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First Star Academies UK

Are the pathway to university and careers through - Academic Support - Life Skills Development - Carer Engagement. Our funders, volunteers, events and supporters make it all possible. Help us to change the lives of Looked-after Children.

Our Mission

First Star improves the lives of Looked-after Children and Young People by partnering with universities, virtual school heads, schools and designated teachers, social services, carers, and local authorities to ensure looked-after young people have the academic, life skills, and adult support needed to successfully transition to higher education and adulthood. We pursue our mission through innovative university-preparatory programmes, providing professional assistance to stakeholders, and advocating for policy change.

 

 

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University-run First Star programmes offer Looked-after Children the opportunity to attend life-changing University preparation programmes.

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