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  • Highfield Prep, Maidenhead

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

  • 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.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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    Education SOS: coping with back to school

    Well, it's been a nightmare year for kids only made worse by the exam results debacle. As we plot their return to school, Reading Blue Coat's new head Peter Thomas offers some keep calm and carry on advice.

  • To school or not to school?

    It's the dilemma that's dividing the nation - is it safe to send our children back to school on Monday? Two Muddy editors, one pro and one against, explain why they've made their personal decision.

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