TG Escapes Blog

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, business and residential.

It’s Walk to School Week 2015

It’s  Walk to School Week 2015 Good habits formed at youth make all the difference. Aristotle Walking is man's best medicine. Hippocrates   Walking is the best possible exercise. Habituate yourself to walk very far. Thomas Jefferson   If I could not walk far and fast,...

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It’s Walk to Work Week!

National Walk to Work Week started on Monday and will run till Friday 15th May. Apologies for the delay in getting this message to you, us Garden Escapees have been battling with a broken internet and so have had an enforced 5 days of screen freedom. Much time has...

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International Screen Free Week

Running from the 4th to 10th May is International Screen Free Week, encouraging us all to unplug from digital devices and reconnect with the real world. So take the children outside to explore, get active and connect with each other. Spring is in full flow, with new...

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International Dawn Chorus Day

Spring is advancing at full throttle, with trees bursting into leaf and bluebells carpeting our woodland floors, and the birds are feeling perky and chirpy, particularly at dawn! International Dawn Chorus Day is the worldwide celebration of nature’s daily miracle....

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Bespoke Design, Modular Approach

Our bespoke Learning Escape school buildings are built to last for 50 years or more and are designed by our Architects to meet or exceed the same building codes and standards as conventional, site built structures. Whilst every building is different and tailored to...

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It’s National Gardening Week

When gardeners garden, it is not just plants that grow,  but the gardeners themselves.  -   Ken Druse This week, from 13th April until 19th April 2015, the RHS will once more be curating the UK’s annual campaign to celebrate all things green and marking four years...

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Clever Classrooms – Research from Salford University

Those of you who regularly read our blog, will be aware of our belief that natural daylight is not only good for us but that it also enhances the cognitive and behavioural function of a classroom’s occupants. Last month, the University of Salford published a research...

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Easter Serenity in your own Garden Annexe

Sing a song of sixpence A pocket full of rye Many free from (meat, dairy, gluten) varieties Baked in some pies When the pies were opened The littlies start to shout Yuk I’m not eating that While Gramps suggests a clout The aunts were in the dining room Bickering about...

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Conferences Coming Up

Matt is busy getting ready to hit the road for another busy conference season. He will be starting off this Wednesday, 11th March at the Radisson Blue Hotel, Manchester Airport, in attendance at the School Business Manager and Academy Business Manager Conference....

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What if your Condition Improvement Fund bid is unsuccessful?

For those of you who have been unsuccessful in your bids for the 2015-16 Condition Improvement Funds, it will be bitterly dissapointing, particularly if you have an old building desperately in need of refurbishment or are bursting at the seams as pupil numbers grow....

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