The traditional school desk with a lift top lid is a classic design which has stood the test of time. Aimed predominantly at infant and preschool kids aged 3 to 7, they’re an ideal first desk. And, although sharing the same inspiration, there are a few alternative designs to choose from.
Premier Housewares Childrens Desk and Stool Set – this basic design has a flip top lid, concealing a large storage area, and a matching bench. This desk also comes in a choice of colours: natural, white, pink and blue. W55 x D49 x H57 cm. Bench height 30 cm. £44.61 – £51.26 from amazon.co.uk
Pre-School Desk – junior desk with round wooden legs and painted top with hinged lid. Available in white and pink. W56 × D47 × H70 cm. £95 from vertbaudet.co.uk
School Desk In Oak-Coloured Wood – combined wooden desk and bench with reversible desktop, white on one side, chalkboard on the other. W52 × D57 × H59 cm. £143.52 from amazon.co.uk
Toudou Solid Pine Reading Child’s Desk + School Chair – white painted desk with bench-style chair. Desk is fitted with a pen pot, name label and bag hook. W80 × D50 × H58 cm. £189 from laredoute.co.uk
Buton Vintage School Desk and Chair – featuring a tubular metal frame, comes with matching chair. W70 × D45 × H63 cm. £199 from laredoute.co.uk
Wooden Children’s Desk And Stool – a minimalist style desk with lift-up lid and matching chair. The desk and seat are plywood and the frames are black painted steel. W57 × D45 × H70 cm. £475 from notonthehighstreet.com