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  • The Oraotory Prep School Goring Heath Catholic Tudor style main building South Oxfordshire Berkshire

    The Oratory Prep School, Woodcote

    Academically strong with excellent pastoral care, Muddy snoops around co-ed Catholic prep on the Oxon/Berks border.

  • CROSFIELDS SCHOOL EXTERIOR

    Crosfields School, Reading

    This unique co-ed day school (ages 3-16) in Reading is a superb all-rounder that's big on wellbeing, sport, Forest School, with a progressive approach to learning.

  • aerial view of Horris Hill Prep School – a collection of large red brick houses set in 85 acres of wooded heathland

    Horris Hill Prep School, Newbury

    A small, high-achieving rural prep where outdoor learning is huge. It's got a family vibe, welcome emphasis on individuality and is shaking off its overtly traditonal reputation.

  • 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

  • Caroline Townshend New Head Crosfield School Reading

    Hot off the press: meet the new head at Crosfields School

    Exciting times at Crosfields School in Reading – it's just appointed its first ever female head. Caroline Townshend talks to Muddy about her move to Berkshire and plans for the future

  • Eton End pupils in traditional caps and boater uniform

    Eton End Prep School

    Don't judge a book by its cover, Eton End School in Datchet, for ages 3-11, is traditional on the outside but leading the charge when its come to equality and growth mindset.

  • ST GEORGE'S WINDSOR CASTLE CRICKET

    St George’s, Windsor Castle

    More than just a chichi address, St George's is leading the charge in educational reform as the UK's first IB prep. It's a school with academic rigour, royal links and a place where kindness is king.

  • Moulsford School, Moulsford

    A highly-regarded boy’s prep school in South Oxon in a stonkingly lovely setting on the Thames, with a strong reputation for sport and extracurricular activities.

  • 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.

  • Top marks! Meet our Best Schools Awards Finalists 2022

    After 400 entries, 11 categories and 8 exhausted judges, the results are in! Find out which schools made the grade for a place our inaugural Muddy Stilettos Best School Awards Finals, plus the worthy Highly Commendeds.

  • 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

  • Looking for a first, next or new school for your child?

    Then you'll want to read our insider guides to the best schools across England - written with our Muddy editors' expert insight and a parent's intuition.

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