Uppingham School

Rutland, United Kingdom

Location: Rutland, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 13 - 18 years

About Uppingham School

Uppingham School is a mixed, Church of England independent secondary school with sixth form and boarding, located in Leicestershire. The secondary school, situated in Uppingham has approximately 791 students on record.

Uppingham School was founded in 1584, originally as a school for boys. In 1975 girls were admitted, and it became fully co-educational as of 2001. The majority of students attending the secondary school are boarders.


Dr Richard J Maloney

Values and vision

Uppingham School wants to provide students with a varied and stimulating curriculum, while nurturing them to become happy, responsible and respectful members of the community. The Leicestershire secondary school focuses on developing individual talents and nurtures students to achieve to the highest of their ability to reach their full potential. Extra-curricular activities are encouraged for pupils to gain experience outside of the classroom across sport, theatre and the arts. The school’s main vision is for all students to feel a sense of belonging. 

Independent School Inspectorate

“Pupils demonstrate positive attitudes towards work and study. They have good literacy skills at all ages and articulate ideas and opinions fluently. Work is generally presented neatly and pupils’ note-taking is effective. They develop good numeracy skills and their capacity to think critically is notable. Creative abilities are well developed and their exploration of ideas is particularly marked in their enrichment activities. Pupils’ study habits are good. In the lessons observed, pupils worked very well with each other, and also worked well independently. They enjoy their work and this stems in part from the good-natured atmosphere in lessons. Pupils use information and communications technology (ICT) proficiently.”

View Uppingham School’s latest ISI report 

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Address: Uppingham, Rutland, Leicestershire, LE15 9QE, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1572 822216
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