We are pleased to announce the appointment of Simon Hayward as Trustee to the Compass Board. Simon is an accomplished C-suite appointee, NED and experienced Board member across the nuclear, aviation, heavy engineering, retail, hospitality and education sectors where he is recognized for his independent perspective and diligent ability to balance corporate governance and regulatory compliance with the difficulties of operating in complex business environments.
We are pleased to announce that Wingfield Primary School, with whom we have worked in close partnership since 2014, has now converted to academy status and formally joined our Trust on 1st April 2021, following unanimous agreement by its Governing Body. We look forward to working in even closer partnership with Wingfield staff and families.
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.
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.