Month: May 2020

An Australian Adventure

27th May 2020

On Sunday 23rd February four Year 9 students embarked on the first leg of their Australian exchange with students from Carey Grammar School, Melbourne. The first leg was to be…

Pre-U Courses Experience

26th May 2020

Nothing quite makes you want to ponder your life’s philosophy like an international lockdown and a crisis in the form of a pandemic. Now, more than ever, people are struggling…

Haleem selected for prestigious National Youth Theatre

15th May 2020

Year 13 A Level student Haleem Clift has been recognised for his acting talent after being chosen to join the National Youth Theatre (NYT). The 18-year-old who joined Taunton School…

School Choir triumphs with poignant virtual VE Day performance

13th May 2020

The Taunton School Music Department have managed to produce an incredible large-scale choir performance remotely with over 60 singers in spite of lockdown measures. Director of Music Mark Cracknell and…

Co-Curricular continues to thrive

11th May 2020

The Co-Curricular element of the school is still thriving, even though operating remotely. The school community is still able to come together with Headmaster’s assemblies and chapels uploaded onto TEAMs…

Young Enterprise team BisCup win County Finals

8th May 2020

Taunton School’s Young Enterprise team have been crowned Winners for Somerset with their eco-friendly edible cup product, “BisCup”. Each year a group of Year 12 business students are invited to…

The New Normal…?

8th May 2020

Four weeks into the summer term, many of us have bedded in to our remote school routine. I am fortunate that in many ways my ‘new normal’ is not so very distant…

Remote learning – the story so far

4th May 2020

In honour of May the Fourth, or ‘Star Wars Day’ as it is humorously known, I feel like I should begin this article with “A long time ago, in a…

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