“WOW! What a brilliant day! Pete had the kids attention and they were motivated and fully engaged all day. We look forward to booking you in next year. Thanks for such a great service.”
— Anthony McCluskey- Principal- St Mary MacKillop Primary School, Keilor Downs
“Yesterday was fantastic and Hogan was extraordinary. The students were very engaged and enthusiastic about what they learnt. I thought the structure of the day was very good. I’m glad I took the risk in trying a new program. It paid off!”
— Liam Purdy- Teacher- Ashburton Primary School


This Student Leadership Incursion is a full day workshop, facilitated at your school by our experienced UPP team. It is engaging, interactive and designed to unite your senior students to have a positive and lasting impact in your school community.


  • SESSION 1- LEADING WITH OR WITHOUT THE BADGE- through example, influence and kindness.

  • SESSION 2- THE EPIC RACE- outdoor, fast-paced team event (using our A.S.P.I.R.E. framework).

  • SESSION 3- KNOWING ME, GROWING ME- understanding my strengths and those of others.

One day, two day and 3 day camp options are available to Primary schools who want to invest in developing leadership skills and resilience in students.

“We were very impressed with the day. The timing was perfect and the topics were very appropriate. The children enjoyed the day and related well to the presenters. We look forward to enjoying the experience at the same time next year”
— Teacher- MacKillop Catholic Primary, Birkdale
The way UPP teach students about leadership is so creative and engaging. Helped me to see that we are able to rise together, as a group.
— Student feedback
“Fun, professional, very pertinent, poignant, accessible.”
— Scott- Teacher- Mooloolaba State School
“Our students were beaming at the end, literally bubbling with enthusiasm with all that they had learned.”
— Year 6 Teacher- Runcorn Heights State School, Brisbane.
“I strongly recommend this training. It was engaging for all students and gave them all the tools and knowledge to be great leaders.”
— Taylor Davidson- Year 5/6 Teacher- Miranda North Public School, Sydney.
“An inspiring day of identifying and unleashing every students potential as leaders of our school.”
— Marissa Ledger- Year 6 Teacher- Our Lady of Good Counsel- Gatton, QLD.
“Just like to thank you all for a great day. Our presenter, Peter, was sensational, witty and engaging. Organised, engaging and presented to the kids level. The kids enjoyed the day and learned a lot.”
— Bill Webeck- Assistant Principal- Marton Public School, Sydney
“Amazing day and really engaging. Students and teachers really enjoyed it.”
— Caitlyn King- Teacher- Coomera Rivers SS
Yet again another wonderful day presented by UPP! The boys thoroughly enjoyed the day. We look forward to working with you again later this year!
— Lucy Macfarlane- Student Wellbeing Teacher- Toowoomba Grammar School
“Fantastic session. Incredibly relevant and engaging.”
— Year 5 and 6 teachers- St Catherine of Siena, Melton West, Melbourne.
“Positive, achievable motivation that inspired our students to be their best. Excellent.”
— Pip Walsh- Year 5 Teacher- Coomera Rivers State School, Gold Coast.
“Excellent day! Students engaged 100% of the time.”
— Katie Graham- Year 5 teacher- Musgrave Hill State School.
“A great day that engaged the students from start to finish. It really reinforced our vision for learning. The group activities were well set up and both facilitators were fantastically engaging, getting the most out of our students.”
— Maria Gould- Junior Years Leader- Emmaus College, Jimboomba, QLD.
“The best leadership program I have seen.”
— Catherine Moore- Religious Education Leader, Our Lady of the Rosary, Kyneton, Melbourne.
“The day was fantastic, we have a challenging cohort and the team kept all students engaged and on target. The students cannot wait to do the next day in Feb next year.”
— Chloe- Teacher- St Peter's Primary, Rochedale
“Best PD I’ve seen. Hogan was outstanding.”
— Liam Purdy- Teacher- Ashburton primary
Highly professional, very relevant material, age appropriate and fun.
— Paula Morton- Year 6 Teacher- Milton State School
A motivational and influential day for our students.
— Natalie Ceda- Year 6 Teacher- St Andrew's, Ferny Grove
“The students had a fantastic experience with UPP. All messages were relevant and meaningful to our year group.”
— Alyssa Thomas- Teacher- Saint Mary's Catholic College

