Our Management Committee/Governing Board, working in conjunction with the Headteacher and Senior Leadership Team, set the strategic priorities for Compass
The Headteacher, working with the Leadership Team, is responsible for ensuring that the strategic priorities are achieved and the day-to-day routines and organisation of the centre.
The Engagement and Reintegration Team deliver the wrap around pastoral support for individual students and their families and co-ordinate with wider professionals and schools in the community.
Each student has a mentor from this team.
The Teaching and Learning Team comprises of Teachers and Teaching Assistants who together provide the curriculum experience and address student’s barriers to learning. They are responsible for progress, assessment, curriculum planning and delivery.
The Administrative Team ensure that the business element of the organisation is taken care of and are often the first point of contact with parents, students and our partners. They manage the day-to-day student attendance and Safeguarding of Children processes too.
We work in collaboration with the local mainstream schools and Learning Centres to ensure the best outcomes for students are achieved.
We continually strive to improve the quality of education and opportunities for our students. Many developments have been completed in recent years and challenges abound for future development. Compass has earned Healthy Schools and Healthy Schools Plus awards and has the UNICEF Rights Respecting School Level 1 award.
is to educate through empowering our students to develop the skills, attitudes and courage to succeed in life.
We recognise our learners uniqueness and their potential for success, by advancing through high quality curriculum pathways leading to achievement, accreditation enabling progress to next steps in life.
Compass has a full team of experienced staff. The school benefits from a strong Management Committee with a range of skills to support staff, parents and students.
The majority of our students are in KS4 with most being taught on Compass's site. A small number of KS3 pupils are on the Compass roll. In addition, Compass provides lessons at several locations in the area and also provides the Home Tuition provision for those unable to attend school. Compass uses Third Party Providers for some specialist provision.
Students at Compass make good progress and achieve good outcomes at KS4.
Compass has been graded ‘GOOD’ in the last three Ofsted inspections