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Saturday, 9 May 2015 | 10.00am - 12.00 noon


“Children learn far more from observing how adults live than they do from what adults have to say”  

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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. Yonis Caterham... 

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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

Local MEP Richard Ashworth

Local MEP Richard Ashworth visited Copthorne Prep School last week to talk to the children in Years 7 & 8 as part of a series of talks entitled ”A day in the life of …” Mr Ashworth spoke to the enthralled audience about the history of the European Union; what sort of things they try to do and... 


Congratulations to the boys who WON the 9-a-side tournament at Christ’s Hospital School yesterday. Well done to Zevon, Zac, Bradley, Nick, Elliott, Luke, Nemo, Will, Harry, Luca! The match report can be read here.  

Colts A Rugby – Christ’s Hospital Festival Champions! 

The Colts’ season so far has been very indifferent, unable to find any consistency between training sessions and regular season fixtures on a Wednesday afternoon. Tournament rugby does not allow for inconsistency and the team must be ready to fire on all cylinders from the first until the last whistle. Copthorne... 

Mission to Space

This week the children have continued their mission to space. We have landed on the moon and looked at 3D shapes. Did you know that the moon is a sphere? We’ve made wonderful rockets using the shapes we’ve learned about. We’ve read ‘Man on the Moon’ by Simon Bartram and wrote about his friend... 

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