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Millfield Headmaster departure



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...>>

17th Old Millfieldian of the Year Awards

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This year the Old Millfieldian Society (OM Society) honoured another four former pupils, recognising their achievements in the time since they left school. The total number of awardees now stands...>>

Roland Rudd becomes Chairman of Governors

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Roland Rudd has been appointed as Chairman of Governors of Millfield Schools following the retirement of Sir John Reith. Roland takes up the role with immediate effect.

As an Old...>>

Cross-Curricular Focus Day: Russia

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This term, Year 7 pupils have been focused on Russian art in their art lessons and it was fantastic to have the morning exploring Russian culture.

Miss McConnell started the day with a very...>>

Spring Concert: A musical feast

Creative Arts


We were treated to a musical feast at our Spring Concert. There were outstanding performances from our orchestra, chamber orchestra, wind band, rock & pop band, Junior & Senior choirs,...>>

Millfield Prep's IAPS Netball story

Sport & Activities


After coming 4th at the IAPS regional competition, the U13 team hadn't qualified for the National finals even though they had only lost one game - albeit an important one! The team were...>>

World War II Day for Year 6

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Year 6 had their annual WWII Day which is designed to support their learning of the topic in history class and to give them new and different perceptions of the war.

The children had a...>>

Pupils welcome moon rocks to Millfield



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



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.


Brunch Masterclass: Piano Circus

Creative Arts


Piano Circus involved all of our Millfield Prep pianists working as a team. We were treated to some sparkling solo performances and a class in which pupils became teachers. Our piano staff hosted...>>

World Book Day celebrations

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On Thursday 2 March we celebrated World Book Day and John Harris the storyteller returned and regaled the children with stories from all over the world.

We also had a fancy dress competition...>>

South African exchange tradition continues

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Year 7 are pleased to welcome Ndaba, Jamey, Luke and Matthew to Millfield Prep for the next five weeks as part of the school’s exchange programme. The boys are from Selborne Primary, East...>>

Year 3's cave paintings



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...>>

U13B Netball winning streak continues

Sport & Activities


This talented group of girls produced another fantastic performance this week, this time against Queen’s College, Taunton A team. The U13B have faced multiple A teams this term and have...>>

Boarding bikes and buggies!

Boarding & Day


Chestnut boys tested out all of the schools’ weekend bikes and buggies on Wednesday evening. They zoomed, skidded and did wheelies for an hour with no crashes!...>>

'80s v 90s' Rock & Pop spectacular!

Creative Arts


Weeks of preparation and hard work culminated in some great performances from all the pupils involved. The throwback theme for this year’s event was 80s vs 90s and we heard a huge variety of...>>