Mugs61 - For all ex-pupils of Up Holland Grammar School

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The site was originally started for pupils who were in the intake that started in 1961, then it was extended to include all pupils who were at Up Holland Grammar. Anyone who attended Up Holland Grammar at any time is welcome to contibute their memories of a great school and a wonderful period in our lives - "the best days of our life"

Hi everyone! Welcome to the new look Mugs61 website - Hope you like it Please let me know your views via the comments page.

Recently added - more 2014 reunion photos and 1961 Tercentenary school photo


NEW - Go to Diamond Jubilee page to find the list of people taking a school tour on 9th September 2014 at Winstanley College.

​Click here for Diamond Jubilee page

The Big Reunion -15th March 2014

On Tuesday 15th April David Robinson and Alan Swift attended Clatterbridge Cancer Hospital to hand over a cheque for £1350.00 to Dr Malik for his  Cancer Charity. The money was raised from the ticket sales for the reunion, the raffle held on the night and some donations.

David and Alan would like to thank all who attended the reunion in March for their generosity.

Message from David Robinson - 

Will Barbara Phillips (Webb) who left a comment on the Guestbook on Thursday 9th May 13, please email me at the website as an old friend is trying to contact her.


On 25th March Alan Swift and myself were invited to attend a meeting at Winstanley College. After a warm welcome from the vice principal Mel Chadwick and her staff we attended a meeting to discuss ideas for the forthcoming Diamond Jubilee celebrations on the 9th September 2014.

The Diamond Jubilee celebrates the 60th anniversary of the opening of the building and Winstanley College want the old pupils who attended Up Holland Grammar School to be included in the celebrations.

Following the meeting we were given a tour of the college which was fascinating. The college is a modern superbly equipped building with many additions since the days of UGS but there are also many area that are still recognisable as the old school, I was extremely pleased that Alan was with me as his memory of the old school is much better than mine.


Please go to the Diamond Jubilee page where Alan will give more details on the celebrations and what to do to register your interest in attending.

Click HERE to go to Diamond Jubilee page.


David Robinson



2014 Reunion - 15th March St James Social Club

Photos from the reunion are available for viewing on the 2014 Reunion page.

Anyone who was there on the night and has photos please email them to

Also we would like to hear your comments and memories from the reunion.




 A short history of Up Holland Grammar courtesy of Dr Alan Miller.

David and Phil Reunited




Latest news and emails from old pupils.

H. B. Ellis, George Lythgoe and "Reg" Kilner

Teachers -


Photos and memories of our old teachers

Reunion 2010




Photos from the 2010 and 2005 reunions

Domestic Science Class

Photos -


A Collection of School related photos from the early 1900's through to the 1970's.

David and two Steves at Butlins


School Memories -


Old pupils share their school related memories.

School Photo

School Photos -


the official school photos from 1965, 1969 and 1974

Photo from 62 Magazine


School Magazines -


A collection of photos and articles from school magazines.

1909 Prize giving



Misc. Documents


A collection of school related documents - sports and speech day programmes, exam papers, memorials etc.



Prefects and Prizes


Photos and details of Prefects and Prizes from Speech Days



UGS War Memorial


List of pupils who died in 1st and 2nd World Wars and pdf copy of Memorial Book

UGS Educational Foundation


Charity providing financial help to students of families of limited means.