Acorn Free School opened in September 2013 on a newly refurbished site on Calder Road, Lincoln.

Pupils attend Acorn Free School, whilst remaining dual registered with their mainstream setting.  At Key Stage 3 an ideal placement is 18 weeks; 6 weeks full time at Acorn, followed by 6 weeks meaningful transition and 6 weeks outreach. In this way, we help them avoid the risk of exclusion, support behaviour change, fulfil their potential and raise standards of achievement.

Placements are available to assist Key Stage 4 students on a full time permanent basis until the end of Year 11. We work closely with our mainstream partners to ensure all students are ready for the next stage of their lives be it with a college place or an apprenticeship.