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Saturday, 6 February | 10.00am - 12.00 noon


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Copthorne Prep School’s Mission Statement and Strategic Aims

Mission Statement 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. We strive to:- Instil a desire for excellence in all areas of learning, celebrating... 

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Recent external scholarship results have once again confirmed that Copthorne has an enviable reputation for academic excellence and all-round achievement. Further results from Worth, Hurstpierpoint and Ardingly will be received soon, but we are well on the way to maintaining our very impressive record of over 50% of our Year 8 leavers receiving a scholarship of some sort, and all getting into their first choice senior school! Congratulations to the following children on their success. 13+ Scholarship... 

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Latest News

Donation for CHAMS

Copthorne School’s donation for vulnerable young familiesLocal family support charity Home-Start Crawley, Horsham and Mid-Sussex (CHAMS) were delighted to be presented with a cheque from the Parent Committee of Copthorne Preparatory School this week.Sandra Nathaniel, Head of the Parent Committee at... 

Mid-Sussex Music Festival 

Well done to all of the Copthorne musicians who have performed in the Mid-Sussex music festival over the past couple of weeks.They are: Sheen D, Alayna J, Liban A, Sam R and Sophie R (solo violin); Natasha J, Katherine M, Lara C, Eva Z, Ruby H, Beth L, Freya W (solo singing); Annabelle S-R (solo woodwind),... 

1st IX Football v Cumnor House 

This was not the result that we had hoped for to end the season, however if we look back on the season as a whole we can be proud of what we have achieved with such a young squad. Victories over Shoreham College, Christ’s Hospital and Pennthorpe; a well fought out draw away to Ardingly and regaining... 

Coins, sounds and Hedgehog Facts

We have been looking at different coins and their value. The children did coin rubbings and had to order the coins on a number line. They really enjoyed this activity. We also set up a toy shop and gave all our toys a price label. The children and teachers took turns buying and selling toys and talking... 

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