Welcome to acorn house college, london


Acorn House College is a leading private Sixth Form and GCSE College in Southall, West London with a particular focus on the Sciences. We are committed to supporting each individual throughout their time at the school to secure a place in a fulfilling course at a top university.

If you are considering retaking your GCSE or A Levels, click here to see Acorn House College’s retake options.



Academic Scholarships Still Available for the 15-16 Academic Year

Applications are still open for Academic Scholarships for the 2015-2016. We offer scholarships for academically gifted students who are looking to study with us and pursue careers in the medical sciences.

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Retakes: the facts

For candidates who are considering retaking exams, our Principal John Wilson has written a blog giving some expert guidance.

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Results are in!

Acorn House College is celebrating another year of outstanding results. Adding to a decade’s track record of high achievement, we are delighted to see the dedication of our students pay off. Click here to read about our GCSE successes.

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Visit ACORn house 


We welcome students to the school year-round. If you would like to visit the school, please contact us to book your visit.

Alternatively, you can call us on +44 (0)20 8571 9900.

About Acorn House

Acorn House College was founded in 1999 as a private school in West London with a particular focus on the Sciences.

The London independent college provides a traditional and academically rigorous learning environment to inspire students to aim and achieve highly. Located in the centre of Southall, Acorn House College is proudly rooted in the community, with generations of families being current or past students.

When a student joins Acorn House, we work closely with them to identify at what academic level they are performing and what they would like to achieve.

Our teachers are all subject-specialists, united by a passion for participatory and engaging learning. The benefits to our students are unmistakable, improvement in grade performance among our students being unparalleled among our local competitors. 

Acorn House offers two-year, one-year and one-term GCSEs and A-Levels in a wide range of subjects, as well as providing intensive A-Level Retake Courses with great success.

The college is committed to providing a platform for the best possible start to an academic career. This is supplemented by our dedication to supporting school-leavers beyond their studies to submit excellent applications to top UK universities and medical schools. Click here to discover how we support outstanding university applications.

Acorn-B_9545aAt Acorn House we provide bespoke application programmes for Oxbridge, US universities, Law and Medical schools, Sciences, and Finance degrees.

Our proven approach gives students a chance to think deeply about their chosen subject in an informed and considered way, so that they can demonstrate their full potential, individuality and teachability at every stage of the application process. Every element of our support is underpinned by this approach and is always designed to meet an applicant’s individual needs. Find out about our university preparation.

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You can find full details of our Admissions Process here. Admission to Acorn House is competitive, and we recommend that you aim to apply in March, six months before the beginning of the new academic year.


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To make an application, simply fill out our online form here.

If you would like guidance as to whether Acorn House is right for you, contact us.

Tel: +44 (0)208 571 9900

Email: Contact Form



OuR Ofsted Report, June 2013


Ofsted Consistently Recognises The Academic Strength of Acorn House College


Student achievement is outstanding. Students achieve exceptionally well in almost all subjects and especially in Science and Mathematics.”



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