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Acorn Academy Cornwall is an Alternative Provision (AP) Multi Academy Trust (MAT) that comprises of 6 regional AP Academies, The Community and Hospital Education Service (CHES a medical AP Academy).

We provide support to enable pupils to reintegrate into mainstream or special schools; or in the last four terms of compulsory education, integration into the world of work or further education.

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North Cornwall


We work closely with all the secondary schools in the North of the county to ensure the needs of those most vulnerable pupils are met.

Nine Maidens


Raise the expectations of all students so that they value their time in education and see it as a means of achieving their goals in life.



Restormel Alternative Provision Academy provides a warm, caring and individualised learning experience for pupils whose behaviour has hindered their progress in mainstream school.



“Caradon AP Academy judged Good with Outstanding Leadership” Ofsted September 2012

Glynn House


Located in the City of Truro and provides a welcoming, structured learning environment for all pupils.



Inspected by Ofsted in February 2012 and under the new guidelines was rated “good” in overall effectiveness.



‘Cornwall believes that children and young people with health needs that impede their attendance at school should have access to high quality educational opportunities, with the expectation that they will be returning to school as soon as possible’.