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Students can’t sit still?  Matua Ngaru School ecourage students to harness that energy by wobbling while they work.

Our Feature video shows how Matua Ngaru have created comfortable learning spaces that give children the flexibility to learn in the way that suits them best. They chose pieces that are multi-functional so the furniture can be moved around the room into many different formations.

A clear favourite has been the Hokki Stool (or Wobble Stool), which is ergonomically designed so the user can move while sitting, increasing attention span, blood flow and strengthening lumber muscles.

Learn more about the Hokki Stool

Case Studies

Te Ao Marama School

Principal Tony Grey believes setting up numerous areas and seating options has worked well to support his schools’ approach to individualised learning styles.

"What I like most about Woods Furniture is the quality... it's certainly built to last and is very robust."

"I also like the flexibility that it affords our students. We can design a number of different spaces in our class environments to really bolster the type of teaching and learning that we want".

Visit our case study to watch our video featuring Tony, Teacher Joanna Dawson and students.trong>

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Te Uho o te Nikau School

Woods Furniture NZ worked with Principal Mel Bland and her team to develop flexible, purposeful spaces and furniture.

"I really like that Woods Furniture is very sturdy and has clean lines. My biggest love is the colour coding because I was able to colour code all my furniture to each of my learning spaces which allows us to inventory our furniture really easily and gives a personality to the space".

With a range of different learning spaces, the children can choose where they want to sit, and select furniture that suits their preferences.

Visit our case study to watch our video featuring Mel, Teacher Laurie Power and students.

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Kauri Flats School

Matt Williams, Principal, shares his experiences of working with Woods Furniture NZ to open a brand new school.

"Woods were more personable and took the time to listen to what we wanted and understand our curriculum".

They found the design consultancy provided by Woods really beneficial, particularly in helping them narrow down their choices to what would work best.

Vist our case study to watch our interview with Matt, teacher Darsh Dahya and Design Consultant Helen Kelder.

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