Speaking Success

Speaking Success

On Thursday March 11th students from The Taunton Academy with their teacher, Kat Lam, competed against a number of schools throughout the south west. They gathered by Zoom to compete in the South West Regional Final of the Churchill – ESU National Speaking Competition...
We Win Public Speaking Grand Final!

We Win Public Speaking Grand Final!

The Taunton Academy was the 60th winner of the English Speaking Union’s Churchill Public Speaking competition on Saturday 24th April. Twelve teams from across Britain met remotely to compete in this prestigious event. Year 11 students Ella Gould, Chris Wood and Alexia...
Wellbeing Gardens Flourish

Wellbeing Gardens Flourish

Wellbeing Gardens at The Taunton Academy There is growing evidence that if we spend time gardening it reduces stress, boosts our mood and gives a sense of achievement which helps improve our wellbeing. School clubs are an important part of supporting student wellbeing...
Maths Winners

Maths Winners

Our more able mathematicians from Years 10 and 11 competed in the UKMT (United Kingdom Mathematics Trust) Intermediate Mathematical Challenge online on 2nd February 2022. The Intermediate Mathematical Challenge (IMC) is a 60 minute, multiple choice competition aimed...
National Cup vs Taunton School Match Report

National Cup vs Taunton School Match Report

Year 11 National Cup vs Taunton School Match Report A beautiful crisp autumn day saw The Taunton Academy Year 11 football team embark on this season’s first round of the FA Schools Cup. We had been drawn against our close neighbours and rivals Taunton School as the...