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  • Meet the head: Bryanston School

    A new school year, and at Bryanston School near Blandford Forum there's also a new head of school - meet Mr Mark Mortimer who takes up the reins after an incredibly successful tenure at Warminster

  • Are we pushing kids too hard?

    Is our obsession with exams equipping our kids for the competition of life, or pushing them to an early breakdown? We ask Mr Terence Ayres, Head of Leehurst Swan School in Salisbury for his views.

  • How to choose a prep school

    The most important things to look for in a school...and nope, exam results are not one of them! Here's the insider scoop on how to choose the best school for your child from Stonar School's Head of Prep, Rob Cunningham

  • Port Regis Prep School

    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 lot 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.

  • 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 acre site

  • New head for Warminster

    Want a fabulous school that nurtures happy, confident and community-spirited pupils? Warminster is a friendly, co-ed, all through to 18 day and boarding school with a brand new head!

  • Is an independent school right for you?

    Choosing a school for your child can be one of the most important decisions of your parenting life, but have you considered going private?

  • Girls in STEM

    In celebration of International Women's Day and British Science Week, Natalie Johnston, Head of Teaching and Learning at Rendcomb College, tells us how this progressive all-through school is championing girls in STEM

  • Healthy: Inside and Out

    At the start of Children's Mental Health Week, Muddy talks to Mark Mortimer, Head of Warminster School in Wiltshire, about the importance of mental wellness in the school environment

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