Welcome to Acorn Federation

Welcome to Acorn Federation

Welcome to the website of the Acorn Federation. We are two vibrant, creative and supportive schools where adults and children learn together. They are

Both schools are in rural parts of East Devon, on the boundaries of Devon, Dorset and Somerset, but only eight miles apart. Read & See More »

Academy Consultation

The Governing Bodies of Axminster Community, Marshwood CofE VA, Mrs Ethelston’s CofE VA and Andrew’s CofE VA Primary Schools are proposing to establish a new academy trust, the Acorn Multi Academy Trust, and for each of the schools to convert to academy status.

 

The consultation starts on Monday, September 8th and closes on Friday October 3rd. We have provided all parents, staff, unions, partner schools and local interested parties with further information about the proposal and are also running consultation meetings for parents as follows:

 

Monday 15th September            Axminster Primary 2.30pm and 6.30pm

Tuesday 16th September           St. Andrew’s Primary 2.30pm and 6.30pm

Wednesday 17thSeptember       Mrs Ethelston’s Primary 2.30pm and 6.30pm - Village Hall

Thursday 18th September          Marshwood Primary  2.30pm and 6.30pm Read & See More »

Fencing and Archery at Chardstock this summer

The Go Active Holiday Club has started at St Andrew's Primary School, Chardstock. The children were really keen to try out the new Archery and Fencing equipment, and Mr Rourke couldn't resist having a go as well! Click on the heading for more photos of the fencing and archery, as well as the children doing the itchy-wah-wah song!

You can still book in for sessions this summer using the Go-Active website - click here

Summer Holiday Club

Go Active will be running their highly successful holiday club again at St Andrew's Primary School, Chardstock this summer. These clubs have proved hugely popular and the feedback has been amazing - Street surfing being a particular hit!

Click this link to book your sessions http://www.go-active.org/ Only £15 - £20 per day (7 to 9 hours)

The dates for this summer are July 25,28,29,30,31 and August 4,6,7,18,19,20,21

Children from other schools are welcome - please use the online booking form http://www.go-active.org/ 

New this summer - Fencing and Archery!

This summer the children will be able to try out some new sports at the Go-Active holiday club at Chardstock including archery and fencing. This is as well as street surfing and rocketball which are firm favourites and plenty of other team games and activities to keep your children entertained and active. Read & See More »

Jumping for Joy

Year 6 at St. Andrew’s C of E Primary Chardstock are celebrating another set of outstanding SAT’s results.  The class once again achieved 100% level 4 in all areas and amazingly succeeded in reaching 100% level 5 in Maths.  Several children also reached their own target of level 6.  The teachers, staff and governors at the school are all very proud of the children’s hard work.  The photo shows the children jumping for joy.

Transition Help for Year 6

Year 6 from Mrs Ethelston's Primary Uplyme and St. Andrew's Primary Chardstock met today with Rev. Kate and Rev. Cate to talk about transition to secondary school.  They shared what they were looking forward to and how they could overcome any difficulties or worries they have.  

Associated Schools

Early Years Centre

 

Jurassic Coast Teaching Schools' Alliance

Uniform

From 1st April 2014, parents of both Mrs E's and Chardstock will be ordering the school uniform online from School Trends: