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Boarders round off the year with end of term trips

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The end of term has brought with it bittersweet finales for the boarders at Millfield Prep.

 The boys in Champion house rounded off the year with a wilderness trek in the New Forest....>>

Water fights and weekend trips: boarding life

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Our boarders have been very busy with summer activities: the Chestnut boys have been making smoothies with healthy ingredients, the girls in Hollies and Berewall have made the most of the good...>>

Boarders take on very first MPS Mudder

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Fine weather has meant the boarders have been able to enjoy plenty of outdoor activities, including taking part in the first ever MPS Mudder. This gruelling obstacle challenge involved pupils...>>

Boarding life in the summer sunshine

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Boarders made the most of the burst of glorious weather with some special outdoor activities. The boys at Chestnut brought out a slippery waterslide and set it up in the garden - it was a...>>

17th Old Millfieldian of the Year Awards

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This year the Old Millfieldian Society (OM Society) honoured another four former pupils, recognising their achievements in the time since they left school. The total number of awardees now stands...>>

Roland Rudd becomes Chairman of Governors

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Roland Rudd has been appointed as Chairman of Governors of Millfield Schools following the retirement of Sir John Reith. Roland takes up the role with immediate effect.

As an Old...>>

Cross-Curricular Focus Day: Russia

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This term, Year 7 pupils have been focused on Russian art in their art lessons and it was fantastic to have the morning exploring Russian culture.

Miss McConnell started the day with a very...>>

World War II Day for Year 6

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Year 6 had their annual WWII Day which is designed to support their learning of the topic in history class and to give them new and different perceptions of the war.

The children had a...>>

World Book Day celebrations

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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

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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...>>

Boarding bikes and buggies!

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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!...>>

Year 6 Supporters help pupil transition

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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...>>

Putting pen to paper

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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...>>

Scaling the heights at Clip 'n Climb

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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

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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,...>>

Tales from Dartmoor

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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...>>