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  • Man the forts! The best castles within 90 minutes

    Ready for a right royal day out? We've rounded up 10 of the coolest castles in Warwickshire and beyond that are open for business. Tiara at the ready, let's go!

  • Warwick Prep School, Warwick

    Muddy says: A vibrant, high-achieving and extremely sought-after day school for boys aged 3 - 7 and girls aged 3 - 11, on the spacious 55-acre Warwick School campus with a new forest school.

  • 22 of the best Easter activities for families

    They've been cooped up for so many months, prepare for the big release! Here's 22 cracking family-friendly ideas in Coventry and Warwickshire from egg hunts to high ropes.

  • #IWD2021: 6 ‘changemakers’ inspiring young women now

    Choose to Challenge is the official theme of International Women’s Day, but who do girls feel has been most influential in challenging inequality and gender bias this year?

  • Warwick Castle’s World Book Day giveaway

    Local children are invited to pick up a book for free from Warwick Castle's community Book Day Cart, near the entrance this Thursday (March 4) between 10am-4pm.

  • What should ‘catch up’ look like for children post-lockdown?

    With the nation’s schoolchildren poised to go back to school on March 8, the gaze is now on a summer catch-up programme - but what's the best approach a 'summer of play' or summer school?

  • Warwickshire welly walks and more

    Homeschool's on pause for a week (phew!), but the kids/teens still need entertaining over half-term. Try some of these creative and cool local ideas to banish cabin fever.

  • Arnold Lodge School, Leamington Spa

    A small, cosmopolitan selective day school for boys and girls aged 4-18 in central Leamington Spa. Arnold Lodge' places happiness and confidence at the core of its ethos, knowing this is key to pupils’ learning and achievement.

  • Bilton Grange Prep School, Rugby

    This happy, family-orientated and forward-thinking top UK co-ed boarding and day prep school merged with nearby Rugby School in January 2020.

  • Half-term hack: the best online courses for kids

    Run out of ways to entertain the kiddos? Check out Muddy's list of the best online classes and workshops that you can do from anywhere across the country, just in time for half-term.

  • 7 fun things to do in the garden with kids

    Make a mini golf course, plant a jam jar garden and measure a tree with your bum! Cabin fever begone with these cool gardening ideas kids will dig.

  • FREE specialist fitness class for tweens and teens

    The brilliant online FitLife Academy focuses on fun classes for 10-15 year olds. Try for free and, if they like it, use our Muddy exclusive deal to keep them active (and out of your hair) all month!

  • Stop fussing! And other lockdown lessons

    Parenting can be a little fraught when you're essentially under siege in your own house. So we decided to talk to our young people to find out what they think we could be doing better.

  • How to help your kids get the careers they want

    It’s never been tougher for young people to find a foothold on the labour market so how, as parents, can we help them get ahead?

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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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