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Head Girl Team Handover

Last term, the Head Girl Team, as well as the Sports and Music Captains’ of 2017, handed over their badges and responsibilities to the Head Girl Team of 2018 and wished them the best of luck for the coming year.  

Message from Merchant Taylors’ Primary Headmistress Julie Yardley

Yesterday was National Primary Allocation Day, where parents across the UK will found out whether their children had been offered a place at their preferred primary school. For some, this can be an incredibly uncertain time, especially for those parents whose children have not been offered a place at a school of their choosing and may be […]

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 […]

Year Four Pupil Scoops Gold in Regional Fencing Competition

Congratulations to Michael Neophytou, from Year Four, who scooped first place at a regional fencing championship last weekend (Saturday 14th April) and is now ranked fourth in the country for boys under the age of nine. Michael won gold in the first event of the 2018 North West Junior Series, which was held at Manchester Fencing […]

MTPS Celebrate British Science Week 2018 – Exploration and Discovery

To celebrate British Science Week 2018, Merchant Taylors’ Primary have been busy exploring the world around us and making scientific discoveries of our own. Year 1 made cornflour slime and had lots of fun noticing how the liquid got thicker when it was pushed or pressed down. They also investigated rainbow colour mixing using milk, […]

James Harper Selected for Rugby U17 England Development Squad

James has recently been named as part of the U17 England development squad. James, who plays for the Merchant Taylors’ 1st XV and Sale Sharks, has provided us with a short interview about his career in rugby so far: Tell us a bit about yourself: I was born and have lived all my life in Aintree. I […]

Here’s to You Mrs Robinson!

It has been a celebratory week for school as we have said goodbye to Mrs Louise Robinson after her twelve years in post as Headmistress. On Monday, Louise said her goodbyes in her last assembly to the school and the staff held their end of term tea party where it is customary to give leaving […]

Year 2 Trip to World of Glass

During their trip to The World of Glass last week, Year Two watched a glassblowing demonstration and at the end of the day, they were allowed to pick a hand-blown glass bowl to bring back to school.   Year Two decided to hold a raffle with the glass bowl as the winning prize with all […]

Rachel Wins Warrington Young Musician of the Year

The school community would like to congratulate Rachel Burnett on her win at the Warrington Young Musician of the Year 2018 last weekend. The competition is now in its 20th year and draws students from across the North West, with another former pupil of Merchant Taylors’, Natasha Agarwal, also winning the competition in 2014. The […]

Local MP Visits Merchant Taylors’ Primary School

Mr Peter Dowd, MP for Bootle, recently visited the primary school to meet the children in an assembly. He talked about life as an MP in the House of Commons and shared some interesting, unusual facts with us. For example, when MPs appear ‘slouched’ it isn’t that they are dozing, but are actually listening to […]