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  • New Head for Leehurst

    Want a one-stop, pastoral education for your family? Leehurst Swan is a friendly, co-ed, all through to 16 day school with a brand new head!

  • To board or not to board?

    Could boarding school be the best thing for your child? Muddy talks to Stephen Ilett, Headmaster of Port Regis School, to find out why boarding for prep school kids is, well, a whole load of fun

  • Warminster Prep, Warminster

    Muddy says: The younger sibling to the co-ed day and boarding school on the edge of Salisbury Plain where bright-eyed kids and teachers exude confidence and a love of life.

  • US flag, mortar boards, blue sky

    The Uni American Dream

    Lots of sweating happening in the exam halls – but what's the next step? If your offspring is considering uni stateside, read on!

  • Canford School, Canford Magna, Wimborne

    Muddy says: A pastorally and academically strong day and boarding school for girls and boys aged 13-18, in a stunning 250 acres. Its warm, vibrant community and family feel stands out.

  • boys playing cricket with Salisbury Cathedral in background

    Leehurst Swan School, Salisbury

    Muddy says: Want a one-stop, pastoral education for your family? This friendly, co-ed, all through to 16 day school with a pre-school on site is small but perfectly formed.

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    Schools newsflash #2

    Get ready, get set… and you'd better be fast off the mark 'cos we're dashing in to the next round of schools' Open Days. Get your diaries out and sign up now for this merry lot - and make sure you read our Muddy reviews to get a good inside scoop before you go.

  • Wycliffe Prep school surrounded by Cotswold countryside

    Wycliffe Prep School

    Muddy says: Looking for a nurturing school with strong academic, sporting and extra-curricular form? This non-hot-housey co-ed for ages 2-13 could be just the ticket.

  • Port Regis Prep School, Dorset

    Muddy says: A co-ed day and boarding school for ages two to 13 - one of the great Prep schools where you'll find outstanding facilities and results, and a huge amount of fun

  • How to ace the 11+

    Thinking of putting your child in for the 11+? Having a verbal/non-verbal panic? I hear you sister! Here are some tips to help.

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