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Muddy Best Schools Guide

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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.

  • St Mary’s School, Henley, Oxfordshire

    Muddy says: Looking for Oxfordshire primary schools? Check out this small, nurturing, high-achieving co-ed option in central Henley.

  • D’Overbroeck’s School, Oxford

    Muddy says: d'Overbroeck's School in Oxford has a first name policy, progressive curriculum, an incredible new Sixth Form campus and a whole clutch of brilliant results. Impressed.

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    Tring Park School for the Performing Arts

    Muddy says: Lights, Camera, Action - and very likely international fame. This awesome local performing arts school has a to-die-for alumni list and a healthy, sensible work ethic for its young talent.

  • Summer Fields School, North Oxford

    Muddy says: A top pre prep and prep day and boarding school for boys with small pupil numbers and whopper facilities, hidden away in 70 stunning acres leading to the Cherwell River.

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    St Hugh’s School, Faringdon, South Oxon

    Muddy says: A warm, friendly, non-selective co-ed day and boarding school in gorgeous grounds in rural South Oxfordshire.

  • 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.

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