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  • Principal's Welcome

    Welcome to the Upton Court Grammar School website!

    The school, previously known as Slough Grammar School, changed its name to mark the exciting transition into its second century. The school values its tradition of excellence and honours all of those who have, through their academic credentials and personal commitment, become outstanding members of the community and role models for the next generation.

    At the forefront of education for more than a century, Upton Court Grammar School successfully blends tradition with a forward-thinking, internationally-minded educational philosophy that truly meets the needs of young people venturing into adulthood in an increasingly complex world.

    I am personally driven by the desire to challenge able student...


    Principal's Blog

    "Are You Work Ready?" conference

    The school organised a one day conference for its year 11 students on Thursday 28th January entitled “Are you work ready?” Long gone are the days when schools considered their work done...

    Written on 03 Feb 2016

    Tips to help students remember their learning

    The Guardian reports that researchers are becoming increasingly aware of the way that we form memories, and thus, the way that we learn. So here’s a little bit of the science behind how we fo...

    Written on 26 Jan 2016

    The Pygmalion effect and Ad Astra

    Our motto “Ad Astra” is over one hundred years old. It was chosen to sum up the school’s commitment to aspirational outcomes and belief that every member of the community can achi...

    Written on 22 Jan 2016
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    Latest News

    European Championships for Acrobatic Gymnastics

      Upton Court Grammar School student, Megan Smith, 15, represented Great Britain in the 2015 European Championships for Acrobatic Gymnastics, in Riesa, Germany, and came third overall. P...

    Written on 26 Nov 2015

    Commemorating Armistice Day

    Staff and students of Upton Court Grammar School commemorated Remembrance Day on Wednesday 11 November 2015, in a moving ceremony led by the Principal.   Mrs Hernández Estrada spo...

    Written on 12 Nov 2015

    Crest (Creativity in Science and Technology) Award

    Upton Court Grammar School teacher, Tracey Wells, was one of a hundred teachers nationally recognised by the British Science Association and received the Crest (Creativity in Science and Technology...

    Written on 08 Oct 2015
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    Oliver Production Dates

    Rehearsals for Oliver! Are in their final two weeks, and the cast and crew are working hard.  Props have been made, sets painted and costumes stitched. Everyone is very excited, and we’d love to see you there too!

    So if you’ve ever ‘considered yourself’ a fan of musical theatre, if you came to Grease last year and ‘want some more’ , tickets are available through Parent Pay or from the Drama Dept.

    Show times: 7pm on Wednesday 10th February and Thursday 11th


    Oliver School Production (Day 1)
    Starts 19:00 on 10 February 2016
    Oliver School Production (Day 2)
    Starts 19:00 on 11 February 2016
    Half Term
    Starts 00:00 on 15 February 2016
    Year 8 Parents' Evening
    Starts 16:30 on 03 March 2016
    Year 9 Parents' Evening
    Starts 16:30 on 17 March 2016
    Easter Holidays
    Starts 00:00 on 25 March 2016