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Moon rocks land at 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-...>>

Reception's 'Robot Rumpus'

Creative Arts


We have been reading a book called Robot Rumpus. It is about some parents who buy robots to run the house for them but it doesn’t go very well! With this in mind the children decided to make...>>

Magnetic madness with Year 1



Last week brought ‘Magnetic Madness’ to Year 1! They were experimenting to find out what is magnetic and how we can use magnets for pushing and pulling. They were amazed by some of the...>>

Pre-School colour mixers

Creative Arts


We have been exploring the colour green. The Tiddlers and Tadpoles have been printing green aliens whilst the Frogs have explored how the colour green is made using blue & yellow paints and...>>

Bikes and Trikes club on the move!

Sport & Activities


Bikes and Trikes club had an adventure around the Millfield Prep campus. Ready, steady, GO!

There are lots of clubs to chose from each term - see our Activites list for spring...>>

Popcorn and woodwork in Forest School



Pre-School and Reception had a real treat at Forest School. Paddy (Mrs Blasdale’s son) lit a campfire and we had an exciting time cooking popcorn over it. It was really exciting when the...>>

Year 2 help the little people...



Year 2 went on an adventure into the woods... As we reached the Forest School site, we found that the gate was left open. It soon became apparent that a dragon had been terrorising the little...>>

Pre-School paw prints

Creative Arts


Following on from the excitement of finding bear paw prints on the way to Forest School, Pre-School decided to make their own handprint in clay. Firstly the children had to pat the clay between...>>

We're going on a bear hunt!



As we were walking to Forest School we found an empty box and a note from a zookeeper. He had lost his bear and needed help to find him. Armed with binoculars and magnifying glasses we followed...>>

Push Me - Pull You



Year 2 decided to kick off their new topic, ‘Push Me - Pull You’ with a BIG SPLASH. During their swimming lesson they used various forces to climb, pull, push and slide along an...>>

Science explorers



This week the reception children went on a very exciting trip to @Bristol. We had such fun finding out about lots of different things. Our highlights were meeting and operating real robots,...>>

Reception artists at work

Creative Arts


Reception class went to Millfield’s Art department and worked with the current artist in residence, Adam Berry, and Mrs Weare. Adam Berry is an abstract artist who is currently working with...>>

Testing out a new, interactive mat



Pre-Prep have taken delivery of thier new interactive mat. The i3Lighthouse is a fun, interactive floor projection system and can be wheeled anywhere in the school...>>

Year 2 Entrepreneurs



Our Christmas Fun and Games afternoon gave the Year 2 children an opportunity to show off their entrepreneurial flair. They started with a brain storming session to decide what they could do to...>>

Dinosaur eggs found in Pre-School!



Something exciting happened after our trip to see the dinosaurs at Wookey Hole. Some eggs were discovered in the Pre-School room; did they roll into someone’s...>>

Pre-School's dinosaur discoveries



Friday's Pre-School children were fantastic when they acted out the story Dinosaur Roar for Book Week. They had a great time...>>

Reception's Countryfile Ramble

Sport & Activities


Reception children joined in with the Countryfile Ramble for Children in Need. The children walked around the school grounds, through the woodland and even stopped to say hello to the horses!...>>

Year 1 visit local arboretum



Year 1 had an exciting day at Clarke's Arboretum. (Thanks you Mrs Champion) The children went on a journey collecting items to thread into their rope, representing the things that they had...>>