Learning Escape Blog
In one week, on 24th April, The Learning Escape is heading to the London Excel to take part in The Academies Show. Supported by the Department of Education and the Education Funding Agency, among many others, it’s a day of free insights, discussions and practical advice for anyone already working at an academy or hoping to convert their maintained school.
Come rain or shine teachers are trying to find new ways to provide outdoor learning for their pupils. No matter what shape or size your school grounds are, a canopy can bring children closer to nature and enhance their learning experience.
Successful schools often require more space to accommodate a growing student intake. One of the biggest decisions many schools have to make is the choice between more traditional brick and mortar school buildings and something more natural like a Learning Escape.
Growing schools need extra space and modular classrooms can be a good solution. With budget deadlines on the horizon, ensuring that money is being invested in the best possible way is a priority for many schools. Those that don’t use it will lose it, so finding an interesting project to spend their money on is top of the to-do list. More and more schools are choosing their next investment to be one that encourages outdoor learning...
It’s not breaking news that outdoor learning benefits children, it’s been a highly talked about topic since the launch of the Learning Outside the Classroom Manifesto in 2006. However, 7 years later, many are still failing to pinpoint the benefits that taking learning outdoors can have for children with SEN and are not adapting their outdoor space to support them.