MINI CASE STUDY - Cost effective reliable printing in a touch environment

Epson installed 2 WorkForce Pro WP-4525 business inkjet printers at the Standens Barn Primary School, for scanning and copying as well as for printing out pupils’ work and photographs. The printers have saved them money on ink cartridges and deliver a huge reduction in costs over their previous solution. Find out more...

The School

SCHOOL : Standens Barn Primary School

COUNTY : Northamptonshire

Standens Barn Primary School is a primary school for 4-11 year olds. The school believes that education is seen as relevant when delivered in an exciting and stimulating way. As such it encourages its children to be creative and to try out new ideas to explore their learning.

The Customer
  • The school’s mission is to provide a safe, caring and stimulating learning environment, so that each child can reach his or her full potential
  • Its motto is "My Best, Your Best, Our Best"
  • Standens Barn recognises the powerful impact of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in enhancing learning and in making children familiar with modern communications and the Internet
  • The impact sport can have on the wellbeing of children is valued and as such a variety of different sports are offered at the school
The Challenge
  • Standens had a number of outdated colour laser printers which they found expensive to run and often unreliable
  • The school needed a printing solution that would reduce its ongoing costs
  • The printers needed to be placed in a shared working area, also used for sand and wet play, so they needed to be robust enough to cope in this environment
  • High quality print output, in both colour and black and white was also a requirement
  • Printing from mobile devices was a necessity
The Solution
  • Epson installed 2 WorkForce Pro WP-4525 business inkjet printers
  • The printers have saved them money on ink cartridges and deliver a huge reduction in costs over their previous solution
  • They are extremely reliable and work well even in the tough environment in which they are placed
  • They are used for scanning and copying as well as for printing out pupils’ work and photographs
  • Students and teachers can print directly from smartphones and tablet PCs with the compatible mobile printing application, Epson iPrint
Customer Quote

“The Epson WorkForce Pro printers have far exceeded all our expectations and we’re delighted with how they are performing. We’re able to showcase the fabulous work our children are producing as well as using them for printing and copying school paperwork. I’ve been so impressed with the printers that I have even been recommending them to neighbouring schools within Northampton."

Simon Blight - Head teacher of Standens Barn Primary School