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  • 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).

  • The best Xmas shows in the West End

    Fancy a cultural jaunt into Larrrrndon? Oh yes you do! Celebs aplenty in our guide to the best West End classics, festive shows and pantos.

  • Is this the best trampoline park in Bucks?

    According to my 9 and 11 year old reviewers, er, YES! Here's what to expect if you float up to the new bounce park Gravity in Milton Keynes.

  • The Muddy Panto Guide 2018!

    It's what you've all been waiting for. Oh no it isn't! Oh yes it is! Oh no.... OK, enough! Here are 23 of the perkiest pantos in Bucks, Oxon and beyond.

  • Leighton Park School, Reading

    Muddy says: A progressive first-name-only Quaker school with 65 acres in the centre of Reading, with impressive results in STEM and creative subjects.

  • Queen Anne’s, Caversham

    Muddy says: A top girls' school set in 34 acres with cracking facilities, including a super-cool 6th form, a can-do ethos and great results.

  • Half Term SORTED!

    Half term looms (aaaaaargh!) so what to do with the little monsters? Fear not, Muddy to the rescue with the lowdown on things to do, be they terrifyingly ghoulish or otherwise.

  • Christchurch Cathedral School, Oxford

    Muddy says: Oxford city centre specialist chorister school for boys, with excellent academics, music oozing from every corner and stunning off-site facilities.

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    Thorpe House School, Chalfont St Giles

    Muddy says: A small, friendly day school for boys aged 3-16 between Gerrard's Cross and Chalfont St Peter, set in 7 stunning acres and high on inclusivity.

  • Swanbourne House School, Swanbourne

    Muddy says: A dynamic new head and a strong ambition to rouse this 'sleeping giant' of a lovely rural prep school on the Bucks/Beds borders puts Swanbourne onto my must-see list.

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