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Millfield Prep pupils learning about safety using the internet

Millfield Prep celebrate Safer Internet Day



Millfield Prep celebrated Safer Internet Day with a whole assembly lead by our Year 8 Digital Monitors, Stasha C and Jimmy J, and Mr Ford.

The theme of this year’s Safer Internet...>>

Millfield Prep pupil enjoying cheese samples at Barber's Cheese

Year 3's Trip to Barber's Cheese

Creative Arts


Year 3 went on an exciting and tasty trip to Barber’s Cheese factory.

The children saw the different processes that go into making cheese and a robot that is used to move the...>>

Millfield Prep Chapel Club by Glastonbury Tor

Chapel Club walk up the Tor on their Retreat Day

Creative Arts


Millfield Prep's Chaplain, Michele Kitto, tells us about Chapel Club's recent Retreat Day:

"On Sunday, members of Chapel Club gathered together for a day of faith, fellowship,...>>

Millfield Prep pupil playing the french horn at the Cushion Concert

Millfield Prep's Spring Term Cushion Concert

Creative Arts


Last week brought us our first Cushion Concert of 2020 and what a lovely evening it was.

The vast array of musical performances transported the audience all the way from the Classical period...>>

Chestnut House boarders visit Shepton Mallet Prison

Boarding & Day


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

Boarding & Day


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...>>

Millfield Prep pupil performs a violin solo at the Music Scholars' Concert

Music Scholars' Concert

Creative Arts


The annual Music Scholars’ Concert was held last week, in the Recital Hall.

A wonderful array of talent was on display and the audience were treated to a huge variety of music;...>>

Year 6 Pupils Enjoy Supper with Headmistress

Year 6 Enjoy Supper with Headmistress

Boarding & Day


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 students with the volcanoes they made in Geography

Explosive Geography in Year 7



Our year 7 geographers had fun creating their own volcanoes as part of a challenge prep that the pupils worked on over the holiday.

The models were fantastic and the pupils managed to re-...>>

Millfield Prep boarders enjoying the inflatables on multi-activity day

Boarders' Sunday Fun

Boarding & Day


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 pupils singing in Wells Cathedral

Millfield Prep Carol Service at Wells Cathedral

Creative Arts


Millfield Prep pupils performed a Carol Service at Wells Cathedral at the end of the Autumn Term.

The Service included the children singing some wonderful Christmas songs, both as solos and...>>

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...>>