Taunton School, as an IB World School, has a strong global outlook. We are incredibly proud that our school community is amazingly diverse, with students of all nationalities. It is one of the reasons why international students quickly feel at home here.
Depending on the students’ English level, academic ability and age, there are several clear entry points to our school (see below):
Taunton School International Middle School (TSIMS) provides that all important stepping stone into British education for students aged 8 – 14. Pupils are taught intensive English and core Academic subjects, alongside a full programme of sports, co-curricular activities and excursions, which helps them to make the transition to mainstream education.
Taunton Preparatory School (TPS) is a traditional British preparatory school providing a solid educational foundation, catering for pupils aged 7-13. Pupils are taught a wide curriculum including English, Mathematics, Science, Humanities, Arts, Music, ICT, PE and Games.
Taunton School International (TSI) provides intensive preparation for Sixth Form and University education. It caters for pupils aged 14-18. Younger pupils (14 – 16) are taught on a one-year or two-year GCSE/Pre-IB course, offering over 20 subjects as well as IELTS preparation. Older pupils (16 – 18) join our one-year or two-year Foundation Programme in Business and Economics. A full sports, trips and activities programme runs alongside, with many opportunities for integration with the Senior School students.
Taunton School (TS) is a traditional British boarding school with an international feel. Pupils are aged 13–18. Pupils are taught pre-GCSE in Year 9, followed by a two-year GCSE programme. Pupils then go on to A Levels, the IB Diploma or BTEC in the Sixth Form (ages 16-18).
Transfer of students between schools is a natural process allowing for the best possible integration, academic success and social development.
Please contact our Admissions team who will be happy to advise you on the most appropriate pathway for your child.
As you can see from the many options available, our extensive range of courses cater to students at all stages of their educational journey and for all proficiencies of English.
As a UK boarding school we provide full and flexible boarding for students aged 7-18 years old, or alternatively, places as day students from 0-18 years old.