We’re thrilled to launch our inaugural Awards, offering a modern perspective on what it takes to be a brilliant independent school in the UK.

Holistic, well-rounded, pastorally strong education is what parents are looking for - and our Awards are here to help them find it.

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Hero Brown
Editor-in-Chief, Muddy Stilettos

The Categories

The 11 categories allow schools to showcase what makes them unique, and how they truly deliver for the children in their care.

Originality in teaching music and the arts
Originality in teaching music and the arts
Most Creative Learning Through Pla
Most Creative Learning Through Play
Outstanding Pastoral Care
Outstanding Pastoral Care
Best Experiential Learning
Best Experiential Learning

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Why Get Involved

Gain Trust

1m ABC1 women each month read Muddy Stilettos and explicity trust our brand and its recommendations.

Show Your Support

Enter our Awards and show your staff how much you appreciate their efforts.

Effective PR

Winning at a brand new, modern, forward-thinking Awards is great publicity for your school.

Be a Winner

We'll champion all winners and showcase the schools on our website and social channels.

  • Pitsford School
    "We use Muddy as a more dynamic and rounded way to connect with prospective parents"
    Pitsford School, Northants
  • d’Overbroecks
    "They take a genuine interest in the school and what makes us different. The reviews are very honest and humorous in the 'Muddy style'"
    d’Overbroecks, Oxford
  • Swanbourne House
    "Thank you Muddy Stilettos for promoting Swanbourne House in your brilliant, punchy way... I think it’s a superb, authentic, no nonsense and highly entertaining resource."
    Swanbourne House, Bucks

Our partners

To find out how to get involved as a partner, contact Jo Trivedi, Head of Brand Partnerships at joanne.trivedi@muddystilettos.co.uk.

Register interest