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Saturday, 10 May 2014 | 10.00am - 12 noon

Confidence, Opportunity & Potential


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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A happy School!

“Pupils enjoy a positive and enriching educational experience which entirely fulfils its aims and philosophy set out in its mission statement.” “The spiritual, moral, social and cultural awareness of the pupils in the school is outstandingly well developed.” “Pupils benefit from effective, enthusiastic teaching and efficient assessment procedures.” “The quality... 

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Tour of the School

Copthorne Prep School is situated on the Surrey/West Sussex border and is surrounded by 55 acres of playing field and woodland. The two main sporting areas boast three cricket pitches and five football and rugby pitches. The all weather surface provides space for three netball courts and four hard tennis courts. A small golf course and three playgrounds complete the range of outdoor facilities available.     The New Block was commissioned in 1996 and houses the main teaching areas for... 

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Latest News

Boarding Activities Summer 2014

Here are the activities provided in Boarding this term: Tuesday 29th April Fun around the camp-fireSizzling sausages, roasted marshmallows cooked on an open fire. You won’t want to miss this! Wednesday 30th April Movie night – FrozenIf you’re already a fan, watch it again, if you missed... 


For the first time, the 1st VII girls won the Copthorne U13 Versatility Tournament this week on a beautiful sunny Wednesday. All the girls showed just what good netball players they are switching positions every 6 minutes and not one of them looking out of place on the court. Judging by some of the... 

Colts A Cricket v Hazelwood

After only one net session the Colts A took the scenic drive to Hazelwood this was always going to be a tricky start. We lost the toss and were asked to bowl first.  I was pleased with the effort of the bowlers and it was great to see that Zac managed to use 9 bowlers. Special mention must go to Chris... 

Plumpton Farm visited by Reception

Fantastic fun was had by all at Plumpton Farm! We chose the perfect time of year for our trip as we saw so many new-born farm animals. For most, the highlight of the trip was cuddling a lamb. Apologies for the amount children who now want a lamb or a piglet as a family pet! The children were enthralled... 

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