Escola, the new kid in school

Escola Accessible Setting: Inclusive Design and DDA-compliant

Escola Accessible Setting: Inclusive Design and DDA-compliant.

Escola is a bright and playful suite of benches and tables that can be customised to suit a variety of height and length requirements.

Named after the Latin word for school, schola, Escola is ideal for school-aged children. The suite can be customised to provide ergonomic comfort to children from kindergarten years through to high school.

Ergonomic and suitable for all ages

Escola is ergonomic and suitable for all ages

Escola is adaptable and can be installed in a variety of configurations. Ring around a tree, for instance, or create an L, S or U-shape. The options are endless.

Install around a tree or create a L-shape for optimum social interaction

Install around a tree or create an L-shape for optimum social interaction

The range is made from all-aluminium (no timber), which minimises maintenance. Choose a metal finish or from a range of bright powdercoat colours.


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