The Compass Partnership of Schools, a charitable trust focused on the advancement of education for the public benefit.

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Our Schools

We currently have 7 schools within the Partnership, across 8 sites.
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Deansfield Primary School

Seeking new and creative ways of engaging children in learning experiences that motivate and entice them to deepen their understanding and develop a lifelong love of learning.

Halstow Primary School

A creative, dynamic and innovative school that works in close partnership with its community to provide the very best educational experiences for our children.

Latest News

Here is the latest news and highlights from around the Partnership

Deansfield School Focus

Deansfield has had very busy week!  Our Chamber Choir was down to the final of the choir of the year competition.  This was held on Monday at the Royal Festival Hall.  Not only did the children get to compete against the UK’s top 24 choirs but they had the opportunity to perform to all of their families in the evening.

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Horn Park School Focus

At Horn Park, we are passionate about books and inspiring a love of reading. This week we have had a week-long programme of festivities in honour of World Book Day. On Monday we welcomed children’s author Chris Callaghan, who met the whole school and discussed his book, ‘The Great Chocoplot’ and his life as an author.

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Alderwood School Focus

At Alderwood we have been using our local offer to enhance the learning experience our pupils receive here through various trips such as year 2 visiting the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich. This brought to life the pupils’ learning as they have been looking at the great explorer ‘Scott of the Antarctica’ within their History unit of learning.

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Compass Council visit to the Council Chambers

The Compass Council are nominated members from all Compass schools to provide a platform in decision making across the Trust. The Council have spent this year promoting the “11 before 11” across the primary schools and “16 before 16” through our secondary setting.

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Wingfield School Focus

Wanda on the moon!

Following a brief interruption by Ofsted the children and staff at Wingfield have resumed their focus on this term’s whole school project: science learning inspired by a visit to the Peter Harrison Planetarium in Greenwich Park.  During the visit children from all year groups took a tour of the Universe and experienced the wonders of the night sky with expert commentary from real astronomers.

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Willow Dene School Focus

At Willow Dene, one of our Core priorities for 2019-20 is firmly focussed on the school’s wider community responsibility:

To develop Willow Dene as a hub which advocates and models healthier lifestyle choices for families taking into account the complex barriers caused by the social and environmental context within the community.

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Horn Park School Focus

At Horn Park, Forest School plays an important part in the learning experience of every child across the school. Through a hands-on experience in an outdoor learning environment, it develops their understanding of the natural world whilst building confidence and self-esteem.

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South Rise School Focus

Last week was a very busy week for school visits at South Rise. To support this term’s science learning, focused on electricity, Year 4 visited the Science Museum.

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New Compass Trustee

We are delighted to announce that Aleksandra (Alex) Wasik-Hyde, has been appointed to the Compass Board of Trustees. Alex works for the Department for Education, and her team deals with financial viability and governance, providing advice on compliance for academies based in North West London and the South-Central area.

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Halstow Primary “Performance Season”

Halstow primary school children have been busy over the last few weeks, practising for the Christmas performances. Each year group will be performing two shows to their parents and carers and the ‘Performance Season’ started this week, with exceptional shows from both Year 5&6 and reception children.

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Maths Problem Solving

Last week a maths problem was delivered to each year group in every school for our children to solve. The problems were based on maths in real life and needed practical solutions.

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Compass Parent Forum

The Compass Parent Forum, held its first meeting of the academic year last week. Parent representatives from across our seven schools attended the meeting, hosted at Alderwood Primary School.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO OUR

Parents

The Compass Partnership of Schools cares passionately about achieving the best for your child. We commit to this by creating a fully inclusive environment that actively promotes social justice and equality, empowering everyone within our communities. We create challenging contexts for learning that develop your child’s thirst for knowledge. We believe that by encouraging your child to become actively involved in their own learning, they are empowered to question, challenge, imagine and create. This enables them to grow into a responsible citizen who wants to change the world for the better, equipped with a well-developed sense of self-efficacy. Your child’s school develops ambitious, challenging, and creative curricula that enables them to flourish socially, spiritually, culturally, emotionally, and academically. Whilst high academic attainment is important for your child’s life chances, we also believe in the importance of providing a rich experience of the arts and sport. The Compass Partnership of Schools is committed to the very highest professional standards, within a climate that values individuality, and that promotes the unique ethos of each school, sitting firmly at the heart of its community. Through collaboration, we seek to build on each school’s strengths so that we may benefit our broader Compass community.

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RECRUITMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Details about working for us

The Compass Partnership of Schools seek to recruit the very best staff. Great learning and teaching are at the heart of everything we do. Our success is determined by the way we innovate and improve them both. We are committed to personalised professional learning opportunities that support teachers and support staff in progressing their careers, by improving the quality of the educational experience for all of our children. Observed practice of each other and with each other is central to our drive to build a professional learning community, which harnesses the best quality research and builds collective capital for school improvement. We are also dedicated to the well-being and development of all our staff, and demonstrate this through our commitment to the London Living Wage, national teachers’ pay and conditions, and the clear career progression opportunities provided for all skilled, committed, and passionate members of the team.

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