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, working in co-production with 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

18 June

Equalities Work in Bath & North East Somerset

Over the past two years some very exciting Equalities work has been taking place in B&NES, with over 30 grants being awarded to develop the work of E-teams (Equalities Teams), in which children and young people work together with staff in schools and other settings to campaign against discrimination and to promote inclusion. The impact […]

16 June

A digital toolkit for adults with learning disabilities

Posted in Learn to lead

Made Open Communications are to be co-designing a digital co-production tool with Camphill Village Trust and Learn to Lead. Together we are exploring how digital communication tools could support the Learn to Lead model of co-production. Camphill are an inspiring charity offering a safe home, life skills and a connected community for adults with learning […]

1 June

Quick News Flash from Chew Valley Performing Arts College

Posted in Learn to lead

Some of our students are going to be training Redland School staff in Bristol on equalities. They are attending an event to give them the skills to go in and do a staff inset. Our chickens have been killed by a fox! we are getting new ones in September. We hope to set up an […]

8 May

Places Available for 2 day Training in June 2015

Posted in Learn to lead

The  last training of the academic year will be held in June – Tuesday 16th & Wednesday 17th 2015 at The Blue School Student Centre, Wells.   This training models the Learn to lead approach through its underlying ethos and the active use of the tools for co-production. The two days offer an inspiring introduction that is designed to […]

6 May

Sturts Farm Community Trust

Posted in Learn to lead

Sturts Community Trust is an exciting venture bringing together a range of social initiatives built around a vision of promoting sustainability.   Their base on Sturts Farm, is a 90 acre working organic biodynamic farm on the outskirts of West Moors. As a Camphill Community, Sturts Farm has, for well over 30 years, been offering land-based […]

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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