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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

Ski Trip 2014

School Ski Trip Blog by Mr Jones Sunday, 6 April – Day 7 36 left Copthorne and 35 returned! No panic, as we left JH with his Dad in Dover! All children safely delivered to parents. Staff can now relax although I will still be muttering “helmets, gloves, goggles, sun cream, in my sleep for... 


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 Rugby Success!

I would like to say huge congratulations to the Colts A Rugby team for this season.  In the regular Wednesday afternoon fixtures they recorded an undefeated season by winning 6 out of 6 matches, scoring a total of 194 points and conceding only 38. On the Rugby 7’s circuit they earned fabulous results... 

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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