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Top of The Class: Achieving EU & UK Quality Standards

Top of The Class: Achieving EU & UK Quality Standards

We understand that both students and their educators need comfortable and practical solutions to aid learning and development, that's why we at UK Office Furniture offer a specially designed range of Education Sector furniture to meet all their requirements.

Our Schools range covers everything from Exam Desks and Chairs, Reading-corner Bean Bags, University Lockers, Teacher Desks and Science Lab Stools.

Our entire range is also fully compliant with BS EN1729 Parts 1 & 2, allowing you to purchase safe in the knowledge that you are buying quality products manufactured to both European and British standards of safety in materials and construction.  

The BS EN1729 Parts 1 & 2 Explained

What is the EU/UK standard?

This is a two part European/British standard for educational institution furniture. It specifies the latest safety requirements and test methods for chairs and tables used for general education purposes in educational institutions. 

Who is this standard for?

  • Manufacturers of tables & chairs for educational institutions
  • Educational institutions
  • Health & Safety executives

Why should you care about this standard?  

The standard has been systematically reviewed by experts to ensure its continued market relevance. It has been updated to take account of the latest technological developments in both education and the manufacture of table and chairs, looking at stability, strength and durability. It also considers the latest use for such furniture and looks at the additional needs for laptops, computers or portable devices.

School Furniture Standards 

Children's School Chair & Desk Size Chart

UKOF Size SIZE 1
SIZE 2
SIZE 3
SIZE 4
SIZE 5
SIZE 6

Height

95-115

110-120

120-140

130-160

145-175

160-190

Age

3-4

4-6

6-8

8-11

11-14

14+

Key Stage

Foundation

KS 1

KS 2

KS 2

KS 3

KS 4


*The guides above show the measurements of each size and the age and stature ranges they are suitable for. This information is for guidance only. It is based on average pupil size across the EU/UK. Customers must ensure sizes are correct for their individual requirements.

If you have any questions regarding sizing of our Schools range, please contact us via our Enquiry Form or call our Customer Services team between office hours on 0330 0557309.

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