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Thriving music (‘wonderful teachers… one of the greatest strengths of the school’ – parent): three orchestras, four choirs, ensembles; choir performs at classy events. Truly stunning art – painting, 3D, multi-media; excellent exam results (recent accolade for  'exemplary practice' from AQA); GCSE art looks up to A level standard. A hotch-potch architecturally – the original house (the Merchant Taylors' Schools were founded in 1620 by John Harrison of the London Merchant Taylors' Livery Company) is juxtaposed with a 1960s concrete monstrosity, 1980s red-brick extensions and modern reception area...

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What the school says...

Merchant Taylors' is a famous family of Schools with an enviable reputation on Merseyside, throughout the North West of England, and nationwide. Merchant Taylors' Girls' School includes a Junior Girls' School and Mixed Infants, and is located near Merchant Taylors' Junior and Senior Boys' Schools. The Schools always achieve among the best GCSE and A Level results on Merseyside and in the North West and enjoy exceptional extra-curricular success. ...Read more

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All-through school (for example 3-18 years). - An all-through school covers junior and senior education. It may start at 3 or 4, or later, and continue through to 16 or 18. Some all-through schools set exams at 11 or 13 that pupils must pass to move on.

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What The Good Schools Guide says

Headmistress

Since April 2018, Claire Tao, previously deputy head at the City of London School for Girls. MSc in personnel management and industrial relations at LSE; started her career in industry, completed a PGCE at Roehampton University and moved into education, working for the Old Palace School of John Whitgift as a biology teacher and head of house. She then went to Dulwich College Prep as a chemistry teacher and housemistress before moving to CSLG, where she stayed for 10 years. Interests include the theatre and hosting social events and she is also looking forward to continuing her love of cycling in the Northern hills.

Academic matters

In 2017 at A level 66 per cent A*/B (34 per cent A*/A); especially strong maths, physics, art and design, French, economics, geography and psychology. Also offers business studies, ICT,...

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Special Education Needs

After a place has been offered to a pupil, individual needs' are discussed with the pupil and parents to ensure correct provision. Pupils diagnosed with dyslexia difficulties have been provided with: - An Individual Education Plan (IEP) outlining difficulties and recommendations as set out by the Educational Psychologist's report for the student, and it is also given to subject teachers. - Pupils are provided with support as recommended by the IEP (extra time in examinations, enlarged scripts, etc. 09-09

Condition Provision for in school
ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder Y
Aspergers Y
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders Y
CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia
Dyscalculia
Dysgraphia
Dyslexia
Dyspraxia
English as an additional language (EAL)
Genetic
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health
SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication
SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty
Special facilities for Visually Impaired
SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
VI - Visual Impairment

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