Year 8 Enrichment Programme

June 17, 2019

Following their final examinations which took place before half term, Year 8 have begun their Enrichment Programme. It is designed specifically to enrich their learning, free from the constraints of the examination syllabi; a period where there is time to explore and expand their knowledge beyond normal expectations. This is achieved through a series of […]

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Wow … what a result!

Very many congratulations to the latest group of Copthorne Chess Champions! For the first time in the cup’s history, our U7 team won the Sussex Junior Chess Cup, AND a Copthorne player – Adi – came 1st equal! Playing under tournament conditions, the standard of chess was extremely high and the behaviour and concentration excellent. […]

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Confidence – Opportunity – Potential

“Thank you for taking my daughter to Wales and giving her such an incredible opportunity. When she came home she seemed 5 years older! She had the time of her life and has not stopped talking about it since. She returned full of confidence and a belief that she can do anything.” (Year 7 mum) […]

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IAPS Swimming Championship Finals

Following the Regional heats held earlier in the year, we had three qualifiers for the National Finals held at the London Aquatics Centre on the 8th June. The times achieved meant that we were well placed to achieve success but history has proved that it’s how you perform on the day that counts not where […]

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The Journey home from Rockley

June 8, 2019

We are on the ferry as planned so will be back at school at 0915! Happy birthday Ali!! Donald is amazed at just how much sugar EV can consume and still function! The drive through the night was good, watching non stop Marvel movies until lights out. Wake up call at 0530 as we approached […]

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Last day on the lake!

June 7, 2019

Donald was impressed with the way the group embraced the Rockley Challenge last night. Some caked themselves in camouflage mud to attack the rival PGL camp, over, under and through obstacles, a swim through the lake followed by digging a tunnel in the sand to escape! It started raining at about 2.00 and stopped about […]

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A Blue Sky!

Thursday morning! It is not raining. Donald can see blue sky, although he still has three layers on whilst drinking his morning cup of tea! He was woken early by a French grass cutter using his very loud petrol strimmer at 0630! Still that’s a lie in from a normal UK morning. Donald’s view, boys […]

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We are delighted to announce
we have been shortlisted
for the
Independent School Parent
Wellbeing School of the Year
Award