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.

Admissions

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Admissions

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Latest News

Jos Buttler Returns to King's

23 March 2017

Jos Buttler Returns to King's

One of our best known old boys, Jos Buttler, spent Monday morning here at the school. As well as being photographed by Pro-Direct Sport to promote sponsors Kookaburra, Jos also took part in an interview with Sky TV.

Latest Events

24
Mar

12:45

Term Ends

24
Mar

14:00

4th Form Parents' meeting

26
Mar

13:00

Somerset Opera Touring Production

2
Apr

11:00

Go Tri Duathlon – Run-bike-run

18
Apr

10:00

Staff INSET

19
Apr

09:00

Staff INSET

19
Apr

16:00

3rd form Parents' meeting [GCSE choices]

21
Apr

13:30

House Photos

21
Apr

19:15

Speech and Drama Platform Event

22
Apr

19:30

School Disco

26
Apr

15:00

Drama workshop for exam pupils

26
Apr

18:00

Inter-House Masterchef competition

29
Apr

10:00

Open Day

29
Apr

10:15

PA Committee meeting

29
Apr

19:00

Fox Rocks - Bishop Fox House event

29
Apr

19:30

Fox Rocks

30
Apr

10:00

Sunday Activity Coasteering

1
May

08:50

GCSE art exam

2
May

08:50

GCSE art exam

3
May

19:30

CCF Dinner TBC

4
May

10:00

Heads of Sport Conference

5
May

13:45

English Language GCSE

7
May

12:00

Prep Schools Athletics festival; TBC

8
May

08:50

A Level art and photography exam

9
May

08:50

A Level art and photography exam

10
May

08:50

A Level art and photography exam

10
May

19:30

Prefects' Dinner with Parents

13
May

09:00

Cambridge ESOL PET and FCE exams

14
May

10:00

Go Tri Aquathon Swim-Run

21
May

10:30

Trip to Lyme Regis for international pupils (depart 10.30am)

26
May

12:35

Half term starts

3
Jun

09:00

King’s Biathlon with Modern Pentathlon taster activities

4
Jun

18:30

New Housemasters meet parents TBC

12
Jun

13:30

H420/1 Biological processes

16
Jun

19:00

Lower Sixth Barbeque

17
Jun

19:30

Junior Ball

19
Jun

14:00

King’s Hall year 7 visit Biology department

20
Jun

13:30

H420/2 Biological diversity

21
Jun

09:00

4th form to Big Bang Fair TBC

23
Jun

09:00

Maths D2 / C4

25
Jun

10:00

Sunday Activity Surfing

26
Jun

09:00

GCSE AQA DT exam

26
Jun

09:00

Maths S2

26
Jun

13:30

H420/3 Unified biology exam

27
Jun

09:00

New paper 3 Chemistry

28
Jun

09:00

A2 Maths D2M4S4

29
Jun

09:00

A2 Physics

30
Jun

08:30

Junior Play rehearsals

1
Jul

19:30

Junior Play

3
Jul

19:30

Junior Play rehearsal

5
Jul

19:30

Summer Concert

6
Jul

19:30

Big Band Cabaret evening

7
Jul

19:00

House Celebrations

8
Jul

19:30

Leavers' Ball

16
Jul

08:00

Go Tri Triathlon

 

Go to Events

Sixth Form Scholarships

We are offering a limited number of Sixth Form Scholarships to new applicants for 2017 entry. There will be two taster days taking place on 4 and 5 May.

Please click here for details

King's College Sport Website

Visit our dedicated website for sports fixtures and results.

King's College Sport

The Dickens Prize – Creating Writing Competition

The challenge is to write a new chapter for Dickens’ Barnaby Rudge, the vivid novel about the Gordon Riots. Entries are invited for a new competition which celebrates the imaginative genius of novelist Charles Dickens.

The Dickens Prize

Sports Camps

We are running a number of sports camps for boys and girls. Please click on the buttons below for details.

Hockey Camps

Football Camp

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

Service Families

King’s College has a long history of caring for and educating children from a service background. Find out what makes our school different and why so many military families send their children to King’s.

Please click here to find out more

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