The Impact of Daylight and Fresh Air on Classrooms

Back in 2014, the UK government passed legislation that dictates the minimum amount of daylight for all public spaces, including schools. But how much difference does daylight – and the levels of fresh air and C02 – make to the mental performance of the students? Can a brighter classroom really make for a more effective learning environment?

According to a new infographic from Whitesales, it really can. Increased access to daylight and fresh air can result in improved mental performance, lowered feelings of anxiety, improved mood, better behaviour and a whole host of other benefits. So when it comes to teaching the youth of the UK, it seems fresh air and natural daylight really can make all the difference:

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