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

  • 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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  • CEO Nicky Chance Thompson from The Piece Hall

    An educational partnership with The Piece Hall

    01 May 2018 By Nicky Chance-Thompson, Chief Executive of The Piece Hall

    The Piece Hall Trust is proud to be partnering with our friends at YPO who have been hugely supportive of our very valuable education programme, working with schools to teach youngsters about the fascinating heritage of The Piece Hall in Halifax.

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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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  • 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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  • Sarah Earl

    Meet the Buyer - Sarah Earl

    24 January 2018 By Sarah Earl, Category Buyer - Emergency Services and Blue Light

    Sarah Earl joined YPO 20 years ago and has recently become the category buyer for the emergency services and blue light team.

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  • The 5 do’s and don’ts of handwriting

    The 5 do's and don'ts of handwriting

    23 January 2018 By Heidi Winter, Apprentice

    To celebrate National Handwriting Week, we have put together 5 top tips that will help you stop asking yourself this question and be well on your way of mastering that ‘neat’ style.

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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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  • Funny face tortillas

    How can you make healthy eating fun?

    09 October 2017 By Nicola Parker, Category Buyers – Early Years.

    Learning about healthy eating doesn’t need to be dull.

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  • CTA YPO

    The Telegraph Business Reporter

    26 September 2017 By Fiona Wilkins, Corporate Communications Manager

    Working with an organisation like YPO presents schools with a few different ways that can help them during challenging times.

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