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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  • History

    In Year 7 students explore the fascinating worlds of Roman Life and Medieval England. Knights, castles, war, and plague feature in a curriculum that emphasises concepts of power, control, and religion. Year 8 focuses on innovations in technology (Industrial Revolution) and the Slave Trade. Students also examine the rise and consolidation of the British Empire. The course ends with an in-depth look at the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, with an emphasis on the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.