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The Importance Of Good Staff Room Seating

The Importance Of Good Staff Room Seating

by Simon Colenutt, 13/08/15

After a few hours in the classroom, most teachers find themselves longing for a short break away from their pupils. After making a cup of coffee, they head to the staff room ready to recline in a comfy chair and put their feet up for a few well-deserved minutes. Thankfully for teachers, gone ...

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School Reception Furniture - Comfort, Style, Versatility

School Reception Furniture - Comfort, Style, Versatility

by Manager, 19/08/15

The entrance and the reception area are the first things that visitors to your school get to see so it’s important that you make the right impression. Desks, tables and seating contribute massively to the overall look and feel of your reception area so it’s important to choose car...

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School Chairs For The Classroom

School Chairs For The Classroom

by Manager, 15/09/15

When deciding on the best series of school chairs to settle for, there are number of different options that come to one’s mind which is determined by what quality, style and durability that surrounds each product. We have taken our time to tailor out the best designs to take care of yo...

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How To Choose Classroom Table & Chair Heights

How To Choose Classroom Table & Chair Heights

by Simon Colenutt, 19/01/15

Encouraging children to learn effectively can, more often than not, feel more like an art than a science. Combining a stimulating environment with engaging lesson plans is essential to ensure children enjoy the process of learning, and take from their class time the relevant points needed. But n...

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12 Tips For Buying Classroom Furniture

by UK Educational Furniture, 18/11/15

When choosing school furniture think about creating flexible learning environments and how you can create learning spaces which can be easily reconfigured to suit different teaching styles. Choose modular design furniture which can be moved to create different settings. This will help rejuvenate...

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Colour in the Classroom

Colour in the Classroom

by UK Educational Furniture, 18/12/15

It's widely known that different colours have different effects on behaviour, learning, mood and energy of a room. With many studies dedicated to the effects of these colours, we have done our homework to narrow down the range of sources to create this easy to digest guide for your classroom...

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Learning The Layout - Best Classroom Layouts for Learning in Schools

Learning The Layout - Best Classroom Layouts for Learning in Schools

by UK Educational Furniture, 18/01/16

You may not think it, but the layout of a classroom can have a significant impact on the way students learn. Perhaps you never really gave it much thought when you were at school, but the organisation of the classroom, specifically the Classroom Tables, is an essential factor in the learning expe...

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Nature vs Nurture

Nature vs Nurture

by UK Educational Furniture, 11/03/16

Providing a learning environment and the effects of this on the child's learning has been the subject of studies all around the world, as has the ways in which children learn, but does this mean that nature (the child’s own predisposed abilities) or nurture (the environment the child is ...

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See, Hear, Speak , Touch - The Main Categories of Learning

See, Hear, Speak , Touch - The Main Categories of Learning

by UK Educational Furniture, 16/06/16

Research has shown that we all use various senses to learn, and this is what forms the basis of the Visual, Auditory, and Kinesthetic (VAK) learning style, but what exactly is this? Here is a guide to the VAK learning style, along with ways that school classrooms can be modified to suit it bett...

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The Evolution Of The Classroom

The Evolution Of The Classroom

by UK Educational Furniture, 02/08/16

Since the 1900s, life has changed significantly, with advances in technology impacting on everything from entertainment to education. In particular, the classrooms of today are a world away from those of yesteryear, and even in the last century, the differences are remarkable. In the early 1900...

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The Past, Present And Future Of Education

The Past, Present And Future Of Education

by UKEdu, 16/11/16

In 1880, the Elementary Education Act made education compulsory for five to ten-year- olds. This was after the National Education League had continued their campaign for basic schooling. In 1891, both board and Church schools were made ‘free’ to attend.Those children from a wealthier ...

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10 Fun Ideas For The Class Room Christmas Party

10 Fun Ideas For The Class Room Christmas Party

by Ukedu, 14/12/16

Christmas wouldn’t be the same without a classroom party. In fact, pupils can sometimes look forward to the festive soiree for months in advance. That’s why every teacher should give some serious thought to making it extra special. If you’re worried about putting together a me...

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The School Desk - A Journey Through Time

The School Desk - A Journey Through Time

by Ukedu, 28/01/17

Prior to the 1800's, children were often home-schooled so there was no real need for desks. In 1881 The Sidney School Furniture Company designed the 'Fashion' desk, claiming “No desk in the market is made with more care, nor of better materials than the 'Fashion', and none ha...

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A Design Guide For 6th Form

A Design Guide For 6th Form

by Ukedu, 09/06/17

First impressions count, especially so in the education sector. The impression you leave on potential students and their parents is the ultimate deciding factor as to whether they choose your establishment over another. Here we look at specific areas of the 6th form and give guidance as to what s...

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A Guide To Buying School Lockers

A Guide To Buying School Lockers

by Ukedu, 25/07/17

Choosing school lockers can be difficult, especially when you consider the amount of choice there is in terms of colour, material, size and height. So here's aquick guide to help you choose the right lockers for your school. High Level Single Door Lockers are best suited to secondary schools o...

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The Importance Of Classroom Design

The Importance Of Classroom Design

by Ukedu, 07/08/17

Children spend a vast majority of their pre-adult life in a classroom, and as a basis for creating their futures, it's important that the learning environment is encouraging and full of positivity. Here we explore the importance of classroom design and the affects this can have on both teachin...

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