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Millfield Prep boarders take part in traditional Wassailing

Prep boarders take part in traditional Wassailing

Boarding & Day


Our boarders from Chestnut House went to the school orchard to have a traditional Somerset Wassail.

Wassailing is an ancient tradition where the apple trees are shouted at and hit with...>>

A Trip to the Fleet Air Arm Museum for Year 4



Year 4 went on a voyage of discovery to the Fleet Air Arm Museum last week.

They investigated to find out how flying works and how to make the most efficient glider. All followed up with a...>>

New York Trip 2019

New York Trip 2019

Sport & Activities


At the start of the Christmas holidays, a group of 20 pupils set off on an exciting trip to New York City!

"Straight after the Carol Service last term, we set off to Heathrow to catch...>>

Millfield Prep's Light Up A Life Service - Children singing with cross and hymn book in foreground

Millfield Prep's Light Up A Life Service

Creative Arts


We were delighted to be able to support the work of St Margaret’s Hospice Care again this year, by hosting one of their ‘Light Up A Life’ Services.

The service was led by...>>

Millfield Prep Year 8s Perform Dick Whittington

Year 8's Production of Dick Whittington

Creative Arts


Over the past term, the Year 8s have been working towards their production of Dick Whittington.

After lots of hard work from the children and staff, the pupils put on a great and...>>

Pupils at Academic Endeavour Dinner with the Headmistress of Millfield Prep

Academic Endeavour Dinner



Written by Stasha and Jasmine in Year 8.

We are grateful to have had the opportunity to attend the Academic Endeavor Dinner at Mr and Mrs Shayler’s house.

We were...>>

Millfield Prep House Singing 2019

Millfield Prep House Singing 2019

Creative Arts


Pupils at Millfield Prep finished off the first half term of the year with their annual House Singing Competition.

After weeks of hard work in house assemblies and music lessons, the whole...>>

Millfield Prep pupil plays the flute at Hanover Retirement Village Concert

Hanover Retirement Village Concert

Creative Arts


Last week, 14 pupils from Years 5-8 gave a concert at Hanover Retirement estate in Shepton Mallet.

They last visited the residents in March and were greeted with incredible warmth on...>>

Pupils Perform in Cushion Concert

Pupils Perform in Cushion Concert

Creative Arts


Monday brought around the first of our Cushion Concert series for the 2019-2020 academic year.

It was a wonderful evening, that saw our talented musicians in Years 2 - 5 showcase what they...>>

Year 7's Glastonbury Pilgrimage



Year 7 undertook a pilgrimage to Glastonbury, putting into action their learning in History, Geography and Religious Studies.

The group walked from school carrying all their...>>

Year 8 Art Trip to the National Museum of Wales

Creative Arts


Year 8 pupils travelled up to the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff to study and draw from their impressive art collection.

Pupils had a fun and productive day responding directly from the...>>

Millfield Prep pupil learning the viola on Endangered Instruments Day

Endangered Instruments Day

Creative Arts


On Saturday, we had our first Music workshop of the 2019/2020 academic year. Entitled ‘Endangered Instruments’, we were treated to demonstrations on four instruments, which music...>>

Year 7 Millfield Prep Pupil in the Concorde Cockpit

Year 7 Board the Concorde



Year 7 pupils spent the day at the Aerospace Museum in Bristol, gaining useful knowledge to aid their dragster technology project, as well as finding all sorts of information about the...>>

Year 8 Millfield Prep Pupils at Lulworth Cove

Year 8 Pupils Visit the Dorset Coastline



Despite rain and flooding being forecast across the UK on Tuesday, Year 8 pupils found some sunshine at the coast and had a successful Geography fieldtrip to Lulworth Cove in Dorset.


Year 4 Orchestra Day, learning the cello

Year 4 Learn New Musical Instruments

Boarding & Day


The Year 4 Orchestral project got off to a fantastic start on Tuesday.

Pupils were given the chance to play flutes, oboes, clarinets, cornets, trumpets, trombones, tenor horns, tubas,...>>