Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre

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Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre, also known as The NCS, is a free school sixth form college located in East Ham, London, England. Administered by the City of London Academies Trust, it was opened in 2014. The college is coeducational and is affiliated with University College London who is a strategic partner.[1] It is rated “Outstanding” by Ofsted.[2] It has an ALPS 1 score for value added.[3]

Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (The NCS)
Address
326 Barking Road


,
E6 2BB

England
Information
TypeFree school sixth form
Established2014
Local authorityNewham
TrustCity of London Academies Trust
PrincipalMouhssin Ismail
GenderCo-educational
Age16 to 19
Capacity600
Websitehttps://sixthform.london

CurriculumEdit

The NCS specialises in the teaching of Maths and the Sciences, and contains nine labs that are equipped to a high standard for studying the Sciences (Biology, Chemistry and Physics). The centre offers the following A Level courses: Biology, Chemistry, Economics, English Literature, Further Maths, Geography, Government and Politics, History, Maths, Physics, Psychology and Religious Studies.[4] They also provide a super curriculum to extend knowledge beyond the A Level syllabus and introduce students to topics they might not otherwise be engaged with.[5]

CampusEdit

The college is located in a Grade II listed former council building. Surrounding their buildings on the same campus is East Ham Leisure Centre and Library. [6][better source needed]

Specialist SupportEdit

The NCS provides specialist support in the sectors of Medicine,[7] Law,[8] Finance and Engineering.[9][clarification needed]

Partnerships and programmesEdit

Working with Newham Council, the NCS is the academic A Level centre of a group of partner secondary schools in the borough. These schools are Cumberland, Kingsford, Lister, Little Ilford, Plashet, Rokeby, Royal Docks, Sarah Bonnell and Stratford School Academy.[10]

On 12 November 2014 UCL announced a strategic partnership with Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre.[1] The partnership aligns with the aims of UCL 2034, reflecting UCL’s commitment to being a publicly engaged institution with an interest in the education of London students.[11]

Guest speakers have included Natalie Bennett, Owen Jones, Ed Miliband, Sir Win Bischoff, Gina Miller,[12] Dr Aziz Aboobaker, Annabel Port, Stephen Timms MP, Dr Kenneth Tong, Dr George McGavin, Simon Singh, Shami Chakrabarti, Lord Mervyn King, Robert Winston, Ed Miliband, Venki Ramakrishnan, Evan Davis and Sir Robin Wales.[13]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "NCS UCL Strategic Partnership announcement".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  2. ^ "Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre Ofsted Report".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. ^ "ALPS Grade 1". Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (The NCS). Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  4. ^ "Curriculum - What you will study".
  5. ^ "NCS Super Curriculum". Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (The NCS). Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  6. ^ "Google Map". www.google.com. Retrieved 10 January 2022.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. ^ "Learn More About The NCS Med School". Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (The NCS). Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  8. ^ "NCS Law School". Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (The NCS). Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  9. ^ "NCS Engineering School". Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (The NCS). Retrieved 21 January 2022.
  10. ^ "Newhamsussed.co.uk".
  11. ^ "UCL announces partnership with Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre". 10 November 2014.
  12. ^ "Gina Miller Twitter".{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  13. ^ "The NCS Delivers a Successful First Term for Students - Newham Collegiate Sixth Form Centre (The NCS)". Archived from the original on 19 January 2015.

Coordinates: 51°31′58″N 0°03′23″E / 51.5329°N 0.0563°E / 51.5329; 0.0563