Open Mornings

Our Open Mornings are a wonderful initial introduction to Copthorne Prep and we warmly welcome all prospective parents and children to explore the school’s superb facilities, as well as hearing about the ‘Copthorne experience’ first hand from our pupils. Our Headmaster, Chris Jones, and his teaching staff along with the Governors and parent representatives, will be available to answer your questions and introduce you to the Copthorne Prep family.

We have a variety of events happening from September:

Virtual Information Evening Events

Wednesday 15th September – Nursery & Pre-Prep Virtual Information Evening

Join us at 8:00pm for an evening webinar with senior staff from our Pre-Prep and Nursery. The 30 minute session will provide a valuable insight into life for little people at Copthorne and our nurturing approach to learning and development. We’ll show you a selection of videos showcasing our facilities including Forest School, adventure playgrounds,  classrooms and nursery rooms. You’ll also be able to ask any specific questions too.  

Thursday 16th September – Prep & Seniors Virtual Information Evening

This webinar will be hosted at 8:00pm by our Headmaster, Deputy Head and Director of Wellbeing. It will provide a useful insight into Prep School life at Copthorne covering academia, extra-curricular, wellbeing, flexi-boarding and why our pupils have so much fun with us.  

We’ll also discuss our “Copthorne to 16” vision, explaining our reasons for expanding to GCSE and how it will benefit your child to continue their learning journey with us. We’ll show you a selection of videos showcasing our facilities including Art, Drama, Sport, Science and DT. You’ll also be able to ask any specific questions too.  

Open Day

Saturday 2nd October – 9am-1pm

Our Open Mornings are a wonderful introduction to Copthorne and we warmly welcome all prospective parents and children to explore our school’s superb facilities, as well as hearing about the “Copthorne experience” first-hand from our pupils.  

You’ll start your visit by meeting our Headmaster or another member of senior staff. We’ll then take you on a guided tour of our grounds where you’ll have a chance to any specific questions and see a selection of our classrooms, sports facilities and social spaces in action. Please note that this event is by appointment only. 

Year 7 Experience Day

Saturday 9th October – 9am-3.30pm

This free “taster day” is available for children considering joining Copthorne in Year 7 in September 2022. Join us to experience all the highlights of life at Copthorne including a drama workshop, climbing and abseiling, forest school, DT and Legotechnics, science and philosophy. You’ll also get the chance to sample our tasty school food too. Please note that this event is by appointment only.

Please email our registrar headspa@copthorneprep.co.uk to register your interest or click here. To view our Virtual Open Events page, click here. We hope you meet you soon!

I thoroughly enjoyed my tour this morning. The children taking me around were polite and clearly very proud of their school.

— Prospective Parent

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Our contact details

Copthorne Preparatory School
Effingham Lane
Copthorne
West Sussex
RH10 3HR

Office:  01342 712311
Admissions: 01342 859954
office@copthorneprep.co.uk

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Welcome to Copthorne Prep School!

We have a range of information events happening in September & October:

Nursery & Pre-Prep Virtual Information Evening – Wednesday 15th September (8pm-8.30pm)

Prep & Seniors Virtual Information Evening – Thursday 16th September (8pm-8.30pm)

Whole School Open Day – Saturday 2nd October (9am-1pm)

Year 7 Experience Day – Saturday 9th October (9am-3.30pm)

Please click here to find out more and to register your interest.

Please note that all events are by appointment only.