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 soft skills can be the key difference between a child’s failure and success in life

Making The Leap have been developing soft skills for over 20 years.

We have supported

young people since 2011


hours delivered to school children in 2016, in 33 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.”


Jobs and opportunities for young people who want to get ahead

We've launched the 2018 UK Social Mobility Awards!


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We've also published Sameeha's story today, over on our website! Check out what she had to say about her Making The Leap journey: bit.ly/2tRVFHz #FellowsFriday pic.twitter.com/PeAdgarr2Z

About a day ago from Making The Leap's Twitter via TweetDeck

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