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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Former Pupil Tom Returns to Taunton to Play for England

15 August 2017

Former Pupil Tom Returns to Taunton to Play for England

Former King’s College first XI cricket captain, Tom Banton, who left the school at the end of the Summer Term, is returning to Taunton to play for the England Under 19s against India at the Cooper Associates County Ground on Wednesday starting at 11am.

Another Medal for Lannece

11 August 2017

Another Medal for Lannece

King’s College pupil Lannece Hole is making quite a name for herself as an all-round sportsperson.

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See what our Sixth Form students have to say about King's!

Sixth Form years can be the most exciting period in a person’s education. Students study subjects of their choice, and they study these subjects to a greater depth. They can follow their own lines of thought while working closely with teachers and peers. There is no other time when there is so much potential for being influenced by new ideas. Often students arrive with one career in mind and leave with a completely different plan, having been inspired by an experience or a person at school.

King’s College Taunton is an excellent place to spend the Sixth Form years. It has inspirational teachers, who are experts in their field, love their subject and are committed to their students. Classes are small and there are voluntary drop-in clinics for students who want some individual attention. Click here to read more. But don't just take this from us, listen to what our Sixth Form students have to say.

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

King's College Sport Website

Visit our dedicated website for sports fixtures and results.

King's College Sport

Daily Transport Service

King’s College offers a daily bus service to King’s from the Crewkerne area.

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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.

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