Category: Year 8

Chess delight

29th June 2022

We were delighted to send two teams to compete in the finals of two Sussex chess championships – the Butler Cup and the Primary Cup. It was very intense with…

BLESMA visit with years 7 & 8

11th May 2022

We were very privileged to have a visit from BLESMA (British Limbless Ex-Servicemen Association) this morning.  The children were inspired by their two speakers, Spike and Archie, who told us…

A huge thank you!

5th April 2022

Copthorne Prep School community at its best. What a wonderful spring donation for Crawley Open House who were completely overwhelmed by the generosity of our families! They were very grateful…

Building together

5th April 2022

Year 7 and 8 joined forces in a great team building afternoon run by E3 adventures. They had to tie a knot all attached to the same rope, run an…

What a wonderful world

8th March 2022

This week has marked another World Book Week, with Thursday not just being World Book Day, but also World Wildlife Day. With this in mind, years 3 – 8 looked…

What is reading?

1st March 2022

Reading is very much multi-layered. On the surface, when listening to children read, we hear their ability to decode the words in front of them. However, just like an iceberg,…

Year 8

11th October 2021

In Maths, Year 8 have been working hard with their own maps to test their Bearings knowledge. In Home Economics, the pupils discovered their inner Italilan and made pizzas from…

Year 8

22nd March 2021

Year 8 have written beautiful poems in English this week and performed them in front of their class in the theatre. Their task was to write a poem that expressed…