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Wimbledon Foundation – Set for Success 2024

Set for Success is an intensive youth leadership initiative funded by the Wimbledon Foundation in partnership with Barclays and delivered by the Youth Sport Trust. It seeks to support young people at risk of becoming NEET (not in education, employment, or training) or otherwise not achieving their full potential.


What’s involved: This youth leadership initiative has been designed to provide young people from disadvantaged backgrounds from across the UK with the opportunity to develop valuable life and leadership skills through mentoring sessions delivered by inspirational athletes. We work with young people currently in year 9 who have been identified as being most at risk of becoming not in education, employment or training (NEET).

Outcomes: The programme, through long term intervention, aims to improve young people's life chances, as well as their positive social engagement and their involvement in education by helping them to develop their confidence, aspirations, resilience and self-esteem through leadership in sport. Athlete Mentor sessions focus on developing key employability skills which are crucial beyond education. Sport and social action are both used as programme elements which allow the young people to apply skills in practice and influence something which is important to them.

For your school to take part in this programme you must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Secondary school
  • Based in one of the following areas of the UK: Burnley, Devon, Dundee, Hartlepool, Islington, Leicester City, Swansea

Duration: This programme takes place between 18 August 2024 - 31 July 2025. The deadline for expressions of interest is 31 July 2024.

Find out more: about Set for Success on our website - click here.