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  • The Sheephouse Way

    03 September 2018 By Gail Farquhar - Manager at Sheephouse Nursery

    We’re pleased to welcome Gail Farquhar, manager at Sheephouse Nursery as our guest blogger.

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  • Early years computing

    An introduction to computational thinking

    21 August 2018 By Amy Shelley, Buyer - Educational ICT

    Starting primary school presents children with many new challenges and skills to learn – including computer programming.

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  • Quick money saving tips for your school's energy

    05 July 2018 By Steve Sefton, Category Buyer for Energy

    Teachers and school business managers across the country are all constantly facing pressures to save money and be more efficient. But have you thought about how you can save money by lowering your energy bills?

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  • sports day

    Making Sports Day fun

    25 June 2018 By Gemma Maw, Category Buyer for Sports and SEN

    Its National Sports Week this week and many schools will be incorporating their annual sports day as part of their fun, engaging and lively activities.

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  • Time management YPO

    Time management tips for teachers part 2

    27 April 2018 By John Harrison - Learning and Development Business Partner at YPO

    In the last edition, I shared some tips and advice around time management. Here’s part two that looks at more ways you can master your time – give it a go, you might find a technique that really works for you.

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  • Everything Curriculum

    Easy ways to take maths outside

    26 April 2018 By Juliet Robertson - Education consultant, specialising in outdoor learning

    To undertake maths work outside does not rely on expensive outdoor resources or the purchasing of a special kit.

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  • Trim Trail 4 Piece

    Top tips for creating engaging physical education

    15 March 2018 By Sue Wilkinson and Eileen Marchant, Association for Physical Education

    We all know and recognise that a healthy body gives rise to a healthy mind. There’s now a wealth of knowledge and evidence providing the connectivity between activity, emotional wellbeing and improved academic achievement.

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  • own brand image

    Top 10 saving tips on classroom stationery

    07 March 2018 By Melanie Godley, Buyer - Stationery

    You don’t need me to point out how tight school’s budgets are at the moment - but there are some quick things you can do to help save money.

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  • egg marbling

    Easter craft ideas

    06 March 2018 By Heather Millard, Campaign Manager

    Let your children experiment with marbling inks with these lovely Easter themed activities.

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  • Bigjig blog

    Six steps to imaginative play in early years

    01 March 2018 By Jasmin Hayes, Bigjigs Toys

    Children as young as 12 months can begin experimenting with imaginative play, but what does it really mean for the little ones?

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