Millfield creatives gain places at top universities

20 Aug 2020

Millfield Upper Sixth students studying Photography, BTEC Art and Design, Art, Product Design and Food Science have received a range of offers from the UK’s top universities for further education.

Offers include places at Central Saint Martins, Loughborough, Brunel, University of Manchester, Falmouth University, Bath Spa University, Kingston School of Art, Westminster, Nottingham Trent University and I.E University in Madrid.

Individual achievements include Upper Sixth student Lucie Gonder from, who has gained a place at Central Saint Martins’ School of Art, where she will be studying for a BA in Product and Industrial Design this Autumn, and Upper Sixth student Sam Wardell from Somerset, who has been using his stage management experience from Millfield to illuminate local landmark Glastonbury Tor on Thursday evenings after the national clap for carers. Eighteen-year-old Sam, who joined Millfield Prep in 2012, has been learning the art of lighting and stage management with Millfield’s theatre technical team since his first production in 2015. He has now worked on almost 20 productions, and plans to study for a year at the Events Academy in London with the aim of one day working on major music festivals like Glastonbury.