A busy week!

January 18, 2019

We have all now painted pictures of our homes and have enjoyed finding similarities and differences between them.  We are beginning to learn about the properties of various materials such as metal, plastic, glass, and what each might be best used for in our homes. We have listened to and re-written in our own words […]

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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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New Year Resolutions

January 13, 2019

The children seemed very happy to be back in school this week and have hit the ground running. We started the week by asking the children in each class what their New Year’s resolution might be….with some interesting choices…..”I will help mummy fill the dishwasher” said Laila, “I will be a better listener” said Aidan……… […]

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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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Snakes and Ladders

December 1, 2018

We are gearing up for a very busy end of term and have already made Christmas wreaths to adorn Santa’s Grotto at the Christmas Fair using lots of green hands! We have been adding small numbers to large numbers in our maths and subtracting too, remembering to always start with the biggest number. We have […]

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