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An Independent Prep Day and Boarding School in Somerset

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Welcome to King's Hall School

Welcome to the King's Hall School website. We hope you enjoy this snapshot of life in our friendly school. King's Hall is an independent co-educational boarding and day prep school in Taunton, Somerset with over 300 pupils aged 2-13 years. Part of King’s Schools, Taunton, along with our senior school, King's College, we provide inspirational teaching, superb facilities, and our nurturing of individual potential combines to create an environment in which young people achieve great things.

A Welcome from the Headmaster

A Welcome from the Headmaster

"On my first visit to King’s Hall I was struck by the tangible warmth and friendliness of children, staff and parents. The school hums with life and laughter as the children and teachers apply themselves with great energy to create a wonderful environment for learning. Children benefit from a genuinely rounded education where each individual is encouraged to fulfil their own potential, not only academically but also to take advantage of the plentiful opportunities presented to them in areas such as music, sport, drama and art."

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Joining at Nursery

Joining at Nursery

Children can join King's Hall from the age of 2. This is a small and friendly setting in which every child benefits from our rural location and extensive grounds. The curriculum is tailored to meet the needs of each individual child, with the benefit of small class sizes and inspirational teachers.

Joining Nursery & Pre-Prep
Joining at Reception

Joining at Reception

Many children join us in Reception to continue the next stages of their development. It can be a little daunting moving up to new class, which is why we like to make this feel as easy as possible and start to introduce children to their new teachers and routine during the Summer Term.

Joining Reception
Joining King's at Age 11

Joining King's at Age 11

We have an intake at age 11, when many children are considering a move to senior school. Pupils joining at 11 begin in the more intimate atmosphere of King’s Hall, where they find their feet, before moving at 13 to our senior school, King’s College.

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Latest News

  • ​School Community Pay Their Respects for Armistice Day
    ​School Community Pay Their Respects for Armistice Day
    Thursday, November 14, 2019

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  • ​New Defibrillator Installed at Nursery Entrance
    ​New Defibrillator Installed at Nursery Entrance
    Saturday, November 9, 2019

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  • Winning Streak for Show Jumping Stars
    Winning Streak for Show Jumping Stars
    Friday, November 8, 2019

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  • Enrichment Programme Proves Popular
    Enrichment Programme Proves Popular
    Thursday, November 7, 2019

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  • Art Projects Encourage Pupil Creativity
    Art Projects Encourage Pupil Creativity
    Monday, October 28, 2019

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  • ​Community Support On Show at Autumn Fair
    ​Community Support On Show at Autumn Fair
    Sunday, October 27, 2019

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  • ​Pupils Raise the Roof with Heartfelt Harvest Festival
    ​Pupils Raise the Roof with Heartfelt Harvest Festival
    Friday, October 25, 2019

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  • Musicians Put On Show-Stopping Concert
    Musicians Put On Show-Stopping Concert
    Wednesday, October 23, 2019

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  • MasterChef's Hope Pointing Opens Cookery School
    MasterChef's Hope Pointing Opens Cookery School
    Tuesday, October 22, 2019

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  • ​Year 6 Enjoy Wild Exmoor Getaway
    ​Year 6 Enjoy Wild Exmoor Getaway
    Friday, October 18, 2019

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  • “Thank you for creating an environment of enthusiasm for learning, appreciation for growing, and room for mistakes along the way! I am truly grateful for the opportunity King's Hall has given me.”
    - Former pupil
  • “I have been impressed time and time again by the dedication and care offered by your teaching staff.”
    - Former parents
  • “I could praise so many staff at King's Hall who have provided the support and nurturing our children have benefited from.”
    - Former parents

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