Acorn House

  • Welcome
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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

Acorn House Numbers at a Glance

19
Years of Service
4
Acres Park
2
Owls
100
Percent Passionate Staff

What people say

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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 and 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."

  • Lidia Schlosser
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    "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
    anemptytextlline
    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
    anemptytextlline
    "My son Leo found in your school such a beautiful, caring, nurturing and 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
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    "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."
  • September 16, 2019
    Welcome & welcome back!
  • September 9, 2019
    Plastic reduction campaign
  • July 31, 2019
    And the winners are...?
  • June 3, 2019
    It's back on!
  • May 28, 2019
    Rain, rain, go away!! All our students want...
  • May 26, 2019
    Middle School Play: Macbeth
  • May 22, 2019
    Sports Days 2019
  • May 17, 2019
    Acorn House Summer Camp
  • May 9, 2019
    What a shame...
  • April 30, 2019
    Come on you Acorns!
  • April 2, 2019
    Workshop Y5: Come aiutare i nostri figli a sviluppare...
  • March 17, 2019
    RISA Cup fever!
  • March 15, 2019
    Climate Change Protest!
  • March 1, 2019
    Toy Symphony Benefit Concert at St.Stephen's International School
  • February 27, 2019
    Trip to Malta
  • February 13, 2019
    Students Cyber Bullying workshop
  • December 22, 2018
    Christmas concert
  • December 8, 2018
    Middle School Open Day
  • November 9, 2018
    Halloween Middle School Party
  • October 31, 2018
    Odd Socks Day for Anti-Bullying Week
  • October 26, 2018
    Halloween Horror Nightmare
  • October 12, 2018
    Jurassic Sea Monster
  • September 30, 2018
    Bambini alla scoperta del Colosseo
  • September 19, 2018
    Cyber Security Workshop
  • September 15, 2018
    Il Teatro da Favola
  • September 7, 2018
    Welcome Back
  • June 14, 2018
    School Play: Antony & Cleopatra
  • September 18, 2018
    TG - Acorn House - Y7 - 2017-18
  • May 17, 2018
    Evento: Utilizzo improprio da parte dei minori della rete...
  • April 18, 2018
    RISA Music Festival 2018
  • August 29, 2018
    Summer Camp 2018!
  • April 13, 2018
    Trip to Isle of Wight
  • April 4, 2018
    The Food Studies Institute @ Acorn House
  • February 27, 2018
    Under Snow!
  • February 6, 2018
    Safer Internet Day
  • January 12, 2018
    The Art Blog is out!
  • March 28, 2018
    TG - Acorn House - Y7 - 2016-17
  • 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!
  • September 6, 2018
    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
  • February 9, 2018
    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
    MUSIC OPEN DAY IN ROME!
  • July 14, 2017
    Ricerca di parole
  • July 14, 2017
    Orientarsi senza tecnologia
  • October 17, 2016
    ACORN HOUSE ART LAB FUN DAY.
  • 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

Mon Oct 21

Year 6 Long trip – Sicily

October 21 - October 25
Sicily Italy

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FEATURED CONTENT

Valuable articles from our teachers

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.

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    European Elections: what will it change in Italy and Europe?
    May 29, 2019
    Alberto C.
    The European election polls were published on the night of May 27.  Matteo Salvin's 'Lega' won 29 seats in the European Parliament, the Democratic Party 19, the 5-star Movement...
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    The History of Converse
    May 28, 2019
    Giulia B.
    Almost all of us know what a pair of Converse is and what it  looks like. But what’s the history behind it? The Converse sneakers' history began in 1908. The...
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    Merkel Steps Down
    May 26, 2019
    Jonathan H.
    On the 29th October, Angela Merkel, who has served as Germany's chancellor (the German equivalent of a prime minister) since 2005 and was twice named named second most powerful...
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    Self -Driving Cars
    May 24, 2019
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    The idea of self-driving cars has been around for many years, but only recently are we getting closer to actually having them on roads. A few companies that have...
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    Tiger Burning Bright Again!
    May 22, 2019
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    On the 14th of April 2019 the 43-year-old golfer, Tiger Woods won his 5th Masters title at Augusta, after an 11 year absence, to claim his 15th major. Tiger...
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    K.O. ATALANTA, BIANCOCELESTI’S VICTORY
    May 20, 2019
    Sara N.
    On 15th May, in the Olympic Stadium, Lazio beat Atalanta 2-0 to win the Coppa Italia, with goals from Sergej Milinkovic Savic and Joaquin Correa. In the first half, both...
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    €500 Banknotes and Bitcoins
    May 18, 2019
    Manuel C.
    The people in charge of the ECB have decided to stop the production of the €500 banknotes. The production was cancelled this year. We can understand this from when...
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    Fridays for Future
    May 16, 2019
    Ginevra P.
    From the 11th to the 15th of March, in more than 1000 cities all over the world, a protest against climate change took place. Many people joined, including various...