LRCs, Warrington, Macclesfield, Altrincham, Northwich, Sandbach, Crewe
Students in our schools and colleges are accessing information in new ways – tablets, laptops, and smartphones are popular as well as the more traditional desktop computers, books and magazines. Consequently we are seeing a substantial increase in the introduction of Learning Resource Centres (LRCs).
The key to the success of LRCs is the design, layout and the type of furniture which is included. They need to be areas where students want to visit (and more importantly use), where they can use both traditional and modern means to access information, relax and learn.
We take time to understand the different ways students interact both in study and socially in order to create these multi-functional spaces.
What should be included in LRCs?
A successful Learning Resource Centre should be divided into zones – quiet areas for individual work and group spaces for social interaction and teamwork.
There should be standard and/or bespoke furniture to support different styles of working – desking, modular tables and flexible seating – formal and soft to support different styles of working.
Access to a variety of IT facilities both plug in and WI-FI should be available as well as plenty of storage to hold a variety of media.
Providing a full refurbishment service
Whitespace offer a full refurbishment service and can take care of the whole project from floor to ceiling and everything in between; From full building surveys and interior design to the complete fit out including ceilings, lighting, air conditioning, partitions, decoration, flooring, and signage.
We offer a nationwide coverage and will provide one point of contact throughout saving time and money.
Whether your pupils are working in small groups, whole classes or alone, we are confident we can create Learning Resource Centres (LRCs) which are engaging environments that inspire.
Please visit our case studies page to see examples of the growing number of schools and colleges across the UK who have benefitted from our services.