Next Open Morning & Scholarship Day

Saturday, 7 February 2015 | 10.00am - 12.00 noon


Copthorne children have been doing a lot of “remembering”. Whether it is spellings, number bonds, tables, high frequency words or scientific laws, historical facts or mathematical formulae for older children, we have to remember lots of things. As someone once told me, three things happen as you get older; you begin to lose your hair, you begin to forget things and I cannot for the life of me remember... 

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At Copthorne, we pride ourselves on our academic reputation and our ability to develop children as good citizens and talented all-rounders. For the last 9 years, over 50% of our Year 8 leavers have been successful in gaining a scholarship to all the leading independent Senior Schools in the area. Academically able children and those talented in Art, Music, Sport and Drama can join Copthorne as part of our scholarship programme by sitting assessments held on Saturday, 7 February 2015. Children currently... 

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Our Mission Statement

Founded in 1902, Copthorne Prep School has developed an outstanding reputation for helping children to realise their full potential. By providing opportunities for all to succeed, children leave us as confident individuals, well prepared for their progression to Senior Schools of their choice. We inspire all our pupils to become lifelong learners, responsible global citizens and the very best that they can be …  

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Latest News

Christmas Carol Service

What a great end to another brilliant term! The Christmas Carol Service held last night at St Swithins Church, East Grinstead was one of the best ever said Mr Jones. The children who read the Lessons and Christmas Stories were brilliant as were the Senior and Junior Choirs who sang beautifully. The... 


Monday 15th December  Normal school day. NO after School activities but supervision until 6.00pm as usual. Tea is served. Buses run as normal. Tuesday 16th December – Non-Uniform Day – Whole School (no after school activities)  This is a Christmas theme non-uniform day, so please dress... 

Junior House Matches!!

Newton are victorious! This week Year 3 and 4 participated in Netball house matches. Emily was captain of Sale, Tali was captain of Newton, Mallory was captain of Workman and Ruby H was captain of Rendall. These girls were responsible for the organisation of their team and making sure that everyone house... 

Not unexpectedly, this has been a very Christmassy week in Reception! 

We have had lots of fun with our maths, looking at taller and shorter Christmas trees, elves, and reindeer, matching shapes on Christmas trees, counting the decorations and paper chains in repeating patterns. We have made beautiful Christmas cards and written the messages in our best handwriting!  

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