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  • 6 reasons to consider InterHigh

    If you're one of the many parents considering an alternative to mainstream education right now, virtual school InterHigh could be the answer to your prayers.

  • St Edmund’s Senior School

    It's time to put our spotlight on St. Edmund’s Senior School located on the outskirts of Canterbury. What did we find?

  • Try this: Online cooking class!

    Over the whole Zoom Quiz thing? Getting together with friends virtually can still be fun! We've found the perfect solution -  an online class with the The Cooking Apple!

  • Dover College Senior School

    This 'family-feel' senior school is the latest to go under the Muddy microscope - plus we meet the new head. So what did we find?

  • Schools: Making wellbeing part of every day life

    Dulwich Prep Cranbrook made wellbeing a central focus for the entire school long before Covid cast its shadow. So how did they do it?

  • Spring Grove School, Wye

    Read our updated review of this nurturing, independent school looking after children from 2- 11, positioned just outside the pretty village of Wye.

  • Open Day round-up!

    School searching? We've done a round-up of some of the best local schools we have reviewed so far on Muddy. Single line please...

  • School review: Dulwich Prep Cranbrook

    Three years after my first visit this popular rural prep goes back under the Muddy microscope... Class, listen up, and no talking at the back please!

  • 19 October half term saviours!

    Half term's looming but don't be afraid, we've sorted the fun with 19 brilliant things to do in Kent and beyond to keep the little people entertained.

  • St Edmund’s Nursery, Pre-Prep and Junior School

    If you are looking for a co-educational school with the prestigious wow factor, then St. Edmund's is possibly the one for you. Pencils at the ready!

  • Teen party – SORTED!

    Got a teen birthday to plan? Like the idea of a Glamping-themed celebration? Then you’ll want to know about Amchella Events and Sleepovers who also now hire the whole Outdoor Cinema set-up. Pass the popcorn and read the Muddy review here…

  • Is it time to try an online school?

    With many children struggling to study at home and doubts over September start dates, specialist ‘virtual’ schools are gaining huge traction - but what do they offer that’s different?

  • Parent ‘Lockdown learning’ survey – the results

    Earlier this month we commissioned our own comprehensive survey amongst Muddy readers into Lockdown Learning – and we’ve been blown away by the response! Thank you to the 1200 of you who expressed how you felt about virtual-schooling, the difficulties you and your children were facing, as well as revealing surprise success stories and offering […]

  • Easter activities SORTED!

    Are you in Half-Term recovery mode? Now the kids are back at school (praise be), plan for an easier Easter with Barracudas Activity Day Camps – I reckon your ankle-biters will love it.

  • 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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