At Taunton School we aim to challenge, nurture and inspire young people to succeed in a global community.
The wellbeing of our students is at the heart of everything we do and all of our decisions must be of direct benefit to them. Our main focus is ensuring that we prepare young people for their lives beyond school and in a world that changes rapidly. Throughout their lives, our children will work closely with people from across the globe and must adapt to a world of ever-changing technology.
As a School, we are innovative, forward thinking, global in outlook and down-to-earth in approach. We recognise that a balanced education is vital in developing the whole person.
At Taunton School inspirational teaching can be seen and heard everywhere – from battle re-enactments in History, rockets launching in Design and Technology, to philosophical arguments and debates heard over lunch, and the sound of music rehearsals ringing from the Theatre. We instil a love for learning which stays with an individual throughout their life.
Please take a look at our website and take the opportunity to come and visit us at the school. We would love to meet you.
Lee Glaser, Headmaster
“The school is fantastic at communicating.”
“Each year brings more excitement and new opportunities…….it’s brilliant for me to see my friends every day when I come into school”
“I’ve been at Taunton School for 10 years and to me it feels like home…..the school has presented me with so many opportunities of things I never thought I’d be able to do”
“It’s a great experience to be with people from all over the world….it has such a great atmosphere”
“One of the most amazing things about the school is the way it fuses together the traditional English boarding system and a really strong vision for the 21st Century.”
“I work across the whole school, with different and diverse people from many departments. And that’s really important to me”
“The impact of the student voice has made a massive difference in our co-curricular programme….. what we offer is all for them”
“Taunton School has such a family feeling to it…it’s a great place to work”
“I remember our first tour of Taunton School and how warm and welcoming it was at that point and it still is today now that we are seven years on”
“It has been an amazing journey for our family….. our children will continue to be part of the Taunton School Community for the rest of their lives”
“When we looked around the boarding house it fitted every single thing we were looking for….the school is fantastic at communicating”
“Taunton School was more than a school, it was a home and a family that taught me things I will carry with me for the rest of my life.”
“Taunton was the whole package, learning, sporting life, school community, I loved school…”
“So many amazing teachers who invested so much time into making me who I am…..on the last night of every single play I did with Mrs Stamp we would sit in the theatre and eat pizza, feeling on top of the world.”
“A life changing experience”
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