Learning Escape Blog

10 Oct 2013

You don’t have to wait to fund your Learning Escape now…

Portman Asset Finance

Years of experience working with schools has shown us that each one has a different story to tell about why they chose a Learning Escape, what it will mean to their community, and how they found the money to pay for it.  Many, like the children of Spinnens Acre Community Primary School, spend years tirelessly fundraising but if your growing school is urgently in need of more space and freedom, the process of funding, designing and building your Learning Escape may need to happen faster.

We know t...

9 Oct 2013

Say Hello at the Higher Education Expo

HE Expo

On October 17th we’ll be appearing at The Higher Education Expo in London, a free event which offers the opportunity for leaders and managers from HE institutions to share ideas, discuss challenges and find solutions. With speakers from a variety of HE institutions, a series of conferences at the show will discuss the future of Higher Education and how UK Universities can respond to recent funding cuts and greatly inc...

4 Oct 2013

Come and say hello if you will be at one of the events we are attending in the next few weeks

The Learning Escape at the Education Show

It’s a busy couple of weeks coming up for us and Matt will be travelling the country to meet with schools and colleges at

Capita’s Planning and Delivering School Places Conference on the 7th October

The Liverpool Fiveways clust...

27 Sep 2013

Subject specific problems & solutions of a bespoke Creative Space

Hampton Infant creativity room

A We were reading Parent & Teacher online this morning about a £1m fundraising campaign for their new music and 6th form centre at Adams Grammar school and that got us thinking.

A bespoke creative space promotes creative thinking and learning, helping students of all abilities to enjoy and engage with artistic subjects. Schools wouldn’t teach maths without calculators or...

20 Sep 2013

Ten things that mean your eco-builder is an expert

Eco builder

At The Learning Escape we pride ourselves on the longevity of our eco-buildings. With a minimum 60-year lifespan, you can be confident that despite heavy winter storms or glorious summer sun your building will be a safe and comfortable learning environment.  But deciding who to work with can be a tricky business… particularly if you’ve never embarked on a building project before.  To save you from unnecessary trouble and a disappointing outcome we’ve compiled our Top Ten Tips to pick the builders from the (cow)boys!