Prince's Trust xl clubs
Prince's Trust xl clubs provide a personal
development programme for young people aged 13 – 19. These informal
clubs support young people in developing the skills and confidence
needed to progress into a positive future.
The xl programme promotes a flexible
approach, using relevant, experiential learning to support young
people to achieve a range of personal and employability skills and
Young people work together as a group on practical learning
projects, which are designed to boost their confidence, improve
self esteem, attainment, behaviour and attendance.
These skills and personal qualities can support the young people
to achieve more, both at school, and in the future.
Prince's Trust xl clubs across the UK
Since 1998, The Prince's Trust has been working in partnership
with schools and centres across the UK, building young people's
personal and social skills, developing their confidence to move
into a positive future.
Every year we work with our partners to support the learning and
engagement of over 10,000 young people, ensuring a
structured but flexible programme for young people with differing
needs, as well as offering a recognised qualification and low
The xl programme offers high quality teaching resources
including session plans and activity ideas, together with
opportunities for schools and centres to learn from each other and
share knowledge. We host a series of events across the UK for
networking, CPD and developing good practice. Visit our Learning Hub to discover
How does a Prince's Trust xl club help young people?
- It helps young people re-engage with learning, improving their
chances of completing compulsary education
- It increases confidence, self-esteem, social skills and
- It helps improve attendance and motivation
- It develops enterprise and employability skills
- Prince’s Trust xl clubs have helped over 60,000 young
people since they started in 1998
- There are currently over 900 clubs in over
600 schools and centres across the UK
- 90% of young people show positive skills
development across a range of areas
- 88% of young people have gone into further
education, work or training upon completion of the programme
- 94% of young people would recommend it to
The Learning hub
Interested in finding out more about The Prince's Trust xl
Visit our Learning
Hub for more information, and to access sample
teaching resources, search for session plans, worksheets and
Give us your thoughts about how best to support those not
achieving in education.
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Find out more about xl clubs in regions and countries.
Are you interested in running an xl club? Please get in
touch with your regional contact:
National Programme Manager
020 7543 7435
02890 745 454
0141 225 3380
01443 497 189