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LondonSchooloft heMont h 80year ssi ncei twasf i r stest abl i shedasonecampusi nSt John’ sWood,t hehi ghl ysuccessf ulNor t hBr i dgeHouse Schooli snow l aunchi ngasi xt hcampus,whi chwi l lext end i t suni que,speci al i stof f er i ngt of ami l i esi nWest Hampst ead,aswel last hosei tcur r ent l ycat er sf ori n Hampst ead,I sl i ngt onandRegent ’ sPar k. Openi ngi nSept ember2020,Nor t hBr i dgeHous eNur s er yand Pr ePr epWes tHamps t eadwi l l pr ov i deanex c i t i ngnewhome f ort hes c hool ’ sex i s t i ngEar l yYear sandKeySt age1ex per t i s e. UnderEx ec ut i v eHead,Chr i s t i neMc Lel l and,whohasmadet he l ongs t andi ngNBHNur s er yandPr ePr epSc hool st hehappy , hi ghac hi ev i ngandpopul arNor t hLondondes t i nat i onst hatt hey ar ef orc hi l dr enaged2t o7y ear s ,t henewc ampuswi l l f oc us ent i r el yont hes ameager ange. “ Whats et sNor t hBr i dgeHous eapar ti st hatourNur s er ySc hool i st ot al l yf oc us edont heEar l yYear sFoundat i onSt ageandt he Pr ePr epi sf oc us eds ol el yonKeySt age1.Ev er ymemberof s t af fi sanex per ti nt hes eagegr oupsandt her ef or eev er y i nt er ac t i ont hatt hec hi l dr enex per i enc ei sageappr opr i at e, ”t he Ex ec ut i v eHeadex pl ai ns .“ Thes t af far eal l wor k i ngt owar dst he s ameobj ec t i v es ,s peak i ngac ommonl anguage,andour ac ademi cout c omess peakf ort hems el v es , ”s hec ont i nues .

ThenewNur s er yandPr ePr epi nWes tHamps t eadwi l l s har e t hes amei nnov at i v eandengagi ngat mos pher east he es t abl i s hedNBHNur s er yandPr ePr epSc hool s ,us i ng beaut i f ul l ydes i gnedc r eat i v es pac est of ac i l i t at enotj us tt he ac ademi cac hi ev ementofi t sy oungpupi l s ,butt hei r al l i mpor t antper s onal dev el opmentt oo.Adopt i ngahol i s t i c , c hi l dc ent r i cappr oac ht opupi l s ’ l ear ni ngandpr ogr es s i on,NBH Nur s er yandPr ePr epWes tHamps t eadwi l l boas tc al mz ones f orr eadi ng( al l pupi l sbenef i tf r om onet ooner eadi ngt hr eet o f ourt i mesaweek )andi ndoorpl ant i ng,wi t hpl ansf orpet c hi c k ensl i k ei t ss i s t ers c hool ’ s‘ Cl uc k i ngham Pal ac e’ ,aswel l asas of tpl ayar ea.Thes c hool wi l l al s or unt hes ameweek l y out doorex per i enc et r i pst oCuf f l eyCampast heex i s t i ng Nur s er yandPr ePr ep,wher epupi l sar ei mmer s edi nmud, nat ur eandnewac t i v i t i eswhi c hf oc usondev el opi ngr es i l i enc e, t eamwor k ,s el f c onf i denc eandc ommuni c at i ons k i l l s . Fr om t hes c hool ’ sf oc usonenhanc i ngt hegr owt h,dev el opment andwel l bei ngofi t spupi l st hr oughr egul art r i psandout door pl ay ,t oi ni t i at i v esl i k ePhi l os ophyf orChi l dr en( P4C)andt he pl ay gr oundpet t i ngz oo-wher eamobi l ef ar m br i ngsev er y t hi ng f r om al pac ast obear deddr agonst ot hec hi l dr en’ sdoor s t epNBHNur s er yandPr ePr epai mst os par kc ur i os i t yout s i deof t hec l as s r oom andpr ov i deaf ul l yr oundededuc at i on.

