Previously known as The Transformation Trust

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LifeSkills created with Barclays

Programme name:

LifeSkills created with Barclays


This programme is not sector specific

Corporate Partner:


Where the programme will run:

Select locations nationwide

Key Stage:

3, 4, 5

Year group:

7 - 13

Number of students from each school who can take part:



Location of programme:

In school

Requirements from school:





One member of school staff to support each session, completing and submitting relevant booking form and ensuring that all students attend all sessions.


Schools must commit to completing a number of educator-led interventions which are designed to complement the facilitated sessions.

Cost of programme:











LifeSkills created with Barclays is an employability programme that combines form time activities for teachers with independent student work and facilitator visits.


The programme is designed to respond to the specific needs of each participating school. Topics that can be covered include CV writing, interview techniques, developing an enterprising mindset, in addition to opportunities to develop core transferable skills, such as problem solving, creativity, and being proactive.


The end result is to help build a cohort of confident and capable students, furnished with the skills and knowledge  they need to make the transition from education to the world of work.

Relevant Gatsby Benchmarks:



Gatsby Benchmark 2 - Learning from career and labour market information.

Gatsby Benchmark 4 - Linking curriculum learning to careers.

Gatsby Benchmark 5 - Encounters with employers and employees.

How to book:


Call to speak to a member of our dedicated Schools Liaison Team on 0207 148 0934 to check eligibility and then submit an expression of interest form here.

How places are allocated:


These are allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis to schools in our target cohort (higher than average numbers of pupils eligible for pupil premium funding).