Finding The Right Classroom Seating

Classroom seating, moving wall at College of North West London

Finding The Right Classroom Seating

14:18 11 March in Classrooms, Education, Furniture Manufacturing and FFE, School Interior Design

There are so many different classroom seating options, and choosing the right ones can be confusing. Trying to find a healthy balance between budgetary constraints, durability and comfort is not an easy task, so we’ve picked our top 6 best-selling classroom chairs and scored them all.

We hope you will find it useful next time you need to replenish your classroom seating stock, and helps  to ensure you purchase quality school furniture.

The Postura Chair

The Postura Chair

Pros

  • Great for student posture
  • No sharp edges
  • 6 Sizes available – from Nursery to Adult
  • Choose from 15 colours
  • Stack up to 12 in one pile
  • 10 Year guarantee
  • 100% recyclable
  • Wipe clean
  • Seat cushions are available
  • No small parts

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Cons

  • Heavy to  move around
  • Can appear juvenile in a more adult environment
The Uni Chair

The Uni Chair

Pros

  • Functional and chic classroom seating design
  • Ability to stack 21 chairs high
  • 15 year guarantee
  • Available on short lead times

Cons

  • Only available in 2 sizes; Size 5 (430mm high) and Size 6 (460mm high)
  • Choose from 9 colours
The Classic Chair

The Classic Chair

Pros

  • Choose from 16 colours
  • 15 year warranty
  • Choice of frame colour available
  • Sophisticated design
  • Suitable for adult use
  • Ergonomically shaped back
  • Matching task chair available

Cons

  • Not all colours are available in all sizes
  • Stacks up to 6 chairs high
The Harmony Chair

The Harmony Chair

Pros

  • Optional seat cushion available
  • Manufactured in the UK
  • Linking system available
  • Tamper proof fixings
  • Available in 10 colours
  • Stackable, making them an ideal classroom seating solution

Cons

  • 5 year guarantee
  • Built for comfort but not  aesthetically stylish
The Pep Chair

The Pep Chair

Pros

  • 10 year guarantee with a 20 year life expectancy
  • UV resistant so colour won’t fade
  • 100% recyclable
  • Suitable for outdoor use if required
  • Comfortable
  • Durable and easy to clean
  • Moulded design means no small parts or fastenings

Cons

  • 3 week lead time
  • Price is reflective of the excellent quality
The Lotus Chair

The Lotus Chair

Pros

  • Available in different seat options – stool, task chair and high stool.
  • Available in 12 colours
  • UV resistant
  • Stackable
  • Suitable for outdoor use
  • 5 year guarantee
  • Cantilever chair gives a hygienic stacking option for tables

Cons

  • Price may be too high for many classroom seating budgets  
  • Uses 2 materials so fixings are present
  • Limited size range
  • 3 week lead time
For more information on any of these classroom seating options, or to request a sample, please call us on 020 8997 9656.