THE CORE OFFER
Acorn School supports children and young people between the ages of 9 and 16 who have difficulties with their emotional, social and mental health, as well as other complex needs often associated with autistic spectrum conditions, trauma and attachment disorders
At Acorn School we aim to provide a caring learning environment where students can experience positive learning opportunities that will enable them to develop their full potential socially, emotionally, academically and physically. We aim for our students to develop their feelings of self -worth, grow intellectually, build positive relationships and develop their life and social skills in order that they will become happy, confident and valued members of society.
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ETHOS & VALUES
We are an independent co-educational school which provides learning and supportive learning environment for students from Key Stage 2-4 with Social, Emotional, Mental Health difficulties, Autism Spectrum Condition and/or Specific Learning Difficulties.
I am privileged to be the Head teacher of this nurturing school, where the individual child is at the heart of what we do. We recognise that every student is different, yet equal, and all staff are committed to treating each individual with inclusion, compassion and understanding. We understand that every student will have different needs and offer a safe and encouraging learning environment where, students can feel supported and encouraged to reach their full potential.
At Acorn School we aim to help our students to overcome their individual challenges by supporting them with underlying difficulties that may be leading to displays of frustration. A carefully planned and bespoke curriculum, which includes social development as well as academic and vocational learning allows our students to achieve the best possible outcomes.
BA (QTS) Hons.in Education
“Mutual honesty is the cornerstone of any relationship we build with the people we work with”
“We work to understand and empathise with all the individuals we care for – it is important we show empathy and not sympathy”
“We work to assist all individuals aspire to achieve their goals and outcomes”
“We treat others in the same way we wish to be treated and to build shared respect”
“We strive to provide consistency in our approach through effective teamwork and to bring the best out of each other”
Our values are part of our DNA. They were shaped by our employees. They help guide the way we support the individuals we care for, how we work with our customers and with each other.
Through honesty, empathy, aspiration, respect and teamwork, we strive to promote a culture where ideas can blossom, every individual can flourish and outcomes for all can be met.
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If you would like to find out more about
Acorn School then please fill in the form below or contact
Head Teacher. Abbie Heard
t. 01271 859720