Aims and Objectives

We pursue our mission through innovative university-preparatory programmes, providing professional assistance to stakeholders, and advocating for policy change.
Our Mission


  • For all First Star graduates to be able to access support to sustain their mental health
  • First Star graduates all have appropriate and supportive accommodation
  • First Star graduates stay clear of the criminal justice system
  • 50% or more of First Star Scholars achieve 5 + GCSEs
  • More than 43% First Star graduates transition to HE by age 23 (mirroring their peers nationally)
  • 100% of First Star graduates secure further education, employment or training upon graduation from First Star​


Objective One

to help keep all scholars on track for GCSE and post 16 educational success

Objective Two

to provide scholars with the resources and support needed to successfully transition to Higher Education

Objective Three

to ensure scholars have the life skills and access to resources needed to prepare them for independence and adulthood

Objective Four

to engage carers and other adults who can provide long-term support to scholars as they transition to Higher Education and independence