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Chestnut House boarders visit Shepton Mallet Prison

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Boys from Millfield Prep’s Chestnut House visited nearby local landmark Shepton Mallet Prison to learn teambuilding exercises in an escape room.

The boys were checked in and locked up...>>

International Boarders celebrate Chinese New Year

International Boarders Celebrate Chinese New Year

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Our international boarding pupils enjoyed their annual outing to celebrate Chinese New Year.

The pupils walked through the old street in Frome where they saw all the old houses, lamp posts...>>

Year 6 Pupils Enjoy Supper with Headmistress

Year 6 Enjoy Supper with Headmistress

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Our Year 6 pupils enjoyed an evening of supper, fun and games with Headmistress Shirley Shayler.

The evening started with great food followed by an interesting quiz, fantastic music and lots...>>

Millfield Prep boarders enjoying the inflatables on multi-activity day

Boarders' Sunday Fun

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Weekends at Millfield Prep School are certainly never quiet! With 130 full-time boarders, the school and its boarding houses are a hive of activity seven days a week!

Our boarders enjoy...>>

Millfield Prep boarders take part in traditional Wassailing

Prep boarders take part in traditional Wassailing

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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...>>

Year 4 Orchestra Day, learning the cello

Year 4 Learn New Musical Instruments

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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,...>>

Year 6 bond with Group Tutors at Mojo Active

Year 6 bond with Group Tutors at Mojo Active

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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...>>

Eden Project Camp

Year 8 Eden Project Camp

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Year 8 had a fantastic time; paddleboarding, sailing, climbing and much more, on their trip to the Eden Project for Year 8 camp! ...>>

Year 6 camp

Fun at PGL Liddington

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Year 6 recently spent some time at PGL Liddington. During the week, the children took part in a huge range of activities, including the zip wire, abseiling, Aeroball, raft building, sensory...>>

Boarding spring term fun

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Our boarders had a busy end of term and enjoyed some wind down time before they headed off home for their holidays.

The girls got the chance to have a relaxing Sunday morning and were...>>

Millfield Prep boarders weekend

Prep Boarding Life

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We are currently halfway through the second half of the spring term and the boarders have been busy in house having movie nights, tossing pancakes in celebration of pancake day and making the most...>>

Boarding life at Millfield Prep School

Boarding Evening

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The chilly, wintery weather meant that the Chestnut boys had a fondue evening. They dipped various savoury snacks into warm, molten cheese. Unfortunately, there was a slight mix-up with the recipe...>>

Boarders get into the Christmas spirit

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With only two weeks to go before our pupils break up for Christmas, to get our boarders into the festive spirit, they took a trip to The Tropicana in Weston-super-Mare to go ice skating followed...>>

Pupils settle into boarding life

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Our boarders have settled into their busy lifestyles at Millfield Prep, getting to know each other, making friends and feeling more at...>>

Year 6 Mission to Mars

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Pupils began their new IPC topic ‘Mission to Mars’ this term. The first activity encouraged pupils to reflect on the skills required by astronauts such as mental ability, balance, co-...>>