News & Events

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Busy and successful equestrian weekend

Sport & Activities

27.01.2016

Maisie Zander did her first dressage competition at King’s Sedgemore (Walk Trot Test) on Star. They got 59%. Darcy Zander rode Sparrow with a great score and came 3rd (Prelim). Archie...>>

Digital Leaders attend Bett 2016

Academic

25.01.2016

Our Digital Leaders are in training to act as ambassadors in the school to help their peers stay safe online. They were invited to attend the Bett show on the Storm Front stand. Our pupils were...>>

Natalie Bone appointed Head of Mathematics

Academic

25.01.2016

We are delighted to announce that Natalie Bone will take up the role of Head of Mathematics at Millfield Prep from September 2016 following Norman Wright’s retirement announcement. Natalie...>>

Weekend boarding fun

Boarding & Day

22.01.2016

Berewall junior girls practised their arithmetic at the shops on Wednesday evening. All the girls spent wisely and kept within their budget - much to Mrs Leonard's relief!

Champion boys...>>

Somerset Girls' Winter Cricket Programme selection

Sport & Activities

21.01.2016

Congratulations to the six Millfield Prep girls selected for the Somerset Girls’ Winter Cricket Programme: Elena L, Rosa L, Charlotte T, Rebecca S, Ellen J and Philippa L. They join Harriet...>>

Teaming up for maths investigations

Academic

15.01.2016

Year 4 worked in pairs to complete a range of dominoes investigations and Year 6 worked together to complete a range of animal tangrams before creating their own tangram pictures. The children...>>

Boarders welcome Lewis Moody MBE

Boarding & Day

14.01.2016

There was great excitement in the Recital Hall last night as Lewis Moody MBE, former England Rugby Captain, took to the floor to thank the pupils for their efforts last term. In the Autumn Term...>>

Exploring Roman artefacts in Bath

Academic

04.01.2016

Pupils from Years 7 and 8 who study Latin had an educational tour around the Roman Baths and were able to explore the site following the audio guide and completing a fact-finding trail. The...>>

Record-breaking Inter-House Swimming Gala

Sport & Activities

16.12.2015

With superb team spirit from all the houses, and some beautiful singing and chanting, it was incredible to watch a prep school gala showcasing such depth in skill, technique and speed. This year...>>

Millfield's 1st Netball team coach younger pupils

Sport & Activities

16.12.2015

Our Years 6 and 8 players were lucky enough to go to Millfield to watch the 1st team play in their 3rd round cup match v St George’s. Millfield convincingly won and the girls saw some...>>

Year 7 'Speak Out' public speaking competition

Academic

14.12.2015

After plenty of preparation and the usual round of class heats, the Year 7 Speak Out finalists were selected and the final of the competition was held in front of a panel of three teacher judges...>>

Wells Cathedral Carol Service

Boarding & Day

12.12.2015

A rousing and thought-provoking service brought Autumn Term to a close at Millfield Prep. Our Junior and Senior Choirs sung beautifully and led the congregation in singing traditional carols. The...>>

Prep School Christmas Musical - a Junior Production

Creative Arts

10.12.2015

Fiction blurred with reality at the Juniors' performance of Prep School Christmas Musical and as in every fairy tale, everything was alright on the night and the children turned out some...>>

Guys and Dolls production receives rave reviews

Creative Arts

07.12.2015

The whole of Year 8 took part in an epic production of Guys and Dolls, with every pupil playing a part on stage or behind the scenes. It was true team effort and the props and costumes were superb...>>

Monitors and Heads of School celebrate a good term

Boarding & Day

04.12.2015

Our Year 8 pupils have the opportunity to become leaders and role models for the younger pupils. Some make a more formal contribution to the life of the school by applying to become a monitor;...>>

Rugby round-up: Sevens season begins

Sport & Activities

04.12.2015

The 1st XV went unbeaten this season. Many of the players now make up the 1st VII and have embarked on the road to Rosslyn Park campaign, kicking off with the Bryanston Sevens.

They stormed...>>

Girls reign supreme on the hockey pitch

Sport & Activities

01.12.2015

The girls hockey teams have enjoyed a fantastic run of success this term, winning county and national championships against strong competition.
 
This month the U12...>>

Ice-skating fun for boarders

Boarding & Day

01.12.2015

A brilliant time was had by our boarders at a local outdoor ice-skating rink. It certainly got them into the festive spirit!>>