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  • Princess Helena College Hitchin

    This small rural school might look traditional from the outside but has a modern mentality and has just opened its doors to boys for the first time, too.

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    Bedford Girls’ School, Bedford

    This independent school for girls age 7-18 is a truly refreshing environment, with outstanding facilites, where girls can try everything, take responsibility for their choices and feel completely confident in their own skin.

  • Westbrook Hay Prep School, Hemel Hempstead

    Muddy says: This outdoorsy and nurturing co-ed prep has stunning facilities and isn't scared of healthy competition.

  • Stormont School, Potters Bar

    Muddy says: This small but perfectly formed school gives girls an opportunity to bloom and become the best they can be, thanks to its relaxed and non-pressurised approach to learning and development.

  • Extra Special

    With stress and anxiety high on the school agenda, attention is turning to what schools can offer kids to help them medal not just in lessons, but in life.

  • Heath Mount School, Watton-at-Stone

    Big on empathy and kindness, Heath Mount also has everything you'd expect from a top-notch prep school.

  • St Albans High School for Girls

    Muddy says: An all girls' school in the cathedral city of St Albans where you are encouraged to engage with the real world, excel at subjects you enjoy, take on responsibilities and have fun at the same time.

  • Bedford School, Bedfordshire

    Muddy says: One of the top independent boys’ schools in the country, Bedford School excels in the arts, empathy and sport, in addition to its outstanding academic results.

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