Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Independent Boarding School
  • Year established:
    1584
  • Website:
    http://www.uppingham.co.uk
  • Contact
    • Uppingham School, High Street West, Uppingham, Rutland, LE15 9QD

About Uppingham School

Uppingham School, founded in 1584, is one of the leading British boarding schools for boys and girls. Of the school’s roll of 395, all but ten are boarders, making it a true boarding school.

Headmaster Dr Richard Maloney presides over a school renowned for music and the performing arts. But there’s now a strong sporting tradition, too, enhanced by having the greatest area of playing fields of any school in England and by the new sports centre opened by Lord Coe.

Uppingham has a sense of camaraderie and pupils respect each other’s achievements, whether it be with a cello or cricket bat.

All the academic staff are involved as tutors in houses, so the needs of boarders are appreciated and understood all round. A superb team of people in each house nurtures confidence, encourages academic curiosity and sets challenges. This leads to higher expectations and greater achievement.


What is it like to work for Uppingham School

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
Their new people strategy identifies a range of different approaches to personal development.
My Company
My Company
The school aims to turn out young people who are future-facing and fearless, intellectually inquisitive and inventive, and collaborative and connected. They have worked with external consultants on branding workshops and, with a new strategic HR Director, have developed a new people strategy.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
A range of benefits allows everyone to maximise their own 'package' of reward. That could be discounts in retail outlets, or buying and selling holidays to help with their care commitments.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    Companies offering either free gym/ sports facilities or offering subsidised gym membership for all employees

  • Family Friendly
    Family Friendly

    School hours contracts offered to all staff

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Staff Turnover:

    11%

  • Earning £35,000+:

    25%

  • Male : Female:

    38% / 62%

  • Average Age:

    44

  • Staff:

    583

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