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16th Apr
The Learning Escape
Nursery and Primary Show
Nursery and Primary Show

Following on the huge success of last year’s Nursery Show, the 2014 event has extended its reach to include primary schools as well as nurseries. The Nursery and Primary Show will take place at the Bournemouth BIC, on Friday 25th and Saturday 26th April.

14th Apr
The Learning Escape
The Academies Show 2014
The Academies Show 2014

The Academies Show 2014 is taking place on 30th April at the ExCel in London – is a free one-day dedicated to education excellence and the successful conversion and management of academies.

11th Apr
The Learning Escape
Rising pupil numbers need extra space but what about after the bulge?
Cherry Orchard classroom by The Learning Escape

Last year the Department for Education analysed the population projections created by the Office for National Statistics to predict pupil numbers in state funded schools up to 2022. Following almost a decade of declining birth rates in the late 1990s and the early 2000s, the trend has now reversed and the number of children entering the education system is on the up. 

11th Apr
The Garden Escape
Easter is coming, the house is getting full, make room in your garden!
easter bunnies

Easter is the second most popular time of year for relatives to travel long distances to spend time with their loved ones. Preparing for their visit, no matter how well loved and enjoyable their company, can be very stressful especially if you’re expecting a house full for the duration of the double ended Easter bank holiday weekend. 

04th Apr
The Learning Escape
Eco-Nurseries designed for free-flow access to the outdoors
The Learning Escape at Danesfield Manor School

In recent years there has been a cultural shift in our society that has subtly eroded the access to outdoors for many young children. A number of factors have played their part in this change, including increased fears about safety and technological advances which have led to an overwhelming array of sedentary, indoor activities. However, the developmental needs of young children have remained constant.