Our Vision - A Legacy of Sport
Within sport at Upton we believe that our school motto - 'One Childhood, One Chance' - means that we have the opportunity, right now, to develop a lifelong love of sport and physical activity in our pupils. A Legacy of Sport. We aim to do our utmost to succeed in this goal.
Upton are proud of our reputation as a school that values sports participation, opportunity and excellence. We have our own 'STEP into Upton Sport' values - Sportsmanship, Teamwork, Enjoyment and Participation - that we promote constantly throughout the school and that are the bedrock of our ethos for PE and Sport.
Upton have Outstanding PE and Sports provision, recognised nationally as the SportsMatters School of the Year for England and through a whole host of high level awards and gold kitemarks. In addition, we have an exceptionally dedicated PE and Sports staff who promote school sport at all levels.
There are currently over 20 sports clubs running every week at Upton, each available for our pupils to attend, and a huge competitive sports network providing both intra- and inter-school competition regularly.
Upton are widely regarded as the premier school for sport within the District. We work exceptionally hard to provide competitive opportunities for our pupils, often travelling long distances outside of school hours to ensure the highest level of competition. Last year the school participated in 52 competitive sports events in order to create opportunity for our pupils, becoming District champions in numerous different sports. Each year Upton wins the right to represent the District – very successfully - in a number of County Finals and are currently National Champions in Swimming and Biathlon.