At the forefront of education for over 100 years Education at Upton Court is about inspirational teachers and aspirational pupils At the forefront of education for over 100 years Education at Upton Court is about inspirational teachers and aspirational pupils At the forefront of education for over 100 years Education at Upton Court is about inspirational teachers and aspirational pupils
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  • News

    Funding for Schools

    One of the biggest challenges faced by us, and all schools in the UK, is sourcing money to deliver excellent quality education for our students. Over the past several ...

    Posted at 08:29 on 22 Jun 2016 Read More
    In the news

    I have been following the story of a parent who refused to pay a £120 fine issued to him by his daughter’s school after he took her away during term time f...

    Posted at 11:00 on 15 Jun 2016 Read More
    The pain is worth it

    Regular visitors and members of the school will know that a part of the school ground has become a building site. This has caused some inconvenience to us all: the wal...

    Posted at 09:00 on 06 Jun 2016 Read More
    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 abandon...

    Posted at 14:25 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, c...

    Posted at 09:15 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....

    Posted at 16:23 on 11 May 2016 Read More
    Failure is always an option!

    This is the time of the year when I meet with each of the year 6 students holding offers to join Upton Court Grammar School in September. We sit in my office and chat ...

    Posted at 15:26 on 04 May 2016 Read More
    Working behind the scenes

    Being a school Principal people often ask me what I like most about my job. In response I always think back to the reasons why I joined the teaching pro...

    Posted at 08:20 on 30 Apr 2016 Read More

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