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  • 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

“We believe that every child has a right to the best education possible. This is our commitment to them” KNOW MORE

Acorn House Numbers at a Glance

20
Years of Service
4
Acres Park
2
Owls
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Percent Passionate Staff

What people say

  • 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
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    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
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    "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 5, 2020
    Starting the school year 2020-21
  • August 17, 2020
    LockDown Virtual Concert
  • June 17, 2020
    Double language effect English-Italian: language, reading & immersive methodology...
  • March 13, 2020
    Coronavirus, la didattica a distanza decolla: lezioni online per...
  • April 22, 2020
    Antartide: tra ricerca e scoperta
  • February 17, 2020
    TG Year 7 - 2018/19
  • February 6, 2020
    Acorn Express Newspaper
  • February 11, 2020
    Safer Internet Day 2020
  • December 16, 2019
    Christmas Market and concert
  • November 28, 2019
    Middle School Open Day
  • October 30, 2019
    Educating Children who care about the(ir) Environment
  • October 7, 2019
    Maker Faire
  • October 2, 2019
    Welcome & welcome back!
  • September 29, 2019
    Plastic reduction campaign
  • September 29, 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

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    Caro Diario (in Lockdown)
    April 1, 2020
    Year 9
    Caro diario, È da tanto che non ti scrivo. A me va tutto bene, se non fosse che qui sta succedendo qualcosa di strano: si sta scatenando un virus, si...
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    A diary entry from within Lockdown
    March 31, 2020
    Year 9
    Dear Diary, These past days were traumatic. Italy is in a total Lockdown because of the Coronavirus, so I’m forced to stay at home, against my will, until the 3rd...
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    The world needs to answer the plastic problem
    March 30, 2020
    Year 9
    The rising plastic pollution problem has brought into action reduction campaigns all around the world, both non-governmental and statal. Ranging from Puerto Rico to Japan, more than 50 nations...
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    Vegan Leather
    March 29, 2020
    Year 9
    Millions of cows, tonnes of toxic fumes and gallons of clean water all used on one, unnecessary material: leather. What non-polluting material can be developed to replace this harmful...
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    Plastic chomping caterpillars
    March 28, 2020
    Year 9
    These plastic-chomping caterpillars can help fight pollution The wax worm caterpillar, a creature that can chomp through plastic, even polyethylene, a common and non-biodegradable plastic currently clogging up landfills and...
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    Fast Foods V Plastic
    March 27, 2020
    Year 9
    The world is producing 380 million tonnes of plastic every year and this is damaging our environment, importantly, our oceans. For this reason fast food corporations are removing plastics...
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    Plastic in the oceans
    March 26, 2020
    Year 9
    Nowadays plastic is a key element of our life. We use it for everything, in packaging our food,  making clothes, pens, nearly everything! When we use it, however,  we don’t...
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    Pejo 3000
    March 25, 2020
    Year 9
    A big issue these days is plastic and our environment and  the fact we we need to apply serious changes to save our world. If we don’t apply changes...