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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

    Smile... You're at School!

    It takes less muscles to smile than to frown! I often see images of teenagers in the media as grumpy and negative, often offering monosyllabic responses and only interested in friends, computer ...

    Written on 19 Apr 2016 Read more...

    Inspiring Teachers

    Many school leaders and governors are very concerned that, when the Ofsted Inspectors come, they will be looking for “Outstanding” lessons. Such schools are drawing up lists of “m...

    Written on 11 Apr 2016 Read more...

    Food for thought

    Last week I read an interesting article in the Times Educational Supplement focussing on how diet can affect productivity and students' capacity for learning. 'Scientific American' t...

    Written on 24 Mar 2016 Read more...
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    Latest News

    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...

    World Book Day Celebrations

    Upton Court Grammar School students focussed on all things literature for a week long celebration of reading, culminating in World Book Day commemoration on Thursday 3 March. On Tuesday, popular...

    Written on 08 Mar 2016 Read more...
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    Calendar

    Year 7 Parents' Evening
    Starts 16:30 on 19 May 2016
    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