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
  • Dear Parents/Carers/Guardians, the new academic year begins for each year group at the following dates and times:
  • Thursday 3rd September - Year 7 (8.30am) Year 9 (9.00am) and Year 12 (9.30am)
  • Friday 4th September - All Year Groups (8.30am)
  • For details of the full opening of Upton Court Grammar School for all year groups in September please click here.
  • The school would like to thank all parents for their support during this period of school closure. We wish all of our students and their families a restful summer break and we look forward to welcoming all students back to school in September.
  • Physics

    Physics forms part of the compulsory Science curriculum at GCSE, and students in years 9 to 11 follow the AQA Science specification. Most students take the separate Physics course in the three years of GCSE, supported by the ‘How Science Works’ element of their learning. Topics taught include Energy and energy resources, Mechanics, Heat, Light, Sound, Electricity, Electromagnetism Nuclear Physics and the Universe. Assessment is through written unit examinations, and the practical Centre Assessed Unit.