The Acorn School Summer Fair 2015

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SATURDAY, 16TH MAY – After several years’ break, our Summer Fair was finally revived as a charity fundraiser for Acorn Overseas – a charity for children set up in 2010 by Graeme and Sarah’s daughter, Natasha Whiting.

For the past few years, Acorn Overseas has been largely focused on continuous fundraising efforts for the Future Light Children’s Home in Mae Sot, Northern Thailand. We have also been fortunate enough to share a connection with this orphanage through Natasha, and the proceeds

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The Acorn School Advent Fair 2014

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SATURDAY, 22 NOVEMBER 2014 – The grounds of the school were already bustling with activity within half-an-hour of our Advent Fair beginning, with parents and visitors immersed in conversations while children wove their way in and out through the milling crowd. Brightly-coloured stalls displaying a range of beautiful, handmade goods lit up the hall, and gave us all reason to return to look over them again and again.

There was no shortage of sweet and savoury treats on offer, and both children and

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Acorn Students Cycle from Land’s End to Stroud

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Last weekend two Acorn students cycled 246 miles from Land’s End to Stroud. They travelled to Land’s End on Thursday and began their cycling journey on Friday morning. The journey took three days and involved camping en-route one night.

The students raised over £800 of which one third will be donated to the Acorn Overseas Charity for Children. The remainder will help to fund their upcoming ski trip, organised by the school.


The Acorn School Christmas Fair 2013 was a huge success!

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Dear members of the school community,

we would like to extend a huge thank you to each one of you for your input in making this year’s Christmas Fair into such a fantastic event.

 It was wonderful to see the school so full of people and the displays of craft and handwork were exceptional – a real credit to our community and students.  The atmosphere, stalls and contributions were all spectacular – you should all be very proud. 

 We would like

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The Acorn School supports the Philippines Typhoon Aid Appeal

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Over the past few weeks we have supported the Philippines Typhoon Aid appeal through two different channels. Firstly we have donated £100 to Lloyds Bank’s charity collection, half of which came from our Tuesday soup fund, and the other half directly from the school.

Secondly, on Friday 22nd November we hosted a concert by Rob Harbron and Miranda Rutter, who kindly provided us with an hour of delightful Folk Music. Our extremely generous community donated £400 which has gone

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Philippines Typhoon Fund Raising Event

Written by The Acorn School

On Friday 22nd November at 12.15pm we are arranging a fundraising concert in the school hall. Rob Harbron and Miranda Rutter will be performing folk and traditional music.

This event is suitable for all ages.

Entry fee:

Children: £2.50

Adults: £5

All proceeds will go straight to the Philippines