Leadership Team

Mrs Shirley Shayler, Headmistress

Mrs Shirley Shayler - Headmistress

Shirley Shayler was appointed Headmistress of Millfield Prep School in September 2010. Prior to Millfield Prep, Shirley was Head of Stonar School (2006-2010) and Deputy Head of Taunton School, Somerset (2002-2006). 


Mr Dan Close - Deputy Head

Dan Close joined Millfield Prep in 1998. He has been a Head of Year, Director of Studies and now Deputy Head working in the History and PSHE departments.

Mrs Tracey Hazell, Deputy Head Pastoral

Mrs Tracey Hazell - Deputy Head

Tracey Hazell joined Millfield Prep from Badminton School, Bristol, in 2012. She plays a key role in overseeing and maintaining the high standards of pastoral care within the school.


Mr Jo Morgan-Hughes - Director of Sport

Jo Morgan-Hughes has been Director of Sport at Millfield Prep since 2000. Prior to that he was a Physical Education teacher at Cotham Grammar School in Bristol (1990-1993).


Mrs Alison Blasdale - Head of Pre-Prep

Alison Blasdale has been Head of Pre-Prep at Millfield Prep since September 2014. An infant specialist at heart, she has taught all ages from 3-13  in a range of prep schools throughout the South West of England.

Mr Mark Suddaby, Bursar

Mr Mark Suddaby - Bursar

Mark Suddaby joined Millfield as Bursar in 2009. Before that he was a Geography teacher, then qualified as a chartered accountant with Touche Ross.