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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 our fantastic summer school programme which ensured they got to know the […]

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 year of disruption and uncertainty caused by national lockdowns. The number of school staff and family members […]

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 ways to ensure that inclusivity and equality are in the forefront of thinking and that respectful and […]

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 and often, hilariously funny group of young people. Many of our staff team remember […]

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 by pedal power and family cooking sessions. These activities have given us all a boost and…

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 with a leading journalist, mentoring with the Worshipful Company of Pewterers, a Year […]

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 is something that is necessary; choosing new […]

Women’s Rights are Human Rights #ChooseToChallenge

While Compass School marked International Women’s Day celebrating the achievements and contributions of women to our world, the events surrounding the kidnap and murder of Sarah Everard and the ensuing protests have given much cause for Compass Community 22nd March reflection.

Back to school – You are in safe hands! 9th March Bulletin

It has been a big fortnight for our school as we welcomed the announcement that pupils will be returning to face-to-face learning, this week (beginning 8th March). We are excited to be welcoming both staff and pupils back, but for many of us, school was never closed! Read more about this and our other stories.