Back to school: Stylish classroom furniture essentials

Back to school: Stylish classroom furniture essentials

With the end of the Summer holidays almost in sight, many schools are starting to get their classrooms ready for the new term. With most nurseries and schools reopening in August and September, a new set of stylish classroom furniture can establish a refreshing and positive start for both students and teachers.

Whether you're looking for innovative ways to spice up your classroom environment or give your school furniture a much-needed upgrade, we've got you covered here at Mogo Direct.

A modern classroom design needs to accommodate a more interactive learning style with an emphasis on comfortable spaces that encourage students to focus and work together. Social distancing is also a factor that will impact the classroom furniture choices for many school terms to come.

Here are some classroom essentials that are both stylish and great value.

Classroom Desks:

  • Mogo exam desks: The Mogo folding exam desk is built to withstand the heavy demands of an exam hall environment whilst still providing your students with a stylish finish. The folding desk is compact and easy to store away, making it suitable for current social distancing measurements in a classroom. Desk bundles are also available with either 25 desks or 40 desks.
  • Traditional Wooden Locker Desk: Best suited to infant and primary school classrooms, the classic wooden frame is balanced with modern coloured table tops, giving you plenty of colour choices to coordinate your classroom, whether you're going for a vibrant rainbow theme or school colours. The desk is available with single or double lockers and comes in a range of height options from 600mm to 750mm. Complete the look with a co-ordinating teachers locker desk.
  • Enviro Premium Project Table: The enviro project table boasts a sleek, robust frame that's perfect for art and design studios as well as science labs. The lightweight anodised frame is available in three laminated colour finishes.


  • GEO Reverse Cantilever: The GEO chair features a unique curved waterfall back for a visually appealing design that doesn't sacrifice on comfort. The lower back support helps students to maintain a healthy posture during long class periods. The stackable chairs are available in two height options, 430mm and 460mm, making them ideal for use in secondary school and university classes. The chairs can be further customised with 8 seat colours and 4 frame colours to choose from.
  • Series E Plastic Chair by Hille: Manufactured by leading chair manufacturer, Hille, using the highest grade materials, the best selling Series E chair is a staple piece of furniture for many schools and educational settings. If you're looking for a comfortable chair at an affordable price, then you can't go wrong with the Series E plastic chair.
  • Mata 4 Leg Stool: The Mata stool is designed for strength, durability, and style. The 'S' shaped back support provides excellent comfort and flexibility for students, making it ideal for art rooms, science labs, and design classes.


  • Tray Storage Cupboard: Perfect for nursery, infant, and primary school classrooms, the storage cupboard's lower section offers enough tray storage space for a class of 21 - 24 pupils. The upper section contains four compartments or two adjustable shelves to cater for other storage needs.
  • 6 Bay Kinderbox Unit: The interactive storage unit is built with either 6 deep trays, 12 shallow trays or a combination of both and an open box storage unit on the upper section where pupils can store arts & crafts materials, books, and toys. The trays are available in 17 colour options to help you create a vibrant and creative environment.


  • Magnetic Coated Steel Single Sided Whiteboard / Aluminium Frame: These high quality magnetic whiteboards feature an excellent dry-wipe surface. The product is widely used in most schools around the UK. Available in 8 standard sizes to cater to different classroom sizes and environments. 

Whiteboard supplies:

  • Whiteboard Pens: These high-quality disposable whiteboard pens go hand in hand with our Magnetic whiteboard, and they are available in four assorted colours with either bullet or chisel tips.
  • Whiteboard Eraser: The felt pad eraser is the perfect tool for quick and easy whiteboard cleaning, ensuring that not a single second is wasted in your class. The eraser is magnetic so you can ensure it isn't misplaced by mounting it on the whiteboard.
  • Whiteboard Cleaning Fluid: This high-quality cleaning fluid will ensure that your whiteboard is spotless and thoroughly cleaned before the next class. By using this product, you'll prevent permanent damage to your whiteboard and increase its lifespan for many years.


  • Super Saver Two Door Lockable Felt Noticeboard: This noticeboard is fitted with shatterproof, lockable doors making it suitable for displaying important information and protecting documents. It is ideal for use in sports halls and classrooms, it is also the perfect way to display art projects and coursework without them getting damaged. Available in three standard sizes and four different felt colours for you to choose from.

Here at Mogo Direct, we offer a wide range of classroom desks, chairs, and other essential school furniture for all age groups with a vast range of materials, prices, colours, designs and styles to choose from. Schools can also benefit from instant 30 day credit accounts and next day delivery on selected items.

If you need help with our product range or have further enquiries, then make sure to call us today on 01442 736 384, and we'll be more than happy to assist you.  

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