Rome
British, Italian curriculum
Ages 2 to 14

Acorn House International

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CurriculumBritish, Italian
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 2 to 14
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 14 students / class
Maximum 18 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

200

Number of nationalities represented in the school

5

Most common nationality

Italian

Ratio of local students to international students

20:1

Max. number of students per class

18

Average number of students per class

14

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Italian, English, Spanish

Use of technology in the classroom

Each classroom is provided with an Interactive Whiteboard, one teacher computer and at least one computer for students. Art & ICT lab is equipped with one computer per each student. Students are exposed to ICT tools gradually in a safe and protected environment, with specific software & tools for SEN students. Google Classroom is commonly used by middle school students

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on Key Stage

Uniform required

No

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Yes

Brief description of entry evaluation required

An assessment is performed to evaluate current student level.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

Usually January 31st, however exceptions may apply.

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes, if room available.

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100%

External examinations or assessments available

Italian Government Curriculum + Cambridge Examination

Results in these examinations

Highly above the average.

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, for minor and mild learning difficulties.

Learning support offered

School psychologist, SEN trained teachers

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

8:15AM - Middle School
8:30AM - EYFS & Primary School

School finish time

3:45PM - EYFS & Primary School
4:15PM - Middle School

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Phonics ,Chinese, Latin, Sport activities

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

Acorn House offers its students the opportunity to improve their physical ability and understand the fundamentals of healthy living by attending a very active and energetic PE lesson.
The English national curriculum in England for physical education (*) aims to ensure that all pupils:

Develop competence to excel in a broad range of physical activities
Are physically active for sustained periods of time
Engage in competitive sports and activities
Lead healthy, active lives

Sports facilities at the school

Football, volleyball, Judo, Karate, tennis table

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Acorn House provides quality education for children since 1999. It is an English speaking international association with mother tongue, highly qualified teachers and prides itself on being an inclusive schooling system which supports children according to their needs.

Teaching approach of the school

Acorn House believes that every child has a right to the best education possible. Acorn aims to develop both intellect and character within a stimulating and challenging dual curriculum, nurturing the development of conscientious and responsible global citizens, as well as life-long learners.

Acorn House provides a stimulating dual curriculum program of study that engages each child through study, exploration and inquiry. Acorn inspires its students to be critical and creative, innovative and enterprising, problem solvers and team workers, communicative and literate in multiple languages.