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10 Things Parents Love About Millfield Pre-Prep
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By Fiona Gordon, Millfield Tutor for Admissions

Millfield Pre-Prep is a cheerful, vibrant school where our children love to learn. We consider it of the upmost importance that both the pupils and parents are happy with their experience with us.

If you are considering Millfield Pre-Prep for your child, here are some of the things that our current parents say they love most about being a part of the Millfield community:

Friendly and caring environment

From day one children are welcomed and encouraged in every way possible to ensure they feel valued as an important part of our school and reach their potential. We celebrate kindness, honesty, listening and playing well together and award a ‘Friend of the Week’!

Find out more about our wrap around care here.

Safe and secure campus

Campus Map

Millfield Pre-Prep is a safe and secure campus with acres of fields and outdoor space, and safety gates for security. Small class sizes and attentive staff mean that there are always plenty of adults on hand to keep an eye on your little ones.

Explore our campus here.

The abundance of open space

The Millfield Pre-Prep campus is set in 200 beautiful acres of fields and woodland in rural Somerset. The school’s walled and sensory gardens, apple orchard and Forest School in the shadow of Glastonbury Tor are some of the spaces that our children love to enjoy!

Learn more about our facilities here.

Welcoming, accessible teachers

Mike Jory with Pre-Prep Pupils

We place great importance on our partnership between the school and parents in all aspects of school life, especially children’s wellbeing and development. Our experienced teachers are here to ensure all children have the best resources to flourish socially, academically and creatively. Parents and guardians are welcome into classrooms in the morning and our friendly staff are always available to chat at the beginning and end of each day.

Find out more about our learning environment here.

Child-centred approach

At Millfield Pre-Prep, we place our children’s needs at the heart of everything we do and aim to tap into children’s natural curiosity and eagerness to learn.   

Learn more about our school policies here.     

Focus on learning outdoors

There is a strong emphasis on outdoor learning at Millfield Pre-Prep, with many classes taking place outside, weekly Forest School, trips to nature reserves, growing produce in the school garden and visiting the ponies at the Millfield Prep stables.

Find out about Outdoor Learning at Millfield Pre-Prep here.

Specialist PE, language and music teachers

Pre-Prep children receive expert training from Millfield Prep coaches in a range of different sports, and from Year 1 can start learning French and take up music lessons in a variety of instruments such as violin, piano and cello!

Check out all the activities on offer at Millfield Pre-Prep here.

The variety of trips to experience

Children can take part in a variety of exciting and educational trips, designed to broaden their knowledge of the world around them and support their learning. Previous trips have been to the seaside, nature reserves, farms, the zoo and museums.

Read about all the exciting things our children get up to in our News and Events section here.

Convenience of early and late club

Early drop off and later collection times are a valuable resource for busy parents. A term can include up to 20 after-school club choices, including cooking, pottery, woodwork, chess and trampolining. With additional specialist clubs run by expert Millfield coaches, such as riding, music, karate, yoga and dance, there is sure to be something for everyone!

Find out more about our community clubs here.

Able to use Early Years entitlement and childcare vouchers

We are happy to accept Early Years Entitlement and childcare vouchers too!


The best way to get a feel for the atmosphere at Pre-Prep is to come along and visit us! View our Open Mornings in October, February/March and May at the link here, or book a personal visit to the school by emailing admissions@millfieldprep.com or calling us on 01458 832446.