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  • EMMA RADUCANU US OPEN SPOTLIGHT

    The very best tennis clubs in Berkshire

    Wanna raise the next Emma Raducanu? Here are your local next-level tennis centres, with everything from indoor facilities to pro training gyms and top coaches.

  • 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.

  • Grand Design St John's Beaumont School

    St John’s Beaumont, Old Windsor

    An under the radar prep that's laser focussed on the softer skills and academic rigour to produce well-rounded socially intelligent boys.

  • PRIVATE SCHOOL KIDS COOL KIDS

    How to supercharge your kids learning

    Are there educational bumps in the road ahead? Why a roadmap of schools advice, academic support and mentoring could supercharge your child's success.

  • Shiplake Co-ed

    Shiplake College, nr Henley

    This day and boarding school near Henley has a stunning river location, fab facilities, nurturing vibe and a new head. It's also about to go fully co-ed. Read my updated review.

  • Leighton Park DT

    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.

  • Back to school essentials

    Take some of the anxiety out of back to school with cool kit for tiddlers to teens that'll keep their anxiety in check, save the planet and raise a smile.

  • Moulsford School, Moulsford

    A long term Muddy favourite, Moulsford boys' prep school on the Berks/Oxon border has an idyllic riverside setting and a reputation for sporting excellence. Read our review here.

  • Reddam House school Wokingham berkshire aerial view of grounds school review

    Reddam House, Wokingham

    Reddam House in Wokingham has a progressive curriculum, wow facilities and a clutch of brilliant results. Impressed.

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

    Pangbourne College, Pangbourne

    A co-ed day/boarding school with naval traditions nr Reading, Pangbourne College's emphasis is on courage, community and creative thinking. Tick, tick, TICK

  • 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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