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Our Impact

We transform the lives of hundreds of underrepresented young people every year. We broaden horizons, work to remove barriers, increase confidence and encourage students to think far beyond school, to careers and futures that are right for them.

Impact Report

Our 2022 Impact Report focusses on our stories of success. You'll hear from the students, partners and supporters that make the Future Leaders Programme what it is: a unique and truly transformative scheme that embodies our values of fairness, aspiration, courage and empowerment.

Read the 2022 Impact Report

Personal and professional skills

Our students take part in leadership challenges which give them the opportunity to create, launch and lead an enrichment activity in their school community.

Recognised on UCAS applications, the outcomes of leadership challenge projects are two-fold: participants gain valuable experience which they can reference on their CV or at interviews; and their peers may be inspired to explore new subjects or careers.  
Students taking part in Leadership Challenge projects reported:

Improving Academic Attainment

The young people we work with our ambitious. They are keen to become the best they can be. And we help them get there. 

Research shows the attainment gap between GCSE students from less privileged backgrounds and their more affluent classmates is widening. Academically, the poorest students will be almost two years behind their peers by the time they finish Year 11. 


We are helping to buck that trend, with excellent GCSE and A level results for 2021-22.




Ambitious destinations 

Only 23% of all state school students compared to 65% of all independently schooled students progress to the most selective university course or higher level apprenticeships.

With our help, young people not only aim high, but also far and wide. 

Their chosen university courses and apprenticeships were rich and varied, including:

  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics
  • Maths
  • Law
  • Psychology
  • Business Studies
  • Engineering
  • Accounting
  • Zoology
  • Cyber security

'Young carers have potential, but don't have the chance to shine.'

Mikayla is from Plymouth. Her brother requires round the clock care and she works part time to help support her family. She wants to study neuroscience at university.

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Our Impact

We work with hundreds of young people every year, empowering them to succeed in their chosen field. 
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