Learning Escape Blog
Every Learning Escape is a brand new project and it’s always exciting to find out what a school wants to create in their grounds. Designing buildings that are flexible and bespoke allows us to find the perfect fit, whether it’s for pupils or staff, lessons or meetings.
Between 10th and 14th June, Learning through Landscapes are helping show schools and communities across the country how easy and worthwhile it is to take learning and teaching outdoors.
Make a ‘journey’ to your new outdoor classroom – The setting can be motivational too!
At The Learning Escape we know how the siting and landscape associated with new classrooms can have a significant impact on children and staff. We have all heard how many children recognise fast food logos but cannot identify common living plants or animals and 82% of teenagers are more likely to associate 'blackberry’ with a phone rather than a fruit, according to a YouGov poll.
Working in a natural environment can benefit children of all ages and abilities. More schools are now seeing how learning outside the classroom can help children with SEN explore the world around them.
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.