Learning Escape Blog

23 May 2017

Have you considered spreading your modular school build over multiple stages? Take a look at this three phase project at Woolwich Polytechnic.

600 place eco-classroom at Woolwich Polytechnic Secondary School by TG Escapes

Woolwich Polytechnic Is a school that has been on the up for some years now. Situated in one of London’s less gentrified locations, it has long enjoyed a good reputation for the quality of its pastoral care and, in more recent times, the impact of clever, compassionate teaching has manifested itself in exam results which have been improving dramatically. In 2010 the school was named as the most improved boy’s school in England and, shortly after reforming its (co-ed) sixth form in 2011, it was judged by OFSTED to be outstanding.

8 May 2017

Why mental healthcare in school matters

children in their eco-classroom

The Mental Health Foundation has hosted Mental Health Awareness Week in the second week of May since 2000, and so it is this coming week from 8th to 14th May that marks 2017’s event. The stated aim this year is to look at mental health from a new angle. Rather than ask why so many people are living with mental health problems, it will seek to uncover why too few of us are thriving with good mental health. Whatever the findings may be, they are likely to be rooted in childhood in a great many cases, as these...

6 Apr 2017

Five Financial Advantages of a Standalone Eco-classroom.

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The budget screws keep tightening and the pupil numbers keep rising. Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to create extra classroom space that is not only a fantastic environment in which to learn and teach, but which also adds a boost to your school’s finances? A Learning Escape modular eco-classroom could well be just the solution you are looking for in these cash constrained times.

7 Mar 2017

ASCL Conference

ASCL conference birmingham

The annual ASCL Conference is fast approaching, at the ICC, Birmingham this coming Friday 10th and Saturday 11th March.

3 Mar 2017

Street Wisdom - urban mindfulness for all

Street Wisdom

A fundamental design standard of all Learning Escape Buildings is to maximise exposure to natural light, providing views of nature and easy access to the outdoors, all of which have a positive impact on mental well-being and learning outcomes. Our ethos resonates nicely with the mission of an organisation called Street Wisdom, whose workshops take participants out of the workplace and outside, giving them the time and space to switch off from distractions and switch...

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