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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  • Mathematics

    Students in year 7 are taught Mathematics in their tutor groups and after the Base line test they are assigned sets according to their performance. Students in year 7 and 8 have five hours of Mathematics over fortnight and they study the four areas of Mathematics: Using and Applying Mathematics, Number and Algebra, Geometry and Statistics.

    Students are encouraged to be resilient and independent learners; they work independently and in groups using text books, projects, investigations, practical activities and make use of ICT, such as Autograph. Homework is set regularly and in a variety of ways: Projects, Worksheets, Revision tasks, on-line homework tasks.  After the end of year exam sets changes are applied.