How many crackers can you eat in a minute?

November 9, 2018

Year 4 were putting their saliva glands to the test in Science this afternoon, by attempting to eat as many dry crackers as they could in just 60 seconds. They were surprised to find that although the challenge sounded straight forward, it was actually very difficult because the crackers quickly exhausted the saliva in the […]

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Learning loads at the British Museum

Year 3 had a wonderful time at the British Museum looking at the Ancient Egyptian galleries. The children finished their visit to London with a trip to the park. The Autumn leaves were too tempting to pick up and throw!

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Learning all about how dogs are helping others

On Tuesday, 6 November Copthorne were visited by The Dog Trust. Year 4 attended workshop all about senses and played a game where they had to identify objects using only one of their senses at a time! At the end they were also lucky enough to stroke Paddy the dog after asking to stroke him […]

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Celebrating Life

Celebrating life comes easily to most of our Year 2’s, so this new topic was met with enthusiasm. Arriving to classrooms garlanded with balloons and ribbons on Monday morning was great! We enjoyed using our strength to smash open the Year 2 piñata and find a name of a celebration that we can find out […]

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Lots of outdoor fun

Pippins class have made some amazing purple octopuses this week. We had fun counting up to eight and talking about where we find octopuses and what they like to eat. Acorns class have been enjoying our vets’ area, looking after sick animals and helping them feel better. We also had lots of fun jumping in […]

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A special Day of Remembrance

On this special day of Remembrance, when we recall all members of the Copthorne community who lost their lives in the first World War 100 years ago, we read out the names of the fallen, including one new name discovered only 2 days ago. Robert Paterson left Birkenhead School as a School Prefect and Head […]

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Half Term Sports Report

October 20, 2018

As we reach the midway point of my first term as Director of Sport I wanted to highlight some of the successes that your children and the department have already achieved. As a school we have played 118 fixtures including football, netball, hockey, swimming and cross country. Every single pupil in Years 3 to 8 […]

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Literacy is great fun when you imagine!

Year 4 had great fun this week in Literacy! They had to imagine they were entering the chocolate room at Willy Wonka’s factory and write a description using all 5 of their senses! They were lucky enough to be able to taste and smell the chocolate milk from the waterfall, the peppermint swudge (the edible […]

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