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3rd November 2021

OPEN EVENING | Tues 16 November | 4:30pm-7:30pm

Our first open event of the academic year for September 2022 entry was a fantastic success. It was great to see so many prospective students checking out the college. If you couldn’t make it, or want to have a second visit to find out even more, then come along on Tuesday 16 November from...

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29th September 2021

Y12 Welcome Evening – Video Recording

Here you can watch the recording of the Y12 Welcome Evening from Tuesday 28 September...

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27th September 2021

OPEN SATURDAY – 16 October 2021, 10am-2pm

After what feels like forever, we can once again open our doors for our first open event of the academic year for September 2022 entry. Come along on Saturday 16 October from 10am-2pm to take a look around Doncaster’s specialist academic sixth-form college and find out why we were the top provider of A...

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23rd September 2021

Welcome back event for Y13

Here you can watch the recording of the Y13 welcome back event that took place on Tuesday 21 September...

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17th September 2021

Year 12 Welcome Evening – 28th September (4.30 – 7.45)

This is an opportunity for parents and carers of our current year 12, to visit our campus and to find out more about the many exciting opportunities that are available here at New College Doncaster. Throughout the evening there will be talks from the principal and senior team, providing an overview of key procedures...

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17th September 2021

Year 13 Welcome Back – 21st September (6 – 7)

As we welcome year 13 back into college, this event is an opportunity for parents/carers to find out more about the forthcoming year and how you can help support your young adults as they prepare for their final year. We will also provide an overview of key dates and processes that students will need...

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11th August 2021

New College achieves excellent results in another challenging year

New College Doncaster students have continued their record of excellent outcomes, despite the continuing difficulties and working with another new  assessment system.  This year’s cohort achieved an A-Level pass rate of 100% and 61% of students achieved the highest grades of A*-B. In Applied General courses, an incredible 98% of students achieved a high...

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6th July 2021

Important Information Regarding Induction

What you need to know about upcoming induction...

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6th July 2021

Music students to take part in music festival

3 New College bands are to appear at the Long Division Festival in...

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24th May 2021

New College Doncaster student has work selected for online Royal Academy exhibition

New College Doncaster student Summair Dickson has had her work included in a prestigious exhibition run by The Royal Academy in London. Summair’s ‘Painted Seconds’ piece, which she described as an ‘acrylic painting of a spliced image, exploring the emotion associated with spaces and moments in our lives’, was selected from over 33,000 entries...

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11th May 2021

New College Doncaster’s English Team shortlisted for TES Award

The English team at New College Doncaster have been shortlisted for a TES award for the department’s GCSE results. The “Outstanding GCSE resits provision” shortlisting reflects the success that the department have had steering English resit students successfully through the course. New College Principal, Brendon Fletcher, said: “I am incredibly proud of staff and students who...

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10th May 2021

Photography students’ success in London Metropolitan University competition

Three New College Doncaster students have seen success after entering a national photography competition. ‘Your People, Your Places, Your Things’, run by London Metropolitan University, is a national competition for photography and visual arts students currently partaking in further education. Students were required to submit a photograph in the form of either a portrait,...

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19th April 2021

New College teacher nominated for Oxford University Inspirational Teacher award

New College teacher nominated for Oxford University Inspirational Teacher...

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16th April 2021

Excellence Academy Information Evening – Weds 21 April – 6-7pm

EXCELLENCE ACADEMY INFORMATION EVENING On Wed 21 April we delivered a presentation about our Excellence Academy for students who have the potential to achieve the highest grades (7, 8 and 9) at GCSE. You can now watch the recording of our live event to find out more about how the Excellence Academy can support...

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10th March 2021

VIRTUAL OPEN EVENT – Weds 24 March – 5:30-6:30pm

We are holding another virtual open event on Wednesday 24 March 2021 from 5:30-6:30pm. Join the LIVE meetings to ask questions to our SLT, Progress Tutors and Teachers. You can also find links to meetings to find out more about Careers, Enrichment, Study Support + much more! All the links, plus a virtual tour...

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8th March 2021

Collection of Exam Certificates – UPDATE

As staff are involved with the Covid Mass Testing for our students between 8 – 19th March – please collect your certificates from Monday 22nd March onwards.  To find out more information, please read HERE.  Thank...

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4th March 2021

INFORMATION EVENING: Results, Assessments and Effective Revision

Join us for our live event where we’ll be discussing how grades will be awarded this summer and how the remaining assessments will work, with a chance for students and parents to ask any questions they may have. We’ll also be showcasing some extremely effective revision strategies to help students perform at their very...

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1st March 2021

Application Deadline

Although our official application deadline of 1 March has now passed, we are still happy to consider late applications. Please note that in the event that any course is oversubscribed, priority is given to applicants that met the application deadline. Our final interview evening will take place in early June and so we strongly...

