In any project, be it a refurbishment or new build, it is important to create an image which reflects the teaching ethos of the school and the importance the school attaches to its environment.

DfES – Furniture & Equipment: A Purchasing Guide


Government websites and publications provide very good advice and information for teaching and other professionals developing educational spaces. However, when new projects come along and teaching professionals are asked to, say ‘refurbish their classroom or block of classrooms’, it can become hard work, in a field in which they may not be experienced or knowledgeable. CARE (Design & Furniture) Ltd ensures that the school receives true quality products, service, and true ‘value for money’. Professional advice in this market can go a long way in helping you create your required learning environment. In a capital project there will be a direct relationship between the layout of the furniture and equipment. The importance of the layout exercise should not be underestimated. ’DfES – Furniture & Equipment: A Purchasing Guide’.


CARE realise that teaching professionals, are already under pressure, with increasing workloads and targets to achieve. Needless to say, dealing with a refurbishment project can distract teachers from their job, and thus, possibly, effect the students progression and education. CARE provides an experienced and professional consultancy service for the provision of effective, innovative teaching environment designs, reflecting the schools vision, in all areas of the schools internal environment:

  • Secondary Schools
  • Primary Schools
  • Community Centres
  • Libraries
  • Laboratories
  • Food Technology
  • Textiles
  • Design Technology
  • IT
  • Reception counters
  • Bespoke designed furniture
  • Loose furniture
  • General internal joinery
  • Including full turnkey solutions of projects as a whole.
CARE (Design & Furniture) Ltd has the knowledge, skills and experience of educational refurbishment and furniture to aid you to achieve the best possible quality for a given budget, and thus, provide the best value, sought by so many schools.
CARE’s consultancy helps its clients to identify needs and requirements, whilst keeping within budget by jointly understanding:
  • Curriculum requirements
  • Teaching styles
  • Approach to adaptability
  • Approach to storage
  • Analysis of existing furniture and possible re-use within the new designs
  • Layout issues
  • Calculating the number of teaching spaces required
  • Requirements of the teaching room
  • Furniture specification relative to best quality.