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 cannot recommend Making the Leap enough and I really hope any struggling graduates try the workshop.”

Success Stories

“I felt confident and comfortable in my ability from practicing simple exercises.”

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..”

‘Suited and Booted’ Mock Interview Schedule

Dates are confirmed for Making The Leap’s ‘Suited and Booted’ corporate mock interview programme, delivering at schools with a high proportion of students that are eligible for free school meals across London. Students have the opportunity to practice for future interviews and find out what will be expected of them in the corporate world.

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We're only a few weeks in to 2019 but this group of #youngpeople have already progressed far! Today they put their commercial awareness to the test in our #softskills workshop. Given how far they've already come, their potential is limitless! Link in bio for info #socialmobility pic.twitter.com/FT2TR3QR7L

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