Duncan is the Director of Edukey Education which he founded in 2010. He has 15 years experience of teaching in the secondary education sector and has developed online teaching resources with Teach ICT; many of which have been featured in the TES, NGFL and Teachers' TV.
Classroom layout plays a major role in the behaviour of students: how much they focus on the teaching, and whether they will work more individually or in groups.
Teachers often begin the school year with a specific layout; however, during the year, changes are made to meet different learning objectives.
There are numerous seating arrangement designs to choose from, so the common query is normally, 'Which layout would work best for me?'. To help you, we have described the four main layouts below.