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  • 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.

  • St Edward’s School

    Muddy says: Looking for a city school? St Edward's School in Summertown, Oxford is a corker, with half of the cohort taking the IB rather than A-levels. Read on for the Muddy verdict.

  • Bloxham School, nr Banbury

    Muddy says: Bloxham School is an impressive co-ed day/boarding for kids 11-18 in a pretty North Oxfordshire, with a reputation for all-rounder education.

  • 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.

  • Rye St Antony School, Nr Headington, Oxford

    Muddy says: A day/boarding school for girls 3-18 and boys 3-11 years a mile from central Oxford with a reputation for friendliness and a non-hothousy environment.

  • Results and lockdown: how to help your children right now

    It’s safe to say that - academically - this year was not what any of us was expecting. We talk to Jemma Zoe Smith from bespoke tuition agency The Education Hotel about how to roll with 2020’s punches.

  • Thorpe House School, Gerrards Cross

    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.

  • School work through the summer hols?

    Summer holidays usually mean relaxation for kids - but this year many will be catching up on school work. We've asked leading local prep school Maltman's Green on how to help them keep on keeping on.

  • d’Overbroeck’s, Oxford

    d'Overbroeck's in Oxford has a first name policy, progressive curriculum, a dedicated Sixth Form campus and a whole clutch of brilliant results. Impressed.

  • How schools are helping kids cope with Covid

    How can teachers help anxious kids make sense of their lockdown lives? Two schools with different but effective approaches show how it can be done.

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