High Pavement Sixth Form

Begin your journey to your dream university or career with A Levels at ncn High Pavement Sixth Form Academy.

Based right in the heart of Nottingham, High Pavement has everything you need to succeed in your studies – a dedicated team of lecturers, well-equipped classrooms, great facilities and strong links with our neighbour Nottingham Trent University.

With great subjects to choose from, a 'Good' rating from Ofsted, individual support sessions with career development coaches and brilliant support from expert teachers, there really isn't anywhere better to reach your full potential.  
High Pavement is an adult environment where your fellow students will all be studying A Levels too. You'll have the opportunity to meet new people and experience more independence than at school, but you’ll also find you have lots of support to settle in and succeed in your studies. You'll meet regularly with your tutor to discuss your progress and iron out any difficulties you may be having.

If you’d like to study in the city, in a supportive environment with excellent links to universities locally and nationally, High Pavement is the place for you.

Alternative options

3 year combined GCSE top up plus A Levels
If you didn't quite achieve the GCSE's you needed to study your A Levels, you can study with us for 3 years to re-sit your GCSE’s alongside completing your A Levels. 


1 year intensive A Level course

If you're looking to improve, retrain or achieve additional qualifications to get into university then our 1 year intensive A Level programme could be for you. Study 1 full A Level alongside 1 or 2 AS Levels or study just 2 full A Levels.

Get in touch with us to discuss your options for September. Call 0115 9100 100 or email enquiries@ncn.ac.uk

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High Pavement Society rewards student success


Our high achieving A Level students were honoured this week for their outstanding hard work and academic ability at the High Pavement Society Awards.

Well done to our hard working GCSE students!


More than 1500 Nottingham College GCSE students collected their results today (24th August).

Hard work pays off for our A Level students


The wait was finally over this week for hundreds of Nottingham College A Level students. More than 900 eager students queued up to collect their results from the College’s High Pavement Sixth Form Academy yesterday 17th August.

Bidding a fond farewell to our Chinese visitors


270 Chinese delegates, a mixture of students and their teachers from 10 universities across China, took part in our four-week Summer School programme.

Hair and make-up extravaganza


Talented Hair and Media Make-up trainees wowed an audience of friends, family and industry sponsors, at a special catwalk show and awards presentation.

A Level Results Day 2017


Results day is just around the corner, so here’s all you need to know about the big day!

Making the most of the Apprenticeship Levy


With support from Grant Thornton and Freeths, we provided advice and expertise to more than 70 businesses last week at an event about the Apprenticeship Levy...

Dreams come true for Nottingham College theatre students


For an actor, and especially an actor in training, there is no better, or more prestigious, stage than that of the National Theatre in London.

A celebration of creativity


From giant cars made from scrap metal, extravagant costume design, moving furniture, and jewellery made from nature; these were just some of the creative pieces displayed as part of the students' End of Year Art and Design Show.

Students gain inspiration from industry


Students were able to tap into industry knowledge this week as our High Pavement campus opened its doors to careers advisors from local businesses and universities. 

City and Guilds names Nottingham College ‘UK Centre of the Year‘


Nottingham College was honoured at the City and Guilds Lion Awards last week (15th June), winning the UK Centre of the Year award at a prestigious ceremony held in London’s iconic Kensington Roof Gardens.

Fashion students strut their stuff on the catwalk


St Mary’s Gate Church became a stunning backdrop for a catwalk fashion show for Nottingham College Fashion students' End of Year catwalk show.

Megan’s artwork reaches new heights


Talented young artist Megan Cresswell has taken her final college project to a whole new level, literally… 

Ncn and Central College merge to become Nottingham College


New College Nottingham and Central College Nottingham have today merged to create Nottingham College – set to be one of the largest colleges in the country.