Chess Update

December 1, 2018

We have entered 4 teams in the Sussex Primary (U.11) Cup, plus one in the Butler (U.14) Cup. Despite playing against much older children, we won our Butler Cup match beating Ardingly, Burgess Hill Academy and Uckfield. Amelie, Rafe, Arun G and Taran conceded only 2 points out of a possible 12. Amelie, Rafe, Taran […]

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Congratulations to all the students who sat their LAMDA examination this week. They all appeared very excited and joyful with anticipation as they went in to meet the examiner with very few nervous faces. After their examination, they all seemed very pleased and happy with how the examination had gone. They appeared to have remembered […]

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From Lamda exams, Nativity …

… rehearsals and the Natural History Museum to West Side Story and flu jabs! We have all enjoyed another busy and varied week with Year 4 & 5 Lamda children taking exams on Tuesday – and we hope impressing the examiner! The weather on Wednesday forced some netball to be cancelled but rugby and hockey […]

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Art in Year 4

November 23, 2018

The children have learnt about aboriginal art and have painted their own dreamtime stories.

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It all happens on a Wednesday afternoon!

Wednesdays are always busy especially this week as the boys all started playing rugby! It sounds as if everyone had a great afternoon! Well done Cayden for scoring a try whilst playing your first ever rugby game! As well as sport, there are lots of other activities happening. The children can choose from art, craft, […]

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The Power of One

At the end of last week, Reception to Year 6 attended an excellent presentation called ‘the POWER of ONE’ explaining all about bullying and how to deal with it. They talked about the ‘bully’, the ‘victim’ and just as importantly the ‘bystander’. Emily MB became the super hero who discovered the ‘power of one’ and […]

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Determination and Social Responsibility

The Sponsored Swim before half term showed very clearly just how determined and resilient Copthorne children of all ages can be (sponsor money due in please!) and Copthorne has also shown its “caring” side in the last few weeks with support for Crawley Open House through our Harvest Festivals;  Remembrance Day and the Royal British […]

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Thank you Mums and Dads!

November 16, 2018

What a lovely parent body we have … not only are you all warm and friendly, but you have wonderful memories! As Mr Jones and I cycled/rowed in the Pre-Prep & Nursery playground this morning, we watched parent after parent arrive with children dressed in spots, carrying money for Children in Need, bottles of wine, […]

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