Brighter Academy trust was incorporated on 5 June 2013, having converted from a maintained school. The charitable company is known as Farringdon Community Academy.

The principal objective and activity of the charitable company is the operation of Farringdon Community Academy to provide education for students of different abilities between the ages of 11 and 16.

The academy trust’s vision is:

• respect

• resilience

• endeavour

• high aspirations and attainment

• high standards and expectations

The academy trust’s strategic aims are:

• to deliver excellence in education;

• to contribute to improving standards through school to school partnership models;

• support staff and students to make rapid and sustained improvements;

• to develop and share leadership expertise across the partnership to support transformational change;

• to deliver strong governance and quality assurance models; and

• to capitalise on the mutual benefits of partnership in the community

The academy trust’s educational aims are to secure quality education for all its students which will, regardless of background:

• provide academic rigor and challenge to raise aspiration and foster ambition;

• instil the academic and social skills necessary to take the next steps in education or employment;

• inspire them to be creative and entrepreneurial;

• encourage the skills of research, enquiry and independent learning;

• provide individual support to overcome barriers to learning;

• instil community responsibility and respect for others;

• to provide equal opportunities for every child;

• be inclusive and value diversity; and

• help students to become morally responsible and proactive citizens