Uplands Junior School

Uplands Junior School

At Uplands we want our pupils to feel safe and happy so that they can learn and grow

Operating as usual


Enjoy the holidays

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 22/03/2024

To mark the end of Science week we have held our annual Science fair today. Project winners had a chance to showcase their work to their peers as all classes visited the fair. Thank you to Mrs Wilson our Science champion for the organisation.


Wanting to get your child busy and active during the Easter break? There are lots of different holiday clubs and sports available across the city. Check out Wolverhampton Lawn Tennis and Squash club for their holiday club. See information below.


Well done to the year 6 children who took part in the cross-country race today at Aldersley.

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 19/03/2024

Lovely to welcome some parents/grandparents today to 4GD’s pasta salad making workshop. Tomorrow is the turn of 4IM and then 4OD on Thursday


This week is our Spring fundraising shop-today was the turn of Year 6 with other year groups following each day. Pupils can bring money to spend on pocket money and stationery items. Profits raised go into school fund and the pupils help to decide how to spend it.


Thank you to Megan and Nathan at Spotlight dance for leading an after school club for Years 3 and 4. Today the children performed to a medley of Jackson Five songs for parents and family members-they were fabulous and have clearly enjoyed learning the routines

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 18/03/2024

To celebrate British Science week, Year 5 classes took part in a workshop run by Sublime Science where they engaged in activities about air, electricity and slime making! Years 3, 4 and 6 all had their own interactive science assemblies. School has funded these activities.


Each Year 6 class have had the opportunity to attend a 4-week maths club run by our Maths Champion Mrs Roberts. The idea of the club was to foster a ‘love of maths’ and demonstrate how maths can be interesting and exciting!

In total, almost 70 children across the year group participated.

Our activities included the following:
Week 1: Now Press Play - Mental Maths through an interactive story
Week 2: Puzzle week – Sudoku, Nerdle (Wordle with numbers!) Tower of Hanoi, Car Park puzzle and many more.
Week 3: Escape room challenge week – problem solving in a range of contexts
Week 4: Kahoot Week - an interactive quiz

There has been lots of excitement each week and it has been a delight to see so many children enjoying Maths!

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 18/03/2024

Over the last few weeks, Year 4 classes have been visiting St. Philip's Church for an Easter experience. They have taken part in an exciting range of activities, which took them through the events of holy week, all organised and presented by Jo, Julie and the team. We are so grateful for the deep thinking and learning opportunities they provided us with. We have also been hugely impressed with the engagement of the pupils in all three classes.

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 15/03/2024

Thank you for the tremendous support with the Roving book fair visit. As always there was a great selection of texts aimed at engaging pupils in reading. I’ve yet to be told our commission for school but will put this on the next Newsletter


We raised £255 for Comic relief-thank you

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 14/03/2024

Thank you to the Rotary club who have led 2 days of workshops for Year 5. The design technology focus was to create an animal crossing and children worked in teams to create their model. Waterstones book tokens were given as prizes.


It’s been a busy week at Uplands! Year 4 enjoyed a French theatre workshop on Monday, Years 4 and 6 took part in a Geography virtual reality experience yesterday (3 and 5 to follow at later date) and then the first half of Year 5 engaged in the Rotary design technology workshop today. Part 2 will take place tomorrow and then the Roving book fair will be in school on Friday.

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 12/03/2024

We were pleased to welcome Freshwater Theatre Company into school yesterday to work with year 4 to put on a 'production' in French of Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk. The children found it entertaining and funny.... and we have some budding actors in year 4 too! Well done to all the children for getting involved and some for being bold enough to take part in the production.... whilst speaking in French too!

Mrs Marshall
French Champion

Singing In The Halls 2024 - Hall Of Fame 08/03/2024

In May we will be taking all Year 4 pupils to sing in The Halls’ in Wolverhampton city centre. ‘Singing in the halls’ is a new opportunity from Wolverhampton music school and Uplands has signed up. The idea is that pupils in schools across the city all learn the same songs and then join together as a massed choir. Songs will be learnt in lessons but also in the Thursday lunchtime singing club run by myself. We will look to engage in this opportunity every year. School will be funding all transport

Singing In The Halls 2024 - Hall Of Fame

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 08/03/2024

Well done to all of the peg character winners. Our celebration of reading continues next week when the Roving book fair visits school on Friday.


This week has been a very busy week for Sport at Uplands.

Girls football:
Uplands 0 - 0 The Grammar
Uplands 4 - 0 Castlecroft

Tag rugby:
The team won all their group stage matches achieving a place in the semi finals. Came 4th overall.
Other schools commented on how well the Uplands team played, with great skill and determination.

Girl's Futsal Tournament:
Made the finals and came 2nd overall. Mr Moore commented on how awesome the girls were.

Well done to all pupils who have taken part in matches and competition this week 🙌

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 08/03/2024

The Rights Ambassadors chose Article 2: Non discrimination as March's Right of the month to coincide with International Women's Day. They have shared a presentation on gender equality with their classes and are encouraging pupils to draw and write about women they admire. Ambassador Erin in Year 3 brought in some lovely books to show her class which champion strong role models for girls.
The clip below sparked a lot of discussion in classes about gender stereotyping.
Mrs Lane (RRSA Champion)


A reminder that pupils can dress up in pjs or onesies on Friday 8th March to celebrate World book day.

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 06/03/2024

A fabulous response to our Workd book day homework activity to create a peg character-everyone has done so well. Winners will be selected tomorrow and will be able to select a book prize from the Roving book fair which is in school next week

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 05/03/2024

Every year we are amazed at the quality of the science projects that come into school-thank you for all the support with this homework. Below are a few photos showing a very small sample of the fabulous projects.


Thank you to one of our Year 6 parents who came to deliver an assembly this morning all about British Sign Language. The children enjoyed the presentation and listened attentively to the information that they were given about careers that use British Sign Language.


Well done to the Uplands Netbal Team who have played two games this week and won both. All the girls that played showed great teamwork and were able to showcase all the skills they have learnt with Jacqui at their weekly netball club.

Uplands 11 - 1 warstones

Uplands 12 - 1 Castlecroft

Great results girls!


Information about a local club that may be of interest-the contact is a parent at Uplands


Welcome back to the new half term. I hope everyone enjoyed the break.

Photos from Uplands Junior School's post 19/02/2024

Year 5 children have had a wonderful workshop today with learning more about WW2, specifically focusing on ‘Feeding the Nation’. The children took part in a range of fun activities such as: What was rationing? Life as a Land Girl and Food on the Home Front. They have thoroughly enjoyed their day and have participated brilliantly. Well done Year 5!

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