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World War I Seminar brings history to life



A group of Year 8 pupils enjoyed a World War I Seminar to support their studies of Private Peaceful. They had a talk from the Head of Humanities about life in the army...>>

Space and Science for EAL pupils @Bristol



Our English as an Additional Language (EAL) pupils enjoyed a trip to the @Bristol Science Museum. They started with a visit to the UK’s first and only 3D...>>

Year 7 inspired by Finn Taylor photographic exhibition

Creative Arts


Year 7 had the opportunity to visit the Atkinson Galllery at Millfield during a recent art lesson. They were able to see the Finn Taylor photographic exhibition currently on display. While they...>>

A boarding weekend to remember

Boarding & Day


Our boarders always pack as much as they can into their weekends. This was no exception, with the highlight being a trip to trampoline-central, AirHop, in Bristol. An hour or so of non-stop...>>

Prep Schools' Rugby Festival

Sport & Activities


Millfield hosted a Prep Schools' Rugby Festival on the Gareth Edwards rugby pitch, with teams from The Downs, Moulsford Prep and Port Regis and Millfield Prep. Our U11 and U13 teams took part...>>

Year 7 Shoebox Challenge

Boarding & Day


Year 7 were set a half term challenge to pack a shoebox for a child less fortunate than they are. The first box was delivered to the classroom at 8.10am on the Monday after half term and from then...>>

Year 4 visit the Tutankhamun Museum



Year 4 went to Dorchester to visit the Tutankhamun Museum. Upon entering the museum we were transported back to 3000BC where we started our journey. We found out about many famous pharaohs such as...>>

School community support for Syria Appeal

Boarding & Day


The Pre-Prep and Prep community donated a vast array of clothing and sundries for Syrian refugees. The sorting and packing was undertaken with enthusiasm by a team of organised parents and the...>>

Girls' team are on the ball

Sport & Activities


The U12 girls’ football team travelled to Chilton Trinity for the first round of the Somerset County Cup competition. The girls played extremely well, with some great passing and moving from...>>

Pastoral Monitors develop skills to help their peers

Boarding & Day


Our Year 8 Pastoral Monitors received expert training in a variety of listening and communication skills. They came away with a greater awareness of the issues that some children may face and the...>>

Weekend fun for boarders

Boarding & Day


Weekends are never dull for pupils who board at Millfield Prep. There is always a trip to look forward to, a birthday to celebrate or even a spot of bingo to enjoy!>>

South West Regional Biathlon success

Sport & Activities


The South West Regional Biathlon was held at Millfield School and a troop of 25 athletes represented Millfield Prep in both swimming and running events throughout the day. For many athletes this...>>

Sculpting Sound - a celebration of music and art

Creative Arts


In our second Sculpting Sound collaboration, the pupils involved genuinely captured the spirit of the music they heard, creating sculptures with a block of terracotta clay as they listened to the...>>