Bee-hold Outdoor Learning at The Acorn School

Written by The Acorn School

A new academic year and already the flowering of knowledge at Acorn has attracted thirty-thousand new recruits to this little school! Yes, you read that correctly. They have two beautiful homes on the hills overlooking Nailsworth and have created quite a buzz in our local community – they are our bees.

The Acorn School holds nature at its heart. Our vision is to enable all of our students to learn about the beauty of the world through first-hand experience outdoors. For

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Mobile Phones in Schools

Written by The Acorn School

Today, we at Acorn were delighted to read national headlines highlighting that not only do mobile phones have no place in our schools, but that there are deeply harmful consequences of allowing children to be exposed to such technology.

Matt Hancock, the Culture Secretary, has gone on record to say,

‘I admire head teachers who do not allow mobiles to be used during the school day…. Studies have shown mobile phones can have a real impact on working memory and fluid intelligence,

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Congratulations to The London Acorn School on receiving an ‘Outstanding’ Ofsted report.

Written by The Acorn School

Graeme Whiting and everyone at The Acorn School in Nailsworth would like to congratulate The London Acorn School on receiving ‘Outstanding’ for their first Ofsted report. We are very proud of what they have achieved and have no doubt that it will be the first of many such reports.

The London Acorn School started in September 2013 and implements the same unique education system as The Acorn School in Nailsworth, under the guidance of Graeme Whiting, who is the Director of Education

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