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“ Ac hi l d’ sdev el opmenti sv er ymuc haper s onal j our ney : c hi l dr endev el opatdi f f er entr at esandl ear ni ndi f f er entway s , par t i c ul ar l yi nt heEar l yYear sofeduc at i onwhenc ur i os i t yc an of t enandmor enat ur al l ybei ns pi r edbybi ggeri deas … or c r eat ur es ! ” ,ex pl ai nsChr i s t i ne. Si t uat edi nt hehear tofWes tHamps t ead,andpl ac edbet ween Wes tHamps t eadandKi l bur ns t at i ons ,t henewes tNBHs c hool i si nanex c i t i ngpar toft hec api t al .Fr om i ndependentc af esand r es t aur ant st ot hel oc al f ar mer ’ smar k et ,t hi spoc k etofNor t h Wes tLondoni sav i br antpl ac ef orf ami l i est or ai s et hei r c hi l dr enandt hes c hool v er ymuc hwant st or ef l ec ti t s nei ghbour i ngc ommuni t y :j us t15mi nut esf r om c ent r al London, NBHNur s er yandPr ePr epWes tHamps t eadwi l l pr ov i dea s t i mul at i ngy ethomel yenv i r onment ,l oc al y etgl obal l y i nf l uenc ed. Thenew schooli shost i ngal aunchpar t yt hi sSpr i ngandi s accept i ngappl i cat i onsf orpl acest hi sSept ember .Formor e det ai l sort omakeanenqui r y,cal l02074281520oremai l admi ssi onsenqui r i es@nor t hbr i dgehouse. com.


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Whyi si tsodi f f i cul tf orgr aduat est ogetagoodj obnowadays? Nowadaysgr aduat i ngwi t ha2: 1ora1stcl assdegr eeal onei snot enought ol andagr aduat el evelj ob. Upunt i l1990,t henumberofgr aduat esequal l edt henumberofgr aduat e j obvacanci es.However ,now,atanygi vent i me,t her ear e2. 3mi l l i on gr aduat essear chi ngf oraj obandt hecompet i t i oni sf i er cewi t h80appl i cant sperj obvacancy . Wi t hanover abundanceofacademi cal l yqual i f i edappl i cant s,empl oyer s ar epl aci nggr eat eremphasi sonmaki ngof f er st ot hemost‘ wor kpl acer eady’ candi dat esequi ppedwi t har angeoft r ansf er abl eski l l sand exper i ences.Aswel laspossessi ngt heseat t r i but es,gr aduat esneedt o beabl et opr esentt hemsel vesef f ect i vel yi nj obi nt er vi ews. Chr i sDavi es,t hef ounderofGr aduat eCoachl i st s4keyr easonswhyi t i ssodi f f i cul tf orgr aduat est ogetagoodj obnowadays:

90% ofgr aduat eshavenonvocat i onaldegr ees,andt husf i ndi tdi f f i cul tt owor kout whatt ypeofcar eerwoul dsui tt hem best . Chr i sDavi es,whohasbeencoachi ngst udent sandgr aduat esf ort hepastdecade comment s“ gr aduat esf acear i gor ous, mul t i st ageappl i cat i onpr ocessasempl oyer s i dent i f yt hest r ongestcandi dat es.TheTi mes Top100gr aduat eempl oyer sar ehi ghl yover subscr i bedwi t hupt o650appl i cant sperj ob. Ihavecoachedsever alexcel l entgr aduat es whosuccessf ul l ynavi gat et hr ought hei ni t i al st agesoft heappl i cat i onpr ocess,onl yt obe t ol dt heywi l lnotbei nvi t edt ot hef i nalassessmentcent r eduet ot hecompet i t i on. ”

Ther ear et oomanygr aduat eschasi ngt oof ewj obs( Thecur r entsuppl y ofgr aduat esl ooki ngf orj obsi scompr i sedof800, 000gr aduat esf r om 2019,1, 200, 000gr aduat esf r om 201618whoar est i l lsear chi ngand 300, 000i nt er nat i onalst udent s) .

Webel i evet hat2020wi l lbebuoyantbuti ncr edi bl ycompet i t i ve,ast henumberofgr aduat esseeki ngj obswi l lcont i nuet oi ncr ease.

Academi csuccessi snol ongeradi f f er ent i at ort oempl oyer swhoar e l ooki ngf orexper i encedgr aduat eswhocanar t i cul at et hei rski l l s.

