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
  • April 18, 2018
    RISA Music Festival 2018
  • April 17, 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!
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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





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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.

    Lotta londinese contro la plastica
    March 12, 2018
    Gaia C.
    A fine gennaio di quest'anno, il sindaco di Londra ha dichiarato di voler supportare la battaglia contro la plastica anche attraverso l’installazione di 20 nuovi distributori di acqua per...
    Tutti gli occhi puntati al cielo per la super Luna blu e rosso sangue
    March 12, 2018
    Alessandro C.
    L'eccezionale evento astronomico è stato ammirato dai cieli dell'Asia e dell'Australia ed è stato determinato dalla concomitanza di tre fenomeni atronomici differenti.
    La tecnologia: una distrazione o una facilitazione?
    March 12, 2018
    Valentina T.
    La produttività a lavoro diminuisce: troppe le distrazioni tra notifiche di messaggi e email. Lo afferma un sondaggio condotto dalla BBC.
    Roma blindata per Erdogan
    March 12, 2018
    Riccardo D.
    Incontri ufficiali con Mattarella e con il Papa. Piccolo incidente diplomatico: allontanato l'assaggiatore del capo di Stato turco.
    February 5, 2018
    Vivian F.
    After the new £5 note with Winston Churchill, a new £10 pound note has been introduced in the UK, featuring Jane Austen - the first female author to appear...
    January 31, 2018
    Riccardo D.
    Mount Mayon is an active volcano in the Philippines, located on the island of Luzon, which is also known for its shape, as the “perfect cone”. Thanks to its...
    January 29, 2018
    Flavio B.
    Some people argue that plastic wrapping being used to package coconuts is another way of increasing waste and pollution on Earth, while some other people believe plastic-wrapped coconuts are...
    January 29, 2018
    Michele S.
    In the month of January, 2017, British author George Orwell’s most famous book 1984, became a sudden bestseller in the United States, rising to the top of the Amazon...


The Terrible Tudors and The geographical enquiry (sorry, again, guys!)

March 15, 2018 - Stephen Gale

The Tudors have been the forefront of Year 8 history this month. We discovered why Henry VIII broke away from Rome and created the Church of England – so he could have a divorce! NO, nothing to do with religion at all…Pure Power! He destroyed the monasteries and gained a lot of wealth by doing so!   We also discovered why his youngest son, not his daughters, took the crown after his death. Edward VI died young, however, and the battles between Catholicism and Protestantism engulfe...  Read More
How are we getting on?

Alberto Canto - November 6, 2017

In “viaggio” per la Mesopotamia

Elisa Zedde - October 31, 2017

Artists hands.

Justin Walker - September 22, 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."