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  • children during lesson

    The Recovery Curriculum: a new and different term

    08 September 2020 By Rachael Lythe - Category Buyer of Curriculum at YPO

    The long-awaited return to school has arrived and with it comes a mix of emotions and a change to daily routines, school environments and socialising as structured learning recommences.

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  • children expressing emotions

    Having a positive impact on children's wellbeing

    03 September 2020 By Rose Riley - Content Writer and Editor at Twinkl

    In this blog, Twinkl has compiled some useful top tips to enable pupils to cope with the pressures of growing up in today’s society, stay happy, healthy and safe and fulfil their potential by making their wellbeing a priority at school.

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  • children learning outdoors

    Great group games for maths

    03 September 2020 By Yellow Door

    There is rich mathematical learning potential in the outdoors as children use the space to naturally problem-solve and make discoveries about numbers, shapes, and measures.

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  • teachers in staff meeting

    Top staff wellbeing tips you can use

    26 August 2020 By Rose Riley - Content Writer and Editor at Twinkl

    In this blog, Twinkl has compiled some useful top tips to help you encourage wellbeing amongst staff in your school along with lots of resources to engage your team.

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  • children running in playground

    Outdoor inclusion ideas for after school clubs

    11 August 2020 By Dale Spencer - Director at KeyPE Sports

    It can be challenging to think of new and different ideas for your after-school clubs and to get children outdoors. Primary sports education specialist, Dale Spencer, discusses a number of activities based on his work in schools to help you encourage outdoor activities in your school.

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  • Tips on delivering physically active learning

    06 August 2020 By Nick Powell - PE Specialist and Managing Director of PE Partner

    There is a revolution taking place in our primary schools. It’s a move to incorporate physically active learning (PAL) in traditionally sedentary lessons – a move to move more – and it’s being driven by a new breed of senior leaders and a growing library of academic evidence* that healthy children are more effective learners.

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  • outdoor sports facility with cones

    Continuing outdoor education and public sports

    05 August 2020 By Jack Appleton - Framework Manager for Furniture at YPO

    COVID-19 has helped us all to realise the importance of the outdoor spaces we have access to. When we were limited to the one-hour outdoor exercise, this was the highlight of the day and many of us have never appreciated the outdoors as much as we did within lockdown.

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  • multi functional printer in office

    Top tips for dormant multi-functional devices

    30 July 2020 By Sean Owram - Further Competition Coordinator of ICT at YPO

    Many Multi-functional Devices (MFDs) have been left dormant during the COVID-19 pandemic, in this blog we discuss with one of our suppliers, some top tips to help customers manage their dormant MFD’s.

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  • children playing in the rain

    Removing the barriers to outdoor play

    14 July 2020 By The YPO Team

    Outdoor play provides fantastic opportunities for exciting open-ended learning and role play, but we understand that it’s not always easy and there are things you need to prepare for. Here’s some advice on how to tackle common barriers to exploring the great outdoors.

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  • Creating an outdoor learning environment with Cosy

    08 July 2020 By Cosy

    If you are looking for ideas on how to embrace the great outdoors in your school or early years setting, here are some great tips from Cosy on creating a safe and stimulating outdoor learning environment.

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