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

  • jubilee celebrations in the classroom

    Creative classroom activities fit for a Queen

    23 May 2022 By Luke Jones - Brand Manager at BIC

    This year, we are really in luck, because Queen Elizabeth II is the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee – that’s 70 years of service to Great Britain! And it has been lighting up imaginations everywhere. So here are our top ideas for creative learning and expressions in the classroom, as we mark this historic moment.

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  • Furniture

    Furniture size guide for schools

    20 May 2022 By Gemma Maw – Category Buyer for Furniture at YPO

    Children are at school on average 7 hours a day, where most of that is spent within the classroom. With this in mind, it’s very important to ensure the chairs and tables used are the correct height and size to enable a comfortable learning environment.

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  • Children drawing on a chalkboard

    Five things you should know about Singapore Maths

    17 May 2022 By The YPO Team

    Maths Mastery, or Singapore Maths as it’s more commonly known, was first seen in UK schools in 2014. The term, originally coined in the US, describes an approach developed in Singapore, using a three-step learning process.

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  • national stationery week celebrations

    Celebrate National Stationery Week with Staedtler

    16 May 2022 By Staedtler

    With National Stationery Week coming up, we’ve put together a list of fun activities to try in the classroom to help celebrate and encourage children to get involved.

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  • boy writing at school

    Top 6 reasons to write by hand

    13 May 2022 By Stabilo

    Handwriting may be something of a lost art but it is still a valuable life skill. With technology taking over, typing has become more favourable than writing by hand, but handwriting is actually more beneficial.

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  • children in a classroom crafting

    Easy classroom crafting with POSCA

    05 May 2022 By Ella Johnston - Creative Content at Mitsubishi Pencil Co.

    Get creative in the classroom with our simple to follow crafting activities, ideal for a range of age groups. Make use of our POSCA paint markers in the classroom for easy, mess-free painting.

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  • children writing in the classroom

    10 ways to make writing fun

    28 April 2022 By Stabilo

    Explore our top tips for encouraging children to get writing, by making the experience fun and enjoyable. Many children find writing boring so getting them to sit down and do writing exercises can be impossible.

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  • children in the classroom

    Promoting mental wellbeing in the classroom

    27 April 2022 By Educational Advantage

    Mental wellbeing is a subject that has become a lot more prevalent in recent years - not only in our personal lives but in our work and education too. Being constrained to our homes with the copious amounts of pressure that was put upon us have only contributed to our stresses and the state of our wellbeing.

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  • children celebrating earth day

    Celebrate Earth Day with Pritt

    19 April 2022 By The YPO Team

    Get crafty this Earth Day with the help of Pritt! Pritt strives to bring schools, homes and offices around the world the best crafting solutions possible, whilst caring for our planet. Celebrate Earth Day by creating a fun earth mobile.

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  • children in classroom

    Make the most of your classroom budget with edding

    04 April 2022 By edding

    To help make the most of your classroom budget, without compromising on quality and longevity, we’ve put together a list of our top tips for maximising your budget and stretching your resources.

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