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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cothill House, Abingdon

    Homely but high-achieving, Cothill House in South Oxfordshire believes in allowing its pupils to retain a 'youthful exuberance' in a place where boys can be boys. Cue pillow fights!

  • 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.

  • Lambrook School, Winkfield Row

    A top co-ed school for ages 3-13 set in 52 acres of beautiful Berkshire countryside, with a phenomenal reputation for sport and extra-curricular activities.

  • Queen Anne's Caversham girls playing sport lacrosse

    Queen Anne’s, Caversham

    Muddy says: A dynamic girls' day and boarding school that's revolutionising the way teens are taught. Set in 34 acres it boasts 'wow' facilities, results and a cool sixth form centre.

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