Transform day-to-day school management with Compass MIS

Our commitment to better school management extends beyond functionality. A cloud-based MIS has the potential to transform day-to-day school life, use real-time data for informed decisions and seamlessly integrate with all school operations.

Compass MIS is about driving real change, shape individual pathways and enhance pupil outcomes. We’re a true partner in your journey towards creating a better school environment where everyone thrives.

The choice is yours.

Built on solid foundations. Designed with your school in mind.

Did you know Compass supports over 2,300 schools across Australia including 800+ non-government schools? We’re built on a foundation of schools from across the Independent, Catholic and Government education systems made up of individual schools to large multi-campus institutions.  

This diverse range of users makes our software both robust and compliant, but also flexible enough to cater for a huge range of needs.  This successful track record means you can be confident that we’ll configure the right solution for your school, however complex.

How we made school management simple.

Software should do the hard work for you. Compass easily handles the day-to-day across student admin and data management, timetabling, communications and consent, and more. Create the right combination of tools to unlock productivity for administrators, and make life easier for teachers and parents.

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Get to know Compass MIS

Establish a solid foundation for your school with Compass MIS.

40+ modules

Our ecosystem of over 40+ modules ensures everyone in the school community has the right tools and technology for their job.

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Cloud Based

Work together in the cloud on a safe and secure platform. With 99.98% uptime, you can keep your school running and your staff connected, wherever you are.

Multi-language support

Via in-built Google Translate, perfect for families with English as a second language.

Bank-level security

Compass meets the stringent security and quality requirements of GDPR so your data is securely stored.

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Be part of a connected community

Join a connected group of educators, specialists, and professionals who learn from one another, exchange great ideas, and celebrate accomplishments.

Your ally for every school MIS need, always ready to assist.


Manage exam seasons, resolve clashes, build seating plans and distribute results.


Manage school admissions and transfers.


Reward positive behaviour and manage student wellbeing and detentions.


Use Griddle to create timetables for classes, manage staff, option choices and cover.

Clubs and Trips

Manage school activities, trips, payments and consent.

Intuitive Dashboards

'Pulse' module allows you to see live data in easy-to-read visualisations.

Class Page

Create and share lesson plans, teacher notes and share custom class news to the newsfeed.


Mark digital registers and manage school attendance.


Report on key school data efficiently with standardised reports.

Dashboard Alerts

Track wellbeing, safeguarding and behaviour with personalised alerts.


Easily track summative & formative assessment data.

Parent and student portals

Centralise parental engagement, schedules and payments.


SMS, email, portal and push notifications with comms log/archive.


Create and store individual learning plans and report on SEN.


Have external software your schools loves? Connect third-party systems to Compass.


Online and offline payments for meals and trips with individualised payment plans.

Compass App

Easy access to everything from payments to school comms for on-the-go parents and staff.


Manage and complete census returns with ease, with error and query validation.

Reduce admin burden

Automate the time consuming tasks such as signing in students and visitors and chasing payments.


Securely permissioned access to child protection data.

Single Central Record

Maintain one single record vetting checks, regulated activity, and recording information of all staff.


Schedule and manage key school dates.


Manage school meals and payments through 'Canteen'.


Manage staff availability, cover and location changes.

Staff and HR

Manage staff arrivals and departures via the portal or Kiosk.


Target school news and communications to the right audience.

Parent Teacher evenings

Manage booking for parents' evening.

School Documentation

Centralise school documentation and policies.

School Resources

Boost collaboration with shared storage and access to teaching and learning resources.

Resource Bookings

Manage access to equipment (e.g. laptop trolleys).

Insights & Surveys

Gather survey information from your school community.

Issue Tracker

Report and track school issues, fault or damage.

Professional Development

Facilitate staff development and training.

School Reports

Write and publish termly and yearly reports.


Gain insights from assessment data.

Our Partners

Trusted by primary schools across the UK.

We’ve received top marks for our school MIS solution and continuously work with primary schools to optimise .

“Compass is a child-centred system that contextualises data to give us a complete picture of each student’s journey, but also provides exceptional, personalised support and this is unique in the realm of educational management systems. Implementing a new management system can be complex, however the Compass team have built connections with our staff and have ensured that the system aligns with our needs as a school.”

Lisa Peirce
Assistant Headteacher & Director of Digital Strategy The Holy Cross School

Not quite ready to decide?

That’s ok! There’s a lot of consideration which goes into choosing the right software for your school. Why not download our guide to buying software? In it you’ll learn the four key areas you’ll need to consider and get helpful action points to find the right answers.

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