- Headmaster's introduction to Taunton School
- Boarding at Taunton School
- Headmaster's introduction to our Prep School
- Introduction to Pre-prep 2014
- Introduction to our Nursery
- Sport at Taunton School
- Careers support at Taunton School
- Offering more at Taunton Prep School
- Senior School - joining in Year 9
- Offering more at Sixth Form
- Find out more about IB
- Prep School - hear from our pupils
- Prep School - A parents' perspective 1
- Prep School - A parents' perspective 2
- Joining in Year 9 - hear from our students
- Joining in Year 9 - hear from our parents
- Joining Taunton School from the USA
- Commemoration Day 2014 - Headmaster's Speech
- Commemoration Day 2014 - Heads of School
- Commemoration Day 2014 - Prizegiving
Welcome to Taunton School
As a Headmaster, I believe that a school education should be life changing, not merely a daily ritual to be endured. I believe we should be preparing the young for the next 50 years of their lives, not just the next five. I believe that my job is to equip my pupils with the values and experiences for a future anywhere in the world.
I am ambitious for your children. I and my staff seek to prepare young people to shape a changing world in the 21st century. That is our challenge and not simply spin. I intend to give my parents and pupils full value for the investment they are making, because there is no greater commodity than human potential. As a leading independent school for boys and girls aged 0 to 18 years, located in Somerset, in the South West of England, we offer boarders and day pupils an opportunity to live a full and forward-looking school life.
A website can only offer a flavour. Please come and visit us and meet the pupils and staff who make this a special place.
Dr John H. Newton M.A. (Oxon), F.Coll.P.,Dip.M.S.(Ed.)
Headmaster, Taunton School.
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