With ten years’ experience behind us, we take engagement to a new level, so that from the very young upwards, people have responsibility and ownership and can run things for themselves. Our expertise is in providing structures, tools, training and inspiration to enable people to work together in teams to bring about the positive changes they wish for. The outcomes are transformational, individuals growing in confidence, self-esteem and ownership, and the whole culture of an organisation changing to one where everyone is ‘doing’ rather than feeling 'done to’.

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Training and Resources

Development & Evaluation Tools Development & Evaluation Tools

Helping you identify key aspects of successful implementation, and students assess their development

Review and Renew Workshop Review and Renew Workshop

Designed for link staff to review their progress with others, swap ideas and plan for the future.

Introductory Training Package Introductory Training Package

Organisations new to Learn to lead receive a comprehensive package of support, training and resources.

Resources Resources

A comprehensive ‘how-to-do-it’ manual and a range of other vital resources

Gold Award Gold Award

Schools involved for over 2 years can work towards the Gold Award – an important quality mark.

Ongoing Support and Training Ongoing Support and Training

A range of training is available, externally, in-house or with clusters of schools in a chain or local area

Latest news and articles

16 November

We can do, We will do, We are doing

Learn to lead teams The Camphill Village Trsut demonstrated initiatives designed to help them shape and steer both their support and the charity’s future direction. Confident presentations, fun activities and a chance to meet and build new friendships characterised the day in Larchfield Community. Teams from Larchfield Botton and the Croft described regular sessions in […]

20 October

The Chicken Team Win National Award !

Posted in Learn to lead

“The Chicken Team were the first Cherwell team to have Learn to lead training as they were an established group, The skills they have learnt are immeasurable – all students involved have grown in confidence and the team work has been fantastic. At the first full meeting this academic year 40+ new members came to […]

20 October

Westminster Today !

Posted in Secondary schools

Well done to Brian Mathews, Holly Dando, Liz Shuttleworth (Chew Valley School link coordinator) and Hazel Stockwell-Cooke who presented to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Bullying in Westminster. As part of the Learn to lead Equalities Team they presented their achievements and answered questions on helping to make both their school community and the […]

16 October

An Education Worth Having

Posted in Learn to lead

Whole Education are holding their 5th Annual Conference on the 18th & 19th of November, Kings Place London – “An Education Worth Having” with John Hattie. Licensed Learn to lead Schools are being offered a 20% discount. Click here For further information.

1 October

Pupil Voice at Sunnyhill Primary School

Posted in Learn to lead

Learn to lead School Sunnyhill Primary School have the children at the centre of what they do and provide. “We actively encourage them to be involved in the development of the school, to make their voices heard. We are committed to ensuring that children’s views are not just listened to but acted upon. Our aim […]

What people say

Read what people say about our approach and our work

  • Secondary School Student

    “I used to think about school – get it over and done with. I didn’t think much of it. Now I am going out of my way to help the school rather than just turn up.”

    - Secondary School Student
  • Secondary School Student

    “Learn to Lead has given the school a real buzz. The fact that students can see something they want to change and make it happen is amazing.”  

    - Secondary School Student
  • Secondary School Teacher

    “The more centrally I put the ethos and tools of LtoL into my teaching practice, the more my students take ownership of their learning. How else can we achieve more grade As to Cs?”


    - Secondary School Teacher
  • Secondary Principal

    “I’m proud of our Gold Arts Award and of course our Ofsted Outstanding category, but I’m most proud of our achievements through Learn to Lead”  

    - Secondary Principal
  • Manager, Camphill Village Trust

    “Through Learn to Lead we encourage every person to have a greater voice and involvement in the life and development of their communities, so that they really are THEIR communities.”  

    - Manager, Camphill Village Trust
  • Primary Headteacher

    “There is an unspoken trust and expectation given to the children which encourages ever more responsibility and develops a sense of pride and ownership in all that is done. The children grow in stature and confidence about who they are and what they can do.”

    - Primary Headteacher
  • Primary Headteacher

    “It gives children a real chance to take on projects, to lead, and to learn those life skills like independence, working with others, having ideas, and seeing problems to a solution.  And all for the general good of the school.”

    - Primary Headteacher
  • Liz Shuttleworth

    “Learn to Lead has transformed the school in a way that I never thought possible. It has been an absolute privilege to witness such incredible transformations in students as individuals that will serve them for the rest of their lives.”  

    - Liz Shuttleworth
  • Sir Tim Brighouse

    “I haven’t stopped talking about Learning to Lead since my visit. They really do seem to have taken student involvement and voice to a new level.”

    - Sir Tim Brighouse
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