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  • senior pupils sitting on the lawns of Rendcomb

    Rendcomb College Senior School, Cirencester

    Muddy says: It’s in a former stately home, has grounds fit for royalty and fosters happy pupils who achieve all their dreams – this mixed boarding school is like a fairy tale!

  • To board or not to board?

    Could boarding school be the best thing for your child? Muddy talks to Stephen Ilett, Headmaster of Port Regis School, to find out why boarding for prep school kids is, well, a whole load of fun

  • pupils hands up classroom

    Warminster Prep, Warminster

    Muddy says: The younger sibling to the co-ed day and boarding school on the edge of Salisbury Plain where bright-eyed kids and teachers exude confidence and a love of life.

  • US flag mortar boards blue sky

    The Uni American Dream

    Lots of sweating happening in the exam halls – but what's the next step? If your offspring is considering uni stateside, read on!

  • May Schools Newsflash

    We're heading full steam in to the next round of schools' Open Days. Get your diaries out and sign up - and make sure you read our Muddy reviews to get the inside scoop before you go.

  • Digital kids – help!!

    Tearing your hair out because you can’t get your offspring to detach from their devices? There’s a course for that…

  • Main building with fields in front and hills in the distance

    Wycliffe Prep School, Stonehouse, near Stroud

    Muddy says: Looking for a nurturing school with strong academic, sporting and extra-curricular form? This non-hot-housey co-ed for ages 2-13 could be just the ticket.

  • Port Regis Prep School, Dorset

    Muddy says: A co-ed day and boarding school for ages two to 13 in Dorset which is one of the great prep schools in the country where you'll find outstanding facilities and results, and a huge amount of fun.

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