Details and pricing

The investment for this engaging and transformative incursion and included follow-up material is $15+GST/student (minimum investment of $1,250+GST/day), plus travel expenses (if applicable). The incursion is run by UPP at your school with a whole cohort of students. The best venue is your school hall (or similar), as we use a learning, action, reflection process throughout the day. For the greatest impact, we recommend that classroom teachers are present and involved for the whole day, as this has many benefits to the students and school moving forward.

Included in all UPP leadership training:

For other great Primary School Incursions by UPP, check out our Aspire 2 Leadership Workshop, Positive Peer Relationships or Growth Mindset incursions.

Praise for UPP

"Thank you and your staff for an amazing day last week. All staff and students enjoyed the day! It was wonderful to see all students engaging with the day, and surprising to see the way some students responded to the activities. The team delivered the day in a professional manner and were able to relate well to the students. Thank you again for a wonderful day!" Karen Whitehouse- Teaching & Learning Coordinator- Chatswood Hills State School

"A fantastic day and so productive. Peter was awesome and the kids were having great discussions today about what they have taken away from the day." Cath Azzopardi- Assistant Principal- Wattawa Heights Public School

"Peter presented the program with enthusiasm, spontaneity and relevance for our students." Kath Henry- Year 5/6 Teacher- Karuah Public School, Newcastle.

"Fantastic day- we loved the training. The activities were targetted effectively for our students. All students were motivated throughout the day and were given practical tools to achieve success. Fabulous." Alisha Mitchell and Donna Spiteri- Year 6 teachers- Petersham Public School, Sydney.

"An excellent and worthwhile day for young leaders." - Andrew Griffin- Year 6 Teacher- Indooroopilly State School, Brisbane.

"Thank you UPP. You have definitely started something at MNPH. The students have paid attention and are already looking for a small change in themselves. We look forward to doing it again next year." Lisa Butterfield- Stage 3 Assistant Principal- Miranda North Public School, Sydney.

"The whole day was so engaging and flowed so well. I would highly recommend this training. The students were engaged and having a lot of fun while learning." Gemma Cashman- Year 6 Teacher- St Finbar's, Sans Souci, Sydney. 

"Unleashing Personal Potential programs empower and engage primary school students with a direct and inspiring approach to Leadership. Not the chalk and talk but rather engagement, action and reflection. RBSLEC will continue to work with UPP to unleash the personal potential of our future leaders." Clint Curran- Head of School- Runaway Bay Sport and Leadership Excellence Centre, Gold Coast.

 "Amazing message with practical examples kids relate to. Great to see all kids interacting and engaging in content. You have a great rapport with the kids. Thank you for unlocking this thinking for our students."- Year 6 teacher- All Saints School, Brisbane.

"A focussed, engaging and enjoyable experience. We will be using this day as a springboard for our leadership program." Year 6 Teacher- St Agatha's, Clayfield.

"The UPP program was such an engaging and valuable experience- both staff and students loved it". Kendall Jones- Assistant Principal- Sacred Heart, Thursday Island, QLD.

"Our students were thoroughly engaged in thought provoking discussion and creative learning activities." Clyde Siebel- Deputy Principal and Year 6 Teacher- St Joseph's, Chelsea, Melbourne.

"Great information that was engaging and well presented. The real life examples and activities really cemented the learning intentions of the training. A wonderful and beneficial training program for our students."  Teacher- St Michael's Primary School, Tallangatta, VIC.

"I loved the messages throughout the day, which were reinforced with a great mix of theory and practice."- Year 6 Teacher- Marton Public School, Sydney.

"The physical activities introduced an area of leadership which was powerful and a great way of understanding the particular skills about being a leader. An excellent day!" Year 5 Teachers- St Luke's, Lalor, Melbourne.

Download UPP's leadership builder here for more information.