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Reception News

December 11, 2019

This week has been beautiful weather so we went on a walk to gather leaves. We had to be selective and find leaves of different shapes, sizes and colours, comparing them along the way. In class we hunted for some of our new tricky words amongst the leaves and practised our word building skills in […]

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Reception News

The children have come back to school full of energy and keen to show off their autumnal treasures. We had a real variety from pine cones to crab apples, magnolia seeds and a heart shaped piece of moss, not to mention all the beautiful colourful leaves! During Forest School we created pictures using these treasures and […]

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Reception News – Week 1 – Autumn Term 2019

September 7, 2019

We have been really impressed with how well the children have all settled into their new routine in Reception. They have enjoyed painting pictures and sharing their news. The teachers have loved seeing so many smiley faces everyday, even towards the end of the week!

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Preparing for the Sun!

June 17, 2019

Although the weather has been atrocious, the children helped to set up the ice cream parlour ready for summer role play. In literacy we have all worked very hard to create a surprise for our fathers! We have worked on writing 2 digit numbers, securing our knowledge and understanding of place value. We have been […]

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Wellbeing at Copthorne Prep School

May 23, 2019

“Copthorne Prep School is proud to announce that we have entered the Independent School of the Year for Wellbeing. As part of our submission, we have made this video which sums up the passion and importance we place on all our children’s mental health and wellbeing.” Mrs Lee Director of Wellbeing

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Adventurous Children

May 17, 2019

A wonderful trip to Tilgate proved what adventurous children we have, with all delving merrily into the bowl of wiggly grubs and throwing themselves wholeheartedly around the park! A tasty picnic menu included ladybird Babybel cheeses, grape caterpillars, butterfly biscuits and raisin ants. The trip was first finished off with a surprise ice cream! Our […]

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Outstanding LAMDA Results

Mrs Flower and I were delighted with the LAMDA results that arrived this week for the students who sat their examinations in March, just before Easter. They achieved 100% pass rate and some extremely impressive marks including 100% for Rosie E, Matilda H and Harley B which is both rare and outstanding. We were particularly […]

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Living Eggs

May 7, 2019

The children have made a positive start on their return to school. They listened carefully to one another as they shared their holidays news before writing about their favourite moments. It seems as though the Easter bunny was extremely busy! Through  our topic of minibeasts we looked at some features of insects and spiders and […]

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