See if your school can upgrade to Compass+
Most schools in England can upgrade to Compass+ however if you are unsure whether you can, just check our Schools eligible to upgrade to Compass+ guide. It will also help you check if you have a compatible Management Information System (MIS).
Compass+ is powered by student level data which is drawn from the school’s MIS. The following MIS are compatible: Arbor; Bromcom; CMIS; iSAMS; Cloud School (formerly known as Progresso); Pupil Asset; RM Integris; ScholarPack; SIMS.
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You can start your free upgrade today
Admin users in Compass can lead the upgrade for their school. If you are a Compass Editor or Viewer user, please ask your Admin user to manage your upgrade.
To start your upgrade simply log-in to Compass with your Admin username and password where you will see the Upgrade now to Compass+ section on your welcome page and can read the pre-upgrade tasks. These explain the steps you will be asked to take when you press the Upgrade Now button:
Confirm your school’s Management Information System (MIS)
Enter contact details of your IT Manager or other relevant contact
Review your Compass users and confirm whether each should be given access to Compass+.
See our How to upgrade to Compass+ Guide for more details.
Your IT Manager can complete your upgrade in 20 minutes
When you have submitted your upgrade form, you will see an acknowledgement screen. This details some final steps your IT colleague needs to complete to connect your MIS to Compass+.
The final steps will have been emailed to your IT colleague using the email address you provided.
We recommend you speak to them and arrange a time for them to complete your upgrade. It usually takes about 20 minutes.
Getting started with Compass+
You’ll receive an email welcoming you to Compass+ when you are connected giving you some handy hints to help you get started.
You can log-in and use our QuickStart with Compass+ and Helping your colleagues to get started with Compass+ guides.
You can also try our free online self-service Compass+ training modules. The two modules take around 30 minutes each to complete.
Help with upgrading
If you need further help upgrading, please contact our Customer Service team:
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