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 26 years.

We have supported

young people since 2011


hours delivered to school children in 2019, in 39 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

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@urnextsteps @chelseaacademy @HSBC_UK We couldn’t agree more! 🙌🏽 We can’t wait to get back to days like this, and help even more young people in raising their aspirations.

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Success Stories

I would recommend Making The
Leap to anyone who is committed to improving their lives.

Success Stories

Taking part in the ACE workshop was a turning point for me, I started to slowly build confidence in my ability.

Success Stories

“MTL has opened a door in my career that I am very thankful for.”

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