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Whyaper f or mi ngar t seveni ngcl assi st henew wel l bei ng t r endf or2020 NewYear ’ sResol ut i ons:Whyyoushoul dchooseaper f or mi ngorcr eat i vear t s cl assf ort heul t i mat ewel l bei ngandment alheal t hboosti n2020–andevent r y t obecomet henextFl eabagorper f or mi ngsensat i on! •Jour nal i st sar ei nvi t edt ot r yacour seoft hei rchoi ceatCi t yAcademyi n2020 t oputt hi st r endt ot het est .Af ul ll i stofopt i onsi savai l abl eandi ncl udesscr i pt wr i t i ngandont r endpodcast i ng. •Casest udi eswhohavef oundani mpr ovementi nwel l bei ngandment al heal t hf r om aneveni ngcl assar eavai l abl ef oryourheal t handwel l bei ng pages. •I nt hepastdecade,Ci t yAcademyhaswel comedover40, 000st udent s,most ofwhom havecomeawayr echar gedandevenaf ewhavegoneont oper f or m i nt heWestEndandont heLi veatt heApol l ost ageaswel lasont heBBC. •* *Fi ndvi deosandupdat es@ci t yacademyukonI nst agr am * * 2020i suponus,t hedawnofanewdecade.Andal ongwi t hphysi calf i t ness andcar eergoal s,manyofuspl edget ogot ot hegym andgetr unni ngasa newyeardawns.Thest andar dgot oJanuar y‘ r eset ’ act i vi t i esi ncl udeDr yJanuar y ,t r yi ngVegani sm orj oi ni ngagym.Butoneor gani sat i oni scal l i ngont hose whowantt ogi vet hei remot i onalheal t haboostt ot r ysomet hi ngcl osert o home:Aper f or mi ngorcr eat i vear t scour se. Wi t hpol i t i csandaust er i t yhi t t i ngt heheadl i neshar donadai l ybasi s,andpr essur esofwor kandf ami l yst r ess,ourment alheal t hhasneverbeeni ngr eat er need.Wel l bei ngt r endsi n2019sawusal lr eachi ngf ort heCBDoi l ,goi ng f or estbat hi ngandshunni ngal lourbel ongi ngsaswet r i edt o‘ Mar i eKondo’ not j ustourhomes,butouremot i ons,t oo. Fr om Januar y1,Ci t yAcademywi l lbeof f er i ng699cl asses,soi t ’ st i met oshun t heommmmsandgetsomeoomphi nt oyournewyear !Fancyyour sel fast he nextFl eabag?Thenyoucoul dsi gnupf orscr i ptwr i t i ngorwr i t i ngf ort el evi si on. Ther e’ sbal l r oom danci ngf orSt r i ct l yaf i ci onados,t hemi ndf ul nessofpai nt i ng orpi ano,orf ort hosewhowantt ot api nt ot hef ast estgr owi ngmedi at r end goi ng,Podcast i ngf orbegi nner s.

Thef ounder sofLondonbasedCi t yAcademy ,whi chpr ovi decr eat i veandper f or mi ngar t scl asses,havef oundt hatt hei rst udent s’ wel l bei nghasskyr ocket ed t hankst oi t scl asses.Andas2020dawns,t hey’ r eencour agi ngpeopl et omake anewyear ’ sr esol ut i ont osi gnupf orsomet hi ngt hatdel i ver ssomet hi ngmor e pr of oundanddeepert hanagym member shi porwel l nessr et r eat .Ci t yAcademyof f er shundr edsofcour sest hatt heybel i evecant r ul yenhancewel l bei ngi n 2020. SusanYoung,coMDofCi t yAcademy ,says:“ Mor epeopl et haneverar el ooki ngf orananswert ot hei rwel l bei ngandawayt oi mpr ovet hei rment alheal t has weent er2020.AtCi t yAcademy ,webel i evet hatourcour sespr ovi dej ustt hat . Fr om t hecamar ader i et hatacl assbr i ngs–bat t l i ngl onel i nesswi t ht her egul ar i t yofaweekl ycl assandj oi ni ngl i kemi ndedpeopl e-t ot het hr i l lofl ear ni nga newski l l ,aswel last heendor phi nr ushofsongordance,t her e’ ssomuchmor e i nar esol ut i ont hati nvol vesact i vecr eat i vi t y .Rat hert hanj ustpl edgi ngt owor k onyourf i t nessoremot i onalheal t h,acr eat i veorper f or mi ngar t scour sei san oppor t uni t yt omeetnewpeopl eandboostconf i denceaswel lasl ear ni ngamazi ngski l l s. ” Ci t yAcademycanensur eadoseofwel l bei nggoodnessf oranyonesi gni ngup i nt henewyear .“ St udent st el lust hatourcl asseschanget hei rl i vesandhavea posi t i vei mpactont hei rment alheal t h–t heyf eelmor eposi t i ve,t heyf eelener gi sed,andt heymakenewf r i ends.Wheni tcomest owel l bei ngt her ear epl ent y oft r endst hatcomeandgo,butj oi ni ngagr oupofl i kemi ndedpeopl et oexpl or e yourwel l bei ngandl ear naski l lcanbesomet hi ngwhi chgi vesyouashi f ti n yourment alheal t h,conf i denceandwel l bei ngf orl i f e,movi ngyouf or war di nt o t henewyearanddecadewi t hpr i deandnewf oundener gy . ” Rel easef r om Ci t yAcademy .


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