Learning Escape Blog

2 Dec 2016

Funding Generation


Having worked in the education sector for many years now, we at TG Escapes know how tricky it can be for schools to secure funding for capital projects, no matter how pressing the need. We were, therefore, delighted to collaborate with Pebble, an organisation that specialises in educational income generation, at one of their recent workshops.

1 Nov 2016

NASBM Conference


The NASBM National Conference will be taking place next week at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on 8th and 9th November. This is one of the only two-day events tailored specifically to the school business management professional and is designed to guide delegates through their ever increasingly complex, diverse and challenging roles.

6 Oct 2016

Creating space for the new 30 hours free childcare provision

Eco-nursery at Bickley Park School by TGEscapes

As all providers of Early Years services will be aware, The Childcare Act 2016 provided for an additional 15 hours of free childcare for certain working parents of eligible 3 and 4 year olds, on top of the existing universal provision of 15 hours of free childcare. This new “extended entitlement” of 30 hours of free childcare is due to be introduced throughout England from September 2017, and has already commenced in a few pilot areas.

20 Sep 2016

Outdoor Matters at the Childcare Expo 30th September 2016

Midlands Childcare Expo 30th September and 1st October 2016

Running for its seventh consecutive year, the Midlands Childcare Expo will take place on 30th September and 1st October 2016 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. This popular event is an ideal opportunity for Early Years’ professionals to discover new ways to deliver childcare and to learn about the very latest resources now available to do the job effectively and efficiently, whatever their setting.

21 Jul 2016

Another School Year Nearing Its End

Schools out for summer

For those of you working in the independent school sector, you will already be enjoying your well-earned summer break, whilst those in the state sector will be keenly looking forward to yours. Time to recharge the batteries and reflect on the year’s triumphs and tribulations: hopefully many more of the former.