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  • NewVIc opens its doors to local schools affected by spider infestation

    Published 10/10/18

    With seven schools in Newham now affected by the false widow spider infestation, NewVIc has been working to rearrange classroom timetables in order to free up teaching space for affected schools.

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  • NewVIc launches new ‘Professionals’ vocational programme with intensive industry experience

    Published 10/10/18

    In response to the changes in vocational education, NewVIc is launching a new ‘Professionals’ programme.  The vocational programme is a two year course with a blend of technical in class study, career development and real industry experience.

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  • NewVIc partners with French Institute to tackle fall in numbers of students studying foreign languages

    Published 03/10/18

    The uptake of A Level French has dramatically fallen over the past 5 years, with less than 3000 students nationally taking the subject last year.

    Learning a language is about much more than communication.  Languages are at the core of cultural heritage and learning about this is so important in understanding each other and the world we live in.

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  • NewVIc celebrates another year of success

    Published 16/08/18

    Students and staff celebrate another record breaking year with 98% A Level pass rate and more than 50% of students achieving Triple Distinction* in Vocational courses.

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  • Student Union shortlisted for NUS Award

    Published 26/06/18

    NewVIc Student Union has been shortlisted for the prestigious Representation and Campaigning Award by the National Union of Students (NUS).  

    It is the only sixth form college in the country to be shortlisted.

    It is a huge achievement to be shortlisted, particularly as this is the first year ever that NewVIc Student Union has applied for the award.

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  • Raising Deaf Awareness at NewVIc 2018 ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

    Published 21/05/18

    As part of National Deaf Awareness Week (14 – 20 May), NewVIc held their own event on Thursday 17 May 2018 to raise awareness about deafness and celebrate positive attitudes towards people in the deaf community.

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  • Bouygues UK welcomes NewVIc students to their Gascoigne Estate Project

    Published 17/05/18

    NewVIc Engineering and Construction students had the tremendous opportunity to visit the Gascoigne Estate Project in Barking and Dagenham, which has already won an award for their phase one development. The regeneration is being delivered and led by a global group and a leading construction company in the UK, Bouygues UK.

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  • Hundreds of students aim high at the NewVIc HE Fair 2018  ​​​​​​​

    Published 28/03/18

    More than 35 universities and higher education (HE) organisations visited NewVIc on Tuesday 20 March 2018 for the College’s annual HE fair. Over 800 students visited the event held in the main social space for students, the Link, speaking to universities such as the Oxford Brookes, King’s College London, London Metropolitan University and the University of Bristol.

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  • World-class theatre The Donmar Warehouse inspires NewVIc students in the meaning behind films and plays.  ​​​​​​​

    Published 27/03/18

    NewVIc performing arts students were offered an exciting opportunity to participate in a workshop with Lynette Linton the Resident Assistant Director of the award winning theatre The Donmar Warehouse, which is the home for leading artists to make compelling theatre. A-level drama student Alexandra Morar said, “Director Lynette made the workshop really interactive with the tasks she set for us, it was challenging and so much fun at the same time”.

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  • Life not Knife 2018

    Published 14/03/18

    The College’s annual Life not Knife event last week was as hard hitting and popular as ever with over 355 students participating at the event. On the day of the event Principal, Eddie Playfair highlighted the importance of staying safe and the annual campaign to build awareness of knife and gun crime.

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  • NewVIc students and teacher awarded for positive contributions to society

    Published 05/03/18

    NewVIc students were congratulated and presented with an Achievements Awards Medallion at the Jack Petchey Award Ceremony in front of friends and family.

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  • NewVIc’s biggest Pride event brings all students together. ​​​​​​​

    Published 01/03/18

    The rainbow flag is still flying high from the college entrance and marks NewVIc’s biggest Pride event, as part of February’s LGBTQ+ month 2018. Funded by the Jack Petchey Foundation, the month was filled with a series of fun educational activities. The aim was to create a greater understanding amongst our young people, which saw students come together to understand and support their fellow LGBT students.

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