Category: Year 5

Chess delight

29th June 2022

We were delighted to send two teams to compete in the finals of two Sussex chess championships – the Butler Cup and the Primary Cup. It was very intense with…

A huge thank you!

5th April 2022

Copthorne Prep School community at its best. What a wonderful spring donation for Crawley Open House who were completely overwhelmed by the generosity of our families! They were very grateful…

What a wonderful world

8th March 2022

This week has marked another World Book Week, with Thursday not just being World Book Day, but also World Wildlife Day. With this in mind, years 3 – 8 looked…

What is reading?

1st March 2022

Reading is very much multi-layered. On the surface, when listening to children read, we hear their ability to decode the words in front of them. However, just like an iceberg,…

Year 5

15th November 2021

In English this week, Year 5 have been in the woods, recreating scenes from the book, “The Journey”. We thought about how the mother and her two children would have…

Natural History Museum

9th November 2021

On the Thursday before half term the Year 6s and 5s went into London and spent several fun-filled hours at the Natural History Museum. They saw many amazing exhibits such…

Years 5 & 6

11th October 2021

Fun, fun, fun during registration time as the Year 5s and 6s enjoy some new games that have just arrived. Dominoes, uno, card games and the very popular building blocks…

Year 5

11th October 2021

The Year 5s are continuing to learn some life skills. They have been practising how to set the table. It was clear from a couple of children that they often…