Copthorne Staff Make the Grade

June 20, 2018

  I believe the adverts on the TV and radio say something along the lines of ‘Those who can, teach’. What those adverts might not tell you though is that not all those teachers can do absolutely everything but when that’s the case, they give it a good go anyway. This couldn’t be more true […]

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IAPS National Swimming Championship Results

June 18, 2018

Regional Heats – 3500 swimmers from 250 schools National Finals on Saturday 9 June at the London Aquatics Centre U11 Girls Medley Relay – Eva Zielke, Kirsten Mearns (Swimming for Gabi Holland), Emi Watanabe, Ellie Dooris Placed 15th overall but improved our time by 1.08 seconds U12 Girls Backstroke – Emily Whittle Placed 16th overall […]

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#NationalFlipFlopDay 

June 16, 2018

Flip Flop National Day The Year 5’s took home their Design Technology Summer Term work home yesterday. Totally handmade and wearable flip flops.

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Visiting Francis Court

This week in Pippins we have enjoyed getting ready for Father’s Day! Handprint cards and painted paperweights (to stop all of those important letters flying away) should be making their way home ….. Acorns class have been learning about France and Spain this week. We have created our own Eiffel Towers using art straws and […]

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Chess Success

Budding chess champions of the future, 11 Year 2 children represented Copthorne at the Sussex Junior Chess tournament at Great Walstead last weekend. Aaradhana & Aran were both given Arbiter’s Awards, and the team came 2nd overall! Congratulations to all the children, and to Mr. Tuck for such enthusiastic teaching!

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A very pleasing week!

Following my week in the South of France with Year 8 children, who were enjoying the traditional and well-deserved water sports holiday following their final exams, I struggled to put on a suit and tie on Monday, having spent the previous week in T-shirts and shorts even though it was a generally wet week! The […]

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A week in the Life of Year 4TC

June 14, 2018

This week 4TC have had a very busy, but fun, first week back! In Maths, they have been learning all about data handling and used Haribo to create their very own pictograms. Smarties had to be sorted into the different colours and the data recorded in a frequency table, before creating their own bar charts, […]

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We are going on a Summer Holiday!

June 13, 2018

We decided if we can’t go on holiday yet, then holiday can come to us! We arrived back to school to find that our classrooms had been transformed into a seaside holiday scene and a traditional seaside photo booth set up in the courtyard. Parents, please remember that the children need to bring their ‘Passports’ […]

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