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  • Early years tips

    Those halcyon first years at school are also a crucial learning time. So, how best can you enthuse and encourage your youngsters without going overboard? Lottie Rogerson, principal of Pre-Prep at Cottesmore School at Pease Pottage has some tips.   What’s the most important thing to do for children this age?  Let them be children! It’s […]

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    Ice, ice baby!

    Get set to glide with Muddy's round up of 2019 seasonal rinks in and near Sussex

  • Q&A with Gruffalo author Julia Donaldson

    The Sussex resident, starring in a show for half term, talks books, performing, fave local attractions and buying a post office

  • 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!

  • Tom Gates on stage

    Part play, part living cartoon, part gig, Tom Gates live - in Brighton Wed 2 - Sat 5 Oct - stays pleasingly close to Liz Pichon's best-selling books.

  • Sacred Heart, Wadhurst

    Muddy says: We've unearthed a hidden gem of a school that offers many of the bonus points of a prep without the usual price tag.

    • Personalised baby albums

      These cute personalised handmade books make an original and touching gift for babies

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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.

      • Stepping up: Year 2 to 3 transition tips

        If you have a child moving from Year 2 to Year 3 take a look at our expert tips on how to smooth their step up and help them navigate their new school term.

      • Circus Skills Toys

        Festival-inspired circus skills toys

        Inspired by festivals this summer and fancy trying slacklining, juggling or other circus skills at home? Check out experts Oddballs, in Brighton and online.

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