About Us

Our Alliance

Ludwick Nursery School was designated as a National Teaching School in September 2015.  Ludwick Nursery School are proud to have received four successive outstanding Ofsted’s.  Working along with other Hertfordshire maintained nursery schools, we work collaboratively to share practice and provide excellent early years support. Acorns Teaching School is based at Ludwick Nursery and our …

Mission Statement

“Supporting development of early years educators to build strong foundations for life” We are delighted to welcome you to Acorns TSA website. We hope that you will discover how we can work together to support you and your school/ setting develop outstanding practice. Inspirational training for early years teachers and practitioners Bespoke school to school …

Aims & Objectives

The priority will be on getting things right from the start. The Teaching School Alliance has a commit­ment to working in partnership with 0-19 professionals with a specialism in early years and KS1. Inclusive to professionals from all settings and schools. Child centred approach making a difference to children’s lives. Children’s needs and outcomes at the …

Alliance Members

We are delighted to include in our alliance individual members, school and setting members, children centre members and those from other partner organisations.   Abbots Langley School Albury CE VA Primary School Andrews Lane Primary School Applecroft Primary School Ashwell Primary School Attimore Barn Pre School Barn Close Preschool Beechfield School Cherry Tree Primary School …

Key Partners

The steering group provide guidance about the strategic direction of Acorns TSA. The group is formed of head teachers and managers from a range of organisations. Arlesdene Nursery School Birchwood Nursery School Tenterfield Nursery School Kingswood Nursery School Batford Nursery School Weston Way Nursery School Woolenwick Infants School Wormley Primary School Rye Park Nursery School …

Herts Nursery School Partnership

A partnership of Hertfordshire’s maintained Nursery Schools dedicated to enriching childhood through strong leadership and evidence informed professional learning.   Arlesdene Nursery School Batford Nursery School Birchwood Nursery School Greenfield Nursery School Heath Lane Nursery School Kingswood Early Years Centre Ludwick Nursery School Muriel Green Nursery School Oxhey Early Years Centre Peartree Way Nursery School …

Meet the team

Helen Ackerman Interim Headteacher, Ludwick Nursery School Lucy Parker Acting Headteacher, Ludwick Nursery School Ria Haley TSA Co-ordinator, Acorns Teaching School   Gina Alessi TSA Administrator, Acorns Teaching School      

Become a Member

Acorns Teaching School welcomes schools, settings, children’s centres and individual members. Benefits Include: Sustained opportunities to deepen knowledge and provision, and improve practice Access to a wide range of networking opportunities and professional learning Reduced fees for our courses Access to Specialist Leaders in Education (SLEs) Conferences School to School Support Access to selected free …