Future Schools Fair

September 21, 2018

We have arranged 28 senior schools to come to come to Copthorne Prep on Tuesday, 9 October (5.00pm – 7.00pm) for the Future Schools Fair. There will be registrars and Heads in attendance for you to chat to. We are sure this evening will be helpful when deciding on the future of your children’s education. […]

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King Jones signs the Magna Carter

Having studied King John and the Magna Carta, Year 7 decided that it should be their turn to present a list of grumbles to King Jones. Whilst King John had to contend with unruly barons demanding the right to a fair trial, we think that our very own King Jones got off rather lightly with […]

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“Where next after Copthorne Prep?”

Our invited “guests”, Stuart McPherson, Head of Worth, and ex-parents Mrs Doran and Mrs Renshaw, all spoke eloquently about the transfer process that in the majority of cases will mean children are assessed in Year 6 even for Year 9 entry. They also spoke of the advantages of remaining at Copthorne for Year 7 & […]

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‘Talk like a Pirate day’

This week in Reception we have been sorting animals according to their habitats. There has been lots of descriptive language to describe different animal features and homes. On Wednesday it was ‘Talk like a Pirate day’ and so as well as learning the letter sound ’p’ we enjoyed some pirate themed stories. Mrs Reynolds even […]

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Around the World

Our classroom ‘passports’ are beginning to gather a few stamps as we learn about various places around the world. After learning about the United Kingdom last week, we are now confident at naming all the continents and even a few oceans that we may fly over during our world travels. Henry bought in a globe […]

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Very pleased!

We were very pleased with the children’s efforts in our first spelling test on Monday  –  we think they were pleased too  – and well done for helping at home! We have also been impressed with the children who have managed to fit their words into the handwriting lines so very neatly. Please remember to […]

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Houses and Homes

Pippins class have been blue all week, and made some very lovely stained glass windows using lots of different shades of blue. Next week we will be looking at the colour yellow and keeping summer alive with some hanging sunshines. Acorns class have been looking at houses and healthy eating this week. We have had […]

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The most unusual place to read my book …

September 14, 2018

Well done to everyone who took part in the Summer Reading Challenge.  What an amazing collection of Reading Journals you have created and a superb variety of books you have read, from Blyton to Horowitz, Dahl to Morpurgo, and many more.  If anyone still has to complete their journal, there’s still time to hand it […]

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Our next Open Morning is on

Saturday, 6 October 2018
10.00 am – 12.00 noon

If you would like to come and visit our fantastic school, please register here

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, 6 October from 10.00am to 12.00noon. It is advisable to pre-register, which you can do by clicking here.

We look forward to meeting you!