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|

Autumn arrives at last!

I recently read that Autumn is the season most people prefer. Certainly it is one of our most beautiful seasons with glorious crisp sunny days, gorgeous sunrises, roaring fires, conkers, cosy nights in, scarves, boots (my favourite!) twinkle lights (I could go on and on) but most importantly for us, a bit of 'breathing' space. At [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:40+00:00 September 27th, 2016|Tags: , , |

Inspirational Themed Furniture

At Ambic we have the capabilities to turn your idea's into reality! Pelaw Infant's School asked us if we could make some 'themed' reading corners for some of their classrooms. How exciting! After discussions with the teachers we produced some plans and drawings and once approved we set to work. One of the requested themes was [...]

Time for a re-furb?

Yes! Our favourite time of year has arrived, daffodils, lambs, Easter eggs! Added to that warmer weather (fingers crossed!) and we’re raring to go. It’s a great time of year for refurbishments too and we’re starting to get really busy with lots of bookings from schools, nurseries, colleges & universities for all sorts of re-furb & installation work. No matter [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:40+00:00 March 31st, 2016|Tags: , , |

Film Stars!

Recently we approached a few of our schools to see what they thought of the furniture we had installed for them. They very kindly agreed to let us film in school and have a chat with some of the staff & the most important people there...the pupils themselves! It is always a great pleasure to [...]

2016-01-12T13:23:36+00:00 January 11th, 2016|

Happy New Year!

Well it's January again! We've hit the floor running as usual with lots of orders to process. It's hard to believe that Christmas was only a couple of weeks ago! The New Year is always a good time for a new start and we are busy developing some fabulous new furniture products. Exciting! We take [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:40+00:00 January 11th, 2016|

Bespoke furniture for Newcastle University

Newcastle University recently commissioned Ambic to manufacture some bespoke furniture for their impressive Long Gallery in the Percy Building entrance to be used as a cafe/coffee stop for students and visitors. We manufactured beautiful, chunky MDF bench sets with a hard wearing veneer in walnut with hard wood lipping which is easy to keep clean. To mix it [...]

2018-02-14T20:20:41+00:00 October 6th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |