School support offices, Manchester

This is a workplace too…

School support offices, Manchester

As well as educating children, schools and colleges are also workplaces to the thousands of teachers and support staff; without which they wouldn’t exist…
With the vast amount of paperwork, meetings and telephone calls that are dealt with on a daily…

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School dinners have never looked so good…

school dining areas, manchester

Thanks to the likes of Jamie Oliver and other food campaigners school dinners have improved dramatically over the years. However, studies reveal that making food healthier is not the only thing enticing children to sign up for school meals…
Dining is…

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Are you starting to suffer from growing pains?

school storage solutions, manchester

It’s the start of a brand new academic year! But, it’s not all about new uniforms and text books… With a growing number of students and shrinking budgets the call for more efficient use of space within our schools and colleges…

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The students have done their hard work, now it’s over to you…

Education refurbishment, school refurbishment manchester

After a nail-biting summer for some, GCSE result day is finally here. Today is the day 16 year olds in England hopefully get to reap the rewards from all their hard work. But, once the results are in and celebrations…

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Is your school feeling the squeeze?

school refurbishment, Manchester

Last week more than half a million families found out which primary school their children will attend in September, with early indications suggesting that one in six missed out on their preferred choice!
An article in the Telegraph* revealed that one…

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From classroom to staffroom…

School furniture manchester

At Whitespace we often talk about how schools should invest in a learning environment that meets the needs of the students, and have gained considerable experience in the interior design, refurbishment and furnishing of schools and colleges throughout the North…

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Taking the DIY route is not always the easiest or cheapest option…

The Easter break is fast approaching and you’ve decided your school needs a bit of updating. How hard can it be to furnish two additional classrooms and spruce up the reception area? Often if small improvements or new furniture are…

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What difference does a school’s environment make to the learning process?

Classroom designs manchester

Studies reveal that around 90% of teachers agree that the school environment can influence the learning process, with approximately 50% believing that the surroundings ie classroom designs, can actually have a negative impact…
Areas for concern highlighted by the research included cramped…

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Recipe for change…

School design, Manchester

While school meals have improved significantly since the dark days of turkey twizzlers, it appears making food healthier is only half the battle for the majority of schools and colleges. In fact, your school dining room can also make an…

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Not every child finds reading fun…

… but you could help change that.
As children up and down the country returned to school after the Christmas break, two charities are looking for adults to go back to school too as volunteers to help children improve their reading…

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