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  • Rendcomb Junior School

    Muddy says: An outdoorsy co-ed junior school for ages 3-11 with small pupil numbers but whopper facilities, hidden away in the heart of the Cotswolds.

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    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!

  • 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

  • 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

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