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Year 4 aquarium trip

Academic

18.01.2017

Year 4 went to the aquarium in Bristol to kick off their new inquiry unit, Land, Sea and Sky. It was lots of fun and very informative. The children did some detailed sketching which we...>>

Scaling the heights at Clip 'n Climb

Boarding & Day

16.01.2017

As part of their busy weekend programme, some of our brave senior boarders had a great time scaling the heights at Clip ‘n Climb....>>

Boarders' Birthday Fun

Boarding & Day

13.01.2017

Boarders have been thoroughly enjoying celebrating with their friends - James in Edgarley Manor treated his housemates with a delicious hockey stick cake and a surprise visit from The Games Pod,...>>

Chess Championship Success

Academic

10.01.2017

Five Millfield Prep pupils competed in the Somerset Junior Championships at Peasedown St. John School. Congratulations to Nidal Shah and Tansy Fowler who finished 2nd...>>

Year 8 perform West Side Story

Creative Arts

03.01.2017

A huge cast of over 70 Year 8 pupils produced a special and memorable performance of the much loved production, West Side Story. The soloists impressed, the dancers bedazzled and all in all it was...>>

Confident Year 7 Speak Out contestants

Academic

12.12.2016

Eight Speak Out finalists battled it out for the coveted Year 7 Speak Out shield and the Pupils’ Favourite award. Every class was represented by a finalist and each one spoke engagingly on a...>>

A Christmas play with a poignant message

Creative Arts

08.12.2016

The Juniors delighted their audience with their performance of Gimme, Gimme, Gimme!, a Christmas play with a very special message, helping us to understand that...>>

Time to make clocks

Academic

28.11.2016

Year 7 pupils have been busy in their DT lessons, designing and making their own working clocks. Each one is unique and shows the personality of its maker.>>

Year 5 and the Mayan Empire

Academic

23.11.2016

This week, Year 5 have been looking at the decline of the Mayan Empire. In groups they came up with reasons why they might have declined and then linked their ideas together using thoughtfulness...>>

Fibonacci maths with Year 8

Academic

18.11.2016

Some of Year 8 have been really enjoying studying Fibonacci in maths and have been successful in creating their own Fibonacci spirals by firstly drawing out the numbers in sequences to create the...>>

Bow and arrow bushcraft challenge

Sport & Activities

15.11.2016

The bushcrafters have been embarking upon a challenge to make a bow and arrow. Sam's unfortunately snapped, despite warnings not to pull back too far, but a select few bows are now clamped in...>>

House Singing spectacular!

Creative Arts

08.11.2016

Each of Millfield Prep's houses put on a show just before half-term. There was an interpretation of well known songs followed by a whole school rendition of Pompeii....>>

Continued success for Prep tennis players

Sport & Activities

02.11.2016

Our tennis players have had a busy few weeks. The Aegon girls' A team beat Maynard 12-0 just before half-term and have qualified for the Regional finals in Exeter...>>

Golf at Radley College, Oxfordshire

Sport & Activities

18.10.2016

The final school event of the calendar year took place at Radley College in Oxfordshire. There were over 60 children playing from 25 schools across the UK with anyone from Year 9 or below able to...>>

Year 8 geographers study Lulworth Cove

Academic

11.10.2016

Year 8 had a fantastic day along the Jurassic coastline studying the geographical features of Lulworth Cove, Stair Hole and Durdle Door. They are now all very busy writing up their geographical...>>

Medal haul at South West Biathlon Championships

Sport & Activities

10.10.2016

The South West Biathlon Championships were held at Millfield. Millfield Prep had 21 athletes up for the challenge of running and swimming for a fun day out and the aim to qualify for the National...>>

Year 4 programming

Academic

07.10.2016

Year 4 have been learning about machine programming in relation to CAD CAM technology over the last couple of weeks in DT. In small teams they have been using their maths skills to calculate...>>