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    St George’s, Windsor Castle

    More than just a chi-chi address, St George's is a school with royal links, excellent academics, kindness is King and music oozes from every corner.

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    10 books for younger kids

    Kids have had a lot on their plates: no school, no play dates, and slim chance of a summer of fun in the sun. Here's 10 great book for ages 5-8 to create a fictional escape route from the madness.

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    Kids driving you nuts? Try these parenting books

    And we all thought parenting was hard BEFORE lockdown. Jeez! We've got five brilliant new books that promise to help.

  • To school or not to school?

    It's the dilemma that's dividing the nation - is it safe to send our children back to school on Monday? Two Muddy editors, one pro and one against, explain why they've made their personal decision.

  • 11 best subscription boxes for kids

    Running on empty when it comes to entertaining the kids? Royal Mail comes up trumps with these brilliant subscription boxes – time to sit with a gin and wait for the postman.

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    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.

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    Living with teens in lockdown – eek!

    Here are 20 things to do that might encourage your teenagers to get out of bed by midday – or at the very least by least by nightfall (fingers crossed).

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    How to keep your kids learning in lockdown

    It’s tricky enough for adults to stay motivated within their four walls, but for children it’s even tougher. So how do you keep your kids positive, bright and ready to learn? Two top local schools offer some great advice.

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    Pangbourne College, Berkshire

    A co-ed day/boarding school with naval traditions nr Reading, Pangbourne College's emphasis is on courage, community and creative thinking. Case in point, their next Open Day is virtual. Tick, tick, TICK

  • St Andrew’s, Pangbourne

    This bucolic co-ed prep school in the rolling hills of Berkshire is family-oriented, outdoorsy with great results – and the Duchess of Cambridge raves about it.

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