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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A lovely week in the Boarding Houses

May 17, 2019

Last weekend, there was great excitement as the boarders were off to see the new Avengers Film – armed with all the appropriate treats, they settled in to watch that very long film! This coming weekend, the boarders will have a ball in Brighton when they visit GloBalls, Brighton Marina. Hopefully the sun will continue […]

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Life Coach News

Our ability to simulate possible futures is unique to humans.  It is called ‘prospecting’. It helps us decide how to act. Year 7 are journeying into the future. This can have a number of benefits: Help them to make more prudent decisions – link their actions ‘now’ to what they want in the future. Help […]

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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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Year 6 English

May 7, 2019

Year 6 are currently studying ‘The Scottish Play’ and before we start our creative writing, we ‘time-travelled’ back to the 11th century Scottish battlefield. As we wandered around the battlefield, we stuck post-it notes all around us describing what we could hear, see and smell. It was all incredibly gory…but a fabulously descriptive fact hunt. […]

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If only the Earth were a few feet in diameter …

If the Earth were only a few feet in diameter, floating a few feet above a field somewhere, people would come from everywhere to marvel at it. People would walk around it, marvelling at its big pools of water, its little pools and the water flowing between the pools. People would marvel at the bumps […]

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A week of achievements

This week has brought much excitement to Reception with the first of the eggs hatching and following Earth Day, there have been ongoing discussions in all sections of the school about what more we as a school can do to develop our “green and sustainable” credentials. Battery recycling is a new initiative and children should […]

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Welcome back to the Summer Term!

April 30, 2019

I hope all your children have enjoyed the first week back after the glorious weather of the Easter long weekend. We have packed a lot into the first 4 days with an Easter story assembly; early season cricket; the first block fixture of girls soccer; two wonderfully amusing and well performed Year 6 drama evenings, […]

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