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Year 2 News – Week 1 – Autumn Term 2019

September 7, 2019

Our Year 2’s have been superheroes this week, embracing the new challenges with bravery and enthusiasm. We have launched our topic ‘ Food, Glorious Food’ and have written about where we would travel to in our magical aeroplanes. The children worked hard to draw a map of the school grounds so that we could plot […]

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Making Puppets

June 17, 2019

Sadly the unprecedented weather meant our trip to the RNLI and Rottingdean had to be postponed. (We are hoping to reinstate this trip in the penultimate week of term). Instead we spent the day dong seaside art activities and being ‘Secret Squirrels’, using the time to make something for Sunday! We have been working on […]

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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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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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Home Learning, our Planet, Art and Cooking

May 17, 2019

Once again we have been amazed by the wonderful home-learning that the children did. The focus on caring for our planet is obviously something that our pupils feel very strongly about. We have been inspired by a range of projects including Henry’s ecobrick, Finn’s ecobrick stool, Callum’s ‘Work to Bee Proud of’ and Max K’s […]

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Forest School Fun

Both classes have now been to the woods and have planted seeds for the children to grow on at home. They were amazed at the size of the seeds…some large and some really small. We hope the children take good care of them and that you eat the end products! In our maths we have […]

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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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