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    King’s Hawford, Worcester

    Looking for a dynamic and nurturing school for ages 2 - 11 with a special Swallows and Amazons feel? This co-ed Prep near Worcester has a fiercely outdoorsy offering with a strong academic record. Read our review here.

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    Bredon School, Tewkesbury

    A nurturing boarding and day co-ed for ages 7 to 18 located in idyllic countryside, Bredon is a first choice for a holistic education.

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    Cheltenham Prep, Cheltenham

    A gently-selective co-ed with a progressive ethos rooted in deep traditions, this prestigious Prep is an impressive all-rounder in the heart of Regency Cheltenham.

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    Back to school blues? 10 essential survival tips

    A new term beckons and so do the tears. Whether it's early years or teens, it's time for a whole new set of challenges. We find out how to survive (you and them) from parenting coach Julie Cresswell. Don't enter the gates without this A* advice.

  • Beaudesert Park School, Minchinhampton

    A high-achieving and nurturing co-ed Prep school with a laser focus on pastoral care, all wrapped up in a fairytale Cotswold setting that oozes Swallows and Amazons charm.

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    Hatherop Castle, Cirencester

    A nurturing co-ed day and boarding school with a fierce family ethos and a storybook setting in the Cotswold countryside.

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    Should you care about a value-added education ?

    You may have heard about how schools use ‘value-added’ to measure performance but it is an often misunderstood concept. Wycliffe College has spent more than a decade feeling justifiably proud of its value-added output. Here, Sean Dunne, Deputy Head of Wycliffe College, shares his views on the subject.

  • Rendcomb Junior School

    Muddy says: An outdoorsy co-ed junior school for ages 3-11 with small pupil numbers but whopper facilities, hidden away in the heart of the Cotswolds.

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    Rendcomb College Senior School, Cirencester

    Muddy says: It’s in a former stately home, has grounds fit for royalty and fosters happy pupils who achieve all their dreams – this mixed boarding school is like a fairy tale!

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    Wycliffe Prep School, Stonehouse, near Stroud

    Muddy says: Looking for a nurturing school with strong academic, sporting and extra-curricular form? This non-hot-housey co-ed for ages 2-13 could be just the ticket.

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