Top Tips for Rejuvenating your School Canteen
What benefits are associated with having a clean, practical and safe dining area for pupils in education? Other than pupils in higher education, most pupils are not permitted to leave school grounds during break or lunch time unless under unique circumstances.
This means that the school dining area during break and lunchtime is a place that pupils spend a large majority of their time, especially during autumn and winter periods where pupils are often stuck inside due to the weather.
The benefits that are brought by having a clean and safe dining area for pupils really speak for themselves! First of all, it improves their dining experience as a whole, not only this, but, it will ensure the vast majority of school pupils are happier and calmer; ultimately encouraging much more positive behaviour! Boosting this type of behaviour is simple and really effective, and pupils are typically happier when they’re in a safe and comfortable environment.
As already mentioned, students use the school canteen as a place where they spend a lot of their time other than the school playground outside, so another important element to consider is the nutrition which is provided by the school to students. Promoting healthy eating is really important in schools, the nutrition which pupils have access to has a direct effect on their energy levels and concentration and ultimately their ability to learn.
Although the school canteen is responsible for various things, underlined above are just a few things which a school dining area is responsible for; keeping pupils safe, their wellbeing and safety, promoting positive behaviour reinforced by a calm and happy environment, encouraging healthy eating habits and promoting cleanliness to prevent any
A lot of Cost Cutters UK’s school furniture are manufactured with some of these factors in mind. Our range of school canteen folding tables are easy to clean, and easy to manoeuvre. They also have tough edging to prevent any bump or scratches. Our manufacturers only use high-quality materials and the furniture is made to last.
Sometimes sprucing up a set space can be difficult to visualise. Cost Cutters UK understands that rejuvenating your school canteen area may be something you really want to make happen, but perhaps you’re unsure on how it will turn out? Maybe you’re worried about overspending on more quantity than you needed? Cost Cutters UK provides a great service to combat this, why not receive a free to scale CAD design, envisioning the authentic look and feel of your new dining area for no cost at all. This aids the decision-making process to help you make the best possible decision on your new school dining furniture.
Our Top Tips for Rejuvenating your School Canteen are:
- Use a reputable supplier with experience (like us!)
- Have your new space designed to scale, help visualise the project and help with spatial planning.
- Look for practical, sturdy and safe furniture options and consider things that may go wrong like slips, trips and falls, as well as bumps and scratches to the furniture.
- Consider furniture manoeuvrability to get the most out of your dining space and aid with cleaning up mess!
- Workout a budget for your school dining furniture and get a competitive quote
Cost Cutters UK also provides a free no-obligation onsite visit! If this sounds like something you’d be interested in, please get in touch and learn more by visiting our Space Planning page, where you can also view some of our fantastic case studies!