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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...

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    Principal's Blog

    To test or not to test?

    Students are in the middle of the heaviest exam season bit GCSE, AS and A level exams in full flow. In primary schools there has been plenty of talk around the abandoned Key Stage 1 test or the lea...

    Written on 24 May 2016 Read more...

    Parting is such sweet sorrow

    Shakespeare said it best and conveyed exactly the feeling I have today when our year 13 students have their last day in school. Juliet’s phrase is an oxymoron, combining contradictory ideas o...

    Written on 18 May 2016 Read more...

    Apple for the teacher

    An apple for the teacher! I still remember my first school teaching job in a secondary school in Haringey, north London just a short walk away from White Hart Lane. At the end of the summer term...

    Written on 11 May 2016 Read more...
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    Latest News

    Year 13 Leavers 2016

    Year 13 students at Upton Court Grammar School bid an emotional farewell to staff and each other on Friday 13 May, marking the end of seven years at the school.   In a two hour long asse...

    Written on 16 May 2016 Read more...

    Oxford's UNIQ Summer Programme

    Upton Court Grammar School student, Tania Bedi, 17, beat competition from hundreds of applicants to secure one of Oxford University's 30 summer school places in History. The programme, called U...

    Written on 18 Apr 2016 Read more...

    NCS Graduates Social Action Day

    National Citizenship Service has received 64 applications for the summer programme, a great start and only 18 behind our total summer sign ups last year! Last Saturday, a group of 39 of our &nbs...

    Written on 22 Mar 2016 Read more...
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    Calendar

    Half Term
    Starts 00:00 on 30 May 2016
    Year 8 Parents' Evening
    Starts 16:30 on 22 June 2016
    Year 10 Parents' Evening
    Starts 16:30 on 06 July 2016
    Last day of term
    Starts 00:00 on 22 July 2016