Next Open Morning & Scholarship Day

Saturday, 7 February 2015 | 10.00am - 12.00 noon

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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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Gracious God, at this time of remembrance as we think of those who went and never returned, and of those who returned wounded in body or in spirit, we pause to name those from this school community who gave their lives in the Great War, so that we could enjoy a better world. H.C. May I.H. Henderson J.L.... 

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A most pleasing performance from both ‘A’ and ‘B’ team swimmers in our termly gala against Cumnor House. Better attendance at training sessions is starting to show and with a much bigger squad the pressure is on for places in the team. Once again, the junior swimmers impressed... 

Planting for the Spring

This week in Reception we have been busy thinking about autumn fruits and the seeds that will fall to make new plants in the spring. Mrs Blacker brought in some sycamore seeds and we had great fun throwing them in the air and watching them twirl like heli-copters down to the ground. We looked at hyacinth... 

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