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.

What a busy school year it’s been

Teachers across the UK are relaxing into their well-earned summer break, recharging their energy levels for September and, no doubt, reflecting upon the busy year just passed. The Learning Escape team are also in a reflective mood after an extremely busy, and...

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Summer in Full Bloom

With the midsummer solstice almost a month behind us, nature is settling into the summer vibe. Skys are more often blue than not; the greens of foliage and grass have reached their uniform summer peak and even the birds are chilling. It is a time to walk on the wild...

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Cambridge University Botanic Gardens Eco-Classroom

We have recently completed a project that we thought we would share with you, as it was right up our street, so to speak. The Cambridge University Botanic Garden has a long standing commitment to groups seeking gardening inspiration, an introduction to the natural...

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EdExec Live 1st July

The 5th annual EdExec Live event will be taking place this coming Wednesday, 1st July at a new venue: 30 Euston Square, London. Designed specifically for school business management, this full, fast-paced day will be packed with seminars, clinics and talks offering...

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National School Sports Week is a Good Reason to Get Outdoors

WARNING: WHAT YOU ARE ABOUT TO READ MAY BE BAD FOR YOUR MENTAL HEALTH FACT: The average British child watches more than 17 hours of TV a week: they also spend over 20 hours per week online. FACT: Around 3 in 10 children aged between 2 and 15 are overweight or obese:...

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Its men’s health week – how about a garden gym?

June is designated Men’s Health Month and this week, as we lead up to Father’s Day this coming Sunday, marks the campaign’s peak with Men’s Health Week. The primary objective of the week and month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and...

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Carers Week

This week, from 8th to 14th June is Carers Week: the annual campaign to raise awareness of caring; highlight the challenges carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. Every day 6,000 people take on a new caring...

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Come and get inspired at the ASCL Conferences in June

The Association of School and College Leaders are keeping Matt from The Learning Escape busy during the next week or so. Next week he will be heading to Birmingham, to the International Convention Centre, for the ASCL Inspiring Leadership Conference, which will run...

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National Barbecue Week May 25th to 31st

If you haven’t done so already, dig out your barbecues, evict the creepy crawlies that have taken up residence since you last got grilling and join the many stoic folks who partake in National BBQ Week every year. Actually, you might be lucky with the weather as were...

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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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