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  • Furniture

    Using furniture to create engaging environments

    10 October 2018 By Stephanie Knox - Marketing Executive at Godfrey Syrett

    We spend a lot of time at work – 75% of the week, for your typical office worker. It makes sense, then; to have an office environment that’s conducive to staff wellbeing, that they will engage with, and which suits the task at hand. Here are 5 handy tips for using furniture to create an engaging office environment.

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  • YPO parachute 1

    Product review: YPO Parachute Kit

    30 October 2017 By Anita and Mark from Ace Early Years

    There’s so many exciting ways you can use a parachute! They’re a fun and versatile resource for developing gross motor skills and improving coordination through collaborative physical play.

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  • Demonstration clock

    Our top 10 own brand products

    14 February 2017 By Richard Tinker, Head of Trading

    Our Head of Trading Richard Tinker recommends top 10 YPO own brand products

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  • Interactive flat panel

    Enhancing teaching with interactive technologies

    01 February 2017 By Amy Shelley - Buyer for ICT, AV and Business Machines

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  • Linda Cregan - CEO at Children

    You are what you eat but what about where you eat?

    08 July 2016 By Linda Cregan, CEO - Children’s Food Trust

    Several years ago, we commissioned some research to explore how the environment in which children eat a school lunch affects their perception of the experience.

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  • Toner

    Benefits of a high yield toner cartridge

    07 July 2016 By Vicky Walker, Account Manager - ACS

    There are many benefits of swapping your standard toner for a high yield toner cartridge particularly if you do a lot of printing in your business. Discover the benefits in this guest blog from ACS.

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  • Glue stick

    Do you have any glue sticks?

    07 July 2016 By Nikki Burch, Programme Manager - FundEd

    We all know that austerity measures have been forcing schools to explore alternative ways to fund resources, but when my husband, a secondary Maths Teacher, paid to have a box of glue sticks delivered to home, I knew that things had got serious.

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  • Girl Writing

    Do we still need exercise books?

    26 April 2016 By John Goldthorpe, Category Buyer - Paper

    Yesterday marked the start of National Stationery Week (25th April – 1st May 2016), seven days of celebrating the many wonders of the stationery world.

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  • Harlesden Primary

    UK schools to benefit from £2 million profit share

    02 December 2015 By David Lunn, Blog Editor

    Thousands of schools across the country are benefitting from a share of £2 million as part of our unique share of profits scheme.

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  • Get talking

    Put down your pens and get talking

    07 October 2015 By Natalie Griffin, Campaign and Communications Manager

    Today sees the return of the No Pens Day initiative which encourages schools to put down their pens and pencils for an entire day and focus on other forms of communication in the classroom.

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