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
WEDNESDAY, 18TH NOVEMBER – Class 4 & 5 graced us with their performance of The Fate of Baldur on Wednesday afternoon, where they brought the mysteries and magic of Asgard into the school hall. Standing against the backdrops painted by the children themselves, the class stood as proud as warriors with their boldly-coloured shields and raised swords.
The play tells the story of the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of beloved Baldur, God of Light. When the three Norns of Past, Present, and
WEDNESDAY, 13TH MAY – For the past few mornings, the school hall has been home to a flurry of quiet yet excited activity as Sarah and her class put their heads together to brainstorm ideas for their play. With an open box of crayons at the ready, the group have been bouncing ideas off each other and letting the flow of creativity colour the sheets that they have used for the set of their play.
An adaptation of A. A. Milne’s much-loved
FRIDAY, 1ST MAY – This year, we were able to hold our May Day festival on May Day itself, which fell on a Friday. Despite the clouds veiling the sun from us that morning, we gathered in the playground to watch as the children took up the colourful ribbons of the waiting maypole.
Dressed in white shirts and floral dresses, and wearing beautiful garlands made of freshly-plucked wild flowers, our young ladies and gentlemen dutifully curtsied and bowed before setting off
FRIDAY, 20TH MARCH – We had a wonderful evening of music for our annual Easter Concert, with many thanks to our brilliant maestra Yael Hochenberg and the students.
The event was a perfect occasion for dressing up, and the students certainly didn’t disappoint on that count, with the young ladies looking lovely in their dresses as they stood beside dapper young gentlemen in suits and ties.
The programme for the evening included performances by Class 3 & 4, the Middle and Upper School
The whole school and many parents gathered in the school hall to watch class 2 and 3 perform their play ‘The Song of Hiawatha’, which they have enjoyed working on this term. This was a wonderful performance with some great costumes.