Almost as cold as the Antartica!

January 18, 2019

The children have been busy learning about the Polar Regions and how they differ.  When describing the Arctic, the children thought of some lovely adjectives and wove them into their descriptive writing. During DT children worked in groups to design a Polar Region and are looking forward to building it next week. The story of […]

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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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Barracudas Summer Camp at Copthorne Prep

January 13, 2019

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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Christmas Chess News

In between unwrapping presents, eating roast turkey and snaffling mince pies, many of Copthorne’s chess squad gave up their time to represent their school playing three tournaments over the holiday period. Participants included Avyanna S, Aarav B, Sorcha C, Niamh G, George T, Goshan A, Jamie L, Natalie V-H, Amelie R, Ann T, Jasmine O, […]

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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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We were visited by two dentists

December 1, 2018

Following their big write on Tuesday, the children have been working on making the masks that they designed last week. They wrote exciting stories about Marcello Mouse at the Masked Ball and remembered to include plenty of good vocabulary. A video clip, sent live from Venice this weekend, fired their imaginations and the results on […]

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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!