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Millfield, Somerset



School Details
School Crest
,
Street,
Somerset,
United Kingdom,
BA16 0YD

Tel: +44 1458 442291
Fax: +44 1458 447276

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Founded:1935

Headmaster:
Mr Craig Considine, MEd

Tutor for Admissions:
Mr James Postle


Accreditations and affiliations:
HMC, AGBIS, CReSTeD Dyslexia Unit (DU)
Religious affiliation:
Inter-denominational
Teaching languages:
English
Age Range & Fees
Age
Range
13 - 18
Annual
Day Fees
£24,030
to
£24,030
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
NA
 
NA
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
£35,775
to
£35,775
Number of Pupils
School Boy
Boys
School Girl
Girls
158
Day
117
573
Full board
345
0
Weekly
0
731
Total
462
Number of Staff
Full Time
Part Time
171
18
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:


Report from previous school, Visit school, Scholarship exam, Scholarship or bursary exam, Interview, Common Entrance
 

Scholarships & Bursaries:


Music, Academic, Sport, 6th Form, Other scholarships, Financial need, Art, Armed forces discounts or bursaries, Ballet or dance, Drama, Means tested bursaries, Science, Senior school entry, All-rounder

What we offer


  • Classics
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • Environmental studies
  • Business studies
  • Psychology
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Government/Politics
  • Media/Film studies
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Photography
  • Electronics
  • Italian
  • Mandarin
  • Ancient Greek
  • Chinese
  • German
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • Greek
  • French
  • English
  • Latin
  • Archery
  • Fencing
  • Netball
  • Tennis
  • Swimming
  • Rugby
  • Hockey
  • Golf
  • Football
  • Cross-country
  • Badminton
  • Squash
  • Cricket
  • Martial arts
  • Fitness training
  • Athletics
  • Water sports
  • Basketball
  • Polo
  • Ballet
  • Dance
  • Canoeing
  • Drama productions
  • Shooting
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Adventure training
  • Horse riding and management
  • Sailing
  • Cycling
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Skiing
  • Rowing
  • Rock climbing
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Guitar
  • Keyboard
  • Organ
  • Pipe band
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • Woodwind
  • Percussion
  • Jazz
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • Rail/Airport services
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
  • Vegetarian
  • Dyslexia or Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD)
 
 
 

School Video



 
Head PhotoMillfield's philosophy has always been to help every individual to achieve their full potential by attempting to discover and nurture whatever talent a young person has, and to prepare them for life ahead. Millfield believes that education is concerned with the whole human being,and that every pupil has the ability to achieve something worthwhile in some area. Therefore, Millfield is well known for its outstanding sporting achievements, but also has extremely high standards in academic subjects, music and the arts.

Millfield is aided in its aspirations by world class facilities, which include an indoor Tennis Centre, Equestrian Centre, Fine Arts Centre, Concert Hall, 50m Swimming Pool, Athletics Track, and three Olympic-quality water-based Astro turfs.

Small class sizes have always been a vital part of the Millfield philosophy.
Millfield offers a wide range of subjects at GCSE level, and offers a choice of 41 different subjects at AS/A2 Level, including eight different languages, as well as a selection of vocational courses. Over 200 sixth formers go on to university each year.

The happiness and well-being of our pupils is a high priority. Each pupil belongs to a house which provides the secure base on which he or she can build emotional stability and self-confidence. Day pupils and boarders from a variety of different countries, cultures and religions come together to form the School's rich and diverse community. They are all supported by a comprehensive network of Group Tutors, Heads of Year and Houseparents, who are responsible for each pupil's welfare.
  • 3rd March 2018 - Open Day
  • 5th May 2018 - Open Day
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