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A Levels & A+ Programmes

Welcome to Sixth Form at NSCG. We’re really excited for you to join us.

Don’t forget, our consistently high qualification achievement rates place us in the top 10% of colleges in England for learners aged 16-18. So rest assured, that you will be fully supported during your time at NSCG and we aim to ensure you are happy, productive and in safe hands.

We hope to meet you on or around GCSE Results Day and if not, shortly afterwards when college starts in September.

We're in the top 10 of national colleges for university progression. In 2021, NSCG sent 110 students to over 60 different Higher Education institutions.

A LEVELS: Useful information and contact details

Animation

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

Illustration & Animation Summer Task


Your Equipment List

As part of studying A Level Illustration & Animation, you'll need to ensure that you have the correct equipment. You can view the full Equipment List here.


In the meantime, if you have a question for Simon, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing simon.jones@nscg.ac.uk

Art

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Art Summer Task


Your Equipment List

As part of studying A Level Art, you'll need to ensure that you have the correct equipment. You can view the full Equipment List here.


If you have a question for Graeme, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing graeme.reed@nscg.ac.uk

Biology

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Biology Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Deepuk, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing deepuk.sethi@nscg.ac.uk

Business

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Business Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Mandi, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing mandi.marks@nscg.ac.uk

Chemistry

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Chemistry Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Jo, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing joanna.cook@nscg.ac.uk

Computer Science

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Computer Science


In the meantime, if you have a question for Alex, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing alex.webb1@nscg.ac.uk

Drama & Theatre Studies

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Theatre Studies Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Natalie, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing natalie.weatherer@nscg.ac.uk

Economics

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Economics Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Fiona, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing fiona.shakesheave@nscg.ac.uk

English Language

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level English Language Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Stuart, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing stuart.last@nscg.ac.uk

English Literature

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level English Literature Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Stuart, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing stuart.last@nscg.ac.uk

Film Studies

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Film Studies Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Verica, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing verica.travar-williams@nscg.ac.uk

Geography

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Geography Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Amanda, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing amanda.riding@nscg.ac.uk

Graphic Design

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Graphics Summer Task


Your Equipment List

As part of studying A Level Graphic Design, you'll need to ensure that you have the correct equipment. You can view the full Equipment List here.


In the meantime, if you have a question for Simon, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing simon.jones@nscg.ac.uk

History

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level History Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Nathan, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing nathan.greenwood@nscg.ac.uk

Law

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Law Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Mark, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing mark.steele@nscg.ac.uk

Maths

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Maths Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Stefn, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing stefn.dreaves@nscg.ac.uk

Media Studies

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Media Studies Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Natalie, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing natalie.weatherer@nscg.ac.uk

Philosophy, Religion & Ethics

SUMMER TASK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Philosophy Religion Ethics Summer Task


In the meantime, if you have a question for Anthony, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing anthony.collins@nscg.ac.uk

Photography

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Photography Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Amber, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing amber.banksbrumby@nscg.ac.uk

Physical Education

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Physical Education Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Hannah, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing hannah.dale@nscg.ac.uk


Physics

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Physics Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Martin, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing martin.gallacher@nscg.ac.uk

Politics

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Politics Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Nathan, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing nathan.greenwood@nscg.ac.uk

Psychology

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Psychology Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Cassie, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing cassie.mcclelland@nscg.ac.uk

Sociology

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A Level Sociology Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Zoe, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing zoe.emery@nscg.ac.uk

A+ PROGRAMMES: CONTACT DETAILS AND USEFUL INFORMATION

Applied Business

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A+ Business Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Mandi, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing mandi.marks@nscg.ac.uk

Applied Criminology

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A+ Criminology Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Hayley, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing hayley.mason@nscg.ac.uk

Applied Forensic Science

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A+ Forensic & Criminal Investigations Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Hilary, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing hilary.bathgate@nscg.ac.uk

Financial Studies

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A+ Financial Studies Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Richard, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing richard.simpson@nscg.ac.uk

Applied Human Biology

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A+ Human Biology Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Hilary, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing hilary.bathgate@nscg.ac.uk

Applied Law

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A+ Law Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Laura, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing laura.burt@nscg.ac.uk

Applied Psychology

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A+ Applied Psychology Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Lisa, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing lisa.alcock@nscg.ac.uk

Applied Science

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

A+ Applied Science Summer Task

In the meantime, if you have a question for Hilary, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing hilary.bathgate@nscg.ac.uk

Engineering

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

Level 3 National Extended Certificate in Engineering

In the meantime, if you have a question for Martin, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing martin.gallacher@nscg.ac.uk

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Applied Science

Diploma in Applied Science

SUMMER WORK

To help you transition into college life we've set a number of tasks for you to complete over the summer.

