Millfield in the Media

Tatler Schools Guide 2022

Occupying an extensive campus in Somerset, Millfield is a school that celebrates positive disruptors and believes that the mould should fit around each individual child, rather than the other way round.

Tatler Schools Guide 2022

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A big, refreshingly innovative school welcoming all talents, Millfield excels at educating talented young sportsmen and women, musicians and artists while achieving admirable academic results. The school’s facilities are second to none and the staff are brilliant at helping youngsters to discover their talents, wherever they may lie.

Good Schools Guide 2021

Yuhka has boarded at Millfield School, Somerset, since she was 11, proved herself the strongest school-age mathematician in the UK by winning gold at last year's event, and was the highest performing girl in the world.

The Times 2021

Telegraph Olympic article Tokyo 2020

The 'pool parents' deserve gold medals too. "[Millfield] were fantastic; every year they were compensating and understanding." - Andy Guy

The Daily Telegraph 2021

Millfield Prep School wellbeing curriculum in the Evening Standard

A top boarding school is set to introduce “well-being lessons” to boost children's mental health after the pandemic.

The curriculum at Millfield Prep School is being redesigned to fit in the 40-minute classes.

Evening Standard 2021

Millfield Headmaster Gavin Horgan discusses school sports provision in The Times

Millfield School, in Somerset, has produced professional athletes and Olympic stars including Duncan GoodhewGareth Edwards and Helen Glover.

All its teachers also coach sports: a psychology teacher coaches badminton, a biology teacher golf, an economics teacher rugby and a business studies teacher shooting.

The Times 2022

OM Josh Bayliss featured in Telegraph article discussing his time at Millfield

Jones did not mention any specific examples but if he was searching for the epitome of a private school sporting production line, Millfield would be a pretty good starting point.

The Somerset institution's list of famous alumni is not restricted to English rugby but nonetheless reads like a who's who of rugby talents. 

The Telegraph 2022

ITV news covering Millfield's athletes attending the Commonwealth Games

Millfield School, near Street in Somerset, is providing more than its fair share of swimmers and coaches for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

ITV Westcountry 2022

Millfield twins Elena and Rosa have achieved outstanding identical A level results

Twin sisters Elena and Rosa Launder are heading their separate ways after getting identical top results in their A-levels.

The Millfield School students each achieved three A* grades but are splitting up for the first time since birth and heading to opposite ends of the country for university.

The Independent 2022

Millfield feature in Telegraph story discussing private school domination in English sport

No school in Britain has come in recent years to producing as many international athletes as Millfield in Somerset, which was again represented by more alumni than any other at the Toyko Olympics last summer.

The school is home to around 60 young internationals in various sports at one time.

The Telegraph 2022

Millfield student Jade Phiri featured in Independent article following GCSE results

Three weeks after achieving her dream of competing at the Commonwealth Games, a teenager has achieved outstanding GCSE results.

(Millfield's) Jade Phiri, who was representing Zambia, achieved great success across three different events – finishing first in her women’s 50m butterfly heat, second in her women’s 50m freestyle heat and third in her heat for the mixed 4x100m medley relay.

The Independent 2022

A student who won a “life-changing” free place at a top UK boarding school is pursuing her dream of becoming a doctor.

Ernesta Danquah Amoah, 18, from Barking in London, attended Millfield School, in Somerset, on a Royal National Children’s SpringBoard Foundation place to study for her A-levels in the sixth form.

The Evening Standard 2023

Millfield is one of the country's most highly regarded boarding school for girls' football, with six teams out of the school's 22 for girls, a growth more than two thirds since the 2021/2022 season.

iNews 2023

With world class facilities producing athletes to match, this school’s continued place in the higher echelons of sport seems assured.     

ITVX 2024

There’s one safe bet at any Olympic Games: there will always be a generous handful of Millfield alumni on Team GB.     

The Spectator 2024

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