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Pupils build robots at Programming and Coding Club



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,...>>

Fencers win 5 events at IAPS Fencing Tournament

Sport & Activities


The Millfield Fencers lunged into action whilst hosting the largest ever IAPS Fencing tournament at Millfield Prep.

Pupils from Years 3-8 all represented the school, with some competing for...>>

Year 7 visit Chepstow Castle



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



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...>>

Boarding life in the summer sunshine

Boarding & Day


Boarders made the most of the burst of glorious weather with some special outdoor activities. The boys at Chestnut brought out a slippery waterslide and set it up in the garden - it was a...>>

Year 4 pupils become explorers and adventurers



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...>>

Charity golf tournament with rugby heroes

Sport & Activities


Millfield Prep pupils Freddie Turnell and his brother Harry organised a charity Golf Day in aid of Cerebral Palsy at Burnham and Berrow Golf Club, which saw the two boys partnered with top former...>>

Success in IAPS Chess Championships



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



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

Boarding & Day


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

Boarding & Day


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

Boarding & Day


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

Boarding & Day


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...>>