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History conference led by acclaimed speakers



Five leading academics joined pupils and guests at the annual Millfield History Conference. Talks ranged from 1066 and the Norman Conquest to the Nazi consolidation of power, the government under...>>

Mozart and Beethoven performed at Choral Concert

The Arts


Wells Cathedral was the setting for a spectacular concert of music by two great composers, Mozart and Beethoven, performed by the combined efforts of Millfield pupils, the Millfield Festival...>>

Pupils welcome moon rocks to Millfield



Millfield was lucky enough to host rare samples of moon rocks and a collection of impressive meteorites during a visit to the school’s Physics Department.

Millfield and Millfield Pre-...>>

High praise at Intermediate House Debating final



Special guest, Paul Brookes, Key Accounts Director at Trinity Mirror Group attended the Intermediate house debating final which saw Great take on The Lakes.

The boys in Great were triumphant...>>

March Evening Recital

The Arts


The second Evening Recital of the year saw the widest variety of repertoire so far, ranging from the 1700s to the present day, as well as composers from outside of the traditional European choices...>>

Pupils join Model United Nations Conference



Two Millfield teams attended the Bath International Schools’ Model United Nations (MUN) Conference from last weekend.  Each team represented a country, having researched the culture,...>>

Explorer talk for Upper Sixth



Bonita Norris, the youngest person to both climb Mount Everest and reach the North Pole, gave an inspiring talk to Upper Sixth pupils as part of their enrichment programme.

Aware of her...>>

An evening of chamber music

The Arts


Chamber music is an up and coming genre at Millfield and pupils celebrated with a concert involving an array of chamber ensembles.  

The audience listened to music that spanned from the...>>

Sports Round-up - February



Five Millfield athletes have progressed to phase four of the ‘Discover Your Gold’ programme run by the English Institute of Sport and UK Sport in association with...>>

Two teams attend public speaking competition



Two Millfield teams attended the English Speaking Union Public Speaking Competition this term, with a Year 9 team participating for the first time.

The competition tests the competitors...>>

350 attend Biology and Psychology Symposium



Millfield welcomed 200 guests to its annual Sixth Form Biology and Psychology Symposium this month.  Leading academics including Professor George Banting and Dr Patrick Jordan (OM) presented...>>

Further EPQ presentations



Another group of Upper Sixth pupils presented their EPQ projects to an audience of peers and teachers. The group’s choice of topics included several which reflected the personal interests of...>>

Hazards expert talks to Sixth Form geographers



Professor Iain Stewart from Plymouth University joined Sixth Form geographers to talk about how we as humans make decisions that determine the likelihood and impact of a hazard.

One of the...>>

Devised Drama performances

The Arts


As part of their course, Upper Sixth drama pupils performed devised plays, the culmination of a term’s work, which involved the creation from scratch of their own pieces of theatre. The unit...>>