Millfield Preparatory School

Senior co-education school in Glastonbury, Somerset

Millfield Prep School is a co-educational day and boarding school for ages 2-13 in the UK. Set in 200 acres of Somerset countryside, the school offers a diverse range of academic subjects, sports, creative arts and activities, supported by outstanding facilities including: an equestrian centre, 25 metre swimming pool, golf courses, science centre, music halls, tennis bubble and numerous sports pitches.

The schools’ aim is to ensure that every child can discover their brilliance across all aspects of school life whether that’s in the classroom, on the sports field or on stage. Students and staff live by the school values: Be Kind, Be You, Be Challengers, Be Curious and Be Brilliant.

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“ Outstanding pastoral care is at the core of everything and kindness and consideration of others is central to all that we are and do. My personal tag line is ‘work hard, play hard, have fun and be kind.” Head, Dan Thornburn

Millfield provides pupils with an outstanding range of opportunities and a superb foundation on which to build their future. We offer a wide range of academic courses and educational support for pupils of all levels, plus unrivalled openings to pursue music, sport, art and drama. Our facilities include equestrian centres, an art gallery, music schools, an Olympic size pool, golf courses, athletics track and tennis courts.

Millfield Prep offers full, weekly and flexi boarding from ages 7+, with full boarders enjoying evenings and weekends filled with trips and activities. Millfield Prep are extremely proud of it’s international character. The pupil body is a diverse mix of British and international pupils, of which 50 pupils live overseas, from 27 different countries.


Pupils share all aspects of school life, offering a well-rounded education whilst learning about numerous different cultures. 95% of Year 8 pupils move on to Millfield where the school ethos and values continue. Millfield is home to 995 boarders with a total 1330 students from 74 different countries.

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Head Mr Dan Thornburn
School Type Prep co-education school
Junior Age Range 2 - 13
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No


Total Students 470
Youngest Boarder 7