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
  • 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
  • May 2, 2017
    TEDx Roma 2017
  • April 5, 2017
    Earth Day Italia
  • March 12, 2017
    Risultati dei giochi di matematica
  • March 30, 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

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.



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.


L’importanza del gioco nella scuola dell’infanzia

June 22, 2017 - Roberta Zoppi

“I giochi dei bambini non sono dei giochi, bisogna invece valutarli come le loro azioni più serie”  Montaigne   I bambini, anche i più piccoli, imparano in modo naturale qualsiasi concetto, persino il più complesso, se proposto come gioco. Durante il gioco il bambino comincia a comprendere come funzionano le cose che lo circondano che cosa si può o non si può fare con determinati oggetti, si rende conto dell'esistenza di leggi  e di regole di comportamento ...  Read More
La curiosità è contagiosa!

Elisa Zedde - May 24, 2017

10,000 dots. Aboriginal painting.

Justin Walker - May 17, 2017

Firenze culla dell’arte rinascimentale

Lara Lioce - April 4, 2017

Christmas Around the World!

Nicole Torres - December 19, 2016

La scuola dell’esperienza

Elisa Zedde - October 16, 2016

What People Say

Comments from some of our parents, students, teachers, and alumni

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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."