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Records set at House Athletics 2017

Boarding & Day


This year’s House Athletics was once again full of house spirit and determined performances. Eight new event records set during the afternoon, including two outright school records.


Headmaster departure

Boarding & Day


After ten years in post as Headmaster, Craig Considine will be leaving Millfield at the end of the next academic year.  Craig will become the Chief...>>

New indoor riding arena unveilved



Headmaster, Craig Considine opened Millfield's new indoor riding arena alongside Chairman, Roland Rudd.  

The state-of-the-art structure, which is approximately 2.3 times larger...>>

17th Old Millfieldian of the Year Awards

Boarding & Day


This year the Old Millfieldian Society (OM Society) honoured another four former pupils, recognising their achievements in the time since they left school. The total number of awardees now stands...>>

Sports round-up - March



In athletics, Upper Sixth pupil Joel Leon Benitez represented England at U20, winning his competition with a pole vault clearance of 5.25m. Daphne Scharger attended a British...>>

Warwick professor discusses behavioural economics



The Economics Society welcomed Professor Nattavudh Powdthavee from Warwick University to talk to Sixth Form economics pupils on the topic of behavioural economics and happiness. The talk gave the...>>

Multiple wins at Mid Somerset Music Festival

The Arts


Music pupils competed in the Mid-Somerset Festival this month, returning with multiple awards and trophies including the prestigious Premier Award Winner for the Festival, which went to Alex...>>

Roland Rudd becomes Chairman of Governors

Boarding & Day


Roland Rudd has been appointed as Chairman of Governors of Millfield Schools following the retirement of Sir John Reith. Roland takes up the role with immediate effect.

As an Old...>>

Music pupils perform with conductor Mike Seal

The Arts


Nine talented Millfield musicians were joined by guest conductor Mike Seal to perform movements from concertos accompanied by a professional orchestra. Performing with a professional orchestra and...>>

Pupils participate in academic olympiads



Academic olympiads are intended to extend the learning and test the knowledge of pupils on a particular subject. This term our pupils entered the Physics, Chemistry and UK Linguistics Olympiads...>>

History conference led by acclaimed speakers



Five leading academics joined pupils and guests at the annual Millfield History Conference. Talks ranged from 1066 and the Norman Conquest to the Nazi consolidation of power, the government under...>>

Mozart and Beethoven performed at Choral Concert

The Arts


Wells Cathedral was the setting for a spectacular concert of music by two great composers, Mozart and Beethoven, performed by the combined efforts of Millfield pupils, the Millfield Festival...>>

Pupils welcome moon rocks to 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-...>>

High praise at Intermediate House Debating final



Special guest, Paul Brookes, Key Accounts Director at Trinity Mirror Group attended the Intermediate house debating final which saw Great take on The Lakes.

The boys in Great were triumphant...>>

March Evening Recital

The Arts


The second Evening Recital of the year saw the widest variety of repertoire so far, ranging from the 1700s to the present day, as well as composers from outside of the traditional European choices...>>

Pupils join Model United Nations Conference



Two Millfield teams attended the Bath International Schools’ Model United Nations (MUN) Conference from last weekend.  Each team represented a country, having researched the culture,...>>

Explorer talk for Upper Sixth



Bonita Norris, the youngest person to both climb Mount Everest and reach the North Pole, gave an inspiring talk to Upper Sixth pupils as part of their enrichment programme.

Aware of her...>>