and tour of school
Our Headmaster, Richard Biggs, takes you on a tour of the school, and explains what makes King's College so special.
Boys' House Tour
Take a tour of one of our boys' boarding houses with Housemaster, Brendan Craggs.
Girls' House Tour
Join Housemistress, Laura Jones, as she takes you around Carpenter, one of our girls' boarding houses.
Areas and Facilities Tour
Explore our site at your leisure, by clicking on a link to reveal a photograph, video or 360 panoramic.
- 1. Design and Technology (360)
- 2. Silvermead Art Studio (360)
- 3. Dining Hall (360)
- 4. Woodard Room (360)
- 5. Library (360)
- 6. Chapel (360)
- 7. Swimming Pool (CCF Try Dive video)
- 8. Tennis and Netball Dome (photo)
- 9. Climbing Wall (photo)
- 10. Sports Performance and Cricket Centre (360)
- 11. Cookery School (video)
Learn about our sport offering from our Director of Sport, Phil Lewis.
Performing Arts at
Watch some footage from our latest productions showcasing our talented musicians and performers.
To read one of our prospectuses, please click on the corresponding image below.
Frequently Asked Questions
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How many boarders do you have?At King’s College, 65% of the school community are full boarders.
Are there any exeat weekends?There are no formal exeat weekends.
Where can I find your GCSE and A level exam results?Exam results are shown on our website, here.
Do you offer any assistance with fees?Means tested bursaries may be applied for. Please contact the Admissions Department for further details.
How do you support military families?15% of our boarding community are from service backgrounds, who understand the pressures of being part of a military family, and who actively care and support each other. We strongly encourage all children and their parents to maintain regular contact via telephone, text, Skype and email. Housemasters/mistresses and academic staff can also be contacted directly. For further details regarding our updated CEA fees package, please contact the Admissions Department.
How many pupils are there in King’s Hall School and King’s College?King’s Schools, Taunton provides continuous day and boarding education for girls and boys aged 2 to 18 years. It comprises King’s Hall School which has approximately 300 children from 2 to 13 and King’s College which has approximately 460 pupils from 13 to 18.
How many pupils are there in Sixth Form?We currently have 200 pupils in our Sixth Form.
Do you have Saturday school?Lessons take place on a Saturday morning with sporting fixtures in the afternoon.
Do you offer school transport?We run a daily school minibus service. Our school buses, which are driven by experienced drivers, pick up at a variety of convenient and safe pickup points. Please contact the Admissions Department for further details.
Are lunches included in the fees?Day pupils are invited to join us for breakfast, lunch and supper and the cost of which is covered in the day fee.
Who do we contact with our questions?Mrs Kate Rippin, our Director of Admissions, and team will guide you through the admissions process and answer any questions you may have along the way.
Please complete this form to find out more, or to arrange a call-back.