The Covid-19 outbreak has had an unprecedented impact on our staff, children, parents and our organisation. This page will hopefully signpost staff to some useful information relating to the outbreak. 


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Staff

If you would like to see a list of some of the most frequently asked questions (and their answers) by our staff, please click here.  


Information for Parents

If you are also a parent, or would like to see the information we have provided to our parents, please click here.


Timeline of Events

For a full list of the timeline of events, from January to now, please click here (please note, you will need to be properly signed in to our Staff Zone to access this page).

This timeline includes the information, dates and links to:

  • Relevant Government announcements and advice
  • All central parent communications
  • All central staff communications
  • Actions and decisions made by Acorn's senior management team (SMT)
  • Decisions made by Acorn's board of trustees 


Relevant Government Guidance


Contact Details

Kieran 07903 152762 [email protected]  For anything relating to furlough, salaries, holiday or other HR issues
Laura 07889 540737 [email protected]  For anything relating to staffing levels, safeguarding, or compliance
Becky 08782 470267 [email protected]  For advice and guidance on activities, bubbles and general early years guidance
Steve 07872 063529 [email protected]  For anything relating to  facilities or health & safety
Alex 07715 670376 [email protected]  For anything relating to forest schools, catering, training, or company policies, forms and guidance documents
Zoe 07831 653695 [email protected]  For anything relating to parental or staff concerns that your manager is unable to address