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Merchant Taylors’ School

Sandy Lodge, Northwood, HA6 2HT

Merchant Taylors’ (Senior School) describes itself as “A London School in the Country” . It is a selective independent day school for boys ages 11 to 18. Most of the pupils come from surrounding counties and from London. The school...

Phone: 01923820644

Website: www.mtsn.org.uk

Head: Mr S Everson

Registrar Details:

Jonny Taylor
01923845514

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Merchant Taylors’ (Senior School) describes itself as “A London School in the Country” . It is a selective independent day school for boys ages 11 to 18. Most of the pupils come from surrounding counties and from London. The school runs a comprehensive coach service to assist their commuting.

It was founded in 1651 and it has a 280 acre site which has lakes and a rural setting. Entry at 11 Plus 13+ and 16+ is based on merit. The ideal candidate shows an enthusiastic, broadly -based attitude to life as well as academic ability. Substantial bursaries are available for prospective pupils entering at 11+ 13+ and 16+ so the school can live up to its aim of having a widely divergent community that provides equal opportunities for children from a range of backgrounds. Children with a Specific Learning Difficulty or disabilities are given help in admission and throughout school life. According to the 2022 Independent Schools Inspectorate report “Pupils emerge as confident, self-motivated, high-level learners”.

Sector: Independent

Type: Senior School, Sixth Form

Day/Boarding: Day Only

Setting: City

Total Pupils: 903

Ages Covered: 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

Gender: Boys

Religious Ethos: Church of England

Opening Date: 1/1/1927

Sibling Policy: Yes

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Entry Routes: 11+, 13+, 16+

Selection: Academically Selective