The Truth Behind your ‘Recyclable’ Glue Sticks
Did you know that the average school can send up to 2000 glue sticks to landfill or incineration each year? Many people don’t know this, because often glue sticks are advertised as recyclable. Unfortunately this is not the case, the contaminated barrels and design of different plastics means that they are unable to be recycled. […]
Closing the Gap
We want to ensure no children are left behind in learning. We know that this is often the case when it comes to handwriting, which is why we developed Pegs to Paper. We designed the programme in partnership with Dr Angela Webb, former occupational therapist and chair of the National Handwriting Association. With her expert […]
Our Award-Winning U-fill!
The kids have spoken! We are proud winners of one of the #kidsjudgebett awards! Last week at the Bett Show in London, the students of Oakdale Infant and Junior School voted us one of their winners out of 600+ exhibitors! One of their main themes for the event was sustainability therefore our reusable glue stick […]
We’ve buddied up with Kids Against Plastic!
We have joined forces with Kids Against Plastic to raise awareness of our reusable glue stick system ‘U-fill’. Having recently met with the charity over a series of video calls, the team at KAP were so impressed with our unique solution for reducing plastic glue stick waste, that they went ahead and featured it on […]
Learn Play Nexus presents at the National Handwriting Association members day & AGM 2022
Our corporate member video presentation provided an introduction to our company followed by an update to the products within our handwriting range As proud corporate and committee members of the National Handwriting Association, we participate in their annual members day and AGM every year. The 2022 virtual meeting took place on Friday 8th July […]
Learn Play Nexus sponsors the Northern Ireland Eco Schools Green Flag Awards
We are thrilled to announce that Learn Play Nexus are now the official sponsors of the Eco Schools Northern Ireland Green Flag Awards. The Green Flag accreditation recognises, rewards and celebrates the environmental achievements of young people and we are very proud to be affiliated with such a fantastic award. Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is […]
Nexus exhibit at the Childcare & Education Expo
We had a successful few days exhibiting our new ranges at the Childcare & Education Expo
Using Pegs to Count Up to Support Bar Modelling (Intervention to Support KS2 Learners Working Below the Expected Standard)
Watch Key Stage Lead & Year 6 Specialist Mark Seymour explain how to use the Pegs to Count Up resources for Key Stage 2 (ages 7-11 years).
An ideal teaching resource for pupil premium funding
Pegs to Paper is a step-by-step, pre-handwriting system designed for ages 3-5 years, plus extension SEN activities for ages 5+ years, making it an ideal resource for pupil premium funding.
U-Fill there is a better way
Did you know that one 660L wheelie bin will hold over 3000 empty plastic glue sticks containers all destine for landfill. That’s just one bin, one school!