BA6 8LD England
Tel.: (01458) 832446
FOR LIST OF
11 September 2000
480 boys and girls, aged 7-13.
80 teachers (teaching staff:pupil ratio = 1:8).
Maximum class size= 16.
"The sculpture symbolizes everything I love about this school. Happiness, Friendship and Security. The figures are throwing
their heads back in laughter, holding hands in friendship and
have formed a circle of security."Quote from a Year 7 pupil
|Millfield Preparatory School|
Millfield Preparatory School, founded in 1946, is located on the slopes of Glastonbury Tor in Somerset County, England. However, it was in India that Millfield has its origens. Some 70 years ago, R.J.O. Meyer brough Indian Princes - the first Millfield pupils - to study in England. From its inception, the young, emerging Millfield adapted to the needs of all those who entered the fold. Today children attend from all over the world.
Aiming to provide the finest education possible, the school attracts large numbers of children with special and pronounced talents as well as those requiring specific education programmes. The school accepts children based on their potential for growth; therefore at admission there is no discrimination against low achievers. The school has a great interest in making a sizeable contribution to the lives of those children striving to overcome learning difficulties.
Every pupil is equally important at Millfield Prep. Some children exhibit obvious ability in academic, sporting or creative endeavours from an early age; others do not, and may lack confidence as a result. High levels of individual attention at Millfield Prep help the teaching staff as it strives to discover the aptitudes, build the self- esteem and develop the potential of every pupil.
potential at an early age, children have the opportunity to develop strong
measures of self-esteem and belief in themselves. Offering an academic
programme that embodies the principles laid down by the British National
Curriculum, younger pupils' lessons emphasise the fundamental mechanical
aspects of literacy and numeracy while igniting curiosity about the ways
of the world. Older pupils' lessons emphasise diverse skills and
knowledge with a careful balance between sciences, arts and practical subjects.
Nationally renowned as a sporting school, Millfield Preparatory School
is exceptionally well equipped and offers over one hundred extra-curricular
They said they wanted
to leave with the New Millennium Ride. There just wasn't any more
room in the panniers.
Thank you Caroline and thank you everyone at Millfield Prep. Your welcome was enthusiastic and your hospitality most gracious. I left Glastonbury inspired by the love of living and learning expressed and demonstrated by the students I met at your school. You are very lucky. Your teachers clearly enjoy the adventure of learning too, as they help to guide you along the paths of self-discovery and greater understanding.