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Acorn Teaching School

The Acorn Teaching School (TATS) was established in September 2014 and is run from Lark Rise Academy, which is an outstanding Primary School and has been so for a significant number of years.

The children at the Academy achieve high academic success and the staff are experienced and successful practitioners. It established alongside CTG, a new primary teacher training course, who many staff from TATS facilitate for.


TATS also provides training and support with a specialist focus on primary, early years and phonics and the following areas:

  •  Primary Initial Teacher Training
  1. Continuing professional and leadership development
  2. School-to-school support which includes the deployment of Specialist Leaders of Education (SLEs)