Raise Aspirations. Increase Opportunities. Change Young Lives.

Many children in the UK never get the chance to succeed simply because they were born poor

Developing their essential skills can be the key difference between a child’s failure and success in life

Making The Leap have been developing essential skills for 25 years.

We have supported

young people since 2011


hours delivered to school children in 2017, in 32 schools across London


said they now understand the importance of having the right attitude towards work


of Making The Leap Fellows achieve career opportunities within 6 months of our workshop

We believe all young people should develop the skills and mind-set that will lift them out of poverty – but we can’t achieve this alone

Give a child their very first experience of a work interview

We help young people to develop the skills, behaviours and attitudes needed to succeed in the careers of their choosing. Watch our short video to find out more.

Success Stories

“I cannot recommend Making the Leap enough and I really hope any struggling graduates try the workshop.”

Success Stories

“I felt confident and comfortable in my ability from practicing simple exercises.”

Success Stories

” It really motivated me: the people I met, the trips we went on, the tips we were given – they were all so valuable..”

Social Mobility Business Seminar

The UK Social Mobility Awards, in association with Capita, are launching for the third year with a Social Mobility Business Seminar, sponsored by Milkround. The seminar will bring previous winners and sponsors together with organisations interested in entering the 2019 awards or developing social mobility initiatives and seeking best practice guidance.

The UK Social Mobility Awards 2019 website is now live!

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Spring is upon us so forget about hibernating for winter and join us at the Making The Leap Fellows Social ☃️🌞🌻 All Fellows are invited to join the #reunion but make sure you confirm your attendance by Wednesday, 27th March to guarantee your place 🥳💃🏾🕺🏿 pic.twitter.com/ddJ1DE5Tt7

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