Uppingham School

Type: Organization
Name: Uppingham School
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pupils stage top class concert

The Rotary Club of Melton hosted Uppingham School’s Chapel Choir and Chamber Orchestra last Friday in aid of the Philipine Project and St Mary’s Organ Restoration fund.The Faure Requiem concert raised over £4,000 and was led by conductors Stephen Williams ... [Published Melton Times - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 2 reports

House hunters in Uppingham pay a premium because of town's good schools

New research shows that house hunters in Uppingham are paying over the odds when it comes to buying a home thanks to the town's good schools.The research, published yesterday by Savills estate agents, lists the top 20 areas across the East Midlands where ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Private schools ‘key to survival of harder university subjects’

Independent school: Haberdashers’ Aske’s Boys’ School in Elstree (Picture: REX)A A AIndependent school pupils are propping up some university courses which would face extinction without them, leading headteachers have warned.Classics departments, ... [Published London Evening Standard - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

King’s Lynn Music Society meet

The next meeting of King’s Lynn Music Society is being held tomorrow at Lynn Town Hall, starting at 7.30pm.Tim Watts will give an illustrated talk on the “Piano Music of Ivor Gurney”; doors are open at 7pm for tea/coffee, visitors are welcome £8.50 at ... [Published Lynn News - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 10 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 1 reports

St Mary’s Church concert raises funds for two causes

Filipino children whose school was left devastated when the 15-foot storm surge and Cyclone Haiyan hit the Philippine Island of Leyte, in and around Tacloban, last November are to benefit from proceeds raised from a fundraising concert being held at Melton's ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

St Mary’s Melton stages centenary concert for Sir Malcom Sargent

A concert to celebrate renowned conductor Sir Malcolm Sargent takes place later this month at the church where he worked for almost a decade.Sargent took up the post of organist at St Mary’s Church, Melton exactly 100 years ago and went on to be regarded ... [Published Melton Times - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

David Cameron abhors class war - but it's the posh schools that started it

Mirror columnist pulls apart the PM's Conservative Party conference speech, which was received by braying self-assured Old Thises and Old ThatsDavid Cameron made his pre-election speech to the Tory conference with the slick self-confidence that only the ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Leicester City Council flagship projects up for architecture...

A number of multi-million pound city council developments have been nominated for architectural awards.The Richard III visitor centre, the city’s new market food hall and Dock office development at the city’s science park have all made the shortlists ... [Published Leicester Mercury - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 02 2014 - Updated Oct 02 2014 - 1 reports

Privilege: that’s the only area where private schools excel | Lola Okolosie

'When comprehensive school pupils reach university, they outperform peers from the private sector admitted with similar grades.' Photograph: Christopher Furlong/While much of this week’s focus is on the Conservatives in Birmingham, over in Wales the Headmasters’ ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 02 2014]
First reported Oct 01 2014 - Updated Oct 01 2014 - 1 reports

Joyce Lucas: Taking Rutland overseas

Whenever I visit Malta I always get the impression ‘it is not quite finished’!By that I mean there seems to be buildings knocked down and buildings built in rapid succession and now new by-passes and dual carriageways have joined in the process of re ... [Published Rutland Times - Oct 01 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 3 reports

Leading headmaster blasts MPs who go to private schools... and then criticise them

Private schools are under attack from the ‘politics of envy’ and ‘class war dinosaurs’, a leading headmaster warns today.Richard Harman will lambast the hypocrisy of critics who ‘lecture’ top fee-paying schools even though they benefited from a private ... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

High praise for Uppingham’s golden In Bloom entry

Two top prizes have been scooped by Uppingham in the East Midlands in Bloom Awards.The town won gold in the Small Town category and the Falcon Hotel retained its gold title for Best Hotel/Pub Garden, which it won last year.The town also picked up a Judges ... [Published Rutland Times - Sep 21 2014]

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"When comprehensive school pupils reach university, they outperform peers from the private sector admitted with similar grades." Photograph: Christopher Furlong/
Mr Harman, who is also headmaster of Uppingham School in Rutland, is expected to tell the HMC's annual meeting in Newport, Wales: "It is time to stop scapegoating and start celebrating our schools and their contribution."
"But if there are some agents who are charging the kind of money being talked about here, and giving them advice of this standard, then that’s frankly sharp practice and inappropriate."

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Pupils stage top class concert [Published Melton Times - Oct 28 2014]
What’s on: Music listings [Published Rutland Times - Oct 17 2014]
House hunters in Uppingham pay a premium becaus... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 15 2014]
House hunters in Uppingham pay a premium becau... [Published Leicester Mercury - Oct 15 2014]
Private schools ‘key to survival of harder univ... [Published London Evening Standard - Oct 14 2014]
King’s Lynn Music Society meet [Published Lynn News - Oct 14 2014]
St Mary’s Church concert raises funds for two c... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
Western Mail Letters: Friday, 10 October, 2014 [Published Wales Online - Oct 10 2014]
What’s On: Music, week of October 10 [Published Bourne Local - Oct 10 2014]
St Mary’s Melton stages centenary concert for S... [Published Melton Times - Oct 07 2014]
David Cameron abhors class war - but it's the p... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 02 2014]
Leicester City Council flagship projects up for... [Published Leicester Mercury - Oct 02 2014]
Privilege: that’s the only area where private s... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 02 2014]
Joyce Lucas: Taking Rutland overseas [Published Rutland Times - Oct 01 2014]
Start celebrating our contribution, elite schoo... [Published Education News - Sep 30 2014]
Middle classes priced out of private schools: C... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
Leading headmaster blasts MPs who go to private... [Published Mail Online UK - Sep 29 2014]
Headteacher defends private schools [Published Evesham Journal - Sep 29 2014]
Don’t scapegoat private schools for social ills... [Published Yorkshire Post - Sep 28 2014]
Rutland mum launches high visibility campaign [Published Rutland Times - Sep 26 2014]
Elite independents to offer their own ‘Teach Fi... [Published Times Education Supplement - Sep 26 2014]
Children 'given lessons in eating soup and hunt... [Published Telegraph - Sep 26 2014]
BALI announces the winners of the prestigious N... [Published Horticulture Week - Sep 22 2014]
High praise for Uppingham’s golden In Bloom entry [Published Rutland Times - Sep 21 2014]
Top on Twitter: which music teachers should I f... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 08 2014]
Keith Simpson's Summer 2014 Reading List [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Jul 13 2014]
Keith Simpson's Summer 2015 Reading List [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Jul 13 2014]
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Keith Simpson's Summer 2014 Reading List [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Jul 13 2014]
Another nine months before the General Election and, probably, barring accidents, no more ministerial reshuffles following this summer. Historically, July, August, September have been months of crisis in international affairs, and this summer we commemorate ...
Keith Simpson's Summer 2015 Reading List [Published Iain Dale's Diary - Jul 13 2014]
Another nine months before the General Election and, probably, barring accidents, no more ministerial reshuffles following this summer. Historically, July, August, September have been months of crisis in international affairs, and this summer we commemorate ...
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