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Pre 16 Pathways

Our Pre 16 Pathways Programme provides an alternative choice for dedicated students with the commitment and focus to succeed.

Newham College works in partnership with the London Borough of Newham and local secondary schools to allow students aged 14+ a placement to study in an environment that may be more suitable to their personal development and would prefer specialist vocational training.

Only colleges rated Good or Outstanding by Ofsted can offer a 14-16 study programme and it underpins our commitment to provide a full and balanced curriculum to meet the needs, interests and abilities of all students from Entry Level 1 through to Level 2 (GCSE and equivalent).

Our programmes provide a clear pathway into post-16 education with individualised study programmes designed to equip students with the skills and qualifications needed to progress to apprenticeships, employment or higher education.

Newham Late Admissions Programme (NewLAP)

NewLAP is a full-time one-year study programme for Year 11 students who are new to the country and the UK education system.

Students spend four days a week in their subject area (Tutorial, Mathematics, English, Science, IT, Physical Education and Sport, Personal, Social and Health Education, History, Geography, Art and Design, Religious Studies and Business), achieving nationally recognised qualifications that combine practical skills development and academic content. We also provide excellent enrichment opportunities including educational trips and visits.

We offer GCSE, Functional Skills and Unit Award Scheme Qualifications. The subject qualification level is based on the Initial and Diagnostic Assessment upon enrolment.

The programme also includes the option for students to explore the vocational area of their choice with taster sessions on Fridays including Fashion, Hair & Beauty, Travel & Tourism, Sciences, Construction, Motor Vehicle, Digital Skills, Sports, Hospitality & Catering and many others.

Every student has access to pastoral learning support and guidance and we provide advice on a wide range of progression opportunities throughout the year.

Parents and carers receive feedback about their progress through parents’ evenings and regular progress and attendance reports.

How to apply

Applications are made by the parent/carer in conjunction with the student’s current school or Local Authority. Applications cannot be made directly to Newham College.

Contact us

For more information, please contact our Pre-16 Administrator, Rabeya Chowdhury on 020 8159 2519 or email