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Upton Court Grammar School

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Slough SL3 Compare
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School Summary
School TypeAcademy Converter
Secondary
AdmissionsSelective
School AddressLascelles Road
Slough
SL3 7PR
Phone 01753 522892
Local Authority Slough
URL www.uptoncourtgrammar.o...
Age Range11 - 18
  
Total Pupils1027
School GenderMixed
Boy | Girl %51.8% | 48.2%
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School Summary

Total Pupils
1027
Age Range
11-18
Secondary
Gender
Mixed
Avg. Class Size
21.3
Nat. Average 20.3
Free School Meals
4%
Nat. Average 13.4%
Latest Ofsted
1
Outstanding
Attainment 8 score
70.2
Nat. Average 49.7
Avg GCSE Grade
A
Nat. Average C
Avg A-Level Grade
C

Upton Court Grammar School in Slough has a slightly above average 1027 pupils. With 48.2% girls and 51.8% boys, the school is almost equally mixed school. Educational welfare officers are appointed by the local authority to monitor attendance rates. With a 95.4% attendance rate, it has an good attendance rate.. Upton Court Grammar School has a average 56.2 members of staff. A 18:1 teacher/pupil ratio for This School may make it difficult for the teacher to give attention to individual pupils` concerns.

Most pupils enter KS4 at aged 14 and complete the two year course by age 16.

There is a growing reliance by higher educational institutions upon predicted grades at A Level when offering places to students. It achieved an average A Level score of 29.74, which is higher than the nation`s average rating. Upton Court Grammar School provides an average full time teacher`s salary of 40922 , a high figure for the UK. This School has an extremely small number of pupils who speak English as their 1st language, with only 52.3% of them doing so.

 

School Statistics

Gender Split

Gender Count By Age

Total Pupils 1027
Total Girls 495 (48.2%)
Total Boys 532 (51.8%)

Attendance

This School Regional Avg National Avg
Pupil Average Attendance
95.4% 95.6%
Persistent Absence
11% 8.7% 12.8%

School Staff Information

This School Regional Avg National Avg
Avg. Full-time Qualified Teacher Salary £40,922 £38,762 £37,569
Pupil to Teacher Ratio
18.3 : 1 14.1 : 1 15.1 : 1
Total Teachers in School 62 63.8 67.5
Total Teaching Assistants
7 13 19.4
Total Support Staff
26 22.4 26.5
Total Full-time Teachers 56.2 59.5 62.3
Total Full-time Teaching assistants 6.2 11.3 15.1
Total Full-time Support Staff 25.8 20.1 22.1

Information About Last Year Pupils Leaving

This School Regional Avg National Avg
Number of Pupils Leaving Last Year
155    
Those staying in Education
99%  (153) 96.5% 93.8%
Further Education College
4%  (6) 24.9% 39.1%
6th Form
87%  (135) 68.8% 45.5%
6th Form College
5%  (7) 4.8% 19.7%

Other Stats

    This School Regional Avg National Avg
Average Class Size
21.3 19.9 20.3
Pupils where English is first Language
52.3%  (537) 54% 84.4%
Pupils with Special Educational Needs
0.4%  (4) 2.5% 2.9%
Pupils eligible for free school meals
4.3%  (93) 9.9% 13.4%

Performance

GCSE/Key Stage 4 Results (2016)

Summary

This School Regional Avg National Avg
Total pupils at end of KS4
149
Attainment 8 score
70.2 55 49.7
Average GCSE Grade
A B C
Progress 8 measure
0.65 - -
Year This School Regional Avg National Avg
Pupils achieving 5 or more A*-C
2016 99% 67.3% 55.2%
2015 99% 68.1% 55.1%
2014 100% 70.2% 55.4%
2013 95% 70.5% 62.1%
This School Regional Avg National Avg
Pupils achieving more A*-C in English and Maths
99% 72.2% 61%
Average number of GCSEs per pupil 9.9 9.3 8.4
Average number of GCSEs (incl. equivalents) per pupil
10.9 10.1 9.2

Attainment Band

This School Regional Avg National Avg
Pupils starting KS4 in low prior attainment band
0% 29.2% 27.2%
Pupils starting KS4 in middle prior attainment band
82% 52.7% 53.8%
Pupils starting KS4 in high prior attainment band
18% 66.6% 39.4%

A Level Results (2016)

Summary

This School Regional Avg National Avg
Number of A Level student at the end of year 309 195.3 189.2
Average point score per A level entry (as grade) C C C
Average point score per A Level entry 29.74 30.6 31.8
Average grade in best 3 A level B- C+ C+
Average point score in best 3 A level entries 35.6 36.3 36
Percentage of A levels pupils achieving AAB or better 18.3% 20.6% 19.7%

Ofsted

About Ofsted

Ofsted have been inspecting schools on a regular basis since 2005. After a cursory warning period they undertake a thorough examination of the whole school. Inspectors will sit in on classes, assessing each teacher's teaching ability. They will also evaluate the way the current curriculum is implemented, and how the progress of each student is tracked throughout their tenure.

Each school is graded on a four point scale: 1 being outstanding, 2 being good, 3 means they require improvement, and 4 signifying inadequate. Those schools attaining an outstanding or good grade might not be re-inspected for as long as five years; while those receiving lower grades will be reassessed with greater frequency, with little or no notice prior to the inspectors arriving.

 

Ofsted Report for Upton Court Grammar School on 30/01/2008

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Inspection Date30/01/2008 - 31/01/2008
Inspection TypeS5 Inspection
Category of Concernn/a
Overall Effectiveness
1
How Well Do Learners Achieve?
1
Behaviour & safety of pupils
1
Quality of Teaching
1
Leadership & Management
1

 

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