Barracudas Summer Camp at Copthorne Prep

January 13, 2019

We are excited to announce that we have a new provider for our summer holiday camps … Barracudas.  The activities look great fun and we are sure the children will thoroughly enjoy themselves. There are three distinct differences from the previous provider : Parents will be delighted to know that they can book their children […]

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Christmas Chess News

In between unwrapping presents, eating roast turkey and snaffling mince pies, many of Copthorne’s chess squad gave up their time to represent their school playing three tournaments over the holiday period. Participants included Avyanna S, Aarav B, Sorcha C, Niamh G, George T, Goshan A, Jamie L, Natalie V-H, Amelie R, Ann T, Jasmine O, […]

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Happy New Year to you!

A special Copthorne welcome to our 10 new pupils and 3 new Gap Students (Jack L in the Prep Department and Ellie D and Alice C in the Pre-Prep). I am sure you will help them all to settle quickly into life at Copthorne. The new term has started smoothly, apart from the water problem […]

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Lifecoach News

December 1, 2018

So the year 7 students come to the end of phase II of their personality profile. They have been looking at ‘their strengths’ and what they like about themselves. In these sessions they choose words (behavioural traits) and are asked to give evidence and examples. The process is quite valuable for a number of reasons: […]

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From Lamda exams, Nativity …

… rehearsals and the Natural History Museum to West Side Story and flu jabs! We have all enjoyed another busy and varied week with Year 4 & 5 Lamda children taking exams on Tuesday – and we hope impressing the examiner! The weather on Wednesday forced some netball to be cancelled but rugby and hockey […]

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Latinists visit Fishbourne Palace

November 23, 2018

On Tuesday, Year 6 and Year 8 Latinists went to visit Fishbourne Palace near Chichester. Despite the rain and cold pupils were in good spirits to learn all about the palace and Roman life at that time. They learnt how the palace was accidentally found  in 1960 and Felix even met and had a lengthy […]

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The Power of One

At the end of last week, Reception to Year 6 attended an excellent presentation called ‘the POWER of ONE’ explaining all about bullying and how to deal with it. They talked about the ‘bully’, the ‘victim’ and just as importantly the ‘bystander’. Emily MB became the super hero who discovered the ‘power of one’ and […]

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Different Shapes and Sizes

This week we have again been busy learning our lines for the nativity and words and actions for the songs. Thank you for the beautiful costumes which are appearing on the clothes rails in the cloakroom. We have continued exploring money in maths and adding the value of coins together, using numicon resources to help. […]

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Open Mornings are a wonderful opportunity to see the school and meet our dedicated and inspiring teachers. You will have a tour with children providing some invaluable insights!

Our next Open Morning is on Saturday, 2 February 2019 10.00am to 12.00noon. It is advisable to pre-register, which you can do by clicking here.

We look forward to meeting you!