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TSIMS students come joint 4th in Junior Debating Challenge

19th April 2021

Four TSIMS students achieved joint fourth place in the annual Taunton School Junior Inter-House Debating Challenge, with all students participating in their second language. Year 9 students Adriano Nogara and…

Taunton School shortlisted at the TES Independent School Awards

29th March 2021

Taunton School has been shortlisted for Pre-Prep of the Year. The TES awards recognise the most outstanding schools in the independent sector with the judges looking at innovation, imagination and…

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…

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…

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…

Elite academy selection for Taunton School cricketer

9th March 2021

18-year-old Joleigh Roberts has been selected for the Western Storm Academy programme. Joleigh, who is in Year 13 at Taunton School, took part in trials before Christmas where she was…

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…

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…

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