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  • Is an independent school right for you?

    Choosing a school for your child can be one of the most important decisions of your parenting life, but have you considered going private?

  • Choosing a Prep School

    Need some help? Here's the insider scoop on choosing the best school for your child from Colston's Lower School's headmaster, David Edwards

  • Pinewood School

    Muddy says: Top marks go to this seriously family-friendly education for boys and girls aged 3-13, in acres of rolling countryside on the edge of The Cotswolds

  • Girls in STEM

    In celebration of International Women's Day and British Science Week, Natalie Johnston, Head of Teaching and Learning at Rendcomb College, tells us how this progressive all-through school is championing girls in STEM

  • Hanford

    Muddy says: A true idyll of childhood, it's Hanford all the way for a quirky, quintessentially English girls boarding school in the heart of the rolling countryside

  • Healthy: Inside and Out

    At the start of Children's Mental Health Week, Muddy talks to Mark Mortimer, Head of Warminster School in Wiltshire, about the importance of mental wellness in the school environment

  • Newsflash! It’s a new head for Leehurst…

    Want a one-stop, pastoral education for your family? We at Muddy have been lucky enough to grab a cuppa with the new head of friendly, co-ed, all-through to 16 school Leehurst Swan

  • Colston’s Lower School

    Muddy says: From nursery to Sixth Form, this co-ed city school has the best of all worlds – a rigorous curriculum, diverse group of students and acres of grounds

  • Hatherop Castle School

    Muddy says: A co-ed day and boarding school near Cirencester with a strong family ethos, that is seriously upping its game in the prep school stakes

  • 7 things to ask at school Open Days

    Looked around a school and still can't judge if it suits your child? Victoria Bond, founder of School Guide, gives her tips on what to see, do and ask.

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