Learning Escape Blog

14 Mar 2014

The Importance Of Connecting With Nature


As a nation, we no longer seem to value the once “great” outdoors, and our children are growing up estranged from the natural world. Crucially, we seem to be at a pivotal tipping point in the health and happiness of our children. 

12 Mar 2014

ASCL Conference Birmingham 21st-22nd March

ASCL logo

The annual conference of the Association of School and College Leaders will be taking place next week at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole (adjacent to the NEC).

7 Mar 2014

From Science Lab to Art Studio

Claremont Fan science lab by The Learning Escape

As our client list expands, we are extending our repertoire of learning spaces to encompass all areas of the curriculum. Claremont Fan Court School in Esher approached us, having admired one of our eco-classrooms at nearby primary School Danesfield Manor

26 Feb 2014

Five Things To Consider When Planning Extra Classroom Space

Eco-Classroom at Dulwich Hamlett Junior School

1.    Apart from the extra space, how can your new classroom enhance the school?

If you are reading this, it is quite likely that your school is one of the many experiencing a bulging intake of new pupils. 

10 Feb 2014

Get pupils outside for their half term homework

Eco-Nurseries by The Learning Escape

Are you ready for the groan next week when you announce the half term homework assignment? Are you already inwardly dreading marking an amorphous mass of googled, cut and pasted projects? How about thinking outside the box a little to give you all a burst of enthusiasm? Think outside! The project can be designed to tie into one or more parts of the curriculum, with the emphasis on learning through exploration.