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 Package Introductory 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

10 April

Successful Student & Teacher Media Training to be repeated don’t miss out!

Posted in Learn to lead

The Media Training for students and teachers proved highly successful and has gathered much interest so we are holding another course in Oxford on the 15th May. Learn how to set up a media team in order to publicise your work. Enjoy gaining new skills and understanding in video-making, websites, social media and planning a […]

9 April

The Outcome Star – A tried & tested tool for supporting and measuring change

Posted in Learn to lead

Increasingly schools want hard evidence of impact on students involved in programmes. What impact is Learn to lead having on your students? Following development with Triangle, Learn to lead are delighted to be able to offer The Outcome Star Evaluation training. The day will enable students to use the Outcome Star Evaluation Tool with younger […]

31 March

More Schools Join in Cornwall and Oxford

Posted in Learn to lead

March has been a great month for introducing Learn to lead to Primary Schools in Cornwall and Oxford. We have also had some great feedback from the days such as “Really enjoyed the training and looking forward to implementing it in School” “Great content …. Good resources to take back to school!” “A range of […]

30 March

St Anne’s students are “Rocket Fuel”

Posted in Learn to lead

Students at St. Anne’s Catholic School and Sixth Form College, Southampton are being given the opportunity to lead aspects of their school through the Learn to lead programme. The students are choosing aspects of their school life they want to improve and working as teams to bring in those changes, all on their own! James […]

28 February

Latest newsletter includes funding and training opportunities

Posted in Learn to lead

Learn to lead’s latest newsletter has been released today, this issue includes funding, latest training opportunities and information on the new Outcome Star Evaluation Training for sixth formers, teachers and mentors. The newsletter can be read here eepurl.com/PoVV5 If you would like to be added to the mailing list contact us

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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