Kids

  • Elstree, Woolhampton

    If you are looking for a school where boys can be boys, have a nose at this bucolic prep in Berks.

  • Harriet House School, Frilsham

    The first nursery to go under the Muddy microscope, Harriet House is the ‘It pre-school’in West Berkshire where kids roam mentally and physically.

  • The Muddy Guide top 10

    Sun’s out and there’s loads of funky stuff on. So grab your lightweight coat (it can feel a bit chilly) and let’s go have some fun. Reading Contemporary Art Fair, Rivermead Leisure Centre, Sat 22 – Sun 23 April You don’t need to be an art expert to be an art lover, so a fair’s a great place to […]

  • The Abbey School, Reading

    One of the best day girls’ schools in the UK, The Abbey School in central Reading takes kids from nursery through to Sixth form. Updated facts and figures from my visit last year.

  • London days out with the kids

    Planning a trip to London? Check out what some of the big museums and attractions in the capital (and just outside) have running at the moment.

  • Cool stuff to do this weekend

    The Lipsinkers, The Firestation Arts Centre, Windsor, Sat 25 March Camp, cult and brilliantly bonkers… The Lipsinkers are transporting their unique and radical drag show to Windsor with its mix of showbiz insanity and queer political spoof. Forget Ru Paul and Danny La Rue, this show’s weird, wild and very naughty. There’s even an after hours session –DJing disco and […]

    • Is your child superhuman?

      Nicola Dick-Cleland (above), Head of The Junior School at the prestigious Abbey School in Reading is a trained psychotherapist, so who better to ask about the ever-increasing pressures on children and the gnarly subject of extra-curricular activities than her? Read her thoughts below and please feel free to comment underneath the feature – it’s a fascinating subject […]

    • The Muddy Guide

      LaplandUK, Whitmoor Forest, Ascot, tours from 9am to 5pm daily until Christmas Eve So you’ve heard that LaplandUK is up and running again for Christmas and you want to know if it’s worth the money. My verdict having been a couple of years ago when the mudlets were 6 and 7 is that after seeing […]

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