Learning Escape Blog

5 Nov 2014

Dyslexia Awareness Week 3rd-9th November 2014

Dyslexia Awareness Week is an annual event aiming to not only raise awareness of the condition but also to showcase the amazing achievements of people with dyslexia. Did you know, for instance, that Richard Branson, Winston Churchill and Agatha Chrisitie are, or were, dyslexic? Did you also know that this hidden disability is believed to affect around 10% of the population, making it highly likely that at least three of the children, in every classroom, is experiencing one or more of the common characteristics o...

20 Oct 2014

Half Term Homework Ideas…Outside

We recently talked about taking lessons outside during this fantastic autumn we’re currently enjoying, and thought you might like to consider setting some outside homework projects for half term. Here are just a few ideas to mull over.

15 Oct 2014

Free School Meals for KS1 Half a Term Later

Are you one of the many schools who decided to use a hub kitchen or private contractor to provide meals for your KS1 pupils? Now that we are almost at the end of the first half term of the Government initiative, are you finding the process of externally sourcing meals frustrating? There seem to be a number of pitfalls coming to light as time passes.

10 Oct 2014

Get outside for World Mental Health Day

As this Friday is World Mental Health day, we thought it represents a good opportunity to think about the mental well-being of children in Britain today and to explore ways in which it can be improved, in an environment where public mental health funding is sadly lacking.

2 Oct 2014

World Teachers Day 5th October

Those who educate children well are more to be honoured than they who produce them; for these only gave them life, those the art of living well.


World Teachers Day is a global event promoted by the United Nations to celebrate the vital role that teachers play in educating the children of today to create a better future for us all. It encourages people of all ages to demonstrate their appreciation for the contribution teachers make to the success...