Autumn 2018 (October half term)

Autumn 2018 NCS takes place over the half term week and 4 Saturdays or Sundays thereafter. You can book your place now, places are very limited on the Autumn programme so 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 Autumn Wave, pay and secure your place – 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]

Autumn NCS is set to be a fantastic experience:

Autumn NCS is 7 days over the Half term week starting on the Friday night when you break up – through to the following Friday, and then social Action takes place on 4 Saturdays or Sundays in late October and November. More information follows.

Autumn 2018 (October half term)

Dates for Autumn 2017:

Residential weekend: Friday 12th October to Monday 15th October 2018.
Skills Days: 16th, 17th and 18th October 2018.

Social Action Visit and planning day: Friday 19th October 2018.

Social Action Dates: 4 Saturdays or Sundays after half term – most likely 27th Oct, 3rd Nov, 10th Nov, 17th Nov.  This is flexible if you have a Saturday job or prefer to do Sundays.

Important Information:

You must be free for all the Autumn dates above. 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 Autumn 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.

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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 NCS programme click here.