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  • Caversham Prep School Reading children in red stripe blazer

    Caversham Prep School, Reading

    As a dedicated iPad school, this small co-ed prep offers an innovative approach to learning using tech and traditonal methods to achieve academic success.

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    St George’s, Windsor Castle

    More than just a chichi address, St George's is leading the charge in educational reform as the UK's first IB prep. It's a school with academic rigour, royal links and a place where kindness is king.

  • Skates on! 12 of the best local ice rinks

    Ice ice baby! Nothing like a whizz around a rink to make you feel festive (followed by a mulled wine obvs). We've rounded up the best ones for your skating pleasure.

  • The Oraotory Prep School Goring Heath Catholic Tudor style main building South Oxfordshire Berkshire

    The Oratory Prep

    Academically strong with excellent pastoral care, Muddy snoops around co-ed Catholic prep on the Oxon/Berks border.

  • The red brick mock jacobean mansion that is Brookhurst and Marston Prep school set in 60 glorious acres of Berkshire countryside

    Brockhurst & Marlston House, Hermitage

    This bucolic day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 2-13 is family focused, offering progressive learning, academic rigour and flexible fees.

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    Reading Blue Coat, Sonning

    Here come the girls! Highly regarded Reading Blue Coat is going fully co-ed in 2023. This progressive school is big on kindness, inclusivity, adventure and academic rigour. Impressed.

  • Queen Anne's Caversham Sixth Form Centre The Space writing on glass wall with Big Ben Mural

    Queen Anne’s, Caversham

    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.

  • Stonor Park Halloween October Half Term 2021

    Half Term: Spooky Stonor Park for kids

    A spooky outdoor treasure trail, pumpkin carving and stone-baked Halloween pizzas? Mini Muddies will be screaming for all the right reasons thanks to Stonor Park's half term offering

  • 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.

  • Cobbs Farm PYO pumpkin

    Where to p-p-p-pick up a pumpkin!

    C'mon, it's time to prep for Halloween! Head to one of these local farms and make the kids put the legwork in before they can start carving.

  • 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

  • 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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