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  • Does the world need another online school?

    Pearson Online Academy UK Global thinks so! With the launch of the educational behemoth's founding school in September, Muddy gets the lowdown from Principal Jo Vigneron

  • Wild by Motionhouse_900X525

    Stuff to do with kids of all ages this summer

    Nailed it! We've found activities for every age, from toddlers to teens. Read on for the best of art, sport, festivals, music and inflatables in Berkshire in July and August 2021

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

    LVS Ascot

    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.

  • The Abbey Senior School

    The Abbey School, Reading

    One of the UK's best girls’ day schools, The Abbey is producing globally-minded young women with a 'can-do-anything' attitude who consistently achieve top marks on results day.

  • WBC Beat the Street_010

    Will you Beat The Street? Challenge accepted!

    Dust off your Challenge Anneka jumpsuit, grab the kids and play Wokingham's giant street game, Beat the Street. Take it outside and get competitive. It's game on.

  • CAMP BEAUMONT KIDS SUMmer CAM,P

    The summer camp that isn’t all about sport

    Spoiler alert: not every kid loves sport. And that's where the holiday camp with glitter make up, giant bubbles, yoga and drama comes in (alongside the archery and football)

  • Heathfield School Ascot External front white mansion house

    Heathfield School, Ascot

    This deliberately small all-girls' school is a stone's throw from Ascot, where boarding is big, opportunities are endless and there are more facilities than you can shake a lacrosse stick at.

  • Summer camp

    Kids: the best thing about summer camp

    Parents and kids are going mad for Ultimate Activity Camps this summer. Could they be the perfect cocktail of outdoor fun and affordable childcare? Take a look for yourself...

  • CAVERSHAM LAKES Aqua_Park

    Feeling hot hot hot? 25 places to keep your cool

    Hey hot stuff! Bit sweaty? Here's Muddy's pick of the best outdoor pools, river spots and aqua parks to cool down in. Just add sun lotion.

  • Child online school

    Their words: what kids really think of online school

    Too scared to put your hand up in class, too exhausted to get out of bed, struggle with SEN, or too busy playing golf? Four kids explain why they made the switch and what they think of life at online school InterHigh.

  • giffordS Circus 2021

    What’s on locally this May half term

    Not sure what to do with the kids this half term? Look no further. From adventure games and circuses to exhibitions, we know what’s on in Berkshire for the school holidays.

  • No Easter childcare? We’ve got it sorted

    Can’t bear to have kids lolling around the house over the Easter hols? No fear: help is at hand with the return of Ultimate Activity Camps across the Muddy counties.

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • 6 reasons to consider InterHigh

    If you're one of the many parents considering an alternative to mainstream education right now, virtual school InterHigh could be the answer to your prayers.

  • Is it time to try an online school?

    With many children struggling to study at home and doubts over September start dates, specialist ‘virtual’ schools are gaining huge traction - but what do they offer that’s different?

  • Parent ‘Lockdown learning’ survey – the results

    Earlier this month we commissioned our own comprehensive survey amongst Muddy readers into Lockdown Learning – and we’ve been blown away by the response! Thank you to the 1200 of you who expressed how you felt about virtual-schooling, the difficulties you and your children were facing, as well as revealing surprise success stories and offering […]

  • Easter activities SORTED!

    Are you in Half-Term recovery mode? Now the kids are back at school (praise be), plan for an easier Easter with Barracudas Activity Day Camps – I reckon your ankle-biters will love it.

  • Your ultimate Autumn Walks guide

    Grab your kids, your besties, your dog and anyone else who is free to join you on our first Autumn Walks initiative with Joules - and win coats and wellies for the whole family!

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