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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    "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 scho...

    Posted at 11:22 on 03 Feb 2016 Read More
    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 o...

    Posted at 11:24 on 26 Jan 2016 Read More
    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 me...

    Posted at 12:48 on 22 Jan 2016 Read More
    Celebrating partnership

    Today a package arrived in the post. It contained a letter from Mr Deacon, the Head of Partnerships from the University of Roehampton and a certificate for display. We...

    Posted at 11:37 on 12 Jan 2016 Read More
    Happy New Year 2016

    It is heart warming to see so many smiling faces at the start the New Year, 2016, with genuine wishes being exchanged between staff and students. While schools run acc...

    Posted at 14:21 on 06 Jan 2016 Read More
    Are the nation's children alright?

    The “Good Childhood Report 2015” published in the summer by a charity called The Children’s Society delivered some startling conclusions. Children in...

    Posted at 12:22 on 28 Dec 2015 Read More
    What do I want for Christmas?

    The recruitment pages of Educational publications are full of advertisements from international schools. Many parents in the Far East demand an English education for t...

    Posted at 23:17 on 17 Dec 2015 Read More
    State school pupils do better at University

    It was good to see that research backs up what I have always known to be true. Recent research by Cambridge Assessment, a department of the University of Cambridge, co...

    Posted at 22:01 on 14 Dec 2015 Read More

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