NCS – Opportunity for Year 11

A youth programme like no other

“Designed specially for 16 and 17 year olds, the NCS experience will give you a clearer idea of what you want from your future. We’ll help you realise that big, exciting things can come from feeling a little bit overwhelmed.
…No, seriously, it’s all good. Remember, No. We. Can.
Show yourself exactly what you’re made of!

On NCS, you’ll mix with a new crowd, and take on fresh challenges together. Before you know it, you’ll be rooting for each other, as you all tackle your own little hurdles. Along the way, you’ll also get a taste for independence and pick up skills that’ll help you smash your future goals. And if that’s not enough for you, you’ll also be given a platform to have your voice heard and pursue a passion project.

The NCS experience might last just a few weeks, but the impact? That lasts a LOT longer. Over 500,000 people have already done NCS – want to join them? Visit the website for more information and to register:

How much does the Summer Programme cost?

“Whether you are taking part in a two week or three week experience, the most we’ll ask you to contribute is £50 (a pretty sweet deal considering a place at NCS can cost up to £1,500, which is funded by the government). We also have a bursary scheme available that’s 100% confidential, so if £50 is too much of a stretch, please get in touch with us at NCS by calling us on 0800 197 8010.”

Am I eligible for an NCS bursary?

“We want everyone to be able to take part in NCS, so if the £50 contribution is a bit of a stretch, we have a bursary policy in place to help. Bursaries of up to 80% of the contribution are available. You’re eligible for a bursary if:

  • You are in or have recently left care
  • You are in receipt of Free School Meals
  • You have an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP)
  • You are a young carer

Give us a call and we’ll see how we can best support you. To find out more or to apply for our bursary, contact us on 0800 197 8010 or via live chat (at”