Getting back into the swing of things!

January 13, 2019

Father Christmas must have been very busy as lots of lovely presents were received by the children of Oaks class! They have been talking about them and drawing wonderful pictures in their special books. We have started our new topic: ‘Superheroes’! The children have been discussing their own ‘super-powers’ and decorating some colourful masks. Listening […]

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Barracudas Summer Camp at Copthorne Prep

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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Astro Disco – Friday, 18 January

The children are looking forward to their disco in the Sports Hall next week!  Hopefully you received the invitation which came home via child post … but just to confirm timings: 2.30-3.30              Oaks and Pre-Prep  (clubs, buses, tea as normal afterwards) 3.30-4.30              Year […]

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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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Christmas is coming!

December 1, 2018

All the Nursery children have been getting in the festive mood this week!  Pippins have made a Christmas grotto and the children have had lots of fun hiding and reading Christmassy stories inside together. Acorns have been marble rolling some shiny baubles for their Christmas cards, collaged some bright Christmas trees and had fun playing […]

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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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What a busy week!

November 23, 2018

The Pippins children were delighted to finally finish Elmer on our display board. We have now learnt lots of different colours and are excited to be starting our Christmas activities. Watch out at home as the glitter is about to be flowing in abundance! Acorns class have been busy doing a few autumn activities before […]

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Determination and Social Responsibility

The Sponsored Swim before half term showed very clearly just how determined and resilient Copthorne children of all ages can be (sponsor money due in please!) and Copthorne has also shown its “caring” side in the last few weeks with support for Crawley Open House through our Harvest Festivals;  Remembrance Day and the Royal British […]

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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!