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29th January 2021

New Collaborative Learning Trust retains the Leaders In Diversity Award

New Collaborative Learning Trust, the Trust behind a chain of highly successful sixth form colleges and a secondary academy, has once again been given national recognition for its work in equality, diversity and inclusion, one of a limited number of organisations across the country to achieve this award.  NCLT’s retention of the award follows...

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14th September 2020

Collection of Exam Certificates

Uncollected Certificates– Please collect from NC Doncaster Reception We are still holding certificates from 2017-2018 and 2018-2019. We have some uncollected Certificates going back to the academic year 2017-18 (Summer 2018 leavers). We are only obliged to hold certificates for 12 months, therefore it is your responsibility to collect them.  You will require them for...

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17th August 2020

Statement Regarding A-Level Centre Assessment Grades

Click below to access our statement on Centre Assessment...

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14th August 2020

New College achieves excellent results in the midst of unprecedented difficulties

Students from New College Doncaster have continued their record of excellent outcomes, despite the difficulties of working with a controversial assessment system.  This year’s cohort achieved an A-Level pass rate of 99% and with over 50% of students achieving an A*-B. In BTEC courses, 94% of students achieved a high grade, i.e. a distinction...

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14th August 2020

Temporary Road Closure during Enrolment

Hurst Lane, Auckley – from its junction with B1396 Main Street, will be closed from 17th July – 1st September. This will be during the time of our Enrolment Days. Please follow the diversion if traveling from this direction. Please consult the map for it’s likely...

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1st July 2020

New College, Doncaster accredited by ground-breaking dual career scheme

New College, Doncaster is leading the way with supporting talented athletes in education in England, having been accredited by an innovative Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS) initiative. The Sport England-backed programme supports young sportspeople on the talent pathway to have the opportunity to gain qualifications alongside their sporting pursuits, follow other interests, as well...

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4th June 2020

New College students take part in national lockdown photography exhibition

Today sees the launch of At home, an online exhibition of photographs taken by sixth form college students during the Covid-19 lockdown. Over 140 students, including 3 from New College Doncaster, from 46 colleges submitted their photographs for the exhibition that runs from 4th to 19th June 2020. The exhibition is being co-ordinated by the Sixth Form...

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6th May 2020

New College Student Wins Computer Science Scholarship to Durham University

Corey Birnie, 18 from Worksop, has won a prestigious Computer Science scholarship from Durham University. Corey studied Maths, Computer Science, Physics and Chemistry at New College Doncaster from September 2018 after attending Retford Oaks school. “Gaining this scholarship means that there is a huge weight lifted off my shoulders”, said Corey, “It grants me...

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8th April 2020

New College Ranked Fourth Best Sixth Form College in the Country for Achievement

New College ranked as the fourth best sixth form college in the country for student achievement The release of data by the DfE’s Education and Skills Funding Agency has revealed that New College Doncaster has been ranked as the fourth best sixth form college in the county for achievement. The Auckley based college, which...

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2nd April 2020

Update for Year 11 students – 02/04/20

Click on the letter for information regarding Summer Independent Learning, students awaiting interviews and enrolment/course...

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31st March 2020

Queries about GCSE results / conditional offers / course choice / enrolment

Click to read our letter regarding GCSE results, conditional offers, course choice and...

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24th March 2020

Bursary Update

Dear Parent/Carer/Student We are unfortunately unable to process any new claims for the College bursary for the current 2019/20 academic year. The amount of funds we are provided with from the ESFA (Funding body) was set at the start of the year and we have made allocations to students based on this sum of...

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23rd March 2020

Bus Pass Refund Information

Any bus money is non-refundable as of the end of October. In order to support our bus companies in these difficult times and ensure they can continue to pay their staff we are still paying for these contracted services. The bus pass is heavily subsidised when it actually costs over £1000 per student for...

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19th March 2020

COVID-19 – College Closure

19 March 2020 COVID-19: College Closure Dear Parents/Carers and Students Following on from my last update, I’m writing to let you know that we have now been instructed to close the College after this Friday until further notice. Please note that this is a national closure – as you may have heard in the...

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3rd February 2020

New College Doncaster Tops DfE Tables for A-Level Progress in Doncaster

Doncaster’s leading provider of A-Levels, New College Doncaster, has achieved outstanding results with its first cohort, according to data published by the DfE. The official figures, which are published by the government every year, measure how well students have done at A-Level, compared to their GCSE performance. They’re designed to help students and parents...

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17th December 2019

BFI success for NCD student

New College Doncaster Film and TV student, Mary Manyika has successfully been chosen to take part in the prestigious documentary film-making residential programme with the BFI Film Academy. This is an amazing achievement as there are only 40 places available from hundreds of applications. Mary will be part of a residential programme in London...

