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  • St Faith’s Prep, Ash

    Muddy says: Informal and friendly, but boasting great manners, sports and academic success - oh and it's near the sea - this really is a special school.

  • Debate: single-sex schools

    Got a son and wondering about schooling? We wade into an age-old debate. Is single-sex school education best? (Discuss).

  • Why schools NEED music

    Think the core subjects are all that matters? This head teacher's words might make you think again...(she's even got Einstein on her side)

  • ‘Growth Mindset’: explained

    Are these the 2 most important words in education? Find out what this phrase actually means for your kids...

  • Is single school education best? (discuss)

    The single sex versus co-ed school debate. People feel strongly about it don’t they?! As someone with an older brother and therefore constantly around boys as a tween, I loved the escape of my all girl’s school, where I could parade my dodgy hair and spots in peace. But I know even from my own […]

  • Muddy Best Schools Guide: Saint Ronan’s School

    Muddy says: A bucolic, co-educational, prep school set in a stonking 249 acres, well-regarded for its old-school charm and encouraging in its pupils a lively, adventurous approach to life.

    • Ask the expert: 8 great illustrated children’s books

      With a new school year on the horizon it’s the perfect time to fire up your mini muddies imaginations with this list of the best illustrated books compiled by Holly Millbank founder of Fat Fox a fab new independent book publishing company – based right here in Kent. Come now, let the wild rumpus start! Publisher, […]

    • Family fun at the Historic Dockyard, Chatham

      Crikey, the summer holidays have screamed by. Before I know it I’ll be hosing down the kiddies before waving them off at the school gates and kicking my heels in delight. But there’s a teensy bit of me that is already mourning all the many things I promised myself I’d take time off work to […]

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