More Outstanding Chess Success

June 29, 2018

Sunday 24 June saw a squad of 18 players from Copthorne Prep chess club rise early and make their way to the stunning Sandown Park venue ready to participate in the 2018 UK and Ireland Girls and Boys Chess Championships. The event had grown in size this year and comprised over 350 players and over […]

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Colour the Coach Competition

Robin P (Prep School) and Olivia B (Pre-Prep) have been shortlisted – congratulations! Their entries are now online for the public to vote on: ow.ly/wRjT30kJyEA Voting closes 13 July Well done girls! #ColourTheCoach @nationalexpress  

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Excellent Drama Performances

All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players! Shakespeare was proven correct at Copthorne over the past two weeks, with a big effort put in to learn lines, cues and stage blocking by all the members of Year 5 and 6. Each class has performed a production ranging from modern […]

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I don’t like to complain but …

I am stuck in my Study whilst it is 30 degrees outside; the Theatre was “warm” for the impressive Year 6 drama productions on Monday, Thursday and tonight – 3 versions of the same production “The Affair at Meddler’s Top”; the Rendall Room was almost unbearably hot for the wonderful Year 3 & 4 Music […]

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Sussex Prep School Athletics County

June 27, 2018

Last Friday we entered 25 pupils in to the Sussex Prep School Athletics County Championships at K2, Crawley which also acts as the qualifying stage for the National Championships. We have had much success over the last 6 years so hopes were high for earning a “place on the bus” to Birmingham. A comprehensive list […]

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World War 2 Day

June 25, 2018

Year 6 had an interesting day learning all about the different service men and what they wore and how much they had to carry whilst going off to war knowing that there was little chance of them seeing their families for a very long time. The children were able to handle the equipment and weapons […]

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Copthorne Prep School – Summer Reading Challenge

Nursery – Year 7! Instead of writing holiday diaries and postcards over the summer, this year we’re setting a whole school Reading Challenge. Some of the challenges will include – Can you read a story about aliens? Can you read your mummy or daddy’s favourite book when they were your age? Can you draw your […]

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Young Musician of the Year 2018

What a fabulous evening and I am feeling so proud of these young musicians! Some year 7s and year 8s competed in this year’s competition which was adjudicated by Rebecca Dowden who did a brilliant job. We had music ranging from folk songs to songs from the musicals to Amy Winehouse and to Brahms. The […]

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