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.
  • Spanish

    The uptake of Spanish at Key Stage 4 is incredibly high; it is a hugely popular option for GCSE. The students achieve high grades through the support provided by their teachers and by the Foreign Language Assistant who provides extra classes outside of curriculum time as well as supporting students in lessons. This is an exciting time for MFL, as exam requirements are changing and we believe this will better equip our learners with more genuine language skills. The students follow the AQA GCSE which promotes oral and written communication, as well as listening and reading. Students also learn about the customs and traditions of Spain and other Spanish speaking countries, as well as learning about how to communicate in both leisure and vocational contexts. High standards are set by the Spanish department who pride themselves on providing quality, personalised education for their students.