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  • The best ice rinks in Kent and beyond

    Ice ice baby! Nothing like a whizz around a rink to make you feel festive (followed by a mulled wine obvs). We've rounded up the best ones for your skating pleasure.

  • Wellesley House, Broadstairs

    Check out my update on this highly-regarded, family-run prep school by the sea with fantastic ISI reports (excellent across the board) A small, family-run prep school by the sea that makes the most of its location on Kent's coastline.

  • Amchella Events & Sleepovers

    In need of inspiration for your next party? Then look no further than Amchella Events and Sleepovers who will make sure that your kids (and even the inner child lurking in you) will have a night to remember!

  • Spring Grove

    Spring Grove, an independent school looking after children from 2- 11, positioned just outside the pretty village of Wye.

  • Review: Climbing experience

    Here's the perfect Half Term activity for rainy days, that tires out kids from 4-years-old to teens AND you could do a yoga class for HALF PRICE at the same time (or just enjoy over an hour to yourself in the café)...

  • Your ultimate Autumn Walks guide

    Grab your kids, your besties, your dog and anyone else who is free to join you on our first Autumn Walks initiative with Joules - and win coats and wellies for the whole family!

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    Review: Kent College, Pembury

    Read our updated review of this all-girls Senior School that boasts an impressive ‘Value Added’, extra-curricular and pastoral offering – while achieving excellent academic results too.

  • Dover College Prep

    A small, nurturing school rich in tradition but with modern ambitions and currently undergoing a huge investment in facilities and teaching. Yes, Dover College is definitely one to watch.

  • A group of school girls sitting together in a forest tree den

    Review: Kent College Prep School

    Looking for the best school for your daughter? KC Prep boasts great academic results while keeping down-to-earth and caring - and the girls really make the most of the stunning countryside setting. Form a single-line please!

  • 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 - straight from the headteachers of some of Kent's top schools.

    • Junior King’s, Canterbury

      A well-established day and boarding prep school for boys and girls. Rich in history yet awash with up-to-date facilities and innovative teaching.

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      Back-to-school essentials

      Holidays nearly over? Oh, what a *shame*! Sort your kids with our pick of everything they need for the new school term - and then it's a party round at mine.

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