Future Schools Fair

September 21, 2018

We have arranged 28 senior schools to come to come to Copthorne Prep on Tuesday, 9 October (5.00pm – 7.00pm) for the Future Schools Fair. There will be registrars and Heads in attendance for you to chat to. We are sure this evening will be helpful when deciding on the future of your children’s education. […]

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“Into The White” by Joanna Grochowicz

Joanna Grochowicz author of “Into The White” the story of Scott’s expedition to the South Pole in 1912 visited the school to talk to children from Year 3 – 6. Edward Wilson, the scientific officer on the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, who died along with Scott (and Captain Oates “I’m going outside, I may be […]

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Community Service

Year 6 and their tutors have been doing a little bit of community service picking up the litter that has been dropped around our school. Well done!

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“Where next after Copthorne Prep?”

Our invited “guests”, Stuart McPherson, Head of Worth, and ex-parents Mrs Doran and Mrs Renshaw, all spoke eloquently about the transfer process that in the majority of cases will mean children are assessed in Year 6 even for Year 9 entry. They also spoke of the advantages of remaining at Copthorne for Year 7 & […]

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On Monday we rehearsed a “Lockdown” procedure that gets everyone inside the nearest building (as opposed to a Fire Drill, which gets everyone outside). We told the children that we may use this “lockdown” procedure in the case of a swarm of bees or a cloud of dense smoke coming from a fire, perhaps at […]

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iSpace – What is it all about?

I am absolutely delighted to announce that this year as part of our ‘Year of Wellbeing’ we have introduced a wellbeing programme called ‘iSpace’ from Reception to Year 6. The programme allows pupils to make sense of their feelings and emotions in a safe and nurturing environment. iSpace offers a child friendly approach to mental […]

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Sponsored Swim

All children should now have received details of the sponsored swim with their individual start times. These can be changed at parents request, although remarkably, I have only had one request so far! I hope children are all busy collecting sponsors. Any parents who wish to take part should let me know. The timetable can […]

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The most unusual place to read my book …

September 14, 2018

Well done to everyone who took part in the Summer Reading Challenge.  What an amazing collection of Reading Journals you have created and a superb variety of books you have read, from Blyton to Horowitz, Dahl to Morpurgo, and many more.  If anyone still has to complete their journal, there’s still time to hand it […]

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Our next Open Morning is on

Saturday, 6 October 2018
10.00 am – 12.00 noon

If you would like to come and visit our fantastic school, please register here

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, 6 October from 10.00am to 12.00noon. It is advisable to pre-register, which you can do by clicking here.

We look forward to meeting you!