Year 11s can now book their incredible summer experience with National Citizen Service (NCS).
The NCS team presented an assembly, on the 7thMarch, and offered the three week programme to students. Places are limited, so interested students should head to www.NCSYES.co.uk to book their place on the programme.
• Taking place during the summer holidays, the NCS journey begins with a jam-packed outdoor adventure with exhilarating activities to make you feel unstoppable.
• Next, there’s another residential at Sunderland University experiencing independent living and developing skills ready for work and life.
• Putting everything they’ve learnt into action, participants create a project that makes a difference in the local community.
• At a celebration event NCS graduates will be awarded a certificate signed by the Prime Minister which is great for CVs and university applications.
The programme is worth around £1,500 but thanks to government-backing you’ll never pay more than £50. Year 11 students from Hetton School can take part for just £35 when booking at www.NCSYES.co.uk – early booking is advised. Young people eligible for a free school meals are eligible for a bursary which may lower the cost further to £10. Please call 0800 197 8010 for more information.