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.

Subject specific problems & solutions of a bespoke Creative Space

A We were reading Parent & Teacher online this morning about a £1m fundraising campaign for their new music and 6th form centre at Adams Grammar school and that got us thinking. A bespoke creative space promotes creative thinking and learning, helping students of all...

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Ten things that mean your eco-builder is an expert

At The Learning Escape we pride ourselves on the longevity of our eco-buildings. With a minimum 60-year lifespan, you can be confident that despite heavy winter storms or glorious summer sun your building will be a safe and comfortable learning environment.  But...

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Creative Spaces: Benefits of an eco-classroom

Too often, opportunities for children to learn art, photography and music are compromised by the lack of a practical space designed to accommodate their spontaneity and creativity. As bespoke creative studios for art, photography and music, our eco-classrooms have...

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Swap the stresses of the workplace for the comfort of home

Wouldn’t it be great if the summer, and the lie-ins, never had to end? While we can’t rely on the British sunshine lasting until Christmas, the return of the colder months doesn’t have to bring your 9-5 routine along with it. So if you’ve been dreaming of the benefits...

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Gardening is good for you!

Whether you’re feeling tired, bored or a little down, spending time in your garden – working or relaxing – can instantly lift your spirits. And now, thanks to a recent survey conducted by Gardener’s World, we can officially confirm that being in your garden is good...

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It’s not too late to start your summer garden project

We all start summer with an ambitious list of projects, plans and ideas for our gardens – however after July’s unexpected, but very welcome, heatwave you’d be forgiven for entering August without having transformed your outdoor space. Luckily, despite the dubious...

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The Learning Escape is awarded BESA Membership

Our 10th anniversary year has been filled with exciting new projects and achievements, one of which is that we have recently been awarded with a BESA membership. The British Educational Suppliers Association is a trade association that works on behalf of its members...

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The School We’d Like…

In 2012, The Guardian and Zurich Municipal launched ‘The School We’d Like’ – a competition encouraging staff and students to submit an idea that would improve their school community’s quality of life. Each category – Primary school, Secondary school and Special school...

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Climate change makes a comeback in the curriculum

After suggestions earlier in the year that the new National Curriculum was going to drop lessons on climate change as a requirement, the final version put forward this month now says otherwise. Education Secretary Michael Gove has abandoned plans to move climate...

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Guest Blog: Planting to Enhance your Garden Buildings

One of the joys of employing professionals to design, plan and build your outdoor structure is that they will position it sensitively within your garden space. But what happens next? You can easily enhance your outdoor building by bringing the garden even closer. Here...

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Reconnect with nature on Empty Classroom Day

This Friday, 5th July, is Project Dirt’s second Empty Classroom Day. Founded in 2011 by schools and organisations at the London Sustainable Schools Forum, it is designed to be a day to celebrate outdoor learning. The idea behind Empty Classroom Day comes down to one...

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