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    Attracting students to sixth form using design

    08 January 2020 By Alexandra Wainwright - Furniture and Design Project Manager at YPO

    For each student choosing to attend a sixth form the school receives funding, so schools need to encourage interest amongst students in this progression, but how do you compete with a college?

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  • elderly woman in room with painting and window

    Relieving the symptoms of dementia through design

    06 January 2020 By Emma Quinn - Furniture and Design Project Manager at YPO

    Dementia is an umbrella term for many different diseases that affect the mind. Because of this, people with Dementia can suffer from a variety of different symptoms and side effects. Little changes in their environment can relieve the pressures of daily life in the long term for all kinds of people with Dementia.

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  • Old Classroom Furniture

    What to do if your school isn’t a funding priority

    04 June 2015 By Alain Jones, National Furniture Sales Manager

    Earlier this year the government announced the second round of its flagship priority school building programme. If your school didn't make the list but is in desperate need of a face lift, how can you get the most out of the budget you do have?

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  • YPO Big Day 2015

    A day of celebration in a revitalised local venue

    17 April 2015 By Phil Taylor, Design Unit Manager

    Last week we held a staff event at the beautifully restored Unity Works venue in Wakefield city centre, once famed for its events but disused for over a decade.

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  • Shuffle

    Fashionable furniture to fix your office woes

    23 February 2015 By Jack Green, Content Author - Furniture

    Furniture and layout can have a big impact on productivity and academic attainment, but modern design solutions exist to help you solve common office problems.

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