The NCS Delivers a Successful First Term for Students

The NCS Delivers a Successful First Term for Students

Since we opened in September 2014 we have successfully delivered outstanding learning and teaching as well as providing unparalleled  opportunities for our students to extend their knowledge and understanding beyond A-Level and prepare them to be the leaders of the future.

This is what we have done so far at the NCS:

NCS Lecture Programme

 Natalie Bennett Leader of the Green Party Taking your place in UK politics (watch and read more…)
 Sir Win Bischoff Ex Chairman of the Lloyds Banking Group How to succeed in Business (watch and read more…)
 Harvard University The USA university system explored Applying to Ivy League universities (find out more…)
 Owen Jones Guardian newspaper writer and author Shaping a better society (find out more…)
 Stephen Timms MP for East Ham Political issues and the Scottish Referendum (watch and find out more…)
 Dr. Aziz Aboobaker Professor, Oxford University Research project. ‘Immortal Worms’ (find out more…)
 Dr. Kenneth Tong Professor, UCL Renewable energy & his solar umbrella (find out more and see our launch day video…)
 Dr. Mark Dallas Professor, Reading University Alzheimer’s and neurodegenerative disease (find out more…)
 Dr. George McGavin Entomologist and TV presenter Tales from TV & The Natural World
 Jason Dittmer Geography Professor at UCL: Cultural Superpowers (find out more…)
 David Stephenson History Professor at LSE World War 1 beginnings & endings
 Dr. Catherine Sebastian Senior Lecturer at UCL Why study Psychology? (find out more…)
 Annabel Port Absolute Radio presenter Careers in Broadcasting and the Media (find out more…)
 Inspiring Maths Lectures on Maths beyond A-Level Bridging the gap to degree study

Malaria lecture at the Royal Institute /   Maths Lecture at Queen Mary’s University

Want to see more? Look at our Opportunity Timeline – click here!

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Workshops & Enrichment:

LSE mentoring Programme:  Helping our students succeed academically (read more…)

Medicine as a career: Students shadowed a consultant for a week at Guys and St. Thomas’ hospital

Practical skills in Medicine: Workshop by SAMDA (Barts and the London Hospital Trust)

UCL Engineering Club: 3 of our students gained places on this prestigious course

Barclays Soft Skills workshops: Developing personal and professional skills (read more…)

White and Case LLP : Preparing for a career in the Law

Maths Masterclasses: Students practicing STEM papers for entry into Russell Group Universities

Oxford University: Debating workshop at the Oxford Union

Credit Suisse: Applying for the Steps to Success Programme (read more…)

KPMG Accountants: How to apply for the prestigious “School Leaver Programme”

NCS Biology week: Extract your own DNA / Dissection skills / Bio Bakeoff / the Ebola Debate / Meet the Reptiles! / Crystal Maze / Ode to Physiology (read more and watch the video…)

Applying to US universities: Workshop by Linos, NCS Ambassador and graduate from Uni of Pennsylvania

‘Into University’ programme: How to apply to prestigious universities

Model UN conference: Our Geographers starred at a model UN conference


Competitions / Visits:

Two day visit to European Parliament for politics and history students with Seb Dance, MEP (read more…)

Bar Mock Trial competition. Our students reached the Final round at the London regionals (read more…)

Oxford University visit: Students visited Somerville College to get advice on applications

Induction at Cambridge: Cambridge University hosted our first ever Induction Programme (read more…)

Visit to DfE: Our students gave their views on politics and young people

Gothic Exhibition: English students visited the British Library to investigate gothic literature

Snaresbrook Crown Court:  Our students spent the day experiencing the machinery of law at work

Cultural Day: Love London Treasure Hunt (read more and watch video…)

What do our students think of their first term at The NCS? Click here to meet them and find out!