Acorns is a school for pupils with generic learning difficulties. We provide high quality special education for girls and boys aged 2 to 11 years of age, from Preston and the surrounding areas.

Acorns Means:







  1. We provide a happy safe caring environment for pupils and staff.
  2. We encourage each child to fulfil their potential.
  3. We create an environment in which every child's efforts and achievements can be celebrated.
  4. We deliver an inclusive curriculum with enjoyment and excellence at its heart.
  5. We encourage all children to be independent learners.

As a special school, we undertake admissions according to the local authority guidelines which can be found on the Lancashire County Council website.

Details of the schools performance table is available on the Education website.

Latest News

9 March 2018

Own clothes day with chocolate donations

8 March 2018

Unavoidable school closure

8 March 2018

School Open As Normal Tomorrow

Upcoming Events

21 March 2018

World Down Syndrome Day - Wear odd socks or colorful socks

22 March 2018

Easter Bingo

23 March 2018

School Closes for Easter