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Nottingham Girls' Academy

What can I expect from NGA?

Things to look forward to when you join NGA Sixth Form:

Bursary Application: 16-19 Bursary is available to eligible sixth form students. The bursary is provided to help pay for things you need to stay in education. You must be under 19 at the start of the academic year of your study and be eligible to live in the UK.

University Trip / Visits:  Experience living, learning and socialising like a university student for free with a day trip to a local university. There is also an optional trip to Spain to explore culture and language as well as the chance to visit historical Auschwitz and work on a community project. 

Work Experience and paid internships: Placements in the local community to meet your career goal including pharmacies, primary schools, QMC or City Hospital, law firms, GP surgeries, administrative roles and Boots. Students are also offered paid internship opportunities in Business and Finance in London.  

IntoUniversity and Futures: Supportive workshops and careers advice. Personalised support is offered to help with your applications for University, training or employment, including mock interviews and personal statement guidance.

UCAS support: In addition to the support from Into-University, the sixth form team offer personalised and supportive guidance for UCAS applications. This has resulted in an unprecedented record whereby previous sixth form students have successfully gained access to a suitable course to study at University.

National Citizenship Service (NCS): A residential trip, involving working with other young people from different schools and managing a social action project which helps to improve your local community. “You’ll get to live away from home, make a difference and do something amazing!”

Interstudies students: Each year students from European countries join our sixth form to experience British culture providing the opportunity to learn about theirs and make new friends.

Ambassadors: Exclusively offered to Sixth Formers, Ambassadors are appointed in a range of roles to support staff and students across the Academy.