How to choose classroom furniture

Posted: September 28th, 2020 | Category: Education, Latest News

Whether you’re a contractor, architect or headteacher, choosing classroom furniture can be a difficult task. You need to strike the correct balance between furniture which is practical and comfortable, yet also looks visually appealing in a classroom. Plus, the furniture may need to be smaller than regular furniture, so that children can access it easily. […]

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How to use school furniture to help with social distancing

Posted: September 9th, 2020 | Category: Education, Latest News

As schools are returning, senior leaders will be making plans to ensure that classrooms remain safe environments. And this may mean having to consider some changes to your current arrangements to ensure that social distancing guidelines can be followed. But rather than completely stripping out your existing school furniture, consider how it can help enforce […]

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Education furniture for Lansdowne Children’s Home

Posted: August 14th, 2020 | Category: Education, Latest News

We have recently completed a £30,000 project to manufacture and install fitted education furniture for Lansdowne Children’s Home in Hailsham, after being selected by Beard Construction. The project included manufacturing furniture for various areas of the home, including offices, kitchen, stores and dispensary. The majority of the furniture was made with 25mm thick carcase and […]

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Education furniture for Headington Girls School

Posted: August 14th, 2020 | Category: Education, Latest News

We are delighted to have been selected by Beard Construction to manufacture and install education furniture for Headington Girls School in Oxford. The project has a value of £55,000 and will start in November 2020. Education furniture for Headington Girls School The furniture will be installed at the refurbished Arts Centre at Headington School, encompassing […]

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Schools rebuilding programme

Posted: July 8th, 2020 | Category: Education, Latest News

We welcome the recent pledge by the prime minister, Boris Johnson, to provide a £1bn schools rebuilding programme over a 10-year investment plan for upgrades and refurbishments. This is the first major schools rebuilding programme since 2014 and will make sure the nation’s schools and colleges are fit for the future. It is part of […]

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School commits to educating pupils in food and health with £32,000 food technology classroom refurbishment.

Posted: June 30th, 2016 | Category: Education, Latest News

From food bloggers sharing family friendly recipes to glossy Instagram accounts showcasing perfectly ripened avocados and green juices, the food industry is constantly changing and evolving. Following the announcement last summer that A Level food technology was to be abolished, food is a subject that hasn’t been very far from everyone’s lips in recent months. […]

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Clever Classroom design considerably improves pupils’ learning

Posted: December 3rd, 2015 | Category: Education, Latest News, School

Recent ‘Clever Classrooms’ research1 revealed how differences in the physical characteristics of classroom design, such as layout, colour and light, can together increase the learning progress of primary school pupils by as much as 16 per cent in a single year. The findings from the research undertaken by the HEAD Project2 (Holistic Evidence and Design) […]

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Cookery lessons in school kitchens now part of the furniture

Posted: March 12th, 2015 | Category: Education, Latest News, School, Specialist

As of this school year it has become compulsory for primary schools to start teaching pupils as young as eight basic cooking skills in the kitchen – giving them the abilities they need to prepare a balanced meal with simple ingredients in the hope of setting them up for a lifetime of healthy eating. Nutritional […]

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School furniture manufacturer launches new responsive website

Posted: March 18th, 2014 | Category: Education, School

David Bailey Furniture Systems has launched a new responsive website to improve customers’ online experience when searching for its products on mobile devices. In the last year, mobile traffic to the company’s website has increased by more than 50 per cent, highlighting the need to make their website more compatible with smartphones, tablets and other […]

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More room required: Government announces new school building funding

Posted: January 8th, 2014 | Category: Education, Latest News, School

The Minister of State for Schools, David Laws, announced this summer that the Department for Education (DofE) has targeted capital funding worth over £820m toward the creation of 74,000 ‘high-quality’ school places. They hope to achieve this aim by building 45 new schools and rolling out a programme of classroom and school building refurbishment at […]

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