Taunton Residential Activity Programme

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The activity programme at Queen’s College has something for everyone: sports, arts and crafts, games, music, dance, drama as well as excursions to nearby places of interest. 

Half-day trips include Cheddar Gorge, Weston-super-Mare, Dunster Castle and Exeter.
There are full-day trips to such destinations as BathOxfordBristol and Torbay,  

Special whole school events include a Murder Mystery, a Talent Show, a Treasure Hunt, a mini Olympics and a Casino Night plus regular discos, film nights and barbecues.  

For sporty students the activity programme can offer tennis, swimming, football, basketball, netball, volleyball, cricket, hockey, water polo, badminton, rounders, softball and athletics. 

For creative students there are options for music & song writing, dance, drama, film making & editing, drawing, painting, printing and collage,  jewellery making, web design, blogging and story writing.

Click here to see a sample activity programme.


The leisure facilities at Queen’s College are outstanding. There is a modern theatre that can be used for performances, theatre and films. A performing arts space for discos, dance and karaoke. There is a large indoor sports hall for basketball, badminton, netball and 5-a-side football. There is an indoor swimming pool. There are also astroturf surfaces for tennis, hockey or football and extensive grass playing fields for football, athletics and softball. The student common rooms have table tennis and pool tables as well as TVs and DVD players.

All recreational activities are closely supervised by our Activity Leaders. Students must take part in the full activity programme and are not permitted to go off campus on their own.