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.

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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Seizing success at the National College Leadership Conference

Last week The Learning Escape team made their way to Birmingham to attend the National College Annual Leadership Conference. Named Seizing Success, it brought together world-class speakers to share their insights into modern leadership. It was a busy three days filled...

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A new Learning Escape: How will you use yours?

Every Learning Escape is a brand new project and it’s always exciting to find out what a school wants to create in their grounds. Designing buildings that are flexible and bespoke allows us to find the perfect fit, whether it’s for pupils or staff, lessons or...

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Celebrate your outdoor space in National School Grounds Week

Between 10th and 14th June, Learning through Landscapes are helping show schools and communities across the country how easy and worthwhile it is to take learning and teaching outdoors. So what is National School Grounds Week all about? Marianne Mannello, Assistant...

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The setting for an Outdoor Classroom is a crucial consideration

Make a ‘journey’ to your new outdoor classroom – The setting can be motivational too! At The Learning Escape we know how the siting and landscape associated with new classrooms can have a significant impact on children and staff.  We have all heard how many children...

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It’s our 10th birthday!

2013 is an exciting year for TGEscapes as we turn the grand old age of ten. The last decade has seen us bring outdoor spaces to homes, businesses and schools across the country, never straying from our eco-friendly mission. A little background information The company...

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Environmental improvements can reduce stress in the workplace

As working hours get longer and expectations for fast turn-arounds increase, the number of employees that are getting stressed due to their work lifestyle is rising. A report published last year by the Health and Social Care Information Centre showed a sharp increase...

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The Summer of Gardens: What will you make?

If your summer holidays are approaching and your garden is feeling a little bare, it could be time to start thinking about what outdoor projects you’ve got planned for the longer days. This could be the year that you decide to work from home or get fit, maybe you want...

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Save money and the environment with an eco-friendly build

The last few months have given us one of the coldest winters in decades and as the temperatures plummeted, many homeowners were seeing their energy bills move just as fast in the other direction. Cold weather is expensive and keeping yourself warm when your home isn’t...

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