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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

Boarding & Day


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

Boarding & Day


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...>>

Year 6 Supporters help pupil transition

Boarding & Day


We have recently introduced the roles of Year 6 Supporters. The pupils are identifiable by a wristband and will be supporting the Junior pupils during the school day. The pupils selected to...>>

Making new materials with Year 5



“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



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...>>

IAPS Basketball champions for third consecutive year

Sport & Activities


Our U13 basketball team travelled over to ACS Cobham International School for the IAPS basketball championships. The pressure was on to continue the squad's tradition of excellence and win the...>>

Putting pen to paper

Boarding & Day


In Hollies boarding house, the girls put pen to paper and wrote a number of letters to friends, family and some more unusual recipients. Everyone enjoyed the activity and commented on how nice it...>>

Rifle shooting club off to a good start

Sport & Activities


Rifle shooting club has got off to a good start this term, with everyone getting at least 9/10 in the black centre of the targets. Scores were getting so high that a tougher challenge was needed,...>>