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  • Sherborne House School, Chandlers Ford

    This small co-ed, for kids 6 months to 11 years, near Southampton has a friendly feel, is big on music and drama and has plenty of quirks.

  • St Nicholas School Church Crookham

    St Nicholas School, Church Crookham

    Muddy says: With a high staff to pupil ratio and the best GCSE results in the county, St Nicholas' is an academically strong setting for girls in Hampshire.

  • 5 things I’ve learned about motherhood

    Acclaimed author (and Muddy favourite) Clover Stroud is in the midst of raising her 5 children. Miraculously she's found time to write a book about it all. Here's a taster.

  • 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.

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    Castle Court Prep, Wimborne

    This Dorset co-ed day school, located right on the Hampshire border, caters for 2-13-year-olds in its beautiful 60-acre setting.

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    Bedales Nursery & Pre-Prep, Dunannie and Bedales Prep, Dunhurst

    Muddy says: A pre-prep and prep unlike any other. Part of the famous Bedales, Dunannie and Dunhurst both encourage students to be free-thinkers, strong team players, with super-strong academics.

  • J’adore/ J’abhor

    Parlez-vous teen slang? The language barrier has always been a problem when it comes to parent/child communications. Do you find the way your little darlings speak totally basic or, like, lit?

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    Spring School Open Days

    School shopping? Then have a quick gander at some of the Open Days coming up over the Spring term in Hampshire and the surrounding counties.

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    Bryanston School

    Muddy says: Looking for a country boarding school? Bryanston is an extremely impressive co-educational full boarding school, with some day pupils, perched in the most gorgeous of settings

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    Meet the head: Bryanston School

    A new school year, and at Bryanston School near Blandford Forum there's also a new head of school - meet Mr Mark Mortimer who takes up the reins after an incredibly successful tenure at Warminster

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    Winter Walks

    Need to stretch your legs and work off any indulgence? Then boot up and head out with six glorious strolls around the counties.

  • Durlston Court

    Durlston Court Preparatory School

    This small co-ed prep school near the Dorset border has a real family feel, excellent academic results and even has its very own ceramics studio.

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    The magic of Christmas

    Fancy a visit to Santa's workshop, without the long trip to the North Pole? Well, you're in luck because he's heading to nearby Surrey - lean in close and I'll tell you all about this brilliant 2.5 hour immersive and magical festive experience.

  • 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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    Back-to-school essentials

    Holidays nearly over? Oh, what a *shame*! Sort your kids with our pick of everything they need for the new school term - and then it's a party round at mine.

  • Sweetest summer fashion

    There's no shortage of gorgeous children's companies, but high street brand Joules is our pick for the best-dressed kids on the beach.

  • Cute babywear

    Is there a new little prince or princess in your family too? Click this way for the cutest newborn clothes around. Awwww!

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