NCS – Summer 2021

Posted by on Mar 26, 2021 in News | No Comments

Dear Parent/Carer,

We are excited to be working with Saltash Community School this year to deliver an unforgettable summer experience for students in year 11 and year 12.

The NCS programme offers young people, aged 16-17, a once in a lifetime opportunity to do something meaningful with their summer break, as well as a chance to develop skills and take on new challenges that will set them up for adult life. They’ll also do something good for their local community, carrying out a project to support a cause they care about. We’ve seen first-hand what an amazing feeling of accomplishment and increased confidence this brings. Last August, teenagers on NCS donated 200,000 hours of their time to help rebuild their communities after the first lockdown, showing what a difference young people can make when they work together towards a goal..

More information on the NCS summer programme can be found below or on our website;

Over a period of 2 or 3 weeks they will;

  • Meet new people 
  • Try new things
  • Give back to their local community through voluntary action
  • Take on new challenges
  • Develop the skills and confidence to take on their next steps
  • Generate experience for their university application, job/apprenticeship interview or CV and more!

NCS is all about helping teenagers realise their potential by giving them a taste of independence and loading them up with new skills that set them up to achieve their future goals, whatever they may be. And this year, it’s your teen’s turn!


We will be attending Saltash CC on 26/04/2021 to talk more about the NCS programme. We’ll answer any questions your teen may have (at a safe distance, of course) and give them a chance to register their interest for the summer 2021 programme


If your teen does want to register their interest in taking part in NCS this summer, we will ask them to share your contact details. This is so that we can complete the administrative process required to get them signed up to a programme date. If they do let us know they’re interested, we’ll be in touch with you by email or phone to run through the steps we need to complete their booking.

A place on NCS is worth around £1500. However, thanks to government funding for the programme, we only ask for a contribution of £50 to cover some basic costs. We want to ensure that everyone can do NCS so there are bursaries available if you need some help to cover the cost.

This summer, we’ve got a few start dates you can choose from:

Programme 1 – 05/07/2021 – 23/07/2021

Programme 2 – 12/07/2021 – 30/07/2021

Programme 3 – 19/07/2021 – 30/07/2021

Go to wearencs.com to sign up or for more information Frequently asked questions can be found at wearencs.com/faqs. Alternatively, if you have any questions or don’t think these dates will work with your summer plans, give us a call and we’ll do our best to help you out: 0800 197 8010


We look forward to welcoming your teen on NCS this summer!

Warm wishes,

Todd Hanrahan

NCS Manager

Argyle Community Trust

todd.hanrahan@pafc.co.uk