Welcome

Everyone in the Compass School community will confidently reach the destination to which they aspire.

Welcome

Compass School Southwark is mixed 11-16 school shaped by a strong set of values: Aspiration, Integrity, Exploration and Resilience. Our vision is that every child in the Compass School community will confidently reach the destination to which they aspire, and this drives all aspects of school life, from our high expectations for students and staff through to exciting opportunities to explore the world around us. We focus on academic excellence and nurture our students to become more independent learners and young leaders. Our broad and balanced curriculum and extensive enrichment programme aims to develop resilient young people with the confidence and integrity to express themselves effectively, and who are ambitious about their futures and the opportunities they are provided with. We guide students to be able to relate to the world around them, with a sense of responsibility towards our local community and wider society. Every Compass journey is enhanced by our important local and City of London relationships, and inspired by our flourishing alumni network of university students, young professionals and mentors.

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Pastoral Care

We understand that pupils will only reach their potential if they feel happy, safe and secure…

Careers Guidance

Compass School Southwark is committed to providing Careers Education, Advice and…

Performing Arts

We offer a comprehensive provision including music instrument lessons and singing alongside our Drama and Music curriculum. Visit our curriculum pages to find out more.

Latest News

Welcome Back!

Welcome to the first community bulletin of the term. It’s great to be back and seeing pupils and staff settling back into the usual routines. I’m pleased to see our new year 7 have made a smooth transition to secondary school, thanks to…

We did it! Compass School students celebrate fantastic GCSE results

There were joyous scenes at Compass School as Year 11 pupils returned to collect a record-breaking set of GCSE results. The fantastic results we achieved continued our trend of year-on-year improvement and were all the sweeter following another…

Latest “Our Journey” – Read all about a fantastic summer term at Compass!

This term’s edition spotlights the stories below and many more, including what’s been happening in each year group! Mr Huntley receives COVID19 award from the Lord Mayor Year 10 Virtual Work Experience Duke of Edinburgh Award…

Building Hearts and Minds and Structures!

Over the last two weeks there have been many exciting developments at Compass and a lot to celebrate. Students have been exploring the historical contributions to our society by members of the LGBTQ+ community and observing and inventing…

Farewell to Year 11!

Our school community says not goodbye, but au revoir to the eldest students of Compass School Southwark as we will soon see them again. Over their five years at Compass, we have enjoyed watching them grow into this fine, well-mannered, lively…

Exploration and wellbeing are key to thriving!

The Compass School community has been in reflective mode as mental health and well-being has taken centre stage. Pupils and staff have enjoyed activities such as “Midday Mindfulness”, seed planting at Learning Family time, smoothie making…

A Shining Start To The Summer term

It has been an action-packed fortnight since our return from the Easter break; I am truly impressed with how staff have gone above and beyond to provide such a range of learning opportunities, and how well pupils have engaged in these. Interviews…

Student Voice Speaks Volumes – Our Journey April 2021

It was a fantastic experience, the one that I did a few weeks ago, as it enriched me greatly; I was so honoured to be chosen by my peers to spend the £250 Jack Petchey Award. I wanted to focus on celebrating the achievements of women as this…