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  • Red brick mansion house of Pangbourne College Devitt House Pangbourne Berkshire steps down on the lawn area

    Pangbourne College, West Berks

    A co-ed secondary day/boarding school with naval traditions near Reading, Pangbourne College's emphasis is on 'joining in' and good manners. Tick and tick.

  • Muddy Berkshire editor Rachel jane in Royal Berkshire Shooting School cap, safety glasses and a gun

    Lock, stock & two smoking barrels

    More women than ever are taking up clay shooting, so Muddy gives it both barrels at Royal Berkshire Shooting School. Duuuuck!

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    Reading Blue Coat, Sonning

    It's hard to find fault with this boys day school in Sonning. Inclusive and amazing results. Impressed.

  • Flaming good burgers

    To Eton, for posh burgers, craft beers and thick oozy milkshakes at urban micro-chain, Flaming Cow.

  • The Abbey School, Reading

    Muddy says: Top girls’ day school, The Abbey School is producing well-rounded, street-savvy women.

  • Marked wooden school door with metals sign Exam Room Enter

    Tool up for exam success

    If your teen's stress levels are entering the red zone, Esther of Gym For The Mind has some top tips to prevent a meltdown of epic proportions.

  • Girl jumping for joy in exercise gear by a shabby cream wall

    Give your kids a happiness MOT

    Think kids don't have a care in the world? It's a jungle out there and young people are struggling. Muddy went on a Mental Health Course to learn about wellbeing.

  • Dark skies over The Oratory school redbrick mansion and cricket green

    The Oratory School, Woodcote

    Improving exam results and excellent pastoral care amongst 120 acres of verdant acreage puts The Oratory onto the Muddy radar. Read the review here.

  • Easter eggs with Eggcellent writing in nest

    Easter fun with the kids

    Release the little people! High on chocolate and ready to rumble. Here's your bumper Muddy Guide to the best things to do with the kids over the hols

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

    St Joseph’s College, Reading

    Muddy says: St Joseph's College is an impressive co-ed day school for ages 3-18 in Reading, with deliciously low fees.

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