"I can be a better mediator with what I've learnt."
-Participant at Young Mediators' Network Convention, March 2017
"By far the best course I have ever been on, it puts all other courses to shame"
-Adult Participant on Playing with Fire, 2016
"We noted in particular the charity's commitment to quality
and the way in which it continually strives to improve the
delivery of its aims and objectives. The passion and enthusiasm
of all those involved in Leap is very apparent."
"An inspiring example of young people taking the lead”
“The personal reflections and Chris Nash’s report
were very interesting and we are delighted with the progress
and the impact it seems to be making”
“Mediation is a life skill. I use the skills I have learnt
all the time: at work, and at home. The training has given me
confidence and I feel able to voice problems in a more assertive
“If I’d done the workshop when I first came out
of prison, I would never have come back”
“If there is a problem between the gangs we need to be
able to resolve it amongst ourselves. Adults don’t need
to get involved, but we do need the skills to be able to sort
the conflict out.”
“I should use these experiences to allow myself not to
be victimized again and not to victimize others because of the
“Congratulations on your remarkable achievement in organizing
the session for year 7 pupils on conflict resolution. You showed
extraordinary skills in organizing these pupils, inspiring them
to express themselves and increasing their self-confidence.
You also made them think!”
“I woke up excited every morning, wanting to come and
"Thank you. I have found both 'Training
for Trainers' and 'Playing with Fire' the most useful and
inspiring training I have ever done"
“The trainers were clear, direct and fun”
“Thank you for this wonderful book.. Best group work
book I have read to date”
“It is so rare to see a charity state its philosophy,
then show it in such an excellent range of work”