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Early Years

We work with leading suppliers to deliver everything you need to kit out your early years setting – from play spaces and outdoor areas to kitchens, washrooms and offices. Our specialist range of over 5,000 early years products can help you create fun, engaging, and imaginative environments to inspire your little learners.

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Little Learners magazine

Little Learners magazine

Our free magazine packed with ideas and inspiration to help your early years setting flourish.

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Early Years Videos

Click here to play the Protecting staff and children video
Protecting staff and children We know the safety of your staff and children will be a major priority. We’re here to help wherever we can with our range of hygiene and cleaning products, deep cleaning services and social distancing solutions.
Click here to play the YPO Create and Make Dream Jars video
YPO Create and Make Dream Jars Bring some big friendly fun to your lessons with these easy to make dream jars, inspired by Roald Dahl’s BFG!
Click here to play the YPO Furniture Services for Schools video
YPO Furniture Services for Schools Our furniture design service is here to make your life easier, helping you to create environments that are tailored to your unique needs. Hear from our experienced team as they talk about our simple four step process, that makes designing and creating a bespoke space built to your needs quick, easy and stress free for you.
Click here to play the Supporting Education and the Public Sector video
Supporting Education and the Public Sector We have always been totally committed to all our employees, our customers, our suppliers, our partners, our member authorities and our associate members.
Click here to play the YPO - Our history and heritage video
YPO - Our history and heritage In 1974, a group of local authorities recognised that by combining their buying demands for schools in their areas, they could achieve considerable efficiency savings. So YPO was born. Today, we’re still 100% publicly owned, but we work with even more organisations to achieve the same goal.
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Egg-citing Easter inspiration

Now's the perfect time to start planning your Easter-themed activities. We have lots of inspiration for you including recommended products and resources.

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Protecting staff and children

From cleaning essentials to products that promote safe measures and good hand hygiene, we can help you get what you need.

The Cosy Collection at YPO

Thanks to our amazing partnership with Cosy, we're able to give you access to a unique range of products
designed to make your outdoor learning spaces engaging and stimulating for children.

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From the Early Years blog

19 March 2021 To infinity...and beyond!
As the excitement of a very different Christmas for us all is now a distant memory, the start of 2021 has seen us all face another difficult time. The pressure on our NHS has been at a critical stage, many businesses remain closed, our high streets aren’t bustling with people and our schools were forced to close for a second time, with many parents resuming to home schooling.
21 January 2021 10 tips for enabling early handwriting
In this article, our early years buyer Nicola provides top tips for supporting children as they develop early handwriting skills.

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The benefits of using Capita FMS

Does your school use Capita FMS? We can make ordering easier by cleverly connecting our order system up to Capita FMS for free. It’s safe and secure, easy to use and saves time ordering. Set up in minutes with the help of our team.

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