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  • Screen time saviours

    Wondering what all that gaming and social media is doing to your kids mental wellbeing? Us too. So we've asked the experts for their advice on how to keep screen time safe.

  • Moulsford School, Moulsford

    Muddy says: 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.

  • Ashfold School, Dorton, Mid Bucks

    Muddy says: This bucolic co-ed prep school for day pupils and boarders in the rolling hills of Buckinghamshire is family-oriented with a deserved reputation for its all-rounder offering.

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    Kingham Hill School, North Oxon

    Muddy says: An idyllically placed co-ed, non-selective secondary school with a strong Christian ethos, set in 100 acres of Cotswolds countryside.

  • Muddy’s best winter walks

    Wrap up warm, grab your walking boots and go in search of your own winter wonderland! Here's where the Muddy team will be striding across Bucks & Oxon over the coming months.

  • Top 10 books for young adults

    Abingdon's magnificent indie bookshop Mostly Books has scoured the shelves, and selected its Top 10 books for young adults for the miracle of a no-screen Christmas. 

  • Top 10 kids books

    The Top 10 books for kids this Christmas - lovingly chosen by The Book House in Thame, purveyors of one of the top kids sections in the county!

  • Get yer skates on!

    Ice ice baby! Nothing like a whizz around a rink to make you feel festive (followed by a mulled wine obvs). We've rounded up the best ones for your skating pleasure.

  • Coochy cool

    Our fashion favourite Cos is launching babywear this week - and we've gone gaga for it. Ready to have the best dressed nipper in the county?

  • The Unicorn School

    The only specialist independent day school in Oxfordshire, supporting boys and girls 6-16 years with dyslexia, dyspraxia, dyscalculia and Speech, Language and Communication Needs (SLCN).

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