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  • Beachborough School, Nr Brackley

    Muddy says: Hard to find fault with this lovely co-ed prep school on the Bucks/Northants borders - a family vibe, pretty rural setting and great results.

  • Bosworth College, Northampton

    Muddy says: Bosworth caters to a variety of needs for students other pursuits and creates a timetable that enables sport and study, both to a high level. They look at each candidate as an individual and design a solution to suit their needs. A hearty thumbs up from Ms Muddy!

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    Winchester House School, Brackley

    Muddy says: A non-selective co-ed day and boarding school (3-13 yrs) on the Bucks/Oxon/Northants borders with a strong all-rounder reputation.

  • Happy Little Glampers

    A small family business that turns any sleepover into something more spectacular! Everything is done from the set up to the laundry - this one's not just a treat for the kids!

  • Back to school blues?

    Ding ding! Uniforms are ironed, pencils are sharpened, but going back to school can be stressful. Here, teachers offer their top tips for kids (and parents).

  • Millenial magpies

    If you're worried about your teens' choice of arm candy, problem solved. These Millie Pink charm bracelets are cool, colourful and a lot less trouble than their latest crush.

  • Rushden Lakes gets wild

    Let the kids go wild this summer and explore the great outdoors with wildlife-themed activities at Rushden Lakes

  • 10 pretty perfect picnic spots

    It's time to dig out the wicker basket and fill it with al fresco goodies, the weather has never been so accommodating Mudsters. Enjoy the fresh air and remember to tell us your hidden picnic gems

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