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Acorn Training Group

The Acorn Training Group 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. It is a former national teaching school.

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 The Acorn Training Group facilitate for.


The Acorn Training Group 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)