Rising Futures Programme
Positive futures begin with self-belief
Our year-long personal development programme equips students with the essential skills needed to succeed inside and outside the classroom.
Each student receives one-to-one coaching from a trained Coach, alongside three immersive extracurricular trips, empowering them to believe in themselves.
Hear from teachers and students on the Rising Futures programme
"The Rising Futures programme has been a really positive opportunity for our students. Students have made noticeable improvements in their confidence and self-esteem, and this has also impacted their performance in the classroom.
I would definitely recommend the programme to other schools."
Vic Goddard, Headteacher, Passmores Academy
Why do your students need self-belief?
Before the programme
The Rising Futures programme has a proven impact on students, empowering them to unlock their personal potential.
Each student on our programme faces different challenges, but with the right support can believe in themselves, and create their own positive future.
We typically work with a selected group of students who begin the programme displaying some of the following behaviour:
Withdrawn in group situations
Hesitant to engage in class
Unlikely to ask for help when it's needed
Likely to give up easily
After the programme
We collect data from students, teachers, parents and the Yes Futures Coaches to paint a complete picture of students' progression. Schools receive a full Impact Report detailing individual student progression.
82% of students feel more prepared for the future
“My favourite thing about the programme was going on the World of Work day because it has given me a greater understanding of working and careers.”
Year 10 Student, St Angela’s Ursuline School
84% of students have become more motivated
to achieve at school
“When I started the programme I didn't face challenges well, I used to get stressed out a lot. Not when I am facing challenges at school I calm myself down and think rationally about them.”
Year 9 Student, The Nobel School
“ The programme has improved students’ confidence which has made a difference to their learning, but also their ability to speak up and come forwards with important issues.”
Miss O’Sullivan, The Thomas Alleyne Academy
How we support your students
Our year-long programme provides targeted students with personalised support. Through a developmental journey of inspirational coaching sessions and immersive experiences, selected students develop essential skills and are empowered to believe in themselves.
Our fully trained Coaches support students to self-reflect and take responsibility for their development.
Play Your Part
A day of community action shows students the benefits of 'giving back', as well as gaining valuable work experience in diverse settings.
World of Work
Students gain a clearer understanding of working life and develop key employability skills by visiting a dynamic workplace.
Into the Wild
An action-packed three-day residential with other schools, challenges students to step outside their comfort zone.