Summer 2018 (Summer holidays)

Wave dates for Summer 2018 are filling up quickly so please act fast to secure your place – don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity!

You can book your place online or by a paper form. Click here and fill in your details and ensure you select the correct school/college name, then select the wave you would like to take part, pay and secure your place for this summer – it only takes 10 minutes. Alternatively you can post back your sign up form, if you have lost yours, or haven’t received one yet please call 0116 240 7007 or email [email protected]

Summer NCS is set to be a fantastic experience:

Summer NCS is four consecutive weeks Monday to Friday. There are various start dates available throughout the summer, please see wave dates below for more information.

Wave Dates for Summer 2018:

Wave 1: Monday 25th June to Friday 20th July 2018

Wave 2: Monday 2nd July to Friday 27th July 2018

Wave 3: Monday 9th July to Friday 3rd August 2018

Wave 4: Monday 16th July to Friday 10th August 2018

Wave 5: Monday 23rd July to Friday 17th August 2018

Wave 6: Monday 30th July to Friday 24th August 2018 (Finishes early if you start college on 22nd August)

Important Information:

You must be free for all four weeks of your wave. The weekends are your own to do as you please. We can accommodate one day off for doctors appointments, family weddings, etc. Please advise us as soon as possible.

You will be given the morning off to collect GCSE or AS/A Level exam results.

How much does it cost?

There is only a £50 administration fee to take part in NCS. The programme is funded by the government, meaning all you pay is £50.

You can get a 10% discount meaning you pay £45 by signing up online at: and click on the SIGN UP NOW! button in the top right hand side of the home page, at the end of the form it will ask for the £45 payment by card. If you use the paper Sign Up form, there are other options to pay, including by cheque, cash, bank transfer and paypal.

If your family are finding it hard to find the £50 please call or email the office as we have a bursary option for low income families and special circumstances.

Call us on 0116 240 7007 or email [email protected]

Want to work on the NCS team?

We have Mentor, Lead Mentor and Wave Lead roles available for the Summer programme, visit our vacancies page for more information. Applicants must be over 19 years old and have some experience of working with teenagers and motivating others.

How to book your place

To book your place on NCS please return the sign-up and payment form as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Alternatively you can book your place online by clicking the link below.

When we receive your sign-up form you will be sent a confirmation email and a kit list. In May time you will be send dates of the parent/guardian information sessions that you can come along to meet some of the team and find out more about what’s in store for you on NCS. There will also be free bowling sessions in late May/June to come and meet other people taking part in NCS on the same wave as you.

Got a question?

We are happy to answer any questions you have, so please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any queries or concerns. Please email us at [email protected] or alternatively, you can telephone us on 0116 240 7007. To read the frequently asked questions about the Summer NCS programme click here.