Published on January 3rd, 2017 | by Michelle Roper-Shaw
New Year, New Term
Today marks the first day of the New Year where we get back into our regular routine. For many school children up and down the country it is also the start of the new term.
Time flies and it doesn’t seem that long ago that we reminisced about The History of the Classroom back in September. We are now half way through the academic year and so it is time to give your school stationery supplies a makeover.
School Essentials at the Post Office Shop
Here at the Post Office Shop we have a full range dedicated to Education, for teachers, parents and school children alike. It is packed with a wide range of products, including all the School Essentials you need.
So, if you are a teacher looking to add some new supplies to inspire your class in 2017 or you just want to update your stationery or pencil case, here is a selection of our best buys:
For Your School Bag
Casio Scientific Calculator Featuring 260 functions, this calculator has been designed for use by students throughout Key Stage 3 and 4. It has also been approved by the examination boards for GCSE and A Level use. The slide on hard case also keeps it protected from the rigours of being carried around each day in your school bag.
Stabilo Neon Assorted Colour Highlighters Compact enough to be kept in your pencil case, these highlighters are essential for any student. It may only be January but it is never too early to start preparing for your end of year exams. This pack contains yellow, pink, orange and green highlighters so you can colour code your notes for better retention of information.
Really Useful Pencil/Stationery Box This 1.5 litre capacity box will keep all your stationery essentials safe and secure. The clip lock handles keep everything in place and because it is transparent you can easily locate all the contents. It is sized at 100 x 355 x 70mm and so can be stored compactly on your desk, drawer or locker.
Oxford Campus A4 Red Refill Pad With new projects and subjects to learn in the New Year, it is time to update your paper stock. Part of the Oxford Campus Notebooks range this refill pad contains 140 pages of high quality 90gsm Optik paper. With minimal ink bleed through you can confidently write on both sides of the page.
Elba PVC A4 Lever Arch File 70mm Blue You will definitely need some new filing products for the new term. This lever arch fil from Elba is made from sturdy PVC so will be able to cope with the tough demands of school life. The 70mm capacity will hold up to 450 sheets to give you plenty of storage space.
Berol Assorted Colour Fine Pens, Pack of 12 A favourite with school children across the decades, this pack of coloured pens use water based ink so they are perfect for children to use. Their large ink reservoir enables you to draw and colour in for hours. Even if you happen to misplace the lid they have a cap off life of 14 days.
For the Classroom
Westcott Decree Child/Education Scissor Block Ideal for any classroom, this pack contains 32 pairs of scissors designed for use by children aged over 4. The pack includes 26 right handed scissors in red and 6 left handed scissors in green/yellow. They are supplied in a wooden storage block for safety and convenience.
Really Useful Clear 10 Litre Storage Box This multi-purpose storage box is a must have item for any busy teacher. Whether it is used for holding your office supplies or transporting homework for marking, this box comes with a lid which features lockable clip-over handles to keep its contents secure. Made from durable polypropylene it is also stackable to save space.
Helix Geometry School Class Pack Supplied in a sturdy Gratnells tray, this class pack contains 30 of each item; 30cm shutter resistant ruler, 13cm set square, 10cm set square, compass and 9cm pencils.
Classmaster Plastic Erasers, Pack 0f 45 We all make mistakes, and these plastic erasers will neatly remove any errors without smudging the page. Providing schools with excellent value for money, each eraser is individually shrink wrapped to keep them protected until they are required.
Plastic Pencil Sharpeners, Pack of 100 Supplied in various colours: pink, light yellow, dark yellow and green, these plastic pencil sharpeners will brighten up any pencil case. They are suitable for use with standard school pencils to keep your students’ essays and drawings neat and eligible.
Pukka A4 Copier Paper, 5 Reams For use with inkjet printers, laser printers and photocopiers this 80gsm PEFC certified paper allows you to print school projects and lessons in an environmentally friendly way. 5 reams gives you a total of 2500 sheets to meet your everyday printing needs at a great price.