About Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (The NCS)
Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre, also known as The NCS, is a mixed further education institution situated in East Ham, East London. The college has been operating under the patronage of Newham Adult Learning Services; in January 2017, the Department for Education announced that the City of London Corporation would be the new benefactor for the college.
Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre officially opened in September 2014, providing education for post-16 students. It holds specialist teaching status in biology, physics, chemistry and mathematics, and was judged “outstanding” by Ofsted in 2016. In a recent ALPS report, The NCS ranked in the top 1% of UK schools for value added.
Values and vision
Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre is a college with a strong mission: to inspire students to pursue their goals and encourage them to make a lasting contribution to their local and global community. The college is committed to leading students to excellent A-level results by nurturing them with outstanding teaching.
The college offers its own "super-curriculum", which allows students to take part in masterclasses, soft skills workshops and a lecture programme. Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre is committed to furnishing students with the skills and attitudes that will aid them in their quest for excellence in education and beyond.
“Governors, leaders and managers are highly aspirational for all learners; they set and achieve high standards for all learners, preparing them well for their next steps in learning. Staff use their expertise, knowledge and skills very successfully to provide good teaching on adult learning programmes and outstanding teaching and assessment on study programmes.”