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

    Feedback and customer satisfaction

    I started teaching back in the 80s when things were very different. Even then I used to give all my classes the same speech before I returned their books after marking...

    Posted at 10:58 on 03 Dec 2015 Read More
    Inspiring leaders of tomorrow

    Prior to the 2012 Olympics and as part of the bid, the London team put together a video to present to the panel in order to help them make the final decision regarding...

    Posted at 13:16 on 24 Nov 2015 Read More
    Self Sacrifice

    It was Remembrance Day last week. This day gives us an opportunity to think about and remember with thanks those who have given their lives in sacrifice so that we can...

    Posted at 08:58 on 17 Nov 2015 Read More
    A for effort

    According to a survey conducted in the mid-1990s, 85 percent of parents believed that praising children's ability or intelligence when they perform well is importa...

    Posted at 09:20 on 12 Nov 2015 Read More
    The right thing to praise

    The best form of praise is the one that recognizes and values effort above talent. Parents and teachers can help children too by providing explicit instruction regardi...

    Posted at 14:02 on 03 Nov 2015 Read More
    Two ways to define intelligence

    Professor Carol Dweck explains that there are two general classes of learners. These different types of students explain their failures differently and hold different ...

    Posted at 09:07 on 15 Oct 2015 Read More
    Who are really smart children?

    At Upton Court Grammar School we have been developing a range of strategies to help our students improve how they learn. We have done a great deal of research into wha...

    Posted at 08:49 on 29 Sep 2015 Read More
    Students' resilience

    It is always special to welcome new students to the school, whether they are in year 7 entering a new and exciting time in their educational life, or sixth form studen...

    Posted at 09:13 on 23 Sep 2015 Read More

    Calendar

    Summer - Term 6
    Starts 08:30 on 05 June 2017
    Parents Evening - Year 8
    Starts 16:30 on 05 July 2017
    Parents Evening - Year 10
    Starts 16:30 on 13 July 2017