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    Have Say on School Funds

    In my blog of 3 February 2017, I urged all members of the community affiliated with Slough Schools to participate in a consultation about School funds. This was in res...

    Posted at 12:45 on 27 Mar 2017 Read More
    Mock Trial Competition

    Students from Upton Court won the regional heat of the Mock Trial competition at Reading Magistrates Court on Saturday 11th March. Students at the school had been p...

    Posted at 09:30 on 13 Mar 2017 Read More
    Consultation regarding changes to funding

    There is a consultation being run at the moment into proposed changes to the way schools are funded. I have shared with parents, governors and students the increasing ...

    Posted at 11:00 on 03 Feb 2017 Read More
    Fake news stories on social media

    Recently politicians have complained, during the American presidential election and the EU referendum, about the misleading or “fake” news stories shared u...

    Posted at 09:05 on 06 Dec 2016 Read More
    Learning for life

    We recently had a discussion at our Senior Leadership Team meeting about the concept of curricular and extra curricular activities. We agreed that both are incredibly ...

    Posted at 10:00 on 14 Nov 2016 Read More
    International Girls Day

    It is Saturday 8th of October and I am in school with over eighty girls and a range of speakers and facilitators to help run the International Girls Day. Months ago we...

    Posted at 09:00 on 10 Oct 2016 Read More
    Open Events

    It is that time of the year and Open events are taking place in every school. In a typical Open Evening at Upton Court Grammar School over a thousand families come ove...

    Posted at 10:00 on 03 Oct 2016 Read More
    Guest Speakers for Schools

    Getting the right speaker for a school event is not easy. Striking the right balance is far more challenging than you would think. Whether you use your alumni to find ...

    Posted at 09:30 on 26 Sep 2016 Read More