Uppingham School was founded in 1584 and is one of the leading private schools in the UK.

The school is very much part of Uppingham Town and is situated just over 2 hours north of London in the heart of the country. Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham are all within an hour.

Uppingham School is an idyllic, safe and secure setting for students. Modern and old buildings sit in beautiful landscaped gardens just a few minutes walk from a bustling market town offering all the conveninces required.

Ages – 10-15

Summer: July 6th to Aug 17th

Closest City – Leicester
Distance to London – 2.5 hours

Closest Airport: Birmingham – 1hr20
London Heathrow: 2hr30
Gatwick: 3hr00
Stansted: 1hr30

Dates are subject to change. The final dates will be confirmed no later than sept 1st 2020.

In Uppingham we use 6 or 7 of the traditional boarding houses. These are all unique and have their own layout and history. Generally, each house has a combination of single, twin and multi bedded rooms with shared bathroom facilities on a ration of 1:5. The houses are spread around the town which allows for real immersion in English Town life!Uppingham

Local Area
Uppingham School is very much part of Uppingham Town. Uppingham is a typical English Town in the smallest county in Europe – Rutland. There are a number of local shops, cafes and amenities.

In 2019 we had students from the following countries:

Portugal, Italy, Spain, Colombia, Mexico, Turkey, China, Russia, German

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