The Compass Partnership of Schools recognises that we all have an important part to play in the fight against racism, prejudice and hate. We reaffirm our commitment to ensuring our schools are fully inclusive communities and that we all learn from the past and actively work together to make a better present and future. We…
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.
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.
Both the Spring term and the start of the Summer term at Horn Park have been very busy, and the fantastic enrichment opportunities on offer and rich learning experiences within the curriculum have continued to engage children.
Wingfield Primary School marked the official opening of their new school building on Friday 23rd March, with a special concert performed by pupils from across all year groups.
Children from across the seven Compass schools gave a sensational performance to their families, trustees and governors last night at our first Spring Concert, kindly hosted by Halley Academy. It was the first time that all of our seven schools have come together to perform, and we were treated to a variety of catchy numbers…
On Thursday 8th March Wingfield were visited by the Department for Education. The DfE are currently engaged in research focused on digital technology in education and the impact on teacher workload. Led by William Cutler, Head of EdTech Policy at the DfE, the research team toured the school and observed teaching and learning across EYFS,…
Building improvement works have started at Alderwood, Halstow, Horn Park and South Rise, following successful bids to the Department for Education’s Condition Improvement Fund.
Executive head teachers from across the country on the SSAT (the schools, students and teachers network) programme were hosted for a day of inspirational talks at Willow Dene School this week.