Alphabetter Desk

Can children be helped to Focus more – YES, can we have higher engagement levels and achieve better results – YES

The AlphaBetter height adjustable desks have been trialled by mainstream and Special Needs Schools and Colleges and the results are in…….Improvements in General wellbeing, Concentration & Focus, Increased attention Span, Helps Combat Obesity, Supports children with ADHD, Anxiety, ASD and Improves Participation within the classroom

With the patented Swinging Pendulum™ Footrest Bar it encourages students to keep moving through the school day without distracting others. It can also be used with the AlphaBetter® stool to encourage movement even while seated. The bar is noise free and easily flips for cleaning clearance.

Available with black frame and standard beige top of Premium Grey top

Prices start from £225.00 + vat

Lead Times 4-6 weeks

We are still offering Schools in Surrey and Hampshire the opportunity to trial these desks for FREE, but the offer ends at the end of March, so don’t miss out.

 

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Options and specifications for the Alphabetter desk:

  • Desk top sizes available 71x 50cm or 91 x 61cm.
  • Desk top finishes Premium – 3/8 thick Phenolic which is fire, chemical and impact resistant for superior durability or standard – 5/8 thick MDF with durable 3D rigid thermoplastic laminate which is fire, chemical and impact resistant.
  • Please note that Book Box is optional
  • Please contact us if you would like information on the AlphaBetter® stool.

Feedback from the some of the schools that took part in our trials:

The Wells Free School

The requirement – The need for greater focus and engagement for selected students.

Frequency of use – All the time

How helpful was it for focus and attention – 4/5

Did it help Child/children remain alert and engaged – 4/5

Comments – The selected children have been more engaged in learning and have progressed in their ability to produce work. Their behaviour for learning has also dramatically improved.

 

St Anne’s Heath Junior School

The requirement – For one child who has difficulty concentrating, listening and remaining settled in his work space.

Frequency of use – Every day

How helpful was it for focus and attention – 5/5

Did it help Child/children remain alert and engaged – 5/5

Comments – Previous behaviours of chair rocking, table pushing and general fidgeting are not exhibited as pupil now moves to the standing desk when feels this is needed. Greater quantity of completed tasked are fulfilled.

 

Bethany School

The requirement – We wanted to offer more of a variety of seating choice for our puplis.

Frequency of use – Every day

How helpful was it for focus and attention – 4/5

Did it help Child/children remain alert and engaged – 4/5

Comments – Pupils like the opportunity to change the height at which they work. Some pupils work is considerably better standing.

 

Salesian School

The requirement – For a number of students who have ADHD and need movement breaks due to this or other disabilities.

Frequency of use – Every day

How helpful was it for focus and attention – 4/5

Did it help Child/children remain alert and engaged – 4/5

Comments – Increasing student’s willingness and motivation to engage in written work. Health benefits to staff who are working with a child at a desk – they are not stooping and bending down to speak to them to assist them.

AlphaBetter® Desk: Falling Asleep in History Class is History

Giving students the chance to move while they work on projects, papers and even taking a test has many advantages. Studies have shown that moving may help increase academic abilities, facilitate learning and that fidgeting may help burn extra calories. The patented Swinging Pendulum™ Footrest Bar (fidget bar) can enable students to keep moving while redirecting fidgeting behavior, expending energy and helping students focus on classroom activities.

Desktop

Large durable work surface makes the grade for group or individual work. The desktops are available in two sizes to fit any classroom needs, and comes with the choice of a Standard or Premium, or Dry Erase top. Both tops are extremely durable and chemical and impact resistant.

Book Box (optional)

Add the extra deep Book Box for students to store their school supplies or personal items.

Patented Swinging Pendulum™ Footrest Bar (Fidget Bar)

Keep students moving with the patented Swinging Pendulum™ Footrest Bar. The bar is noise free, encouraging students to keep moving through the school day without distracting others. It can also be used with the AlphaBetter stool to encourage movement even while seated. The bar easily flips for cleaning clearance. Patent Nos. US: 8061278, 8291833. Canada: 2711897. China Patent ZL200980101892.1.

Book Shelf

The Book Shelf is great for keeping school supplies and personal items within easy reach.

 

 

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