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Care Leaver Covenant and Voluntary Sector Case Study

Care Leaver Covenant and Voluntary Sector Case Study

How we’ve come to collaborate with leading care leaver charities and other voluntary organisations across the country. Organisations that sign up to the Covenant make ‘offers’ of support relating to education, employment, training, housing, security, health, financial...

‘Life of Ryan’ a Spectra Original

‘Life of Ryan’ a Spectra Original

This is a short animation which depicts the care journey of our first Care Leaver Covenant ambassador. Told through Ryan’s eyes, this narrative charts his route through care, detailing some of his difficulties – the ups and downs, but also what it means to have a...

Pure Insight

Pure Insight

Pure Insight is a charity, working alongside leaving care teams in Stockport, Trafford and Cheshire East, to provide networking, mentoring, parental support, mental-health support, and a range of other support services for care leavers. BackgroundPure Insight was...

Go Higher West Yorkshire: A Multi-Faceted Commitment

Go Higher West Yorkshire: A Multi-Faceted Commitment

A partnership of 12 colleges and universities in West Yorkshire that offers enhanced support and various programmes to care leavers on their 'student journey' from school to higher education and into work. The PartnershipGo Higher West Yorkshire (GHWY) is a regional...

For Year 9 students in London who aspire to University.

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For Young People in Care who aspire to University – Year 9 students in London.

Join our London First Star Academy (more academies are coming in 2020 – keep up to date via our website)

In collaboration with universities we offer academic support, life skills and personal development in an immersive higher education experience. The programme is designed to support young people academically, personally and socially throughout GCSE’s and A-Levels (or equivalent) in order that they can get the grades needed to enter higher education and go on to obtain a good degree.

Taking Up This Offer

If you are interested in becoming a First Star Academy Student or have an interested young person in your Virtual School or In Care with you and you/they are in year 9 (2018-2019) then contact our Executive Director

Dr Lorna Goodwin – 

You can also reach us through our website – www.firststaruk.org

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