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  • 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

  • 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

  • Is an independent school right for you?

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

  • Menopause & Nutrition

    As if anxiety, tender breasts, sleep problems, hot flushes, low energy, no sex drive and a dry vagina weren't enough - weight gain too?! Read our diet and lifestyle do's & don'ts for managing the menopause.

  • Dauntsey’s

    Muddy says: Looking for a country boarding school? Dauntsey's is a local school with an international flavour, friendly and outdoorsy, and if it's not already on your list, it should be!

  • Bryanston School

    Muddy says: Looking for a country boarding school? Bryanston is an extremely impressive co-educational full boarding school, with some day pupils, perched in the most gorgeous of settings

  • 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.

  • Godolphin Prep

    Muddy says: A delightful day and boarding prep on the outskirts of Salisbury, perfect for girls aged 3-11

  • Leehurst Swan School

    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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