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Meet Mark Becher Head of The Compass School, Haddington

We ask Mark Becher Head of The Compass School Haddington, what are the particular strengths of his school and how it equips a child for life in the 21st century?

Mark Becher
Mark Becher

Do you have children?


How long have you been at the school?

25 years

How many years have you held a head teachers post?

25 years

What are the particular strengths of your school?

Our warm, welcoming and friendly environment, with small class sizes in which our children are encouraged to develop their unique gifts and talents and progress not only academically, but in their confidence and self-esteem too.

What is your vision for this school?

To be a school where children are happy and settled and where they are well-prepared not just for the next stage in their education, but for future life too. We strongly believe that every child has the ability to excel in some aspect of school life and we provide our children with numerous opportunities to enjoy success and to flourish.

How do you equip a child for life in the 21st century?

We aim to prepare our children for the challenges of a fast-moving modern world where knowledge, communication and creativity will be the keys to our children’s future success. We know that the ability to communicate effectively will be key to their future success and we therefore seek to provide them with the necessary tools and knowledge to thrive in their working lives.

Find out more about The Compass School, Haddington here.


The Compass School Haddington 􏰀

01620 822642

4-12 years

Co-educational junior school with a pre-school year nursery


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