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  • Principal's Welcome

    Welcome to the Upton Court Grammar School website!

    The school, previously known as Slough Grammar School, changed its name to mark the exciting transition into its second century. The school values its tradition of excellence and honours all of those who have, through their academic credentials and personal commitment, become outstanding members of the community and role models for the next generation.

    At the forefront of education for more than a century, Upton Court Grammar School successfully blends tradition with a forward-thinking, internationally-minded educational philosophy that truly meets the needs of young people venturing into adulthood in an increasingly complex world.

    I am personally driven by the desire to challenge able stude...


    Principal's Blog

    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 response to an announcement by th...

    Written on 27 Mar 2017

    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 preparing their case and were r...

    Written on 13 Mar 2017

    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 pressures we are under to cope...

    Written on 03 Feb 2017
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    Latest News

    First 100 Days

    The new Head of School at Upton Court Grammar School, Mark Pritchard, is marking his first hundred days in post, since taking over in September 2017. His appointment came soon after ...

    Written on 06 Dec 2017


    On Saturday (Sep 23rd) a short ceremony was held at the Kent village of Noah's Ark to unveil a memorial commemorating the death of fighter pilot Sgt Jack Hammerton, a former pupil of Slough Sec...

    Written on 17 Oct 2017

    Best mixed Grammar school in England

    Upton Court Grammar School staff, students and parents are celebrating this week following confirmation of being the best mixed Grammar school in England.   Progress 8 figures issued by ...

    Written on 17 Oct 2017
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    Spring - Term 3
    Starts 08:30 on 03 January 2018
    UCGS Governors' Meeting
    Starts 18:00 on 17 January 2018
    Winter Concert
    Starts 19:00 on 06 February 2018
    Y8 GCSE Transition Evening
    Starts 17:00 on 07 February 2018
    Y13 Parent's Evening
    Starts 16:30 on 08 February 2018
    Y7-10 Ski Trip - Italy
    Starts 16:30 on 09 February 2018