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

“It allowed me to break down the barriers I had created in my mind of what I could achieve and where I could work.”

Success Stories

“My whole mindset became more positive and I had confidence in my ability to change.”

The Social Mobility Careers Fair 2019

Making The Leap is hosting it’s fourth annual Social Mobility Careers Fair. The event is a chance for businesses to meet talented young Londoners and introduce them to the inner workings of their company.

16-25?

Jobs and opportunities for young people who want to get ahead

The UK Social Mobility Awards 2019 website is now live!

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The students of @PimlicoAcademy received expert advice and #interview practice from some amazing volunteers this week. Huge thanks to those who joined us from @eatonvanceint, @HedleyMay & @HSBC_UK 🙌🏿👏🏽We know you will have got as much value from the sessions as the #youngpeople pic.twitter.com/7nzTPMCt2w

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