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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,...>>

Taking a rest whilst climbing up Ben Nevis

Prep Pupils Climb Ben Nevis

Sport & Activities


Mr Stickley, Head of Outdoor Pursuits at Millfield Prep School, lead a group of pupils on the exciting trip to Scotland during the summer holidays.

"As most children left Millfield Prep...>>

Year 6 bond with Group Tutors at Mojo Active

Year 6 bond with Group Tutors at Mojo Active

Boarding & Day


Year 6 spent a fun day at Mojo Active, working in their new Group Tutors to problem-solve through some exciting team challenges including an assault course, as well as some friendly competition in...>>