Sixth Form

Nobel Prize winning scientist mentors Taunton School biology students

22nd March 2021

Geneticist Sir Paul Nurse virtually joined the Biology Book Club after being contacted by a student. Lower Sixth student Laura Assanti got in touch with Sir Paul after reading his…

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…

Marcus Trescothick to continue working at Taunton School alongside England role

11th March 2021

The former England and Somerset cricketer has just been appointed as the new Elite Batting Coach for the England team. Trescothick began his role as Development Cricket Coach at Taunton…

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…

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…

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…

Sporting stars join Taunton School’s remote learning line-up

21st January 2021

An Olympian and an England cricketer joined virtual lessons this week and shared their unique insights into elite sport. On Saturday, Olympic Bronze Medalist and Team GB pentathlete, Kate Allenby…

Staying Safe at Home

19th January 2021

Over the course of the week I have been recording screencasts for each year group about how to keep themselves safe over the next few weeks. During the first lockdown…