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The Learning Environment – Importance of Classroom Layout

Studies have shown that classroom environment can have a significant impact on pupil's learning and academic progress. However schools are potentially going to come under ever increasing pressure, with an anticipated further 750,000 extra places required by 2025, to make the best use of limited space in the classroom.

2018-02-26T21:03:56+00:00 October 26th, 2017|

Funding changes putting the spotlight on purchasing decisions

The new national funding formula may see some schools benefit, but every school has difficult choices to make when it comes to purchasing furniture and equipment to meet the needs of all students and enhance the learning environment - Ambic have a winning formula to make sure schools get the best value for their money

2018-02-26T21:02:22+00:00 September 28th, 2017|

Classrooms

  It’s too easy for classrooms to become cramped and overcrowded. Our functional furniture is engineered to withstand relentless wear and tear on a daily basis. Our loose and fitted furniture is designed to your individual requirements to make the best use of space, providing practical and safe solutions for you and your [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:41+00:00 October 27th, 2015|

Cloakrooms

  Lumley Medway Infants School decided upon a complete redesign of their Year 2 cloakroom. We designed and manufactured double sided coat hanger and shoe baskets made from strong MDF and welded steel which we then powder coated. The baskets hold boots, shoes and bags and help to keep cloakroom areas tidy & [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:41+00:00 October 27th, 2015|

Storage Solutions

  There can be lots of wasted or unused areas in school which with careful design and planning can be turned into additional storage or teaching space, cloakrooms or wet areas. The school corridor is a very busy environment which needs to be clutter free and safe with excellent access, however, they are [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:41+00:00 October 28th, 2015|

Entrances & Reception areas

  Trinity School wanted a new stylish but practical Reception Desk. We designed a ‘curved’ desk to maximise available space and to be aesthetically pleasing with a stainless steel and ‘curved’ glass receiving shelf. This is a beautiful, hard wearing desk that successfully mixes traditional finishing with contemporary style & design. It also [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:41+00:00 October 28th, 2015|

Toilets and washrooms

  Etherley Lane Primary-A stylish modern look was achieved by using circular stainless steel sinks and metallic urinals & toilet flushes. We fabricated solid grade laminate vanity units & toilet cubicles and hid essential plumbing behind removable access panels. We can design, manufacture & install washrooms & toilets for your school. We offer [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:41+00:00 October 27th, 2015|

Dining and breakout

  At Ambic we can manufacture loose or fitted furniture and complete a full refurbishment of your dining hall, canteen, cafe or breakout areas. We worked alongside Koru Contractors to design a stylish, substantial server bar for Coach Lane Campus. We fabricated the worktop from solid grade laminate to withstand heat and liquid [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:41+00:00 October 28th, 2015|

Libraries

  Glynwood Primary School wanted a complete re-design of their library as the existing room was cramped and not very user friendly. The school raised the funds and had some great ideas-Business Manager, Helen Lonsdale was appointed the task of finding a company that they could work with. The school wanted a vibrant [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:41+00:00 October 28th, 2015|