News & Events

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Spring Concert: A musical feast

Creative Arts

24.03.2017

We were treated to a musical feast at our Spring Concert. There were outstanding performances from our orchestra, chamber orchestra, wind band, rock & pop band, Junior & Senior choirs,...>>

Millfield Prep's IAPS Netball story

Sport & Activities

18.03.2017

After coming 4th at the IAPS regional competition, the U13 team hadn't qualified for the National finals even though they had only lost one game - albeit an important one! The team were...>>

World War II Day for Year 6

Boarding & Day

17.03.2017

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...>>

Pupils welcome moon rocks to Millfield

Academic

10.03.2017

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-...>>

Paper airplane engineering masterclass

Academic

08.03.2017

Year 6 and 7 attended a Paper Airplane Engineering Masterclass delivered by Aeronautical Engineer graduate, Tim Minshall, who is working in the Maths department at Millfield Senior School.

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Brunch Masterclass: Piano Circus

Creative Arts

06.03.2017

Piano Circus involved all of our Millfield Prep pianists working as a team. We were treated to some sparkling solo performances and a class in which pupils became teachers. Our piano staff hosted...>>

World Book Day celebrations

Boarding & Day

03.03.2017

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

Boarding & Day

27.02.2017

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...>>

Year 3's cave paintings

Academic

25.02.2017

Year 3 have been investigating the history of art as part of our ‘Painting, Pictures and Portraits’ IPC (International Primary Curriculum) topic. In fact they have gone way back to the...>>

U13B Netball winning streak continues

Sport & Activities

25.02.2017

This talented group of girls produced another fantastic performance this week, this time against Queen’s College, Taunton A team. The U13B have faced multiple A teams this term and have...>>

Boarding bikes and buggies!

Boarding & Day

23.02.2017

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!...>>

'80s v 90s' Rock & Pop spectacular!

Creative Arts

20.02.2017

Weeks of preparation and hard work culminated in some great performances from all the pupils involved. The throwback theme for this year’s event was 80s vs 90s and we heard a huge variety of...>>

Year 6 Supporters help pupil transition

Boarding & Day

07.02.2017

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...>>

Making new materials with Year 5

Academic

02.02.2017

“That was the BEST LESSON EVER!” was the cry from Year 5 this week when they got the opportunity to make ‘gloop’ as part of their IPC unit, ‘Making New Materials...>>

Apple Education Days

Academic

30.01.2017

Over the last couple of weeks all pupils in Years 3 to 8 have had lessons with an Apple Distinguished Educator (ADE) on the theme of ‘Using the iPad Creatively’ and the technique they...>>