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Tales from Dartmoor

Boarding & Day


The whole of Year 6 set off for Dartmoor on a trip of a lifetime. Our first stop was Haytor, where we drew the local scenery at a beautiful quarry site. The rain didn’t stop the pupils from...>>

Millfield Prep sponsors Wells Festival of Literature

Creative Arts


Millfield Prep and Millfield will be sponsoring two events at the 2016 Wells Festival of Literature, which takes place from 14-22 October.

Millfield Prep is sponsoring Lauren Child, one of...>>

Year 4 Orchestra Day

Creative Arts


There was a great buzz in the music department this Tuesday, as Year 4 enjoyed their annual Orchestral Music Day.

The children had the opportunity to try a wide variety of instruments;...>>

Boarders' first Sunday extravaganza!

Boarding & Day


A brilliant first Sunday back for our boarders! A multi-activity extravaganza, making the most of all the facilities on site followed by a delicious barbecue in the Somerset sunshine. A great day...>>

GB Hockey Olympian Visit

Sport & Activities


Our hockey girls were treated to a surprise visit from none other than Team GB Hockey Champion, Alex Danson. Alex spent time with the girls on the pitch, who watched her shots with awe, and let...>>

Year 4 Learning Detectives



Year 4 visited classes across the school armed with beady eyes, pencils and paper to observe how the children were learning. We found plenty of evidence of effective learning and behaviour from...>>

Teamwork and bonding to start the school year

Boarding & Day


Pupils in Years 7 and 8 have been enjoying settling into the Millfield Prep way of life. Their first day was spent getting to know each other better by taking part in a variety of challenges that...>>

Settling in to boarding life

Boarding & Day


New and returning boarders have been settling back into the Millfield Prep community. They've enjoyed being back with friends and looking after new ones as well as exploring their surroundings...>>

Millfield celebrates Rio 2016 success

Sport & Activities


An inspiring eight Millfieldians competed at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and won a total of four medals during the competition. 

Old Millfieldian swimmer James Guy, who still trains at...>>

Old Millfieldian James Guy wins Olympic silver medal

Sport & Activities


Eight Millfieldians are competing at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, three of whom stemmed from Millfield Prep,  in seven disciplines, representing three nations.

The swimming has led...>>

Summer Concert is Top of the Pops!

Creative Arts


It’s nearly the end of year and the Music department held its annual Summer Concert with performances from eight of our major ensembles. The standard of music was high and all performances...>>

Upcycling and exploring habitats on Eco Day

Boarding & Day


All of the pupils from Reception up to Year 7 had a great day learning about how to slow down climate change. From trips to the Avalon Marshes to small animal hunting in the woods (Riccardo...>>

Year 4 Orchestra performance

Creative Arts


The Year 4 Orchestra performed at Millfield's Johnson Hall on Tuesday night for an audience of parents, peers and teachers. Playing alongside a selection of Senior School pupils, it was a...>>

Third consecutive IAPS win for U12 golfers

Sport & Activities


The golfers headed up to MacDonald Hill Valley Golf Club in Shropshire for the IAPS golf competition where the top children from around the UK come to compete in an 18 hole championship. For the...>>

Willow weaving with Year 5



Year 5 went on an exciting trip to the Willows and Wetlands Centre linked to their work in Geography looking at local industries.

The children were shown a video which explained the history...>>

Prep sailors in IAPS Regatta

Sport & Activities


A light breeze greeted us as we arrived at the Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy. The sun was shining and everyone was in good spirits. After registration our sailors rigged their...>>