World Poetry Day 2021

19th March 2021

To celebrate World Poetry Day, our English department have put together a quiz to test your poetry knowledge.   1. What word comes at the end of the famous line:…

A Tale of Two Lockdowns

15th March 2021

I begin with the words of Rev. Dr. Getman from Chapel this week: “It feels like a triumphant return after a lockdown wilderness experience. Remember that we have each been…

LGBT+ History Month

1st March 2021

LGBT+ History Month: we all have a part to play in creating a fairer world. I consider myself very fortunate indeed. I realised I was bisexual when I was in…

Music Matters

1st March 2021

Come rain or shine, lockdowns, pandemics, storms or snow, music matters deeply to us for the comfort it brings to listeners as well as the excitement and positive energy it…

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….

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…

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…

Looking for Good News

26th January 2021

I think I have become a news addict. I know I’m not the only one. I have noticed that I am spending an increasing amount of time reading news websites….

How can parents support remote learning?

26th January 2021

As parents, it can be hard to support students in this unusual situation of remote learning. However, there are a few things that students can do to try to ensure…

DofE students lead the way

26th January 2021

The DofE scheme is a major part of the school’s co-curricular offering, with well over 300 students working toward Bronze, Silver or Gold awards. Our students have not allowed the…