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23rd October 2019

Message from the CEO to all our college communities

Dear friends, Many of you will be aware that I am retiring from my post as CEO of the Trust at the end of October. I would like to take the opportunity to mark the occasion with a few words, which, of course,  will never be enough to say all that I feel. It...

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10th October 2019

College closure dates

Please note that the college is closed to students on the following dates: ·         Wednesday 23 October 2019 (Taster Day) ·         Friday 20 December (Trust Day) ·         Monday 16 March (Taster...

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19th September 2019


Applications are now open to study with us in September 2020. You can view our Prospectus HERE. You can access the online application form HERE. The closing date for applications is Friday 1 March 2020. Applications will still be accepted after this date, but priority will be given to people who meet the deadline....

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4th September 2019

2019 Bus pass information

Any students who have purchased a New College Doncaster Bus Pass – these will be available for collection at the LRC Info Desk starting on Monday 16 September.  Powell’s will be having a ‘grace period’ to allow students time to get their passes so they can get the bus without a pass.  This only...

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15th August 2019

New College Doncaster Celebrates Fantastic First Set of Results

Students, staff and governors are today celebrating New College Doncaster’s very first set of A Level and Level 3 BTEC results. The Auckley-based college was the first to join New College Pontefract in the New Collaborative Learning Trust in 2017, with New College Bradford opening in September this year. The results showed an A...

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15th July 2019

Start of term arrangements for year 13s

Students are expected to return to college on Monday 9 September 2019 for a whole year group assembly at 9am. Students will be able to view their timetable on Cedar after 12.00noon on Friday 7 September. If students require any IT support for password changes etc. they should visit the IT support menu on...

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15th July 2019

Student Services Summer Information and FAQs

Click on the document below to read about some important information for New College Doncaster...

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27th February 2019

NCLT ranked in top 20 nationally for equality and diversity for second year

The New Collaborative Learning Trust, the multi-academy trust that runs New College Pontefract, New College Doncaster and New College Bradford, has been ranked as one of the top 20 institutions in the country for equality and diversity for the second year running. “We are delighted to once again be placed in the Top 20...

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22nd January 2019

Public Services’ take part in police scenario training

Some of New College Doncaster’s Y12 students spent the day with trainee police officers, taking part in some scenario training in Wakefield earlier this month. They really enjoyed the activities and got a sense for what happens on a day-to-day basis in the Public Services.  It was great opportunity for the students and gave...

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21st January 2019

FINAL OPEN EVENING – Wednesday 13 February, 4:30-7pm

Visit us for our final open event of the year on Wednesday 13 February from 4:30pm-7:30pm. Come and see the region’s first specialist sixth form college and find out why New College is the perfect place for your post-16 education. Speak to students and staff from all our departments, hear the Principal’s presentations, explore...

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12th December 2018

New College Doncaster Sponsors Local Junior Football Team

Branton Junior Football Club has welcomed extra investment from New College Doncaster in the form of a brand new kit. The team play at the Hayfield School in Auckley, right next door to the sixth form college which opened in 2017. Branton have celebrated 30 years in Football this year. They have teams from...

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23rd November 2018

Performing Arts Winter Showcase. Wednesday 12 December 6pm

New College Doncaster Performing Arts Winter Showcase. Wednesday 12th December 2018 6pm. Tickets are available from the payment desk in the LRC from Monday 3rd December. 🎭...

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29th October 2018

OPEN EVENING | Tuesday 13 November | 4:30pm-7:30pm

Visit us on our open evening on Tuesday 13 November from 4:30pm-7:30pm. Come and see the region’s first sixth form college and find out why New College is the perfect place for your post-16 education. Speak to students and staff from all our departments, hear the Principal’s presentations, explore our wide range of A-Levels...

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26th October 2018

NCLT achieves Investors in People benchmark

The trust behind two of the region’s key sixth form colleges has been recognised by a national body responsible for raising standards in leadership. The New Collaborative Learning Trust has been awarded the Investors in People standard, a signal that the trust is matching the highest standards across the country. The award followed an...

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10th October 2018

NCLT recognised for excellence in equality

New College Pontefract’s parent trust has won a national award for leadership in promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. The New Collaborative Learning Trust won the Leaders in Diversity Award following a rigorous assessment based on various criteria, including staff interviews and student surveys. The trust’s staff were praised for a commitment to building a...

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5th October 2018

OPEN SATURDAY – 20th October 2018 – 10am-2pm

On Saturday 20th October we are hosting our open day from 10am-2pm. It’s the perfect chance to come and speak to our students and staff about the wide variety of A-Levels and Level 3 BTECs that we offer. Have a guided tour through the region’s largest sixth form college and listen to the Principal’s...

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