Tag: senior boys

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 […]

Callum Davidson Wins Bronze at British Judo National Team Championships

The 2019 British Judo National Team Championships took place in Scotland at the Ravenscraig Regional Sports Facility in Motherwell over the weekend. At this year’s event it was the first year using a new format of team  composition that saw teams comprising of males and females. Callum Davidson (Year 10) was again selected as part […]

GCSE PE Students Attend the Athlete Factory

On Tuesday 25th June, the Year 10 GCSE PE group attended the Athlete Factory in Chester, for the annual fitness testing trip.  The Athlete Factory is a high performance gym, where everyone from novice gym goers to professional athletes and teams train in their state of the art training facility. The purpose of the trip, was […]

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 […]

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, […]

Physics Students Visit Jodrell Bank

On Friday last week a group of 30 year 9 Physics students visited the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire. Its main feature is an enormous 250ft tall radio telescope – the third largest moveable radio telescope in the world. During the day, the pupils learned about the research carried out by British scientists using this […]

Lancashire Cricket Success for Three Former Pupils

Lancashire’s Second XI faced Yorkshire in their opening Second XI Trophy game of the season and featured three former Merchant Taylors’ pupils in their XI. The match took place at Scarborough Cricket Club and it was the second time that Lancashire had faced Yorkshire having drawn a friendly game in the days prior. Lancashire were […]

Y11 and L6 Receive Medicine Career Talk From Ex-Pupils

On Thursday we were joined by two former Merchant Taylors’ students, Dr Libby Wilson and Dr Nikhil Misra, who gave a talk on careers in medicine to Year 11 and Lower Sixth boys and girls. Dr Wilson is an Emergency Medicine Consultant at Aintree Hospital and Dr Misra is a Consultant General and Trauma Surgeon. […]

MTS pupil scores ‘genius’ MENSA mark

Twelve year old Darren Toh, who was born deaf, has been awarded the highest possible IQ score by MENSA, months after passing his GCSE Maths exam with a Grade 9.  Darren did not speak until the age of five after being diagnosed with bilateral genetic congenital deafness and first learned to communicate by using sign […]

Carnegie Lunch 2018

On 18th June, boys from the lower school reading group welcomed pupils from Holy Family Catholic High School to celebrate the announcement of the 2018 Carnegie winner for a work of children’s fiction. The winner was declared, in an event at the British Library in London, Geraldine McCaughrean for Where the World Ends, a powerful […]