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Lincolnshire Gateway Academies Trust

NCS - National Citizenship Service

NCS is an opportunity that helps 15–17-year-olds (Year 11 and 12) to build skills for work and life, take on new challenges, meet new people and make a difference in their local community. 750,000 young people have already completed the programme and are out there reaping the benefits of taking part.

There are THREE exciting programmes to choose from


Live it up on this five day adventure away from home. Get life hacks you didn’t know you needed, learn survival skills, and test your limits by getting stuck into adrenaline-filled activities in the outdoors!


Step up and unlock your potential. If you want to be your own boss or smash your career goals, this five day experience is for you. You'll get all the tools, know-how, and inspiration to help you take control of your career and make your own success in life!


Make a positive impact in your community - or even the world - on this five day trip. Explore the issues facing society today, discover your purpose, and turn your passions into projects that make a real difference.

How do I sign up?

The sign-up process is just three short steps away. To complete your application to NCS, visit

Step 1: Choose your hub site - visit to find a location for your programme.

Step 2: Choose your theme - we have 3 different programme themes to choose (see above)

Step 3: Choose your dates - you also find the dates on offer by visiting the website. We have dates all across the year so you can fit us into any plans you may have!

Why sign up to NCS?

There are many benefits of NCS, including:

  • Enhancing their CVs;
  • NCS enhances college applications;
  • NCS is recognised by UCAS and will benefit their personal statements;
  • NCS improves confidence and offers skills essential for starting work;
  • Your teen can gain new skills and start to become more independent;
  • NCS allows your teen to volunteer to help their local community;
  • Allows them the chance to stay away from home.