As the eponymous name suggests, prep schools prepare pupils for senior school, with the resources to enable each child to be treated as an individual. At Millfield Prep School we help our children to discover their own brilliance, whatever that may be. Here are 10 things that reflect the importance of a prep school education...
Every pupil at Millfield Prep School has the opportunity to benefit from both weekly Drama classes and highly-anticipated whole-year productions. We find that these classes help not only those who wish to better their acting skills or perform on stage, but that the benefits of these lessons extend far beyond the drama studio. We asked Drama teacher, Miss Amy Chatwin, all about the benefits that drama classes and performance opportunities bring to our pupils.
Reception teacher Mrs Lucy Smith, gives her top tips for helping to prepare your child for starting school in September.
The Covid-19 pandemic has meant that 2020 leavers have had a very strange year: no exams, a sudden end to their school experience and uncertainty around university places and the year ahead. For Upper Sixth leavers who are unsure as to what to do next, Millfield Head of Careers and Higher Education, James Brittain, offers some advice and top tips so students embarking on life beyond Millfield can be reassured about their choices.
Mathematics is not only an important part of the curriculum, but a vital element of everyday life. At Millfield Prep School, we teach mathematics in a way that stresses the real-life application of the sums, transforming them from numbers on a page into something far more tangible.
In this video blog, meet Head of School for the summer term, Freya, who takes you through her typical day while remote learning from her family home in Cornwall.
A selection of poems written by Lower Sixth student Holly on the Black Lives Matter movement.
Year 11 student Aman shares his personal thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement
Millfield's Director of Netball Jenna Adamson outlines how she transferred her sport training sessions online, and how the students influenced the design of the remote programme.