Education

  • Luckley House, Wokingham

    High-achieving Luckley House co-ed school is bang in Wokingham. I’ve reviewed it here, have a gander, then see it for yourself.

  • 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 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.

  • 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 […]

  • Sunningdale School, Ascot

    Small and perfectly formed, Sunningdale is a superb family-run prep that is proudly non-selective.

  • Leighton Park School, Reading

      I reviewed Leighton Park School back in the summer and it’s well worth a read if you missed it the first time. Don’t just take my word for it though, they have plenty of open days coming up so you can check them out for yourself. Something a bit different – my first Quaker school on the […]

  • 5 smart ways to boost your child’s self-esteem

    Huge thanks and a free cappuccino and slab of cake to Ms Muddy herself, Hero at Muddy Bucks & Oxon for posting this brilliant piece on boosting your child’s self-esteem. Notepads and pens at the ready folks – there are some awesome tips here from the Head of Winchester House, Emma Goldsmith… If you’re a regular Muddy […]

    • Top 10 picture books for children

      So we’re continuing with The Haslemere Bookshop’s selection of the best books for kids. In part 2, Emily Adsett-Raggett has given us her choice of the top 10 picture books. Part 1, in case you missed it, gave us the top 10 chapter books. My mudlets are passed this stage, which I find a little […]

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