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.
Last week, Horn Park choir had the fantastic opportunity to perform at the London Youth Games which took place at Borough Village in Crystal Palace Park. Alongside them were other schools from around London who performed several acts from ballet to freestyle break dancing! The children were inspired by the other performances they watched and had the opportunity to make friends and share in their passion for performing.
On Thursday 15th November, Horn Park Primary school hosted the first Compass Sporting event of the year. 96 children from across the Compass Partnership met at Horn Park to compete in a demanding cross country race.
We held our inaugural Compass conference ‘Seeing Possibilities, Realising Dreams’ on Monday 3rd September, which was a fantastic opportunity for staff, trustees and governors to come together from across the seven schools at the start of the academic year.
July 1st 2018 marked one year since we came together as one legal entity and formed our multi-academy trust. It has been a busy year in which we have strengthened our existing partnership of schools and built on the ways in which we collaborate together.
At Wingfield results at all key benchmarks this year have been incredible and that is testament to the complete drive and determination of all the staff at Wingfield. Our Year 6 performance of ‘The Lion King’ this week again is a statement of our intent and drive – as a school we are committed to ensuring our learners have full access to the arts as part of our curriculum offer.
This year the Chamber Choir from Deansfield Primary School in Eltham joined 6 other choirs to compete in the Junior Choir category of the annual Llangollen Choir Competition.
Schools from across the partnership took part in our very first Compass Sports Day. This wonderful day gave our children the opportunity to both compete and collaborate with their peers across our schools.
We welcomed our new NQTs to Willow Dene yesterday for the start of their induction programme. It was an opportunity for NQTs to meet their peers who will be working across our schools, and to gain an insight into our approach to teaching and learning.
The Summer term is proving to be another busy term for us here at Willow Dene! With so much going on it was hard to choose what to share! Have a read below to find out what the second half of the Summer term has in store for us and what we have already managed to squeeze into this busy final term!