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  • Highfield Prep girl science and technology Discovery Room

    Highfield Prep School, Maidenhead

    This small 'family' oriented school – now taking boys aged 2-7 and a girls aged 2-11 – is big on equality, opportunity, emotional IQ and is rated Excellent across the board.

  • Luckley House Wokingham exterior

    Luckley House, Wokingham

    This small, selective, co-ed school (ages 11-18) is absolutely flying. Superb results, excellent sports programme, big on the performing arts and nailing life skills. Intrigued? You should be

  • Elstree School Woolhampton West Berkshire

    Elstree, Woolhampton

    Here come the girls! This bucolic Berkshire nursery and prep is now fully co-ed. It's big on manners, academics and life skills.

  • 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.


    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.

  • Child holding a plant in her hands

    Let’s talk schools & sustainability

    Schools may talk the talk when it comes to sustainability - but are any making meaningful progress? Two top local headteachers show how it's done

  • 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.

  • woman in face mask screaming

    Wellbeing, grades, the future! How to support your kids

    Back to school blues worse than normal? Queen Anne's head Julia Harrington explains why we need to play catch up on our kids' wellbing, not their grades.

  • Education Child blackboard question marks

    What is it an IB education? And is it better?

    Progressive heads are shaking things up – and a Berkshire school is set to become the UK's first Prep to offer an IB education for ages 3-13. Intrigued?

  • Virtual Open Days

    How to nail virtual school open days

    A global pandemic won't stop your school search, but it does make it trickier to view them. Queen Anne's head Julia Harrington gives her tips on what to do and ask at a Virtual Open Day.

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