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Upton Court Grammar School

Upton Court Grammar School

Established in 1912, Upton Court Grammar School is a co-educational selective academy located in Slough, Berkshire. Specializing in languages and science, the school accommodates over 1,100 students from diverse backgrounds, offering a comprehensive curriculum while prioritizing their overall well-being. 

Upton Court's recent academic achievements have been remarkable, with 100% of all GCSE candidates securing 5 or more passes between grades 9 – 4 (A*-C), including English and Maths. Beyond academic excellence, students showcase a range of creative talents, particularly excelling in areas such as music, drama, and visual arts.

The school fosters co-curricular engagement through clubs spanning activities like badminton, philosophy, Eco Society, chess, athletics, and Manga Club. These extracurricular opportunities not only allow students to explore their abilities but also contribute to enjoyable and beneficial learning experiences. Participation in these activities facilitates the development of strong friendships and the pursuit of interests alongside their academic journey. 

Upton Court Grammar School's staff members are dedicated educators, providing guidance, encouragement, and personalized attention to help each student thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. With their unwavering commitment to excellence, they cultivate a positive and inclusive learning environment where students feel valued, supported, and inspired to achieve their full potential.

Acknowledging the dynamic nature of the modern world, Upton Court Grammar School places strong emphasis on individual responsibility. The school's ethos revolves not only around maintaining high academic standards but also instilling an independent spirit in students. It actively promotes collaborative efforts with the community to enhance each student's intercultural understanding.

County / Area:
Co-Educational Grammar School

While Upton Court Grammar School does not have a designated catchment area, it does prioritize children residing closer to the school as part of its oversubscription criteria.

Number of places in Year 7:
Total number of students:
5+ applicants for every place
Upton Court Grammar School, Lascelles Road, London, Slough, UK
11+ Exam Details:
Exam Board/Format:
GL Assessment:
Paper 1 : English
Paper 2 : Verbal Reasoning
Paper 3: Mathematics
Paper 4 : Non-Verbal Reasoning

The 11 Plus examination at Upton Court Grammar School comprises two papers, developed by GL Assessment, addressing the following areas:

- English

- Verbal Reasoning

- Mathematics

- Non-Verbal Reasoning (including Spatial Reasoning)

The English Comprehension paper evaluates comprehension skills, including inference, and does not include a writing component.

The Verbal Reasoning segment of the exam assesses logical thinking, proficiency in the English language, and vocabulary.

The Mathematics paper measures problem-solving abilities and arithmetic skills, encompassing questions related to number, measurement, geometry, algebra, and statistics.

Additionally, the exam covers Non-Verbal Reasoning and Spatial Reasoning, both designed to evaluate logic and intelligence.

Exam Date:
Registration Starts:
Registration Closes:
September 2024
April 2024
June 2024

Results will be published through online.

How to prepare:

We run specialist 11+ online courses focussing on the GL Assessment (English, Verbal Reasoning, Mathematics and Non-Verbal Reasoning) . The sessions are online and highly interactive. Speak to us about how we can help your child.

Mock Exams: Our mock exams are designed to reflect the real exam in complexity and format. Click here to view the mock exam schedule.

Practice Papers: Practice packs designed to help your child master the entire syllabus.

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