* Put a "Master Copy" tray next to the photocopier for new worksheets. One copy of each is then sorted and used or adapted by other staff.
* Get a filing cabinet. Most stock rooms offer minimal space and, if you're lucky, some shelves. A cabinet is the ideal size for folders, worksheets etc.
* Send new resources via the staff room. This allows them to be seen before they are hidden away.
* Locate pencil sharpeners next to bins.
* Mix powder paint with PVA glue to stop flaking.
* Paint-trays and palettes clean well in the dishwasher.
The staff of Lodge Farm Junior School Stevenage, Herts
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