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King’s Hall School

King's Hall School

Address: Kingston Road, Taunton, Somerset TA2 8AA
Website: kingshalltaunton.co.uk
Founded: 1952
Number of Pupils: 170 boys, 150 girls
Fees: Day £2,445-£5,225; Boarding £5,810-£7,555
Ages: 2–13
Head Teacher: Mr Justin Chippendale BSc
Religious Affiliation: Church of England (Member of Woodard Corp)
Entrance Procedure: Informal interview and assessment
Contact: Mrs Emma Guppy, headmaster’s PA, 01823 28592
Email: [email protected]
School Visits: Please contact Emma Guppy to arrange a personal visit or to attend our Open Day on 6 October 2017.

The Curriculum

King’s Hall School encourages academic excellence, offering the very latest in technology and facilities that allow pupils to achieve their very best.

Games & The Arts

The school prides itself on encouraging ‘all-round’ development. All are encouraged to play sport and be involved in the vast selection of musical, artistic and dramatic opportunities available to them.

Pastoral Care

A warm community spirit prevails at all times. Boarding houses have the ‘home-from-home’ atmosphere that is so difficult to find. Food is freshly prepared on site and locally sourced where possible.

Senior Exit Schools

Pupils transfer to the UK’s leading senior schools, including our partner school King’s College, Taunton, after Common Entrance.

Recent Scholarships

On leaving at 13+ children perform exceptionally well in academic, sport, music, art, drama, DT and All-rounder scholarships. 150 have won awards in the last five years. Entry scholarships are available at 11+ for academic ability, sport and music. Please contact us for further details.

Head Teacher’s Philosophy

At King’s Hall School we don’t put a ceiling on what the children can do – they are astonishing and can do incredible things. Each child is nurtured to achieve personal excellence.

Outstanding Characteristics

King’s Hall School stands out from the crowd as a thoroughly modern traditional day and boarding school with a genuine family atmosphere. The surroundings are quite unique: a grand country house, built in 1758, located just outside bustling Taunton, with beautiful views spanning fields of grazing ponies. A balance between tradition and progression is evident.



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