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  • Top 7 ways to make your Pritt Sticks go further

    12 December 2018 By David Garrod – Senior Category Manager – Pritt (Henkel)

    Every teacher knows the feeling. There’s three weeks of term to go and you’ve got nothing but four Pritt Sticks and a bit of willpower to get you and your 30 children through that big craft project coming up. You plead with the powers that be to get some brand new ones, but the budget’s all gone for the term.

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    Top 10 saving tips on classroom stationery

    07 March 2018 By Melanie Godley, Buyer - Stationery

    You don’t need me to point out how tight school’s budgets are at the moment - but there are some quick things you can do to help save money.

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  • 10 tips for enabling early handwriting

    10 tips for enabling early handwriting

    12 May 2017 By Nicola Parker, Category Buyer - Early Years

    In this article, our early years buyer Nicola looks some top tips for supporting children as they develop early handwriting skills.

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    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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  • top 10 new nursery and early years products 2017

    Our top 10 nursery and early years products 2017

    18 January 2017 By Richard Tinker, Head of Trading

    Welcome to the first in a series of blogs featuring our top 10 new products across our range of primary and secondary curriculum resources.

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  • YPO Drivers

    The driving force of customer service

    25 October 2016 By Rhian Binns, Communications Officer

    Our Communications Officer Rhian Binns talks about a day in the life of one of our delivery drivers, Tony Green

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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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  • 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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  • Red Cross

    Are the days of the red pen numbered?

    03 July 2015 By Sherie Hardy, Assistant Buyer - Stationery

    The red pen is facing a number of competitors in the marker’s stationery drawer. Does this mean its days as the favourite colour for marking work are about to come to an end?

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