School Signage FAQs

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About school signage.

Having supplied the nation’s schools for over 15 years, it’s safe to say we know a thing or two about signage for schools. During that time we’ve noticed that many customers have similar questions, so we’ve created this guide to answer the most common ones.

If your question isn’t answered, feel free to get in touch with the team and we’ll be happy to help.

What types of school signage are there?

There are many different variations of school signage to suit style and budget. Signs for schools are different from other businesses because they need to work for children as well as adults.

Internal school signage
External school signage
School mapping
School window and wall graphics


Schools, colleges and universities need a range of school signage for a variety of reasons. School signage can: build trust and reputation, inspire and help students, provide information and navigation. Find more information in our in-depth school signage and wayfinding guide.

Can I customise the signs?

There are many different variations of school signage to suit style and budget. Signs for schools are different from other businesses because they need to work for children as well as adults – this is where you can lay out your requirements and ideas, then from here, we will go through a design consultation with you. Your school sign will be bespoke and one of a kind.

Are your School Signs durable?

Our team of experts are constantly innovating to produce school signs that are built to last. Whether it’s a sign indoors or outdoors, we provide solutions that are durable, hard-wearing and built to the highest standards. You can be sure Penstripe’s school signs will last for years to come.

Why should I choose Penstripe to produce my school signs?

At Penstripe, our goal is to create the perfect school sign for your individual requirements. With a huge range of sizes, designs and applications, we can create a custom school sign that exceeds your expectations. Combining this with years of experience in producing school signage and wayfinding systems, we truly understand what it takes to create high-quality products that fuse beauty and functionality.

How do I get a quote?

We will offer you a site visit to discuss your goals and the areas you have in mind. We’ll walk around your school to help you identify suitable areas if you are not sure. We’ll assess the surfaces to determine the best material and take measurements and photos in order to give you a quote. Contact one of our specialists to discuss your requirements.


A range of weatherproof signs to show off your branding and help visitors find their way on site


Highly visible, full colour internal signs that present information and highlight your school’s identity

School Mapping SOLUTIONS

Help staff, learners and visitors find their way with a hand-designed map in either 2D or 3D

Window & Wall

Make the most of wasted space and show off your school’s ethos with window and wall graphics


Speak to a product specialist today and get your wayfinding project off the ground.

Our team are ready to speak to you about your signage and wayfinding needs. Get in touch today to learn more about what we can do for you.

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