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  • Fab, fun & free… things to do in Surrey

    On a budget? A bit of insider knowledge is all you need. Don't miss these free things to do this summer in Surrey.

  • Lockdown and Early Years learning

    As we head into the summer school holidays, many Nurseries are reflecting on the effect of Covid lockdowns on younger children. The Headmistress at Rydes Hill School in Guildford shares her thoughts and advice.

  • A parents’ guide to giving kids a straighter smile

    So you think your child might need braces - but where do you start? Is it best to have them fitted as a child? Or in the teenage years? Smile 101 Orthodontic Centre in Guildford have this advice.

  • 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

  • Culture fix for little kids

    No need to trek into London this summer to discover top theatre for little kids - a trio of fab shows for kids aged 4-7 are coming to parks in Surrey. Here's the what, where and when so you can book pronto - or enter our competition to win a family ticket.

  • Things to do with kids this summer

    With almost two months of family fun ahead for this year's school summer holidays, take a peek at our round-up of the best activities and events to keep your little ones entertained.

  • Best kids summer holiday camps in Surrey

    Did someone say school's out? If you're yet to sort stuff for your kids to do these holidays, it's Muddy to the rescue with our guide to the best summer camps in Surrey.

  • Days out! Bocketts Farm Park

    For a family friendly day out, head to Bocketts Farm Park. Here are 10 things to know before you go.

  • St James Senior Boys’ School, Ashford

    This senior boys school teaches mindfulness and meditation alongside the traditional academic subjects and also shows impressive form in the sporting arena.

  • Kids: the best thing about summer camp

    Parents and kids are going mad for Ultimate Activity Camps this summer. Could they be the perfect cocktail of outdoor fun and affordable childcare? Take a look for yourself...

  • Holiday saviour! The May half term guide

    But Easter was only yesterday I hear you cry! Don't worry, Muddy has you covered with the best family-friendly things to do over May half term in Surrey.

  • No Easter childcare? We’ve got it sorted

    Can’t bear to have kids lolling around the house over the Easter hols? No fear: help is at hand with the return of Ultimate Activity Camps across the Muddy counties.

  • 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.

  • Harrow School online – your prayers answered?

    Combining Harrow's heritage with leading online tech, Harrow School Online offers co-ed learning for ages 16-18. We spoke to the new head for the full lowdown.

  • 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 […]

  • 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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