TG Escapes Blog – Education

The latest articles from the TG Escapes team. Read on to keep up to date on the latest innovations and stories in the world of modular eco building for education.

Pooles Park National Lottery Award Finalists

The team at The Learning Escape were thrilled to hear that one of our clients is in contention for a National Lottery Award in the Best Environment category. We were honoured to be chosen by Pooles Park School, in Islington, central London, two years ago when the...

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Gold for The Learning Escape in The Green Apple Awards

Established 20 years ago, The Green Organisation is an international, independent, non-profit, non-political, non-activist environment group dedicated to recognising, rewarding and promoting environmental best practice around the world. Its Green Apple Awards have...

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Swap Blue Light for Sunlight

The sun is shining, the school year is approaching its end and you and your students are sweating under the glare of fluorescent lighting with a background tinge of blue from computer screens. Attention spans are frayed and patience is in short supply…time to swap the...

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Some ‘thank you’s’ from our younger customers

Being thanked for the things we do, even if it is something we are being paid for, is one of the simplest yet greatest of life’s pleasures. Being appreciated is a powerful motivator in work and in life, and when the gratitude is genuine, a little goes a long way. But...

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SSAT Achievement Show – 26th June

The SSAT Achievement Show 2014 will be taking place next Thursday 26th June at Twickenham Stadium and The Learning Escape are excited by the prospect of getting the chance to meet those attending. We know that the SSAT is one of the most enlightening educational...

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Take part in empty classroom day – 20th June

Next Friday 20th June 2014 is Empty Classroom Day. Its aim is simple: for every teacher to take their classroom outside to learn, for one lesson. The project was created by a collection of organisations who met at the London Sustainable Schools Forum seeking to...

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Get your school involved with Recycle Week, 16th June

The Learning Escape was developed with the environment and its protection as a fundamental and integral part of our mission. We have dramatically improved upon traditional methods of construction, using environmentally friendly materials and technologies to create...

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Inspiring Leadership Conference 2014 – 11th-13th June

The Inspiring Leadership Conference 2014 is due to take place between the 11th and 13th June at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham and we, at The Learning Escape, are delighted to be taking part. The CfBT, NAHT and ASCL have joined forces to organise a...

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The NPH National Annual Conference – 21st & 22nd May

The NPH is run by, with and for primary head teachers with the aim of facilitating the formation of local and regional groups that, together, give primary heads a united perspective and voice. One of its fundamental objectives is for head teachers to reclaim the...

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Walk To School Week – 19th- 23rd May 2014

Next week is Walk to School Week, a fantastic campaign to try and encourage more families to leave the car at home and get the kids walking. Walking has great health benefits and ensures that children arrive at school brighter, less stressed and more alert. One of the...

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Get Outside and Feast on the Joys of Spring

Next Sunday (11th May) is National Children’s Day UK 2014(NCDUK) and it will be dedicated to exploring the necessity for children to connect with nature and the positive effects of being outside. In the week running up to next Sunday, the NCDUK is collaborating with...

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Make the Most of Your Outside Space

Increasingly, educators are perceiving that a school’s grounds are potentially as important to the education and overall well-being of our children as are its buildings. Appropriate use of the outdoor space can have a dramatic impact on physical health, concentration...

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