Category: School refurbishment

Because their future begins in school…

The sharing of information on tablets and laptops means that pupils don’t have to be focussed forward, instead, groups of desks and soft seating areas are becoming more popular together with informal opportunities to share work outside the classroom environment,…

Heads in books and sleepless nights – can only mean one thing…

We are finding that social spaces are becoming a popular inclusion in secondary schools, academies and colleges. However, the ideal social space means different things to different people – for some it’s a place to relax and socialise in; whereas…

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Is your school prepared?

This is just one example where the modern school must have the capability to offer a range of classrooms and communal accommodation which can be transformed quickly to mirror the teaching requirements at short knowledge.

 
A place to study, discover…

Billions of people worldwide still have no access to toilets…

We appreciate that ensuring the facilities are inviting to use can be a challenge for most schools, especially with budget constraints in place. At the very least, it’s important that students feel comfortable and that they are hygienic and adequately…

A place to study, discover and explore…

Working closely with the college, our brief was to create an inspiring, flexible and functional LRC for both students and staff. The design of the area was driven by headcount; as well as accommodating the current students it also had…

The problem with sitting…

…You should consider; how old the students are (one size will not fit all! appropriate chair seat height is often based on the age of the child) and the style of teaching to be done in the space; seating for…

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Do teachers still get apples?

We recognise that teaching has changed – classrooms are no longer an environment of one talking to many – it is not always teacher at the front and concentration on a blackboard – or whiteboard these days. Increased use of…

Creating better places for learning…

In the summer of 2015, we were asked to help the school design and furnish the interior of their new purpose built school; they wanted the end result to develop the pupils love for learning…
Designing each classroom to encourage interaction…

Behind every good teacher…

…is a great environment!
Teachers and support staff play a huge part in the success of any education establishment, yet, research conducted by the National Union of Teachers (NUT) revealed that over half of the country’s teachers are considering leaving the…

Why the customer experience matters…

If you had two businesses that offer the exact same product and/or services at the same price, what would influence you to choose one over the other?
We can talk all day about why you should choose Whitespace for all your…