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If you have a small classroom, it can be hard to find space for everything. The shape and design of a room and how it’s used can affect how children behave when they’re in it. So, it’s important to make the most of your classroom storage and school shelving will help to ensure that it’s clean, has plenty of space and is a bright environment to stimulate the learning experience.

Everyone benefits from an organised space where everything has its place. Both teachers and pupils can flourish in a neat and relaxed environment where they can focus and learn. Effective storage is one of the most productive ways of maintaining management in a classroom. And having the right storage is key to organising the space. Making sure you keep everything tidy is important both to preserve the environment and to make sure books etc. stay in the best condition.

Why do you need school shelving?

Having storage available in the classroom gives pupils somewhere to store bags, books and any personal items or equipment. It teaches them key skills about keeping their belongings tidy and safe. And it’s always useful to be able to store work or keep electronic equipment safe overnight to make sure it doesn’t go missing! Storage considerations are generally made every time a new school classroom is built, which shows how important good school storage solutions are.

At Rackline we take storage design seriously – and tailor school shelving and school storage solutions to your individual classroom needs.

Having effective school shelving can:

School shelving – how can you use it?

The books that schools use can often be unusual shapes, particularly in early years settings where reading materials need to be eye-catching and entertaining. Our team of experts understand this and can design education storage solutions that are tailored to your exact requirements.

If you’re not naturally organised, having tailored storage solutions that really work can help. An organised classroom can help teachers to be more effective and efficient.

school shelving

We’re here to help you to maximise your classroom space and get the most from your school shelving. We can provide long lasting education storage solutions to protect books, paperwork, confidential documents, toys, laptops and more.

Here’s just a few of the education storage solutions we have for you:

Gratnell tray storage

You can fit these versatile shelving systems with tray support brackets to maximise storage capacity. We can accommodate any size of tray so whatever you’re storing you’ll have plenty of room.

Mobile shelving

Do you need to optimise your floor space? Electronic mobile storage is the perfect solution. It’s convenient and movable and great for storing any heavy objects. This is a stylish and secure storage system that you can also programme to control access and lighting. It’s school shelving – but not as you know it! Perfect for securing any confidential or valuable items.

Static shelving

As school storage solutions go, our static shelving offers you a fully tailored product that will easily boost your storage options. It’s made from solid steel, but the shelving is free from sharp edges which means you can safely store your items without risk of them getting damaged. Perfect for storing books!

Archive shelving

Ideal for heavy or bulky items, archive storage systems can help you to store items efficiently and neatly. Our archive shelving is great for organising gym equipment and storage cupboards allow you to easily access and find what you’re looking for.


Education shelving isn’t necessarily just about classrooms! Lockers are common in many schools and are a very popular storage solution. Our high quality, durable and secure lockers deliver a functional personal storage system for both students and staff. Steel welded and riveted, the powder coated lockers come in a range of colours, you can even match them to your school branding.

If you’re ready to take your school storage solutions to the next level and want to maximise your classroom or school space and have school shelving that’s the envy of all, get in touch with our team on 01782 770 144 or take a look at the education section for some great education shelving ideas to transform your school environment. The HSE website also has a useful checklist for health and safety in the classroom which contains details about furniture and fixtures.