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 felt most grateful for being taught to break down my past experiences and word them better for applications.”

Success Stories

“They gave me some great insights in to how soft skills can make the difference in interview situations and helped my confidence grow.”

Success Stories

“If I believe in myself there will always be a light at the end of the tunnel.”

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Thrilled to see staff from @Colliers_UK increasing the aspirations for the students of @HarrisTottenham school at their #Careersfair!👩‍🎓👨‍🎓 We facilitate these events to make students aware of the career options available to them, leaving them better prepared for the working world! pic.twitter.com/KvCxm2rBJx

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