Taunton School at Dusk

Join our boarding community

We have a close-knit community of boarders, with five boarding houses for senior boarders aged 13 to 18.

Each of the houses are proud to have their own unique history, identity and community. However, they share many things in common: outstanding pastoral care, inviting and spacious rooms, and a fantastic range of modern facilities on their doorstep.

These houses are all located on our beautiful rural campus in the heart of Taunton, Somerset – close to the nearby cities of Bristol, Bath and Exeter, or a 1 hour 40 minute train journey from London.

Explore our boarding houses

Take a look around the five boarding houses that our senior students call home. These are all located on our safe and secure 56-acre campus in the heart of the South West.

What is life like as a boarder at Taunton School?

Boarding at Taunton School is truly a ‘home from home’ experience. The friendships formed in the boarding community really do last a lifetime, ensuring a real sense of belonging throughout your educational journey. Each house has a mix of students from Year 9 to Year 13 and its own house parents, fostering a real ‘family feel’ and an environment where the students can really support each other.

But above all, boarding at Taunton School is fun. With regular activities, inter-house competitions, trips and socials, we pride ourselves on providing an unforgettable boarding experiences where memories are made.

Find out more about our house system

We have a number of day houses as well as boarding houses, each with their own identities and dedicated Head of House. Learn more about each of the houses and how the house system works here.

The House System

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Hear from our current students

What is life really like as a student at Taunton School? Our senior students talk about their favourite aspects of school life – from what they’re learning, to activities outside of the classroom, and boarding life.

Where can I find out more?

Head to the Senior section of our website below for more information, or get in touch with our friendly Admissions team who will be more than happy to answer any questions you may have.

Email our Admissions team