Compass School was established to provide an outstanding education for our community, meaning the best teaching standards and highest aspirations for every child.

Our school vision says: “Everyone in the Compass community will confidently reach the destination to which they aspire”.

Pupils are motivated by our values of aspiration, integrity, exploration and resilience. These aspects of school life help them to aim high and develop their character, while enjoying their learning and making many friends along the way.

Rated “Good” by Ofsted in 2017 and 2022.

Compass School Southwark aims to be the best choice for you and your child by offering:

  • A small 11-16 school, with smaller than average class sizes and strong sense of community
  • A stimulating curriculum which encourages pupils to enjoy learning and reach their potential
  • Timetabled enrichment options such as computer coding, table tennis, debating, leatherwork and free music lessons
  • A healthy learning environment, with a minimum of two periods a week of sport
  • Advice, guidance and pathways for students towards higher education, training and/or employment
  • Well-being and pupil engagement at the heart of all that we do, with Student Voice, free breakfasts and fruit for all
  • A new state-of-the-art building opening in 2023

“You all saw Compass for what it really was, a community.”
Year 11 Leaver

If you would like your child to attend Compass School in Year 7 but have not been offered a place, or have an enquiry about admission to another year…

Please contact us via so we can keep in touch with you. We can arrange for you to visit the school when permitted and can keep you informed if any spaces become available.

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Twitter: @compassSE16

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