13 Mar 2013

Woolwich Polytechnic commission two storey Learning Escape

Woolwich Eco Classroom

We are very pleased to be working with Woolwich Polytechnic School for Boys in Thamesmead, Greenwich where construction of a brand new state-of-the-art, eight-classroom eco-building is nearing completion.

10 Mar 2013

The granny annexe: caring for relatives closer to home

We all need a little help sometimes and caring for elderly relatives is something that many people wish they could do a little closer to home. By 2029 it is predicted that nearly 40% of the UK’s population will be over 50 and whilst the majority of the older generation will be independent, there are many who require care. Becoming a carer for a close relative is often more beneficial than finding someone else to be on hand. Often one of the main problems is finding the space to give all your loved ones room of their own. Tucked away at the bo...

7 Mar 2013

Classroom design really does matter

Eco Classroom by The Learning Escape

We’ve always believed that the classroom is the place where young minds are moulded and according to new research carried out by the University of Salford and Nightingale Associates architects, classroom design really does matter.

5 Mar 2013

Bring work closer to home with a garden office

Home office

New figures from the Office for National Statistics have recently revealed that there has been an increase in the number of people working from home. Over the last decade a growing percentage of employees have chosen to ditch the commute and bring their working life closer to home.

5 Mar 2013

Don’t miss us at The Education Show

We’ll be attending The Education Show next week (14th – 16th March) at the NEC in Birmingham. Packed with workshops and conferences, it’s a fantastic day out for the whole school and it’s completely free.