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  • Imposing red brick victorian former convent now one to St Joseph's College Reading

    St Joseph’s College, Reading

    An impressive co-ed all-through school in Reading town centre that's big on wellbeing, has deliciously low fees and fits in with family life.

  • St John's Beaumont Old Windsor Berkshire Science lesson boys in lab coats playing with fire

    St John’s Beaumont, Old Windsor

    An under the radar prep that's laser focussed on the softer skills and academic rigour to produce well-rounded socially intelligent boys.

  • Elstree School Woolhampton Berkshire boys playing in front of grade ii list red brick georgian mansion

    Elstree, Woolhampton

    Here come the girls! This stunning bucolic prep is going co-ed as of September 2020. It's big on manners, academics and life skills.

  • St Edward’s Prep, Reading

    Impressive 11+ prep and high success rate to grammar schools, St Edward's in Reading is a hidden gem amongst Berkshire's more shouty prep schools.

  • St George's School Windsor Windsor Casstle lawn pillared building trees and flag

    St George’s School, Windsor Castle

    Muddy says: More than just a chi-chi address, St George's is a chorister school, with royal links, excellent academics and music oozing from every corner.

  • Grand brick Victorian villa Upton House School Windsor Berkshire

    Upton House School, Windsor

    Muddy says: Upton House is a nurturing school for girls and boys aged 2-11. It's got a family feel, is rated 'excellent' with a princessy past.

  • St George's School Ascot Berkshire Victorian built school with beige and red brick and tiles

    St George’s Ascot

    Muddy says: A small, friendly girl’s secondary boarding/ day school in Berkshire, where kindness, confidence and ambition are celebrated.

  • Leighton Park School Reading Berkshire white Victorian Mansion building set in 60 acres

    Leighton Park School, Reading

    Muddy says: A progressive first-name-only Quaker school with 65 acres in the centre of Reading, with impressive results in STEM and creative subjects.

  • Woman lemon eyes

    Struggling with a moody teen?

    Lie's in, lemons and focussing on the glass half full will tap into the teen brain and help them feel happier, according to Queen Anne's head Julia Harrington.

  • LVS Ascot School co ed 4-18 Ascot Berkshire aerial view

    New review: LVS Ascot

    Muddy says: A passionately non-selective, co-ed day and boarding school for children aged 4-18, that's unpretentious, thinks like a grammar school without the pressure.

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