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.

The Academies Show 2014

The Academies Show 2014 is taking place on 30th April at the ExCel in London – is a free one-day dedicated to education excellence and the successful conversion and management of academies. The Show is well-established as one of the largest education shows in the UK...

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Eco-Nurseries designed for free-flow access to the outdoors

In recent years there has been a cultural shift in our society that has subtly eroded the access to outdoors for many young children. A number of factors have played their part in this change, including increased fears about safety and technological advances which...

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Create a device free zone with a garden room

Just 20 years after the internet was founded, it has insinuated itself into the everyday lives of us all and we are only just starting to fathom how the explosion in digital connectivity is shaping society. Perhaps more importantly, there is a general and growing...

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Sunny Days Are Here Again

Spring has arrived and the sun is shining more days than not, providing the opportunity (and oomph) to get out in your garden and get ready for the summer. It’s time to plant your summer bulbs and dig out your lawn mower for the first cut of the year.  Make sure you...

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International Children’s Book Day 2nd April

It’s International Children’s Book Day next Wednesday, so how about using it as an opportunity to not only encourage your pupils to read, but also to inspire a classroom of environmental citizens? There are some great books available that tackle the issue of climate...

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Free School Meals For KS1

Earlier this month, the Department for Education announced that it will be obligatory for all schools in England to provide free school meals for all pupils in Years R, 1 and 2 as of September 2014. Whilst not exactly a surprise, the idea has been bubbling on the back...

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Granny annexe or care home?

Be Nice To Your Children…. ..because one day they will choose your care home. Are you one of the growing number of people combining the demands of rearing a young family with the encroaching need to care for ageing parents? The chances are you are also trying to...

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The Importance Of Connecting With Nature

As a nation, we no longer seem to value the once “great” outdoors, and our children are growing up estranged from the natural world. Crucially, we seem to be at a pivotal tipping point in the health and happiness of our children. People’s lives have become...

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ASCL Conference Birmingham 21st-22nd March

The annual conference of the Association of School and College Leaders will be taking place next week at the Birmingham Hilton Metropole (adjacent to the NEC).  The conference promises two days of intensive training, debate and idea generation with an impressive...

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