Chess Update

December 1, 2018

We have entered 4 teams in the Sussex Primary (U.11) Cup, plus one in the Butler (U.14) Cup. Despite playing against much older children, we won our Butler Cup match beating Ardingly, Burgess Hill Academy and Uckfield. Amelie, Rafe, Arun G and Taran conceded only 2 points out of a possible 12. Amelie, Rafe, Taran […]

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Congratulations to all the students who sat their LAMDA examination this week. They all appeared very excited and joyful with anticipation as they went in to meet the examiner with very few nervous faces. After their examination, they all seemed very pleased and happy with how the examination had gone. They appeared to have remembered […]

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From Lamda exams, Nativity …

… rehearsals and the Natural History Museum to West Side Story and flu jabs! We have all enjoyed another busy and varied week with Year 4 & 5 Lamda children taking exams on Tuesday – and we hope impressing the examiner! The weather on Wednesday forced some netball to be cancelled but rugby and hockey […]

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Latinists visit Fishbourne Palace

November 23, 2018

On Tuesday, Year 6 and Year 8 Latinists went to visit Fishbourne Palace near Chichester. Despite the rain and cold pupils were in good spirits to learn all about the palace and Roman life at that time. They learnt how the palace was accidentally found  in 1960 and Felix even met and had a lengthy […]

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It all happens on a Wednesday afternoon!

Wednesdays are always busy especially this week as the boys all started playing rugby! It sounds as if everyone had a great afternoon! Well done Cayden for scoring a try whilst playing your first ever rugby game! As well as sport, there are lots of other activities happening. The children can choose from art, craft, […]

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Determination and Social Responsibility

The Sponsored Swim before half term showed very clearly just how determined and resilient Copthorne children of all ages can be (sponsor money due in please!) and Copthorne has also shown its “caring” side in the last few weeks with support for Crawley Open House through our Harvest Festivals;  Remembrance Day and the Royal British […]

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Thank you Mums and Dads!

November 16, 2018

What a lovely parent body we have … not only are you all warm and friendly, but you have wonderful memories! As Mr Jones and I cycled/rowed in the Pre-Prep & Nursery playground this morning, we watched parent after parent arrive with children dressed in spots, carrying money for Children in Need, bottles of wine, […]

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Spotty Children at Copthorne!

Children at Copthorne are supporting “Children in Need” today by making a donation to the charity in return for not wearing school uniform – but having as many spots as possible! We have also celebrated “Anti-Bullying week” with special Assemblies and workshops. Year 2 have been to Pizza Express; Year 8 have enjoyed exams; Year […]

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