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Open Mornings

Attend an Open Day at Taunton School in Somerset

Join us at an upcoming Open Morning.

For over 175 years, Taunton School has been a thriving community of five schools, offering pupils a wealth of academic, sporting, and performing arts opportunities.

Of all the School’s attributes, pastoral care stands first and foremost

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Join our Headmaster, James Johnson, and the Taunton School Leadership Team at an upcoming open day. This is the best way for prospective families to experience Taunton School with the opportunity to meet members of staff, tour the state-of-the-art facilities and ask questions. Our next whole school open morning is on Saturday 5th October 2024.

The event will give you the chance to come and experience life at Taunton School. It will take place on site at Taunton School from 9:30am to 12:30pm, where our friendly admissions team and staff are looking forward to meeting you.

Explore our Upcoming Events

Can’t attend our next Open Morning? If you can’t attend any of our upcoming Open Mornings you can still book a visit to Taunton School, see the other Open Mornings we have throughout the year, or attend one of our Virtual Events. Fill in the relevant form below and our admissions team will be happy to assist you..

Saturday 28th September 2024

Virtual Open Day

  • Prep 9.00 – 10.00
  • Senior 10.00 – 11.00
  • International 11.00 – 12.00.

Join us at our next Virtual Open Day, learn more about Taunton School life and the opportunities on offer. With webinar sessions from our Headmaster, teachers, and students.

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Saturday 5th October 2024

Whole School Open Day

9.30am – 12.30pm

Join our Headmaster, James Johnson, and the Taunton School Leadership Team at an upcoming open day.

The event will give you the chance to come and experience life at Taunton School. It will take place on site at Taunton School from 9:30am to 12:30pm, where our friendly admissions team and staff are looking forward to meeting you.

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Tuesday 8th October 2024

Information Webinar for Military Families

6pm – 7pm

Our next Webinar for Military Families is on Tuesday 8th October 2024, it will give you the chance to experience life at Taunton School from the comfort of your own home. The event will be live streamed between 6:00pm to 7:00pm BST.

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Friday 11th October 2024

Sixth Form Information Evening

6:30pm – 8pm

Come and experience life at Taunton School on Friday, 11th October 2024. This event will take place on-site at Taunton School from 6:30pm – 8pm, where our friendly Admissions team and staff are looking forward to meeting you.

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Friday 11th October 2024

Pre-Prep & Nursery Open Afternoon

2:00pm – 4:30pm

Join us for an engaging and delightful Open Afternoon at Taunton School Pre-Prep & Nursery. This informal event offers a wonderful opportunity for you to explore our school, meet our friendly staff, and allow your little ones to play and interact in our nurturing environment.

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Contact our Admissions team

If you have any general enquiries about joining Taunton School and would like to speak with our friendly Admissions team, you can do so via our ‘Contact Us’ page. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Discover one of the South West’s Leading Independent Schools

Taunton School is a thriving community of five schools, a Senior School, a Preparatory School, a Pre-Preparatory, a Nursery and an International School. The school’s ethos is to nurture every individual, unearthing potential in every child and creating a mindset for life. Learn more about what you can expect from your child’s educational journey.

Nursery and Pre-Prep (0-7 years)

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Nursery and Pre-Prep (0-7 years)

Leading Independent Pre-Prep & Nursery

The Taunton School journey can start as early as six months old in the our nursery, or from the age of four in our Pre-Preparatory School

Each step of the Nursery and Pre-Prep journey is tailored to your child’s age and stage of development, to create a learning environment in which they can truly thrive.
Whatever year group your child joins us in, you can be confident they will be nurtured in a supportive environment by our experienced staff to promote their development at this vital stage in their education journey.

Explore Our Pre Prep & Nursery

Prep School (7-13 years)

Prep students walking in corridor
Prep School (7-13 years)

Join Taunton Prep School

Taunton Prep School welcomes children from Year 3 to Year 8, with approximately 300 students and an average of 17 pupils per class.

We have a dedicated team of teachers who are committed to helping your child reach their full potential and while we are a non-selective school, we are proud to say our results are well above national average.

Our Prep School is also home to ‘Thone House’, our junior boarding school, home to up to 60 full time boarders, all of whom are cared for by our experienced and friendly team.

Explore Our Prep School

Senior & Sixth Form (13-18 years)

Sixth formers in lounge
Senior & Sixth Form (13-18 years)

Join our Senior School & Sixth Form

Taunton Senior School welcomes students from Year 9 through to Year 13, we have 540 students in our Senior School of which around 250 are boarders.
We are a non-selective school, which means there are no entrance exams, this leads to a broad cohort with a range of ability. With support from our dedicated teaching and support staff we help our students reach their full potential to achieve excellent results.
Beyond our results we also have outstanding facilities on site, offering a wealth of opportunities in sport, performing arts other co-curricular activities.
Explore Our Senior School

Taunton School International (7-18 years)

Taunton School International Students in Classroom
Taunton School International (7-18 years)

Join Taunton International School

Taunton School International caters for students looking to study in the UK.

The International School is made up to two schools:
• Taunton School International Middle School – for students aged 8 -14
• Taunton School International – for students aged 13-18
With a choice of both English and International Qualifications, Taunton School International is the perfect choice for those wanting to explore an outstanding education in the UK.

Explore Our International School

Boarding at Taunton School

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Boarding at Taunton School

Join Our Boarding Community

Taunton School is home to eight boarding houses, accommodating up to 400 boarders – each with their own unique style and character, providing a warm and welcoming home-from-home environment.
We offer outstanding pastoral care and comfortable accommodation for all of our boarders with a dedicated Housemaster or Housemistress responsible for our student’s welfare.

Explore Our Boarding Houses

Read our prospectus

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Read our prospectus

To learn more about our school and our core values, take a look at our prospectuses.

Here, you can also find materials related to each individual school – from Nursery and Pre-Prep to the Senior School.

View our prospectuses

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