[1], Meyer, educated at Haileybury and Imperial Service College,[2] adhered to the philanthropic aim, known at the school as The Millfield Mix: "...to nurture talent by providing the very best facilities, teaching, coaching and opportunities in which young people can exercise and explore their abilities; and to give awards to those in financial need. Having cut his teeth in the Spanish F4 Championship, Benjamin Goethe is now halfway through his second season racing in the GT World Challenge Europe Endurance Cup, driving a WRT Audi. 146 of the pupils are boarders and 296 are day pupils. Boarding has been an integral part of the school for most of its history. Headmaster Gavin Horgan said: “I believe passionately in pupils having a voice and their wellbeing continues to be our top priority. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Around 16% of all pupils in independent schools have special educational needs or disabilities (SEND).…, ABOVE IMAGE: The Kayton Library at St Paul’s School (Image © Dennis Gilbert/View) Prince’s Gardens…, You may enter up to three email addresses below to share this report, Benjamin Goethe is enjoying accelerated learning as a professional racing driver, with Millfield “doing everything they can” to back both his studies and his career, Millfield pupil following in slipstream of famous motorsport alumni. Your details will NOT be shared with any 3rd parties. Currently there are 442 pupils attending the school, 231 boys and 211 girls. Any pupils who are found with any illegal substances are immediately expelled. There are currently three remaining country boarding houses occupied by male pupils. All of the other houses are Years 10–13 boarders, and two are exclusively for Sixth Formers (i.e. [19] The Russian swimming team used the school as its training base before the London Olympics, and the Great Britain modern pentathlon squad also used the school's facilities in preparation for the games.[20]. [4] Over the years, the school acquired land and houses around the locale, and a result there were many boarding houses within a 10-mile (16-kilometre) radius of the original site; this resulted in boarders living at houses or billets in the outlying villages – being bussed in and out for lessons and meals. 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How can independent schools support SEND pupils without external support during Covid-19. Darren has over 10 years of experience in 1st team coaching and performance management, holding positions such as head of performance and recruitment for Birmingham City FC and head of performance for Huddersfield Town, Hull City and Nottingham Forest, and has been involved in three Championship play offs in his career to date. Darren takes over from former South African international, Terry Akhurst, who retires after 20 years as head of football with the school. The house opened when the school was established in 1935 and is now one of Year 9 boarding houses. Darren also has experience working across different sports, serving as the lead sport psychologist for the Rugby Football League from 2002 to 2006, and he is also a GB age group athlete at Sprint and Ironman Distance. Reconnect with 1 members from Millfield High School in Thornton (Lancashire). His experience in pathway coaching began as director of football at Loughborough University in 1998, leading him to work with U20s at Derby County and helping academy players achieve seven Premier League debuts with the club. He also possesses business acumen with the launch of his talent identification and football intelligence start up, iScout, which was created in 2016. [11] The house used to be the mansion of the Clark family, whose shoe business, C. & J. Clark, is based in the town. Millfield was founded in 1935 by Jack Meyer (referred to at Millfield as "Boss"), following his return from India with seven Indian boys, six of whom were princes. [17], Millfield has been represented at every Olympic Games since 1956. Millfield High SchoolGB Alumni.NET enables people to connect using messages, photos, discussion boards, wiki pages, and maps. "As Millfield’s largest participation sport and one of the most popular sports in the world, football is an activity for everyone, and I think Darren’s skills will be key in driving sport and football at Millfield to the next level.”. Our rigorous safeguarding procedures mean any concerns that arise at school are dealt with quickly, transparently and fairly.”[9]. 1st XI. The school was founded in 1946,[21] by Jack 'Boss' Meyer who also founded and ran Millfield and later became the headteacher. Football is Millfield’s largest participation sport across both genders. Robert Dunning (London, 2004), pp. Boys- 1st XI

[12], Millfield is known for its sporting prowess and has produced many international and Olympic athletes;[15] its campus houses a wide range of sports facilities. The Millfield football programme spans almost 15 teams, with individual and team training sessions, athletic development, performance analysis, psychological support, fixtures in cup competitions and friendlies against academies, with a full girls’ programme lead by a full-time coach specifically dedicated to girls' football. Millfield Development and the Millfield Foundation raise money to fund scholarships and bursaries. The youngest driver to compete in the championship during 2019, he was just 16 when he made his debut at the season-opening meeting Monza. Mixed-U18A. [2] The girls' boarding house was at Ashcott House from 1967 until 1984.[5]. v Medal report: Hockey. Millfield Preparatory School is a coeducational preparatory school in Glastonbury and is the feeder for the senior school. Flexi-boarding is also available. Millfield is predominantly a boarding school, having around 75% of its pupils as boarders. v Mid Somerset 2nd XI Lost: 12 Oct 2020. The prep school shares some of Millfield's facilities. There are fourteen boys' and nine girls' houses; the oldest house is Millfield House, which is the original building in which the school first began operating.