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  • Charles Burney building Surbiton High Boys' Prep School

    Surbiton High Boys’ Prep School, Surbiton

    This day school for boys aged 4-11 set across two sites in leafy Surbiton makes up for its small size with a sizeable focus on pastoral care and individual learning - to great effect.

  • Half term heroes: 20 things to do with kids

    Half term is coming! But what to do with the little monsters? Here are 20 fabulous things to do with kids and teens.

  • Downsend School, Leatherhead

    Downsend School is an innovative independent co-ed school in Leatherhead with a strong academic offering and a thriving sense of community.

  • Jumping for joy at The Little Gym

    So you reckon your kid may just be the next Max Whitlock? Or maybe they're showing Olympic levels of uncoordination? Either way, The Little Gym may just be the answer. We had a nose around the Chiddingfold branch.

  • Little Downsend School, Ashtead, Leatherhead and Epsom

    Muddy says: For a small pre-prep with a strong family feel and an innovative approach, the three Little Downsend schools are hard to fault. Small but perfectly formed, teaching little people with very big ideas, the three Little Downsends are hard to fault.

  • Caterham Prep School, Caterham

    Friendly, inclusive and stimulating, Caterham Prep sets the foundations in children for a love of learning.

  • Caterham School, Caterham

    An all-through day and boarding school set on an impressive 200 acre site with strong academics and great pastoral care.

  • Helping teens and young adults find and follow their dreams

    As parents we want to help steer our kids on the right path for their future. But where to begin? We snatched five minutes with Sarah Dean, a specialist further education and early careers coach, for some advice.

  • Coworth Flexlands, Chobham

    A caring, inclusive and incredibly family-focussed girls prep school and co-ed pre-prep set in an idyllic countryside location.

  • Chinthurst School, Tadworth

    A junior school of Reigate Grammar School that has this year been shortlisted for Independent Prep School of the Year.

  • 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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