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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.

Daily Transport Services

Daily Transport Services


We've made getting to King's even easier. We're now operating a route to and from Exeter. This new route is the latest addition to our daily transport services. As well as offering an internal service between King's College and King's Hall School, our routes cover North Somerset, West Somerset, Exmoor, and now Devon.

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The King's Schools Equestrian Centre

The King's Schools Equestrian Centre


In partnership with Orchard Portman Equestrian and players from Taunton Vale Polo Club, our equestrian facility consists of 12 covered stables, tack room, feed stores and over 10 acres of land. Off road hacking is close by and a 20x40m arena accommodates our weekly riding lessons.

Relaunch Post-Covid Equestrian at King's
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."

Meet the Headmaster
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

  • Year 8 Charity Fête
    Year 8 Charity Fête
    Thursday, July 1, 2021

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  • Drama Delights us all at King's Hall
    Drama Delights us all at King's Hall
    Friday, June 25, 2021

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  • Hat-trick for King's Hall Cricketers
    Hat-trick for King's Hall Cricketers
    Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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  • Science Comes Alive for Year 5
    Science Comes Alive for Year 5
    Saturday, June 12, 2021

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  • Hickstead Success for our Riders
    Hickstead Success for our Riders
    Tuesday, June 8, 2021

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  • Developing ICT Skills
    Developing ICT Skills
    Friday, May 21, 2021

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  • Bringing the Curriculum to Life
    Bringing the Curriculum to Life
    Tuesday, May 4, 2021

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  • King's Cricketers on Top Form
    King's Cricketers on Top Form
    Friday, April 23, 2021

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  • Library Lockdown Challenge
    Library Lockdown Challenge
    Wednesday, April 7, 2021

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  • Drama Raises Self-Esteem and Improves Confidence
    Drama Raises Self-Esteem and Improves Confidence
    Friday, April 2, 2021

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Open Days

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Virtual Open Day

We are delighted to announce that we have created a new Virtual Open Day event that will enable you to 'experience' King's from the comfort of your own homes, and to provide you with a feel, albeit remotely, of what we have to offer. Please do click the button below, or visit: https://www.kingshalltaunton.co.uk/vod/registration

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