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We'll be blogging every few days about various topics, so come back soon to see more!

  • icicles on school building

    Five cleaning tips to help you prepare for winter

    16 October 2020 By Jonathan Carr - Assistant Category Buyer of Cleaning and Hygiene at YPO

    The dark nights are starting to close in, which can mean only one thing, winter is coming! Here’s our top five cleaning tips to help you with the winter months and prepare for the cold times ahead.

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  • Meet the education procurement team - Liann

    14 October 2020 By Liann Thomson - MAT Relationship Manager at YPO

    Liann has worked at YPO for nearly five years where her role has evolved massively. Now leading the education procurement team, Liann is responsible for managing the partnerships with YPO's MAT customers and pulling together their procurement tender responses.

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  • Meet the education procurement team - Amanda

    06 October 2020 By Amanda Quinn - Procurement Projects Delivery Lead at YPO

    Amanda has worked at YPO for 11 years and loves working for an organisation that gives back to the public sector, with brilliant core values who really cares about its customers and employees.

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  • Meet the education procurement team - Ash

    30 September 2020 By Ash Cartwright - Education Development Manager at YPO

    Ash has been at YPO for 11 years now, where he’s worked in various different roles including contracts officer, curriculum buyer, ICT and innovation manager and now his current role as education development manager.

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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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  • 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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  • Making the most of space in an education setting

    01 July 2020 By Sam Walting - Project Manager of Furniture and Design at YPO

    With all the challenges faced by schools currently in terms of social distancing, now is as good a time as any to start putting any unused spaces to good use.

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  • man washing hands in sink

    The importance of washing your hands

    10 June 2020 By Kelly Snee - Category Buyer of Cleaning at YPO

    70% of all infections are caused by contaminated hands, so it’s no surprise that the single most important piece of health advice given by experts to help stay safe is to wash your hands correctly, as often as possible with soap and water, throughout the day.

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  • Person cleaning a staircase with gloves and spray

    What funding is available to deep clean my school?

    26 May 2020 By The YPO Team

    We know that The Department for Education is providing financial support to eligible schools up to the end of the 2019 and Summer 2020 term to help facilitate deep cleaning as a result of COVID-19. But how do you get this funding, how does it work and are you eligible I hear you say?

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