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Muddy Best Schools Guide

  • 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.

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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.

  • Tudor Hall, Banbury, North Oxon

    Muddy says: An small, friendly girl’s secondary boarding/ day school in North Oxon in a beautiful location, there's a welcome emphasis on 'joining in' and good manners.

  • Carrdus School, near Banbury, Oxon

    Muddy says: A small, intimate, 'family' oriented prep school, Carrdus School near Banbury is a good option for those who resolutely don't want to hot-house their kids.

  • 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.

  • The Oratory School, Woodcote, South Oxon

    Muddy says: A co-ed Catholic day/ boarding school for 11-18 year olds (girls from Sept 2020), with a lovely Queen Anne mansion amidst 120 acres, combining strong academic results with a supportive family ethos.

  • 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).

  • Shiplake College, nr Henley

    Muddy says: A nurturing, popular all ability co-ed day and boarding school for boys 11-18 and girls 16-18 on the banks of the Thames, near Henley.

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