We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Trustee Sajni Shah. Sajni is Co-Head of Product at Starling Bank.
We are delighted to announce that Paul Brightly-Jones has been appointed to the Compass Board of Trustees. Paul is Primary Behaviour Support Service Manager at the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
All children in the Compass Partnership of Schools, recognise the importance of leading a healthy and active lifestyle. During lock down, children participated in daily ‘Directed Exercise’ challenges set by Mr Harries, the P.E. teacher at Horn Park.
We are delighted to announce that Rupinder Bansil has been appointed to the Compass Board of Trustees. Rupinder is Head Teacher West Thornton Primary School, part of the Inspire Partnership of Schools, having previously been Head Teacher at Foxfield Primary School from 2014.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.