Acorn House

  • Welcome
    Thank you for taking the time to find out about us. We pride ourselves on being a friendly and open school that offers a high quality education for all our children in a safe, happy and caring environment.
  • Mission and philosophy
    Acorn House believes that every child has a right to the best education possible and aims to develop both intellect and character, nurturing the development of conscientious and responsible global citizens, as well as life-long learners.
  • Curriculum
    The learning curriculum at Acorn House balances a challenging and in-depth study of both the English and Italian curriculum, providing every student with a rich and challenging bilingual programme of studies.
  • Educational Trips
    Learning outside the classroom is about raising achievements through an organised, powerful approach to learning in which direct experience is of prime importance. This is not only about what we learn but importantly how and where we learn
  • January 12, 2018
    The Art Blog is out!
  • November 26, 2017
    TG Year 7 2016/2017
  • November 9, 2017
    DSA e lingua cinese: sperimentazioni in atto a Macerata
  • October 3, 2017
    DSA: Diverse Strategie di Apprendimento
  • September 14, 2017
    A challenging start to the year!
  • July 20, 2017
    What two great days...
  • June 14, 2017
    Middle School Play
  • May 16, 2017
    Speciale Falcone e Borsellino: il 23 maggio 2017 su...
  • May 15, 2017
    Sports Day dates
  • September 14, 2017
    TEDx Roma 2017
  • April 5, 2017
    Earth Day Italia
  • September 14, 2017
    Risultati dei giochi di matematica
  • September 14, 2017
    Fairy Tale Writing Contest Results
  • February 5, 2017
    Year 7, 8 e 9 al Museo Nazionale Etrusco...
  • January 18, 2017
    FAIRY TALE Writing Contest
  • February 5, 2017
    ➗ Divisione in colonna con il divisore di due...
  • November 10, 2016
    Rome guided tours...Let's find out what is hidden in...
  • October 12, 2016
    L'importanza dell'educazione sessuale e relazionale affettiva workshop per genitori
  • October 4, 2016
    Settimana Nazionale della Dislessia... per tutti!
  • October 23, 2016
    Roald Dahl Day
  • July 14, 2017
    Fare giornalismo a Maker Faire
  • July 14, 2017
    Pronti, partenza…Via! Comincia il Progetto sul giornalismo
  • July 14, 2017
  • July 14, 2017
    Ricerca di parole
  • July 14, 2017
    Orientarsi senza tecnologia
  • October 17, 2016
  • October 17, 2016
    Un nuovo anno...di assemblee insieme
  • July 14, 2017
    One step at a time...
  • October 23, 2016
    New Children's Library!
  • September 2, 2016
    Refreshers Week
  • August 31, 2016
    Cambridge exam results





Valuable articles from our teachers

Acorn House Numbers at a Glance

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Students Showcase

The Showcases are a compilation of the original work of our students. Our emphasis is on students as individuals. Students' needs are catered for as flexibly as possible using our wide variety of teaching techniques and learning resources.

    Catalonia Vote Looms
    December 18, 2017
    John Clarke
    Catalonia is going to the polls on December 21st to vote for a new regional government, after the central government dissolved the previous regional leadership because of what they...
    Diluvio a Roma
    December 11, 2017
    Flavio B.
    ROMA NEL CAOS - Acquazzone sulla capitale. Il Campidoglio: limitare gli spostamenti ed evitare i parchi. Roma - “È una vergogna stare tutto questo tempo senza energia elettrica nella capitale d’Italia...
    Gli uragani fanno paura
    December 11, 2017
    Valentina T.
      Blackout in Florida Il mese di settembre ha dimostrato che i cambiamenti climatici sono diventati un problema sempre più urgente da affrontare. Dopo aver raso al suolo le Keys, l’uragano...
    Foreste di Mangrovie a rischio
    December 11, 2017
    Michele M.
    Le foreste di mangrovie sono foreste costituite da piante prevalentemente legnose. Queste sono molto importanti per noi e per l’ambiente sotto a diversi aspetti. Le mangrovie sono alberi che nascono...
    Un clima instabile: il ruolo del continente di ghiaccio
    December 11, 2017
    Vivian F.
    Nella nostra biosfera ci sono otto biomi, ovvero parti della biosfera individuate dal tipo di vegetazione predominante, tra cui il bioma polare. Quest’ultimo è caratterizzato prevalentemente dalla presenza di...
    Il vaccino contro l'ebola
    December 11, 2017
    Michele S.
    Canada è stato scoperto un vaccino con un’efficacia straordinaria, in grado di bloccare l’Ebola. Secondo i ricercatori questo vaccino (il cosiddetto rVSV-ZEBOV) potrebbe bloccare del tutto questa malattia e...
    La clonazione
    December 11, 2017
    Gaia C.
    Che cos'è la clonazione? La clonazione è la riproduzione di un organismo senza accoppiamento sessuale. Viene ottenuta inserendo il nucleo di una cellula in un ovulo, dando così origine ad...
    Argentinian Sub Vanishes
    December 4, 2017
    Benedetta Anna P.
    On the 15th November the ARA, an Argentinian submarine, vanished off the east coast of Argentina due to a breakdown. The Argentinian Navy has announced that, in their last communication,...


How are we getting on?

November 6, 2017 - Alberto Canto

Hello from the PE department! The first two months have flown by and it is incredible to see the amount of work the children have already covered.  From Nursery all the way up to Year 9, children have been challenged and many have done extremely well.  Gaining confidence, following instructions, working collectively, improving core and finer motor skills are just a few things that the children have been working on.  The various exercises and games students have taken part in have allowed t...  Read More
In “viaggio” per la Mesopotamia

Elisa Zedde - October 31, 2017

Artists hands.

Justin Walker - September 22, 2017

La curiosità è contagiosa!

Elisa Zedde - May 24, 2017

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Lidia Schlosser

"Teachers belonging to both curricula show excellent team-work skills and children are supported to grow and reach their maximum potential not only academically but also emotionally and socially"

Simona Ponzi

"At Acorn House both the academic and educational system as a whole works really well, students learn and study a lot, but at the same time they also carry out many stimulating activities that help nurture their curiosity and attention, and therefore further aid their learning"

Dunja Crusen

"My son Leo found in your school such a beautiful, caring, nurturing ans loving environment. Teachers and assistants are all wonderful, and we are very grateful that Leo was able to grow and have fun at your school."

Cristina Ferilli

"Acorn House offers great attention to every single student taking into account each diverse personality. Children learn to collaborate and understand the importance of helping others. Thanks to this year 5 students grew very close to each other. The Head teacher, the teachers and all the staff make Acorn House a great place for students to grow."