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Year 7 geography pupils create Marauders Maps

Academic

23.06.2017

Year 7 geography pupils have created their own Millfield Marauders Maps.

Inspired by the Marauders map from the Harry Potter books, this activity was back by popular demand as the pupils had...>>

Year 7 wetland habitat experience

Academic

20.06.2017

To get a better understanding of habitats, the Year 7 pupils travelled to Gloucestershire to visit Slimbridge Wetland Centre.

Three activities enabled pupils to gain first-hand experience of...>>

Year 3 visit Bristol Zoo

Academic

14.06.2017

Pupils in Year 3 visited Bristol Zoo to find out about rainforests for their ‘Saving the World’ topic.

In addition to learning about what we get from the rainforest and how it is...>>

Pupils build robots at Programming and Coding Club

Academic

26.05.2017

A Programming and Coding club has been introduced this term to help pupils learn how computers and programmes work. To put this into practice, they have been building two Intitio 4WD Robots,...>>

Year 7 visit Chepstow Castle

Academic

16.05.2017

As part of their ‘castles’ study, Year 7 took a trip over to Wales to visit Chepstow Castle. Pupils were taken around the grounds with guides, learning how the castle developed from...>>

UK Chess Challenge comes to Millfield Prep

Academic

15.05.2017

Millfield Prep hosted the Somerset region of the UK Chess Challenge, with one hundred of the best players from across the county competing.

In what was a successful event, three pupils were...>>

Year 4 pupils become explorers and adventurers

Academic

10.05.2017

Year 4 have begun their new unit ‘Explorers and Adventurers’ with some exploring of their own.

The pupils learned how to use a compass and a trundle wheel, and worked in groups...>>

Success in IAPS Chess Championships

Academic

28.04.2017

During the easter holidays the Millfield Prep Chess team competed at the IAPS Chess Championships.

The U11 team of Isaac Searle, Maisie Searle, Tansy Fowler and Alex Hutchcroft finished in...>>

Millfield Headmaster departure

Academic

26.04.2017

After ten years in post as Headmaster, Craig Considine will be leaving Millfield at the end of the next academic year.  Craig will become the Chief Executive Officer of the Tanglin Trust...>>

Pupils welcome moon rocks to Millfield

Academic

10.03.2017

Millfield was lucky enough to host rare samples of moon rocks and a collection of impressive meteorites during a visit to the school’s Physics Department.

Millfield and Millfield Pre-...>>

Paper airplane engineering masterclass

Academic

08.03.2017

Year 6 and 7 attended a Paper Airplane Engineering Masterclass delivered by Aeronautical Engineer graduate, Tim Minshall, who is working in the Maths department at Millfield Senior School.

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Year 3's cave paintings

Academic

25.02.2017

Year 3 have been investigating the history of art as part of our ‘Painting, Pictures and Portraits’ IPC (International Primary Curriculum) topic. In fact they have gone way back to the...>>

Making new materials with Year 5

Academic

02.02.2017

“That was the BEST LESSON EVER!” was the cry from Year 5 this week when they got the opportunity to make ‘gloop’ as part of their IPC unit, ‘Making New Materials...>>

Apple Education Days

Academic

30.01.2017

Over the last couple of weeks all pupils in Years 3 to 8 have had lessons with an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) on the theme of ‘Using the iPad Creatively’ and the technique they...>>