Welcome to Our school

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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
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Upcoming events

Stay tuned for our events and check back accordingly

Wed Dec 07

Rewards Assembly

December 7 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am
Thu Dec 08
Fri Dec 09

SCHOOL CLOSED

December 9
Wed Dec 14

Music Assembly

December 14 @ 8:30 am - 9:00 am

STUDENT'S SHOWCASE

Video productions from our students

NEWS

  • November 25, 2016
    ➗ 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
  • October 23, 2016
    Fare giornalismo a Maker Faire
  • October 23, 2016
    Pronti, partenza…Via! Comincia il Progetto sul giornalismo
  • September 20, 2016
    MUSIC OPEN DAY IN ROME!
  • October 16, 2016
    Ricerca di parole
  • September 14, 2016
    Orientarsi senza tecnologia
  • October 17, 2016
    ACORN HOUSE ART LAB FUN DAY.
  • October 17, 2016
    Un nuovo anno...di assemblee insieme
  • October 23, 2016
    One step at a time...
  • October 23, 2016
    New Children's Library!
  • September 2, 2016
    Refreshers Week
  • August 31, 2016
    Cambridge exam results

SCHOOL BLOG

Flipped classroom

November 28, 2016 - Lara Lioce

Il capovolgimento della didattica Dagli inizi del ‘900 ad oggi sono tanti gli studiosi e i pedagogisti che hanno tentato, a volte riuscendoci, di cambiare il mondo della didattica per capovolgerlo definitivamente. Ma per poter cambiare i tradizionali metodi d’insegnamento bisogna anzitutto porsi la domanda giusta: qual è l’obiettivo di un docente? Sicuramente trasmettere la conoscenza. Di pari importanza però è la conquista definitiva dell’autonomia da parte dell’allievo. Ottenere l’autonomia vuol dire apprendere un metodo di studio e riuscire ad applicarlo in maniera sempre più autosufficiente; è un percorso che richiede dedizione da parte dello studente ma il professore ha un ruolo decisivo e la sua presenza nei momenti in cui l’allievo applica e sperimenta il proprio criterio è essenziale. Proprio il fatto di essere lì quando l’alunno studia, sottolinea e riassume, svolge il problema o si fa le domande giuste, è fondamentale per lo sviluppo delle proprie strategie d’apprendimento. Al contrario, nella scuola tradizionalmente intesa, i compiti si fanno a casa in assenza del docente.   E se invece capovolgessimo le cose? Per esempio, potremmo assegnare un video da vedere a casa sull'argomento oggetto di studio e...  Read More
La scuola dell’esperienza

Elisa Zedde - October 16, 2016

English – The ready-made Esperanto

John Clarke - October 3, 2016

Welcome to an amazing school year

Michaela Diena - September 4, 2016

Something that I have loved

Shari Gandelli - August 22, 2016

Acorn House Numbers at a Glance

17
Years of Service
2
Acres Park
2
Owls
100
Percent Passionate Staff

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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."