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Classroom Seating Options

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Early Learning Furniture


26 September 2016

High quality classroom seating may be an oversight for many schools, but believe it or not good seating can help improve children’s learning experience. Chairs that are uncomfortable can have a negative effect on children’s ability to concentrate on the task at hand.

We believe that ergonomically designed seating that is the correct size for the age group you are teaching, will improve children’s performance at school, as well as their overall health, as they are more likely to sit with the correct posture throughout the day.

We offer a range of different chair shapes and sizes that are ideal for different classrooms and age groups throughout your school. For example, the WSM Classroom stool is perfectly suited to science classrooms, whilst the NP Swivel chair is great for computer rooms.

In Stock Options

Within our range of classroom chairs, four are available in stock for fast delivery throughout mainland UK – The ST Classroom ChairNP School ChairWSM Classroom Stool and the WSM Skidbase Classroom Stool. These in stock options are available on a 7-10 day lead time.

Other chairs in the classroom chair range are manufactured to order and dispatched within 4 weeks.

High quality and durable

All of our classroom chairs feature an extra strong undercarriage which provides strength and durability to our seating. The chairs are designed specifically without nuts and screws and are therefore able to withstand daily use in busy classrooms without any parts coming loose or falling off.

Range of Colours Available

We believe that colour is important when designing your classroom. Different colours affect learning in different ways, for example the colour red encourages creativity, increases appetite and increases alertness and excitement. See our article on how colour affects learning for more information.

Our chairs will add a splash of colour to any classroom environment, with 10 vibrant colour options to choose from, including blue, charcoal, green, lilac, orange, purple, red, soft blue, tangy green and yellow. You’re sure to find a colour that matches your classroom aesthetic perfectly.

Range of Sizes Available

Getting chairs that are the right height for the children you are teaching is vital for ensuring they are comfortable throughout the day. If children become uncomfortable then their attention can start to drift and their learning can be negatively affected.

The heights available for most of our chairs include:

  • 260mm (3-4 years old)
  • 310mm (4-6 years old)
  • 350mm (6-8 years old)
  • 380mm (8-11 years old)
  • 430mm (11-14 years old)
  • 460mm (14+ years old)

These sizes make our chairs ideal for children from pre-school up to secondary school.


Our range of classroom chairs and stools are stackable between 6 and 10 high, depending on the chair. This is an ideal feature for schools that don’t have much space available as they can be stacked and stored away easily when not in use. 

ST Classroom Chair – Pack of 10

The ST classroom chair is our best-selling chair. They are ergonomically designed to help children sit with the correct posture throughout their school day which in turn also helps them to concentrate better.

The ST chair features an innovative anti-tilt design which improves safety and stops children from leaning backwards on their chair which can be extremely dangerous. This chair is stackable up to 10 chairs high, which makes them easy to store when not in use.

Perfect for use as a traditional classroom chair, the ST chair is EN1729 compliant, available in 10 vibrant colours and is available for delivery within 7-10 days.

WSM Classroom Stool – Pack of 6

The WSM Classroom Stool is perfect for use in science classrooms and computer rooms and is supplied with a speckled, light grey frame and a charcoal seat.

The stool provides excellent lumbar support for children, keeping them comfy throughout their school day and helping to improve their posture.

The WSM stool is supplied in packs of 6 and stacks up to 6 stools high which makes them easy to transport and store when not in use.

This classroom stool is EN1729 compliant and is available for dispatch within 7-10 days.

NP Swivel Classroom Chair – Pack of 2

The NP Swivel classroom chair features a gas lift for easy adjustment as well as easy glide castor wheels which allow for smooth transport and storage. 10 vibrant chair colours are available, as well as a choice between a black or chrome swivel base.

Two different height options are available, 350mm – 420mm, which is suitable for children aged 6-11, and 420mm – 480mm, which is ideal for children over 11 years old.

The NP swivel chair is EN1729 compliant and is sold in packs of two. These chairs are manufactured to order and dispatched within 4 weeks.

For more information on our range of classroom chairs, or any of our other products please contact us or call us on 01733 511121.

At Early Learning Furniture we are experts in school classroom furnitureclassroom storage and classroom library furniture for primary schools, pre-schools and nurseries.



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