If you have a child going to secondary school in September then you’ll suddenly become aware of how inadequate the space in your child’s bedroom is. Homework can be pretty intense at secondary school — it’s no longer wise for them to revise their spellings in front of CBBC. They need a space that is quiet and uncluttered for them to revise and study. They’ll also need room for all those library books they’ll be taking out, school text books and stationery.
So give your child the best start in their high school this year and get their room kitted out with these great desk and workstation ideas that are ideal for encouraging study and enhancing concentration. Comfortable, stylish and practical these desks will help transform their rooms into ideal study pods!
This children’s computer desk set from Furniture 123 is ideal for those struggling for room in small, cramped bedrooms. Everything is perfectly designed to take up less space than an ordinary desk but is no less practical. Suitable for both boys and girls this is an ideal, practical solution for smaller rooms that helps remove clutter and enhance the space available.
Now I must admit, I am in love with this solid desk from GLTC with a simple and practical design. It has a very useful and cleverly designed storage which utilises all the available space and it’s ideal for computers and desk lamps too as it has hidden opening at the back for unsightly cables. The desktop itself is spacious and uncluttered with it’s elegant, natural, good looking and extremely practical. Made from solid oak and oak veneers, the Columbus furniture range is beautifully made in a classic, timeless design that will last into your childrens adulthood and beyond!
The Noah desk from Feather & Black is a fashionable ivory painted number made from poplar wood with dove-tailed drawers so you know it will last. With rounded edges and corners this is a quality child-friendly desk that will get many years of use.
The Loft Desk Reborn from John Lewis is a contemporary take on their best selling traditional loft style desk with coloured compartments that will encourage them to organise all that clutter. Made from solid oak and veneered panels the desk also has a tough lacquer finish so will stay looking good for years to come.
Another desk ideal for where space is tight, the Wimbledon from John Lewis has an elegant compact design with a pull-out keyboard trolley with a built-in drawer. The filing hutch is the ideal desk top organiser. Made from solid rubberwood and poplar veneer panels.
If you’re looking a for a traditional style kid’s desk then the Natural Desk and Chair from Kid’s Room is a solid wood desk and chair with a handy shelf and slide-out drawer. The desk has a traditional hinged lift-up desk top, with built-in storage underneath that is ideal for storing paper, books, and art and craft materials. The desk top contains an inset tray for pens and pencils. The desk also has a cut-out beneath the lid to help prevent trapped fingers.
This fun junior desk from Vertbaudet is ideal for very young kids who will love the whimsical, safari style design and crocodile cut-out bookend. With a large desk-top and handy storage in the side this makes a great play table which will also make a perfect starter desk later on. There is also a funky leaf cut-out chair you can buy to match.
More Kid’s Desks
Dragging kids away from the television and playstations to do homework is always going to be a battle, but with these innovative desks and workstations you can at least ensure they have a space that encourages learning and that is comfortable and stylish. It work turn them into geniuses but it might help!