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  • Scholarship Day, Moreton Hall, Shropshire, Fri Oct 16

    Miss the Virtual Open Day? No worries, check out the Scholarship Guide, read our review and find out more about entry here...

  • 27 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 Warwickshire, the West Midlands and beyond to keep the little people entertained.

  • Arnold Lodge School, Leamington Spa

    A successful all-through selective day school for boys and girls aged 4-18 - led by one of the most dynamic and authentic young heads in the UK. It has a reputation for small classes, core values of honesty and kindness, including LGBT positivity, and a close-knit, multicultural community.

  • Moreton Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire

    Muddy says: With a new £1.45m theatre and national lacrosse champions, this nurturing rural boarding and day school has a strong academic record, wonderfully quirky features and even its very own farm smallholding.

  • Moreton Hall’s Virtual Open Day, Sat Sept 19

    Looking for a small, idiosyncratic but high achieving boarding school for your child in the countryside?

  • Making maths add up for kids

    So the kids are back at school – but who knows how far behind they may be and how to pull them up again? Er, Numerise does! Here’s what you need to know about this clever online maths product.

  • The Parents’ Guide to Surviving Exam Results…

    ...because it's not just the kids who are bricking it on GSCE and A level results days this year!

  • 10 summer camps for kids & teens in Coventry and Warwickshire

    It's been four long months with the kids at home - and now the summer holidays are here. Step away from the gin and read on for 10 fun, active and creative holiday camps in a safe environment near you.

  • Perky Picnicware

    I declare picnic season officially open! Get ready for a summer of meals on the move with these stylish and practical picnic must-haves. including brilliant eco-friendly and local buys.

  • Kids’ summer clothing edit

    Anyone else's kids shot up a few inches during lockdown? We've got you covered with our pick of the coolest, colourful childrenswear to style out the summer.

  • 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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