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Kids

  • Warwick Senior School, Warwickshire

    A top selective independent senior day and boarding school for boys aged 11-18 in the lovely historic market town of Warwick.

  • Warwick Junior School, Warwick

    Set on the 50-acre site of one of Britain's oldest surviving grammar schools, there's nothing stuck in the past about this warm, nurturing and creative day school for boys aged 7 to 11 in beautiful Warwick.

  • Myddelton College, Denbigh, North Wales

    A go-getter, non-selective co-ed boarding school based in jaw-dropping natural surroundings. Myddelton's emphasis on elite sport and all-rounder credentials are an immediate attraction.

  • Review: Bear Grylls Adventure

    Shark diving, swinging across a 65ft high rope course, archery and interactive skydiving – all on the outskirts of Birmingham. Read our verdict on Bear Grylls Adventure.

  • Does the world need another online school?

    Pearson Online Academy UK Global thinks so! With the launch of the educational behemoth's founding school in September, Muddy gets the lowdown from Principal Jo Vigneron

  • Where to pick your own in Warwickshire

    Grab your straw hat and wicker basket: it's summer in England, which means it's time to PYO. From sumptuous strawberries to green veg to blooming bouquets, here's where to pick 'em.

  • Superflashy newsflash!

    Daring high wires, restaurant reopenings and gigs galore, it’s all going on in Coventry and Warwickshire over the next few weeks. Read on for more.

  • Stuff to do for kids of all ages this summer

    We reckon we've nailed it - we've found activities for every age this summer. Read on for the best of experiences, battles, outdoor cinema and dinos and more in Warks in July and August 2021

  • How to give your kids’ mental health a boost

    If you’re looking for ways to bolster your kids’ mental health in the wake of the pandemic, you’re not alone. Clare Macro, Headmistress of Edgbaston High School shares her expert advice

  • Adventure! Eight brilliant local playgrounds

    Need to remove your kids from the house (and newly painted skirting board)? Take them to the park so they can release their latent feral selves. Here are the best in Warwickshire.

  • 5 things the so-called ‘lost generation’ have learnt in the pandemic

    Worried your child has missed out academically over the last year? How about we flip the narrative...

  • Their words: what kids really think of online school

    What if you're too scared to put your hand up in class, too exhausted to get out of bed, struggle with SEN, or too busy playing golf? Four kids explain why they made the switch and what they think of life at InterHigh, an online school.

  • 20 family-friendly activities for May half term

    Fun things to do with the kids, from tots to teens, around Coventry, Warwickshire from open-air theatre to waterparks and colourful street art.

  • 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.

  • 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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