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Merchant Taylors’ Embarks On £1.2m Summer Refurbishment

Merchant Taylors’ School is investing almost £1.2m in upgrading its property and estates this summer. The school is undertaking a full redevelopment of the dining halls and kitchen facilities at both the Boys’ and Girls’ School sites. The £500,000 design-led scheme is being delivered by CDS Wilman alongside the school’s catering partner, Chartwells. The Williams […]

Lewis Lambert To Attend Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

We would like to wish a huge congratulations to Merchant Taylors’ pupil, Lewis Lambert, who has gained a place at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Lewis however has not only gained his place at the academy; he has also been awarded a prestigious Army Officer Undergraduate Bursary. The Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, commonly known as […]

Isaac Lancel-Watkinson Cast in Lead Musical Role

Merchant Taylors’ pupil Isaac Lancel-Watkinson has been cast in the revival of hit Broadway musical, Mame. Isaac, who is a Year 6 pupil, will be joined by Harriet Thorpe (Absolutely Fabulous) and Olivier Award winner Tim Flavin (On Your Toes) for the show, which is opening in Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester and continues around […]

Carnegie Lunch 2019

On Tuesday 18th June, 16 boys from Years 7-9 gathered in the library for our annual Carnegie lunch, which has been held every year since 2002. The Carnegie Medal, a national award for a work of children’s fiction, was this year given to The Poet X, a novel in verse by Elizabeth Acevedo, a Dominican-American […]

Swimmers Compete In National Team Championships

On Saturday 15 June, 5 boys took part in the English Schools National Swimming Team Championships at Sheffield’s Ponds Forge Pool. Having qualified for the finals at the recent North West area Championships’ Merchant Taylors took their place alongside 96 of the top swimming schools in the country.  The competition was broken down in 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 […]

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 […]