Learning Escape Blog

3 Sep 2014

Are you bursting at the seams with your new school intake?

children in their eco-classroom

We at the Learning Escape all hope that you all enjoyed your well-deserved summer break, and that you have returned to the new school year refreshed and ready to tend to what is likely to be a large intake of little ones. Are you however, starting to feel like your school premises are slightly bulging at the seams?

The rising birth rate of recent years has resulted in councils needing to provide an extra 90,000 places last year, with a further 130,000 expected to be needed over the next 3 years. It would appear that in many instances, the extra funding committed by the Government to...

14 Jul 2014

Pooles Park National Lottery Award Finalists

Eco Classroom by The Learning Escape

The team at The Learning Escape were thrilled to hear that one of our clients is in contention for a National Lottery Award in the Best Environment category. We were honoured to be chosen by Pooles Park School, in Islington, central London, two years ago when the lottery grant was awarded. 

9 Jul 2014

Gold for The Learning Escape in The Green Apple Awards

Green Apple Award Winner

Established 20 years ago, The Green Organisation is an international, independent, non-profit, non-political, non-activist environment group dedicated to recognising, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world. Its Green Apple Awards have become the UK’s most respected scheme for the recognition of environmental endeavour among companies, councils, communities and countries.

4 Jul 2014

Swap Blue Light for Sunlight

Kids climbing trees

The sun is shining, the school year is approaching its end and you and your students are sweating under the glare of fluorescent lighting with a background tinge of blue from computer screens. Attention spans are frayed and patience is in short supply…time to swap the blue light for some sunlight and take some lessons outside.

25 Jun 2014

Some ‘thank you’s’ from our younger customers

Being thanked for the things we do, even if it is something we are being paid for, is one of the simplest yet greatest of life’s pleasures. Being appreciated is a powerful motivator in work and in life, and when the gratitude is genuine, a little goes a long way. But a lot goes even further! When we received all these fabulous thank you cards from the children of Penponds School, it truly lifted our spirits and made us smile.