Science in Year 6

January 18, 2019

Year 6 have been studying Adaptation and Classification. We’ve learned about Vertebrates and Invertebrates and how these two groups can be classified into even more sub-groups. In order to fully understand how classification keys work, we decided to start with something we know…sweets! This worked a treat and we created these amazing classification keys to […]

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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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Success at Ardingly

January 16, 2019

On Tuesday, 8 Year 6 students attended the STEM day at Ardingly College. Our students were part of two out of the three winning teams. One team won the Velocity award for the fastest Solar car built from scratch, and the other the Aesthetics award for the best designed car. The students learned about trigonometry, […]

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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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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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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!