Case Studies

Bright Beginnings
Bright Beginnings Nursery – Touchscreen technology

Preparing children for primary school is a responsibility that many early years settings take very seriously. In most settings there is an emphasis on helping young children develop the educational and social skills required for primary school. However, in line with changes to the national curriculum, there is now a growing emphasis on helping children to develop ICT skills and an understanding of technology. Read more >   

Holy Trinity School - "Thanks to YPO, we know exactly what our costs are going to be"

Michelle Williams, Catering Manager at Holy Trinity School in Barnsley, says using YPO to buy ingredients means the hard work has been done for you. Read more >

Horizon College - "It's made a big difference to our profit margin"

“I’ve always been aware of YPO. We’d been buying our cleaning supplies, equipment and stationery from them for a while but in September we decided to take the plunge and start buying food, too." Read more >


Lady & St Edwards Primary School - Capita Finance Management System

As the administrative burden facing schools continues to grow, an increasing number of schools are looking for new ways to deliver efficiencies and reduce the amount of time spent on essential but time-consuming admin tasks. Read more >

Pool Academy - Going Digital

With technology so integral to the lives of this generation, we felt it was important to complement traditional teaching and learning methods with online tools. Read more >


Franking machine
Titus Salt School - "Our new franking machine will pay for itself

"Despite the school’s drive to use email communications more widely, a staggering amount of information is still sent out by post – rewards certificates, joining packs for Year 6 pupils, exam information, etc. Our old franking machine was nearing the end of its life, and when Royal Mail introduced Mailmark, a new barcode system, we knew it was time for an upgrade. Read more >

Wadebridge School snap up a bargain with YPO

For more than a year, YPO the UK’s largest public sector buying organisation (PSBO) has focused on supplying a full range of competitively priced products and services to educational establishments and the wider public sector in the South West. Always looking for an opportunity to impress both new and existing customers, YPO was delighted when Toby Buckmaster Head of Art at Wadebridge School in Cornwall requested help to source and supply an extensive range of photography equipment for his students. Read more >


Anchor Case StudyAnchor serves up a success with YPO food framework
Anchor Group is the largest not-for-profit housing association in England, providing care, support and housing to the elderly. Each year Anchor residential care homes spend around £3million on general groceries and frozen foods. As a not-for-profit organisation, it is important that Anchor continues to look for ways to make savings. Read more >