Within the East Midlands, Acorn Education and Care offers education and residential care via Glebedale School and its associated residential children’s homes including; Hillcrest Newlands, Hillcrest Moorlands and Hillcrest The Laurels.
The homes provide consistency, stability, structure and clear boundaries allowing children to form confidence and self-worth from a safe and secure base and to be supported to develop their own personal identity, skills and interests.
Located in a delightful rural Staffordshire village, The Moorlands is an Ofsted registered home offering 52 week care and education for boys and girls aged 7-18 years old.
The manager keeps children at the heart of all that he does. He is ambitious for children and ensures that this personal and professional ethos is cascaded throughout the staff team. (Ofsted Report 2020)
The Laurels is an Ofsted registered children’s home offering 52 week care and education for boys and girls aged 9-18 years old. The home is located in a community residential setting on the Stafford Borough, situated on the outskirts of Stoke on Trent.
Young people receive an outstanding level of care. As a result, they enjoy positive experiences and make significant progress from their starting points. (Ofsted Report 2019)
Newlands is an Ofsted registered children’s home offering 52 week care and education for boys and girls aged 8-17 years old. It is situated in a rural setting, just outside of Stone.
Staff support children to keep in touch with their families. As a result, children continue to enjoy relationships with the people who are important to them. (Ofsted Report 2019)