Academic at Millfield Prep

Latin is often deemed as an archaic language, one that’s no longer spoken and has no relevance in the world we live in today. The language, however, is still a big part of Preparatory schools’ curriculum, teaching them not only a new language, but a set of transferrable skills that we use every day without even realising it. We asked Languages Teacher, Mrs Georgina Crispin, about the place it has in schools and society today.

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How did Millfield produce the top school-age mathematician?

Millfield student Yuhka Machino, just 17, had proved herself to be the strongest school age mathematician in the UK by winning a gold medal at the International Mathematical Olympiad in September but she has recently been named as the best ever UK competitor in the European Girls’ Mathematical Olympiad after securing her third successive gold medal.   

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The Value of a Pre-Prep Education

Pre-Prep schools are independent schools educating children until Year 2 (age 7), before they move up to the affiliated prep school in Year 3. Pre-preps offer a smaller, nurturing environment for young learners to thrive. The differences between pre-prep schools and primary schools are very significant, and explored in this blog if you are deciding between the two.

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The Benefits of Boarding

Boarding school can be a brilliant option for families, allowing children a full and exciting school experience. The benefits of boarding schools are boundless, offering children extensive opportunities for personal, social and academic growth.

Millfield Prep Director of Boarding Carl Bingham talks about the benefits of boarding schools.

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