Old Paludians Annual Reunion 2016


UCGS – Mrs Mercedes Hernández Estrada

Mrs Mercedes Hernandez Estrada, the Principal of UCGS, has recently written to all Old Paludians. Her letter may be accessed at:


The OPA Reunion 2016 was held on Saturday 9 July 2016 from 11:00-17:30 in the Sixth Form Centre, Upton Court Grammar School, Lascelles Road, Slough. This is the new building where the former tennis courts were. Whilst there is car parking available next to the Sixth Form Centre, it is being used to hold building materials for the impending redevelopment plans – so there will be no parking available in our previous parking places.


Bob Moss has completed his 2016 Newsletter and this can be downloaded from:

AGM minutes

The Draft AGM minutes will be posted here shortly, but are subject to acceptance / adjustment at the next AGM.
Please see also: OPAR2016_questionnaire


The bring-and-buy sale, with Jean Porter (Currie, 1943-49) and Angela MacTavish (1952-59)

The class of 1964-71 – Will Pyke, Michael Frankl, Laurie Brokenshire (1966-71) & Peter Taylor

The current UCGS Head Boy and Head Girl – Kiran and Ellie

More class of 1964-71 – Michael Frankl, Richard Knight and Will Pyke

The Raffle prize desk – Shirley Lane (Hope, 1952-58), and Joan Wells (Snapes, 1952-57)

The Principal, Mrs Mercedes Hernandez Estrada, with the Head boy and Head girl

Malcolm Hellings (1947-52), Gwen Gale (Knight, 1941-47) and friends of Gwen

Mr D J Browne (SGS/UGS Staff 1964-1996), Mrs Sue Riches (SHS/UGS/SGS Staff 1985-2012) and former colleague Mrs Sheena Cater (SHS / UGS Staff 1978-89

Carol Mansfield (1958-65) and friends, at Coffee time

The Mayor of Slough, Cllr Arvind Dhalliwal, with the Head Boy and Head Girl

Mr John Walsh, the caretaker

Chris Wood (1963-70) and Paul Hodgson (1963-69)


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