Category: General

Chess delight

29th June 2022

We were delighted to send two teams to compete in the finals of two Sussex chess championships – the Butler Cup and the Primary Cup. It was very intense with…

BLESMA visit with years 7 & 8

11th May 2022

We were very privileged to have a visit from BLESMA (British Limbless Ex-Servicemen Association) this morning.  The children were inspired by their two speakers, Spike and Archie, who told us…

Our incredible chess players

27th April 2022

Did you know that Copthorne Prep holds all five of the top school primary cup trophies (U7, U8, U9, U11 & U11 girls) and we currently have four national champions?…

A huge thank you!

5th April 2022

Copthorne Prep School community at its best. What a wonderful spring donation for Crawley Open House who were completely overwhelmed by the generosity of our families! They were very grateful…

Scientific matters

5th April 2022

With scientific hats on, year 4 learnt all about circuits and tested various ones to see if they were complete or incomplete. The children learnt about conductors and insulators and…

Building together

5th April 2022

Year 7 and 8 joined forces in a great team building afternoon run by E3 adventures. They had to tie a knot all attached to the same rope, run an…

Another successful term of chess

18th March 2022

Copthorne Prep Chess Club With the worst of the winter weather behind us, the preliminary phase of EPSCA inter-county competition got underway on Saturday 5 February with the Sussex U9…

What is reading?

1st March 2022

Reading is very much multi-layered. On the surface, when listening to children read, we hear their ability to decode the words in front of them. However, just like an iceberg,…