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    All Hallows Prep School, Cranmore

    Muddy says: Small co-ed prep school with a family feel, very good results, Famous Five forest school and a cutting edge design studio

  • Downside School

    This Catholic day and boarding school with Benedictine values may be steeped in history and tradition but is keeping ahead of the game

  • Wellington School, Wellington

    Muddy says: An academic curriculum, an innovative approach to sport and fitness, ace art and music – all makes for a genuine good all-rounder independent school for 3–18 year olds

  • Clifton College Upper School, Bristol

    Muddy says: A top co-ed day and boarding school for 13-18 year olds combining a liberal outlook with some quirky public school traditions, set amongst the Georgian townhouses and Victorian villas of Clifton

    • Royal High School Bath, GDST

      Muddy says: Inclusive, girl-centered education, strong on science, maths and languages, with chic facilities – and the only school in Bath offering the International Baccalaureate

    • Sidcot School, Winscombe, nr Bristol

      Muddy says: It's a Quaker school but you don't have to be a Quaker – or even religious – to come to this progressive, outward-looking school which values independent thinkers of all abilities

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        Happy Days Nursery, Bath

        Muddy says: A forward-thinking nursery and pre-school which sets out to put the kids at its heart (and really does)

      • Badminton School, Bristol

        Muddy says: A dynamic day and boarding school for girls aged 3-18, the school's careful balance of intellectual firepower with common courtesy and support stands its girls out from the crowd

        • victorian building with formal gardens, manicure lawns, stone steps. cedar tree and rainbow private school north perrott crewkerne

          Perrott Hill Prep, nr Crewkerne

          Muddy says: This small co-ed prep school combines traditional prep values with a 21st century outlook, has its own literary festival – and just sent a balloon into space!

        • Millfield Prep School, Glastonbury

          Muddy says: This famously sporty school isn't only for future Olympians but if you have the potential, the opportunities are there for the taking. Whatever your talent, the school aims to winkle it out and help it flourish

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