Reception Areas
Interior Design & Refurbishment

First impressions count – your school will shine

Design Expertise

Your school reception is where visitors, new staff, prospective students and parents see the inside of your school for the first time.

Envoplan’s expertise in designing and manufacturing welcoming comfortable reception areas combined with your friendly staff will make your visitors’ initial experience of your school a happy and positive one.

Whether you are looking for a grand entrance or a friendly welcome, our school reception area design service will help you achieve what is best for your school.

Taking a intelligent design-led approach to your school reception area interior design and refurbishment project will help you create that stunning first impression – for students, prospective parents and staff alike. 

Safeguarding and collaboration

We’ll help you create a suitable and welcoming first impression in a professional yet functional reception area that really reflects your school’s values as well as safeguarding students and staff.  We’re here to assist you through the whole design journey:

Safeguarding And Collaboration

Staff and admin offices

Often it’s necessary for the school admin offices to located close to your school reception area.

We’ll work with your team to space plan the environment, making sure it truly works for you.

Our user-centred design approach will take into account the needs of your entire admin team. 

School reception waiting spaces

School reception area waiting spaces are a reflection of your school brand.

It’s here that visitors to your school will settle once they’ve arrived, and take account of their surroundings. We’ll work with you to create waiting areas for visitors, either situated within the main reception area, or in an adjacent room.

We’ll help you match furniture and décor to the style and character of your building, helping to portray a memorable and welcoming first impression. 

Reception areas

Events, weddings and more

Your school reception area is often more than just a school reception area.

Sometimes it may be used for weddings, special events or other purposes.

Whether your reception area is situated in a listed building or a new block, our specialist design team will bridge the gap between the architecture of your space and the end users.

Smart, discreet storage

Storage that looks good but performs even better.

We manufacture storage to suit your unique requirements. Our in-house furniture manufacturing facility lets us create a furniture solution that will meet your unique needs, as well as being durable and discreet.

You can choose from a range of finishes and colours, selecting storage and furniture styles that will complement your building and preferred school colours.

Smart, Discreet Storage

Think we’re a good fit? 

If you’ve got a school refurbishment or interior design project you’d like to discuss with us, please get in touch.
Simply call +44 (0) 20 8997 9656 or email us.


Case Studies


Farnborough Hill

Designing and Delivering a Flexible Classroom and Multifunctional Sixth Form


Tormead School – Sixth Form Centre

This cutting-edge sixth form centre has directly led to a very positive impact on learning outcomes and wellbeing.


Halliford School – Learning Resource Centre

Halliford School worked with Envoplan to create a brand-new Learning Resource Centre for students, staff, and visitors.


Marist School – Sixth Form

The Marist School embarked on a project with Envoplan to redesign their sixth form, driven by Headmistress Jo Smith’s vision of a bright, purposeful, and multifunctional area that fosters academic and personal growth.


Sherborne School For Girls

Sherborne School needed additional study space due to the increased number of pupils for Sixth Form entry.


Edgbaston School For Girls

Edgbaston Sixth Form Centre approached Envoplan with a challenge to refurbish its existing learning space.


St. Christopher’s School

St. Christopher’s Prep School for Girls isn’t any old school. Over 140 years ago, the school was founded as a small establishment in Hampstead, run entirely by Miss Roberts in her father’s drawing room.


Tring Park School

Tring Park School -Brief It would be an understatement to say that Tring Park School, established in 1939, has had an interesting history. The independent …


Badminton School – The Hub

Envoplan were asked by Badminton School to work on the design and refurbishment of The Hub to create a truly inspiring environment that would enhance the learning journeys of their students.


Eaton Square – Senior & Sixth Form School

These spaces are designed to provide students with a new sense of ownership and responsibility at Eaton Square


Rokeby – Washrooms

Founded in 1900, Rokeby School has made a name for itself by passing admirable values of respect, success and a passion for learning to its students for over a century.


Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School – Washrooms

Sir William Borlase’s Grammar School approached Envoplan for the re-design, and build of one of their buildings to improve their washroom facility’s, classrooms and communal spaces as part of a 3 stage master plan.

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