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
  • 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.


Il giornalismo e i compiti di realtà: un modo per crescere e imparare

October 3, 2017 - Lara Lioce

Un anno è iniziato, una nuova avventura ci aspetta Le classi del Dipartimento delle Scuole Medie hanno cominciato l'anno con entusiasmo e curiosità: nel dare il benvenuto ai nuovi arrivati, alla Year 8 e alla Year 9 ci sono stati non solo gli insegnanti e la Preside, ma anche un nuovo edificio dedicato nella sua interezza al dipartimento della Scuola Secondaria. Un inizio davvero entusiasmante per i nostri ragazzi che hanno voluto subito personalizzare lo spazio ordinando l...  Read More
Artists hands.

Justin Walker - September 22, 2017

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

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."