Learning Escape Blog

26 Jun 2012

Eco Schools Show 26th June 2012

It's the Eco Schools show today and we will be holding our workshop on Nature Defecit disorder and Environmental Citizenship at 10am. Come along if you are going to be there. You can also find us on Stand 19.

2 Apr 2012

Eco Schools Show 2012

UPDATE 25th June 2012

We are off to the Eco-Schools show today to set up for our workshop tomorrow. We will be talking about how Outdoor Learning can inspire Environmental Citizenship. You can also find us on Stand 19 so come along for a chat.

21 Mar 2012

Outdoor classrooms could help address primary school place shortage

News today that we face a shortage of primary school places. This article in the Telegraph tells the full story. Whilst this is certainly a concern for parents and government alike, it could also represent an opportunity for primary schools.

20 Feb 2012

Benefits of outdoor play

There are many benefits to outdoor play. According to research (Fjortoft 2004; Burdette and Whitaker 2005), children who play outdoors regularly:

  • Become fitter and leaner
  • Develop stronger immune systems
  • Have more active imaginations
  • Have lower stress levels
  • Play more creatively
  • Have greater respect for themselves and others
31 Jan 2012

Dickleburgh children inspired by nature

We asked Dickleburgh Pre-School Chairman Molly Ball about the benefit of their new space to the children. We recently completed an extension for her school which we had originally designed a building for in April 2010.She told us of the impact on the children’s learning but also on their attitudes to the environment. We find it satisfying to think of the longer term impact a space can make.

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