Using our Senses

January 18, 2019

Reception embarked upon a trip around the school grounds using only their senses.  We discovered that we could hear the children playing using our ears, we could see steam coming from the swimming pool using our eyes and we could smell something not very nice near the bins using our noses. We were fascinated by […]

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Stars of the Week

RJB – Advit – Settling in very well and enjoying his first swimming lesson! RJD – Anna – Great partner work in RWI, and independent writing 1HL – Jack – Working hard on his ‘Three Little Pigs’ story 1CF – Suman – An excellent first two weeks at Copthorne! 2EPS – Max K – Persevering […]

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Back into the swing of things!

We are all back into the swing of things at Copthorne, with Christmas and the New Year a distant memory. Year 7 & 8 exams are on the horizon, as is their wonderful trip to Nice later this term. More Year 6 & 7 children have been sitting ISEB Pre-tests this week and good luck […]

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Lovely to be back!

January 13, 2019

Welcome back to all Reception children and their parents. The children have been very excited to tell us about their Christmas holiday. We’ve heard about fabulous trips abroad, lovely family days out and how generous Santa has been. They painted lovely pictures to match their stories which will be up on display soon. The children […]

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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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The festivities have begun!

December 1, 2018

We are beginning to get festive in classrooms as we have been painting and glittering decorations in preparation for the Christmas Fair. In literacy, the children have been blending and segmenting rhyming words. The children enjoyed exploring different ways to make new words using magic magnetic wands and letters to build their words. In maths […]

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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!