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King's College, Taunton, Somerset



School Details
South Road,
Taunton,
Somerset,
United Kingdom,
TA1 3LA

Tel: +44 1823 328204
Fax: +44 1823 328202

Founded:1880

Headmaster:
Mr R R Biggs, BA BSc

Director of Admissions & Marketing:
Kate Rippin


Accreditations and affiliations:
ISC, BSA, HMC, Woodard Schools
Religious affiliation:
Church of England
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
13 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£23,070
to
£23,070
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£34,170
to
£34,170
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
95
Day
77
158
Full board
130
0
Weekly
0
253
Total
207
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
56
7
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Interview, Entry test or exam, Common Entrance, GCSE results
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Sport, Teaching, All-rounder, Music, Siblings, Art, Senior school entry, Academic, Clergy/Ministers, CDT, Drama, Means tested bursaries, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, 6th Form

What we offer


  • Drama/Theatre
  • Economics
  • Design technology
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Business studies
  • Classics
  • Photography
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Greek
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Latin
  • Chinese
  • Ancient Greek
  • French
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • English
  • German
  • Squash
  • Fencing
  • Swimming
  • Rugby
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Football
  • Cross-country
  • Cricket
  • Badminton
  • Archery
  • Tennis
  • Netball
  • Rounders
  • Fitness training
  • Athletics
  • Water sports
  • Basketball
  • Table tennis
  • Sailing
  • Horse riding and management
  • Shooting
  • Canoeing
  • Cadets - CCF/ACF/ATC etc
  • Adventure training
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Drama productions
  • Orienteering
  • Chess
  • First aid/life savers
  • Rock climbing
  • Young Enterprise
  • Scuba diving
  • Dance
  • Yoga
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
 
 
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