Month: February 2021

Nursery children enjoy virtual story times with local care home residents

26th February 2021

During lockdown, the children have been connecting with residents at the Abbeyfield Residential Home in Heron Drive, Taunton. The virtual story times have been arranged by a member of staff…

The Mystery of the Clock Tower Graffiti

24th February 2021

Our resident archivist, John Brown, who has worked at Taunton School since 1975, has been investigating the recent discovery of graffiti in the clock tower of the main school building….

Three-year-old Sophie takes on charity challenge in memory of her grandmother

18th February 2021

Sophie, who attends Taunton School Nursery, is aiming to cover 28 miles in 28 days in February to raise money for Pancreatic Cancer UK. Sophie is raising money for the…

Thoughts from our local community: Simon Parkin, host of the Mid-Morning Show on BBC Radio Somerset

10th February 2021

As a school, we place huge value on playing an active and responsible role within our local community, something which is more important than ever at the moment as we…

Success for Prep School pistol team

6th February 2021

Throughout lockdown, the Prep School’s pistol team have been training hard and were rewarded when they qualified for the National Finals of the School Pistol Championships last month. The regional…

Taunton School ranked 7th best school in the country for sport

4th February 2021

School Sport Magazine has released its annual list of the most successful sporting schools in the country with Taunton School making the top ten. For the first time ever, the…

How do the Taunton School Beehives survive winter?

1st February 2021

One of the most important aspects of the winter survival of our bee colonies is knowing when and how to feed the bees in the winter. Some beekeepers lose their…

Taunton School supplies meal boxes to local NHS staff

1st February 2021

We are supplying 300 boxes a week to Musgrove Park Hospital in Taunton to support frontline NHS staff working throughout the pandemic. The food parcels are being delivered to the…