Welcome

Welcome to the King's College website. We hope you enjoy this snapshot of life in our busy, friendly community.

King's College is an independent co-educational boarding and day school in Taunton, Somerset with over 460 pupils aged 13-18 years.

Headmaster Independent School Somerset

A message from the Headmaster

I hope our website will convey a sense of the spirit of this wonderful school. I hope, too, that it convinces you to come and see us. No website can give a complete picture, but you will find here a flavour of the things we do at King's.

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Latest Events

9
Dec

09:00

TG Music exams

9
Dec

14:00

Horizon Lecture

9
Dec

16:30

HSM meeting

9
Dec

19:30

Musical

10
Dec

13:30

Hockey 1st XI vs House Hockey

10
Dec

14:00

Rugby Union U14A XV vs House Rugby 7s

10
Dec

19:30

Musical

11
Dec

10:00

Trip to Cribbs Causeway

11
Dec

17:00

KHS Carol service

12
Dec

18:45

Choir sings for Mayors Carol Concert

12
Dec

19:00

Girls' Hockey celebrations

12
Dec

20:00

Scholars' Christmas Quiz

13
Dec

19:30

Christmas Concert dress rehearsal

14
Dec

08:30

L6 trip to University of Exeter Christmas Lectures

14
Dec

16:30

Carol service dress rehearsal

14
Dec

17:00

Common Room Meeting

14
Dec

19:30

Christmas Concert

15
Dec

08:30

University of Exeter Christmas Lectures

15
Dec

14:30

Choir rehearsal

15
Dec

17:00

College Carol service

15
Dec

19:00

Christmas Supper

15
Dec

20:15

House celebrations

16
Dec

08:30

Late breakfast

16
Dec

12:00

Final assembly

16
Dec

13:00

Term ends

16
Dec

15:30

Festive Tea

16
Dec

17:00

Public Carol service

5
Jan

09:00

Staff INSET

6
Jan

09:00

Staff INSET

8
Jan

19:30

Term begins for boarders

9
Jan

08:20

Term begins for Day Pupils

9
Jan

16:00

Lower Sixth Centigrade test

14
Jan

19:15

School Disco

16
Jan

14:00

Oxford Union Debating competition - first round

20
Jan

19:00

L6th Parents' Supper

24
Jan

17:15

Inter-Schools Philosothon

26
Jan

10:00

Education and Pastoral; F&GP Council meetings

26
Jan

13:30

King’s Hall visit the physics department

31
Jan

09:00

Year 6 art workshop day for King’s Hall pupils

31
Jan

19:30

Octagon Concert

31
Jan

19:30

Chinese New Year Supper

1
Feb

19:00

A2 Drama technical rehearsal

2
Feb

09:00

Intermediate Maths Challenge UKIMC

2
Feb

09:00

A2 Drama Exam

5
Feb

10:30

Trip to Exeter for international pupils

7
Feb

07:30

Trip to London for 5th form GCSE and U6 Art and Photography pupils

7
Feb

19:30

Chapel Concert

8
Feb

09:00

Taunton Independent Schools’ Careers Convention

10
Feb

08:00

Julie Arliss - Academy Conference

10
Feb

15:50

Half Term starts

10
Feb

16:00

5th Form Parents' meeting

26
Feb

09:30

West of England 7s - Nick Gresswell

27
Feb

16:00

6th Form Biology Rat Dissection

2
Mar

11:15

Elevate Education: 5th form study skills session

3
Mar

19:00

4th form Parents' Supper

4
Mar

19:30

Carpenter senior ball

7
Mar

19:30

GCSE Musicians' Concert

8
Mar

16:00

Full Council meeting

9
Mar

19:00

King's Dinner

14
Mar

19:30

A level Musicians' Concert

15
Mar

09:30

Big Band perform at St Peter's Prep

16
Mar

09:00

IMOK – Intermediate Maths Olympiad and Kangaroo.

16
Mar

13:00

A Science Comedy What's the Matter?

18
Mar

08:00

Football trip to West Brom FC v Arsenal TBC

19
Mar

10:00

King Alfred House Charity Garden Build at Selworthy School

21
Mar

19:30

Spring Concert

24
Mar

12:45

Term Ends

24
Mar

14:00

4th Form Parents' meeting

26
Mar

13:00

Somerset Opera Touring Production

18
Apr

10:00

Staff INSET

19
Apr

09:00

Staff INSET

19
Apr

16:00

3rd form Parents' meeting

21
Apr

13:30

House Photos

22
Apr

19:30

School Disco

26
Apr

18:00

Inter-House Masterchef competition

29
Apr

10:00

Open Day

29
Apr

19:30

Fox Rocks

3
May

19:30

CCF Dinner TBC

7
May

12:00

Prep Schools Athletics festival; TBC

10
May

19:30

Prefects' Dinner with Parents

 

Go to Events

King's Secret Postcard Exhibition

To celebrate the opening of the Silvermead Art Studio – Saturday 25 February 2017

Please donate an artwork to our Secret Postcard Exhibition.

Deadline extended to 31 Dec

Click here to read about our new Textiles GCSE

Christmas Carol Service

Friday 16 December

Please note that this year the service will take place on a Friday.

Christmas Carol Service

Daily Transport Service

King’s College is delighted to announce that a daily bus service to King’s from the Crewkerne area will be available from September 2016.

Please click here for details

King's College Sport Website

Visit our dedicated website for sports fixtures and results.

King's College Sport

The Sound of Music

Please click here for further details about our drama department and this year's school musical.

The Sound of Music

King's College Drama

Christmas Sports Camps

Please click here for further details.

Hockey Camps

Cricket Camp

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