Helping schools take an innovative approach to Covid-safe learning

Posted on: September 9, 2020

As England’s schools reopen and educators grapple with how to encourage learning while keeping pupils safe, White Waltham C of E Academy, part of Ashley Hill Multi-Academy Trust, in Maidenhead, Berkshire is embracing an innovative approach.  It’s the first school in the country to install Studio, an outdoor classroom by Learniture Studio accommodates 15 students

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The post-coronavirus classroom?

Posted on: April 27, 2020

With talk starting to turn to schools re-opening, many people have started to question how this is going to be implemented, but safely. For example, “classrooms may have to be redesigned to allow social distancing, so maybe not all children can go back to, and be at, school at the same time” Scotland’s First Minister,

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Planning Learning Spaces

Posted on: October 23, 2019

We were delighted, about 18 months ago, when James, our Divisional Director, was asked to contribute the furniture section to the latest book to hit the shelves from publishers Laurence King, Planning Learning Spaces that was published on Monday. There’s little James doesn’t know about what’s happening in the world of educational furniture and the

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Little Learniture

Posted on: July 2, 2019

In some cases Little Learniture is simply a smaller version of the original: Little Turn&Learn is a lower version of our standard Turn&Learn. The same for Little Smile. But whilst it sometimes is, just making it a little smaller isn’t always the right answer. So we’ve been busy looking at the other key items in

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Nothing worth doing in education can be measured

Posted on: June 15, 2019

That was the question Gareth Sturdy posed on Twitter recently. And whilst I voted for ‘false’ (without the greatest conviction I have to admit) I also pointed out to Gareth that he might have got a rather different result had the question been phrased “Not everything worth doing in education can be measured”. That, he

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BETT radio with Russell Prue

Posted on: February 13, 2018

Juliette and James on Friday, followed by Professor Stephen Heppell on Saturday … we had a fab time being interviewed at BETT by the inimitable Russell Prue. Listen to it here

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