Compass

Independent School

Compass is a school designed by teachers and researchers to be responsive to the needs of children

 

For this reason, the child is

the heart of Compass

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Compass values each child’s learning journey

 

We appreciate the uniqueness of each child’s path and

prioritise the journey, not the destination

Navigate the Journey

Compass prioritises children having time to inquire, play, create and collaborate as essential endeavours for learning and development

These four compass points are used to navigate our program of learning

Inquire

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Collaborate

Create

Play

Teachers as Guides

Children and teachers navigate

the learning journey together

Compass teachers act as guides and facilitate learning at the child's level

Chart Your Course

The program of learning is designed to be flexible and responsive to children’s needs, contributions and inquiries

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The Compass Journey

Teachers as guides and coaches

Designed for children

A small, independent school focused on relationships

A program focusing on inquiry, play, creativity and collaboration 

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The Compass Way

Compass nurtures children's

growth and relationships by:

Being intentionally small in size

Offering a multi-age setting

Having children spend more than 1 year with their classmates and teachers

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Compass Kids

Compass is a place where children can be uniquely themselves

Compass welcomes children of all genders, cultural backgrounds and beliefs