Boarding News

June 17, 2019

This week the boarders had a fantastic opportunity to undertake an activity they haven’t done before. We welcomed Craig Burgess (Head of Sport at Cumnor House), to deliver some forest archery skills. The boarders were all excited to get the opportunity to fire jelly bows, horseback bows and longbows. We were all taught the basics […]

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Confidence – Opportunity – Potential

“Thank you for taking my daughter to Wales and giving her such an incredible opportunity. When she came home she seemed 5 years older! She had the time of her life and has not stopped talking about it since. She returned full of confidence and a belief that she can do anything.” (Year 7 mum) […]

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IAPS Swimming Championship Finals

Following the Regional heats held earlier in the year, we had three qualifiers for the National Finals held at the London Aquatics Centre on the 8th June. The times achieved meant that we were well placed to achieve success but history has proved that it’s how you perform on the day that counts not where […]

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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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We are delighted to announce
we have been shortlisted
for the
Independent School Parent
Wellbeing School of the Year
Award