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Category: Year 8

Year 8

21st December 2020

Year 8 have been investigating how to make electromagnets in Science. They looked at ways to increase the power and pick up the maximum number of paper clips! Here are…

Year 8

1st December 2020

This week in Science, Year 8 looked at a pig’s lungs and heart to learn about the respiratory system. They were surprised at how squashy and light the lungs are and…

Year 8

16th November 2020

Year 8 are preparing to paint a canvas in Art. They had to create a mood board to get some inspiration and plan their designs. They will use the measured…

Year 8

19th October 2020

Year 8 had free rein to build anything they wanted out of wood this term in DT. They had to research how to build their items, draw out a detailed…

Year 8

5th October 2020

This week Year 8 have been testing metals in Science this week to see which one was the most reactive. They tested magnesium, zinc, iron and copper with different salts….

Year 8 English

23rd September 2020

In English lessons, Year 8 have been filming scenes of the relationship between George and Lennie (‘Of Mice and Men‘) in the woods this week!

Year 8 Science

18th September 2020

The Year 8’s had an exciting Science lesson experimenting on plants for their current topic: photosynthesis. Their task was to check if the plants contained starch, a substance produced during…

Year 8 Geography

18th September 2020

What a relief! Year 8 are relieved to be back at school and were brushing up their OS Map skills looking at Relief this week!

We are expanding to GCSE!

Parents have told us they need a quality senior school alternative, so from September 2021, pupils already at Copthorne or joining in Year 7 will be able to stay with us to Year 11. Our first GCSE exams will take place in 2026. 

Join us at our next Virtual Open Morning or read about our expansion to find out more.