Newlands Junior College

It is the emphasis on vocational education and personal development that is the distinguishing feature of the NJC curriculum. This in turn will give the students a good foundation for successful employment in their future life. Newlands Junior College is the brainchild of Glasgow entrepreneur Jim McColl, who became one of Scotland's leading entrepreneurs, despite dropping out of school at 16 with 3 O grades.

The venture will see teenagers offered the chance to. The move marks one of the boldest departures from mainstream state education in the country and supporters say.