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Classroom Room Dividers

  • Divide classrooms quickly, however you want, anytime.
  • Create extra classroom space for group activities
  • Minimise distractions in the classroom to help students focus
  • Display artwork and projects to help students shine

“Groups love they can separate the room for rehearsals”

“Our bands are loving the acoustic benefits and the dance groups love the fact that they can separate the room for rehearsals. We have used the temporary wall in a variety of ways so far, including as a display board for our 60th Celebration materials”

Jane Williams – Duputy Principal
Collaroy Plateau Public School

Classroom Room Dividers Applications


Separate One Big Classroom in Two with Classroom Divider Walls

Need to divide a classroom with a really high ceiling?

Our Sliding Operable Wall and Folding Operable Wall go all the way up to 3.7m high and the folding wall extends up to 5.9m long.

Without requiring a structural beam to hang from, these classroom divider walls can be installed in less than an hour to help you customise your classroom space anyway you want.

Their thick acoustic panels help dampen noise and the 5cm space left at the top improves acoustic without affecting HVAC flow.

Re-purpose your school gym and create Temporary Portable Classrooms

If you need to expand your classroom space you’ll find Portable Partitions 360 Room Divider Fabric the fastest and most affordable way to create portable classrooms in Australia without construction.

Instead of portable classrooms construction you can take advantage of the infrastructure you already have and accommodate your excess of students in your school gym.

How big your portable classrooms are is up to you!


Create Calm Space in the Classroom for those who need it the most

If you have a multi use area you can create a calming corner with the help of only one classroom divider.

To create calm down space in a classroom our Wall mounted 360 Room Divider would be ideal as it could create a fixed enclosed area where students can relax.

If you work with special education service providers classroom room dividers are an easy way to adapt physical space in the classroom and create that calm space in the classroom you need.

Create Portable Art Walls to display student artwork in your next event

If you have a yearly art show or you just want to display student work at events our dividers can easily be used as portable art walls.

For wall mounted display walls for schools our Wall mounted 360 Room Divider Fabric would be the ideal choice. Its tackable surface allows you to use it as a child art display board by pinning artwork directly to its surface

If portability is important or you need a free standing poster display option to move between buildings then the Portable 360 Room Divider Fabric might be the perfect pick.


Minimise Distractions in the Classroom

School privacy screens are ideal to keep students focused and free of distractions.

Easy to clean and 100% waterproof our folding room divider polycarbonate act as en economical visual barrier. If you need a bigger version that goes over 7m long then our 360 Room Divider Polycarbonate will do the trick.

If you’re also looking how to absorb noise in a classroom or break noise between groups then you might consider a larger product of our Acoustic Room Divider range with a fabric material or for even better results one of our floor to ceiling Operable Walls.

Track Student Progress with Classroom Data Walls

Data walls in Australian schools are an incredible tool used to focus the teachers work on the achievements of each student, but when big empty walls aren’t available in a private area sticky notes that fall and fly away aren’t the best solution.

As an alternative, high school data walls have been created using our most popular classroom room divider, the 360 Room Divider Fabric as a the wall itself. Its ultimate setup flexibility and pinnable fabric surface makes it ideal for high school data walls or data walls in elementary schools where extra space and resources are always needed.


Create an extra classroom out of thin air with Learning Center Dividers

Create a classroom within a library , cafeteria, gym or even within multi purpose hall with flexible learning center dividers.

Our wall mounted room divider fabric with its folding design is ideal for creating the enclosed, distraction free classroom you need.

When your lecture hall acoustics are important a sound dampening panel with a fabric finish are key to control sound as much as possible in a temporary setting.

Host more simultaneous activities with Daycare Room Dividers

Need to keep the toddlers in sight? A great daycare goes above and beyond to make sure children are safe.

Daycare room dividers are the easiest way to create dedicated areas where kids can be easily supervised and taken care of.

Instead of having them moving around out of your sight, our 360 Room Divider Polycarbonate can create dedicated spaces when the daycare is busy. You can also use them to host simultaneous activities without any of them interrupting the other.


Create smaller and more manageable spaces with Childcare Room Dividers

As a child care provider you probably need to corral children into a smaller more manageable space.

Childcare room dividers not only do an excellent job at that, they also help you post information for both parents and children to see.

A custom size 360 Room Divider Polycarbonate can be specially useful to post photos or student work without sharp pins and without pulling the paint out of your walls. The custom size we can provide as manufacturers help children look at their own work and you supervise them from one side of the divider to the other.

Hide Ugly Storage Space for more Professional Looking Performances

We all hate to see those chair racks sitting in the gym corner or seeing the sport gear that is not in use. Usually it’s not a big deal, but when parents come in too see their kids perform you may want to use some freestanding backdrops to hide the mess.

These sliding room dividers that work as portable gym dividers are just perfect as a backdrop for performances, rehearsals and to hide equipment.

