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Passing of former Headmaster Brian Gaskell

Boarding & Day


The Millfield community was saddened to learn of the passing of former Headmaster, Brian Gaskell, on Wednesday 19 July 2017.

Mr Gaskell held several key positions during his 25 years at...>>

Millfield hosts Mencap Day 2017



Over 800 people with a learning disability, their families and friends were invited to Millfield on Saturday to enjoy the school’s sports and creative facilities. 

Mencap Day, now...>>

Sports round-up - June



In athletics, Upper Sixth Joel Leon Benitez won the European Junior Championships in Bedford with a clearance of 5.20m.  This automatically qualifies Joel for the European...>>

Diverse creativity at Arts Week

The Arts


Arts Week brought the school year to an energetic close with a mixture of music, dance and drama from pupils throughout the school.

Our Poetry Festival welcomed back guest presenter Zata...>>

Year 9 campers enjoy heatwave in Cornwall

Boarding & Day


Year 9 decamped to Cornwall for a week of hiking, orienteering, coasteering and surfing. Based in the Crantock area in the north coast of Cornwall, the pupils headed off for a post exams trip to...>>

OM Careers Convention inspires Lower Sixth



Old Millfieldians returned to school to offer career advice to Lower Sixth pupils in for the annual Careers Convention.

A diverse selection of careers were represented by the OMs including...>>

Millfield physicists win Ogden physics awards



Year 10 pupil Emily Lloyd and Lower Sixth pupil Luca Steinfeld have been recognised by the Ogden Trust for their commitment in physics.

The two pupils have each been awarded Exeter and East...>>

OM Jon Bentley offers TV career advice to pupils



Television presenter and OM Jon Bentley returned to Millfield this week to talk about his prominent career in the media.

Jon is perhaps best known for his long-term roles as a presenter on...>>

Future talents shine in final Johnson Sessions

The Arts


As the final instalment of the series this year, the Johnson Sessions featured old faces and new names, with the breadth of material stretching from Eric Clapton to original student-written...>>

Third annual Polo Invitational

Boarding & Day


Hosted by Millfield Development, the annual Polo Invitational was this year welcomed around 2,000 parents, Old Millfieldians, pupils and staff to the Kingweston Campus.

The wet weather did...>>