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The Haringey Sixth Form Learning Facility in Tottenham, London The Haringey Sixth Form Learning Facility in Tottenham, London

Haringey Sixth Form Learning Centre

About the Client

Haringey Sixth Form College is a mixed sixth form based in the Tottenham area of the London Borough of Haringey.

The college is dedicated to helping students to gain the skills and qualifications they need to progress to university or operate in the workplace.

a school canteen serving area before a refurbishment by rap interiors a school canteen serving area before a refurbishment by rap interiors

Before

a 3D design of a school breakout area with furniture and decorations a 3D design of a school breakout area with furniture and decorations

Design

the haringey sixth form school breakout area interior design with booths and acoustic panels the haringey sixth form school breakout area interior design with booths and acoustic panels

After

Key Features

a school classroom refurbishment with a presentation screen and acoustic wall panels a school classroom refurbishment with a presentation screen and acoustic wall panels

Laptop Station

Prior to the works, the laptop station consisted of mismatched furniture, a scruffy whiteboard, and a tired, drab carpet.

To make the space more inviting and practical, we replaced the carpet with artificial grass and a vinyl ‘running track’, fitted noise-cancelling acoustic panels and implemented a new HD presentation screen.

a modern breakout area design with dining furniture and chill out booths a modern breakout area design with dining furniture and chill out booths

Breakout Space

In the centre of the room, our school interior designers demonstrated exceptional creativity by transforming a dead space into a visually-arresting breakout area.

The design included chill-out booths with acoustic properties, a laminate bench table with heavy-duty metal legs and accompanying stools, a striking thunderbolt LED linear light, hanging acoustic panels and a breakfast bar-style IT area.

a contemporary school IT suite with artificial grass floors and desks with computers a contemporary school IT suite with artificial grass floors and desks with computers

IT Suite

To create the IT suite, we installed a partition to form a divide between it and the breakout area.

Within the newly created space, we laid more imitation grass, furnished the space with desks and chairs and added a school logo graphic.

For a striking finishing touch, we installed a ceiling raft with a blue sky manifestation (see image slider above).

We wanted ICT rich space that was innovative, motivational and bright. We also wanted to utilise the dead space that we had in the bistro area. Our favourite aspect is the booths! The students have basically been in complete shock and awe. They love the colours and just think it’s awesome.

As there’s a lot of regeneration taking place in Tottenham we’re hoping it will be used by community organisations for meetings and other activities. We’d also like to see it used as a work hub for teachers and staff during their downtime.

Rap Interiors have exceeded our expectations! I can honestly say I’ve got nothing bad to say. I’ve loved working with Rap; they really just ‘got us’ so I’ve got nothing negative to say whatsoever. Most definitely we would recommend Rap. We’re actually looking to do more work with Rap.

For us it’s as much about the people we work with on projects like this. Things are fine when everything’s going well, but if you get into problems and need to change things communication is key. In this regard, we found Rap really easy to work with; everybody was lovely and friendly, very down to earth, and you could just say what you thought and they listened. I’ve got nothing but great things to say.

A Word with Lisa Westray, Haringey Sixth Form College Vice Principal

tablet computers installed during a school refurbishment by rap interiors tablet computers installed during a school refurbishment by rap interiors

Does your school need a refurbishment?

If you’re thinking about making changes to your school, then Rap Interiors can help.

Whether you need a classroom fit-outstaff room refurbishment or the creation of a specialist learning environment, we have the expertise to transform your space.

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