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

“The whole Making The Leap team put your best interests at the forefront of everything they do.”

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

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


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A new activity on the ACE Workshop calendar, our Associates had a great day at @oaknorth, finding out about the office life and delivering their own business commercial awareness #presentation to the experts. It was amazing to see their progress in just one day! 😄👩🏾‍💼👨🏼‍💼🙌🏿 pic.twitter.com/4tsk0yGqNs

About 2 days ago from Making The Leap's Twitter via Twitter Web Client

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