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 support I was given after graduating from the workshop is unbelievable.”

Success Stories

“Making The Leap will change you in so many positive ways.”

Success Stories

“Since I did the Making The Leap workshop I’ve been a lot more confident.”

The Making The Leap Social Mobility Careers Fair

Making The Leap is hosting it’s third 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.

Raising University Aspirations 2018

Making The Leap is hosting it’s fourth annual Raising University Aspirations fair. This event will bring together top universities from across the UK with high-achieving students in London, from ages 13-18.


Jobs and opportunities for young people who want to get ahead

The UK Social Mobility Awards 2018 finalists are now live!

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