon says: ‘The highlight of coaching Merchants players was […]

End of an era at Senior Girls’ School

Merchant Taylors’ bids farewell to a number of long-serving and much valued staff this summer. After 35 years, 15 as deputy headmistress, Dr Bush is ‘passing on her baton’! She joined the staff in 1985 having trained initially as an orchestral violinist with professors from the Royal Academy of Music and the Guildhall School of […]

Year 5 Take Part in Hold Still Project

Back in May The Duchess of Cambridge launched a community photography project which was to be spearheaded by the public. The idea behind ‘Hold Still’ was to capture the spirit, the mood, the hopes, the fears and the feelings of the UK as we continue to deal with the Coronavirus outbreak. The project is open […]

Governor Opportunities

Do you have some time to spare and want to be inspired by the impact of education? Merchant Taylors’ is one of the finest schools in the North West of England, founded 400 years ago in Crosby, near Liverpool. We provide an excellent independent education to around 1,300 girls and boys aged four to 18 […]

Virtual Open Day

Wednesday 8th July 2020 ~ 16:45-19:45 Join us on Wednesday 8 July 2020 for our first ever Virtual Open Day. As we find ourselves in unprecedented times, Merchant Taylors’ is constantly seeking ways to stay connected and show off our wonderful school. We therefore invite you to our Virtual Open Day, which will consist of […]

Matthew Lock Makes Second Appearance on This Morning

Merchant Taylors’ Senior Boys’ Pupil, Matthew Lock, made his second appearance on ‘This Morning’ last week. Matthew appeared to discuss vacuum cleaners with hosts Philip Schofield and Holly Willoughby, a passion which he has had since age four, when he was given one as a gift. Matthew reviewed different models of vacuums from his home, […]

Virtual Art Gallery

During the lockdown period, a challenge was set by the Art department to ‘Create a living painting’ using only objects and props found around the house. The response was fantastic! Well done to everybody who took part. Below are a selection of the entries. Create a Living Painting – Whole School Art Challenge Our Year […]

Merchant Taylors’ welcomes first groups of pupils back to school

We are delighted to have begun welcoming some of our children back to school. Girls and boys in Reception and Year 6 have now returned to school and they will shortly be followed by children in Year 10 and Year 12 (in smaller groups on separate days) as well as Year 1 in the coming […]