Sixth form applications open at Ada, the National College for Digital Skills

Tech head? Coding whizz? Want to focus your studies on what you really enjoy?

16 June 2017

Ada, the National College for Digital Skills, is taking applications for their next intake of sixth-form, starting September 2017. You will join a community of digital-thinkers, industry experts and leading tech companies. It’s a chance to kick-start your career in the growing digital sector.

This is a career-catapulting education that is free to attend. You’ll spend half your time learning about and building code, studying with other tech-passionate people like you, on a cutting-edge digital curriculum. If you’re excited about working in the digital sector, creating apps that change lives or building technologies that disrupt industries, then Ada might be the perfect college for you.

Learn from others

You will be part of an active network of ambitious students and helpful industry experts. At Ada, the doors are open to the digital industry, and our extensive community works with our students to open doors to sought-after work opportunities and apprenticeships.

Learn in a Supportive Environment

We also provide pastoral care to ensure that you achieve the highest results. You will be provided with individual support through mentoring, as well as tuition from industry representatives, to ensure your wellbeing and development throughout your time at Ada.

Our campus, a five-minute walk from Tottenham Hale station, provides the perfect atmosphere for focus. In addition to spacious study and working areas, there are two PC labs as well as a kitted out Mac suite.

Cultivate your Skillset

We have been collaborating with industry to create our curriculum. Our unique immersive education offers experiential learning from tech-savvy teachers and industry experts. We cultivate an environment for you to own your education.Get real-world ready with hands-on, project-based learning.

All students will complete the Level 3 BTEC in Computer Science. In addition, we offer specific complementary A-Level subjects in Maths, Further Maths, Physics, Psychology, Graphics, and Business Studies.

You’ll also get fluent in at least two programming languages, whether you’re starting from scratch or already a budding coder.

You’ll earn enough UCAS points to qualify for top UK universities. We also support enrolling on our higher level apprenticeships for 19+,or supporting entrepreneurial students into their own startups.

Fill in the Gaps

We believe in a rounded education, and in having fun. Clubs include kayaking, t-shirt printing, Big Band, table tennis, basketball and rock climbing and there’s always room for more if you’ve got ideas.

Applications for September 2017

Learn the skills to kickstart your career in the most exciting sector in the UK, for free. We encourage applications from students from all backgrounds, and we carefully consider each applicant on an individual basis.

Our sixth form is still accepting applications for September 2017 entry, and spaces are filling up. Apply online or get in touch by going to our website: