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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🌦️Rain and gloom won’t stop our associates from refining their interpersonal skills out in the real world! I've been so proud of our associate's progress; their confidence has developed so much so fast! 📞 Contact us to find out how we can help you with your #careerjourney! pic.twitter.com/Bm9y02UVsT

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