They’re also useful to create temporary dressing rooms and divide between backstage and on stage during a performance


Stay Informed with Portable School Information Boards

Who said pasting things on walls was the only way to post information?

With freestanding display boards for schools you won’t have to worry about pulling the paint of your walls and you can even move them between buildings when needed.

Our folding room divider fabric works great as a free standing poster display board or even as a high school library bulletin board to keep everyone updated throughout the year.

Transform Multi Purpose Halls for those moments you need them most.

End of year exams are stressful for everybody. Students are the easiest to understand, but we also know what teachers go through when they don’t have the infrastructure to take these massive tests. Classroom room dividers are an easy solution.

Our Straightwall Room Divider Fabric helps schools and education centres divide a room in a straight line in a matter of seconds, minimising distractions for students during their exams and helping teachers supervise them easier.


Facilitate Collaboration with Portable Whiteboards for Classroom

Dividers for School and classroom dividers come in all shapes and forms.

As partition manufacturers for the school and education industry we can easily customise our classroom dividers anyway you want. A helpful and common customisation is to include whiteboard sections on our portable partitions.

These Portable whiteboards take a temporary classroom to another level, providing a tool to teach, brainstorm and collaborate.

Manage Your Space with Flexible Learning Classroom Furniture

With the right partitions, open space classrooms can be easily transformed into a technology hub, a group learning room or a one-to-one student and teacher area in a matter of seconds.

By using school dividers and flexible classroom furniture, teachers can utilise the physical space they have to its full potential at a fraction of the cost of renovating and with the versatility that fixed classroom furniture fails to offer.


Use space saving classroom furniture to create special areas within the classroom.

Space saving classroom furniture is all about optimisation and making the most out of the limited space educators have.

If you need to run simultaneous activities in a single room our range of dividers for schools, school partition walls and school privacy screens help schools and education centres create better learning environments for students to thrive.

Manufactured in Australia we can deliver classroom dividers to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and any city in Australia and New Zealand wide.

Our Best Classroom Room Dividers

Our Best School Partition Walls

Floor to ceiling school partition walls for Big Rooms and better Sound Control


Sliding Operable Wall

  • Wall Mounted
  • Up to 3.7m high and 4.6m long
  • Straight line configuration
  • Pinnable sound dampening fabric surface
From $2530

Folding Operable Wall

  • Wall mounted
  • Up to 3.7m high and 5.9m long
  • Configurable in any shape or straight line
  • Pinnable sound dampening fabric surface
From $2530

Our Most Popular School Privacy Screens

For School Information Boards or Creating Privacy within a Classroom


Folding Mobile Room Divider Fabric

  • Portable (on wheels) or on feet
  • Up to 2m high and 2.55m long
  • Configurable in any shape or straight line
  • Pinnable sound dampening fabric surface
From $890

Folding Mobile Room Divider Poly

  • Portable (on wheels) or on feet
  • Up to 2m high and 2.55m long
  • Configurable in any shape or straight line
  • Easy to clean, waterproof polycarbonate surface
From $890

Sliding Mobile Room Divider Fabric

  • Portable (on wheels) or on feet
  • Up to 2m high and 2.55m long
  • Configurable in any shape or straight line
  • Pinnable sound dampening fabric surface
From $890

Creating the Optimum Learning Environment

Flexible learning spaces

Learning environments that adapt to student needs create better and more meaningful learning experiences.

Flexible classroom room dividers help teachers change the space they work in to support the purpose of each class. Most importantly, portable room dividers for classrooms allow teachers to do this at anytime and with no extra help or cost.

Whether its by creating temporary portable classrooms with no construction or minimising distractions in the classroom, portable school dividers can help teachers and education centres engage students and maximise their learning.

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Educational Room Divider Case Studies

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Victoria Announces Daily Temperature Checks for Students: How Schools Can Keep Children and Frontline Workers Safe.

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Rockhampton School Use Countertop Protection Screen to Ensure Staff Safety at Reception

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Sydney’s Kambala School Use Countertop Protection Screen to Ensure Staff and Student Safety

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Sydney Childcare Centre Use Temperature Check Screen to Test for COVID-19 Symptoms

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Using Data Walls In Schools To Improve The Learning Experience

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Controversial Data: Are Data Walls right for the classroom?

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How to Design a Cheap and Easy Pop-Up Shop

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Research: Open Offices Do More Harm Than Good

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5 Ways Your Desk Layout Could Be Hurting Your Productivity

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5 Cheap and Effective Soundproof Materials

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Using mobile whiteboard dividers in a modern flexible classroom

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Using Flexible Classrooms for Flexible Learning

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When you Think Education in 2016, you think flexibility

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Splitting Daycare Classrooms Using Custom Height Room Dividers

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Mobile Room Dividers: Filling the Gap to Solve a Classroom Crisis

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How Portable Room Dividers Can Cluster Students During Exams

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