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Muddy Best Schools Guide

  • New head for Warminster

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

  • Autumn School Open Days

    Looking ahead? There's no time like the present to book in those school Open Days for the autumn...Don't sweat it, Muddy's got it covered

  • Dumpton School

    Muddy says: A gorgeous setting and ambitious pupils in this lovely rural prep school puts Dumpton right at the top of my must-see list.

  • Moving up – tips for starting senior school

    Moving into senior school can be a time of mixed feelings for children – so to make the transition easier we asked Simon Head, Headmaster at Chafyn Grove School for his best bits of advice.

  • 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?

  • Sherborne School

    An academically outstanding full boarding school for boys aged 13-18, located uniquely throughout the lovely market town of Sherborne

  • The 8 most important things to look for in a school

    ... and nope, exam results are not one of them! Here's the insider scoop on choosing the best school for your child from Alastair Speers, inspiring Head of Sandroyd School.

  • Pinewood School

    Muddy says: Top marks go to this seriously family-friendly education for boys and girls aged 3-13, in acres of rolling countryside on the edge of The Cotswolds

  • Clayesmore Senior School

    Muddy says: Set in the most bucolic countryside and with a main building that is oh-so-pleasing to the eye, there's a lot more to Clayesmore than its setting

  • Godolphin School

    Muddy says: An inspiring day and boarding school on the outskirts of Salisbury, perfect for girls aged 3-18 with a serious ‘can-do’ attitude

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