Level 3 BTEC Diploma in Applied Science

In the meantime, if you have a question for Hilary, the Subject Leader, you can get in touch by emailing hilary.bathgate@nscg.ac.uk

Hear from our students

We caught up with a number of students on A Level Results Day where we asked them all about life at NSCG and how they've found studying at the College. Watch what they have to say below...

Honours Programme

Have you applied to our Honours Programme? Richard Simpson, our Honours Programme Leader, is really looking forward to helping you achieve your ambitions of studying at a top university.

Although you've already applied, this is just a reminder that our Honours Programme provides extra-curricular activities to boost your learning, build confidence, develop skills and improve your chances of an offer from a world-class university.

Our two-year honours programme includes:

· Team-building and leadership development day

· Take an Extended Project Qualification

· Opportunity to participate in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme

· Talks from visiting academics

· Specialist UCAS application workshops

To study this additional programme alongside your A Levels, you’ll need a profile of mainly 9-7 grades in your GCSEs.

Hit play below to hear more from Richard and watch our 'Honours Programme' video.

Ofsted, 2019
Honours Programme students realise their ambition to achieve a place at high performing universities.

Ofsted, 2019

College Life

Hit play to watch our 'life at Sixth Form' video! We hope you're looking forward to being part of the NSCG family.

NEW STARTERS FACEBOOK GROUP

Take some time to get to know us really well. You will find our latest news, events and updates by following us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. If you are on Facebook please be sure to join our new Facebook groups ‘NSCG Newcastle College Starters 2022’ where you can virtually join a community of learners who will also be joining NSCG in September, some of whom may be on the same course as you.

Student Experience

Student Xtra and A Level student Sophie, talks below about her experiences of studying at Newcastle College.

Get in touch

Got a question about any of your A Level subjects? Complete the form below and we'll respond as soon as we can.

Department Highlights

A Level Results Day

Hit play to hear NSCG A Level students reflect back on their experiences of studying at Newcastle College in our A Level Results Day highlights video.

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Isabel Willis - A*, A*, A, A

Isabel Willis achieved INCREDIBLE A*, A*, A, A grades in her Biology, Psychology & Chemistry A Levels alongside her EPQ. After NSCG, the former The Kidsgrove Secondary School pupil progressed onto University of Birmingham to study Medicine.

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Ollie Blackwell - A*, A*, A*

Former The Orme Academy student Ollie Blackwell headed to university at The University of Manchester to study Politics & Sociology after receiving fantastic A*, A*, A* grades in English Language, Literature and Sociology.

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Maddison Gater - A*, A*, A, A

Securing her place at University of Oxford to study Theology & Religion – Maddison Gater well and truly smashed her A Level results with A*, A*, A, A grades in Philosophy, Ethics & Religion, her EPQ, History and French.

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A Levels: Iceland Trip

NSCG A Level Geography and Sociology students visit Iceland as part of their studies.

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Jacob Barlow - A*, A, A

Former St Margaret Ward Catholic Academy student, Jacob Barlow achieved A*, A, A grades in his Maths, Physics and Chemistry A Levels. He left NSCG and headed to Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, to study Physical Natural Sciences.

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Once in a lifetime experiences

NSCG students had the opportunity to meet TV Presenter and world famous physicist, Professor Brian Cox as he unveiled a brand new £3.5m Science & Technology Centre at our Stafford campus.

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Celebrating Student Success

Each year we celebrate our students success from all areas of the College with our annual Celebration Awards.

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If you have a specific question about our Virtual Open Days, simply get in touch.

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