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  • Children and tech: an alternative view

    Tech often gets a bad rap - see how it beguiles our children into gaming for 8 hours a day, for a start. But a recent interview made me see things a little differently - and it might do the same for you.

  • It’s playtime at Rushden Lakes!

    Just when you thought Rushden Lakes had it all. This new play area is bound to get the Mudlets buzzing!

  • Northampton High School

    Muddy says: a vibrant and friendly all girls school. Northampton High School caters to the individual needs of each girl and encourages them to achieve their best in all areas (whatever that may be).

  • IPads down kids – it’s book time!

    Got kids aged 3 to 11 and want them to escape into a world of pure imagination? Look at these wonderful books by Children's author Anne Stairmand! The Mudlets will LOVE them.

  • 10 Winter Pubs with lovely walks

    Double bonus: stroll and scoff your way around these pretty pubs with Autumnal walks. Here is Muddy's top 10 that will you have you walking for more...

  • Kids can discover their inner explorer at Rushden Lakes

    Let the kids loose around Rushden Lakes during the school holidays as they embark on a new adventure with the Rushden Rangers

  • 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!

  • attractive old stone school building with green lawns to the front

    Winchester House School, Brackley

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

  • 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!

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