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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. The original house which now houses the library (founded in 1620 by John Harrison of the London Merchant Taylors' Livery Company) is juxtaposed with a modern reception area and art gallery...

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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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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.


Year 7: tests in English, maths, online reasoning plus report from current school, late January/early February (register before December of year 6). Years 8-10: tests in English, maths and reasoning; some...

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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 Y
Dyslexia Y
Dyspraxia Y
English as an additional language (EAL) Y
Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory
Has SEN unit or class Y
HI - Hearing Impairment
Hospital School
Mental health Y
MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty
MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment
Natspec Specialist Colleges
OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability
Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty
PD - Physical Disability Y
PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty
SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health Y
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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