Copthorne Preparatory School
Copthorne Preparatory School is a thriving school, for children from 2 -11 years, set in 55 acres of playing field and woodland, with extensive after school activities that are becoming very attractive to the children as well as our parents. We have an indoor swimming pool, sports hall, theatre and extensive grounds which hosts lots of matches on Wednesday afternoons followed by scrummy match teas. Copthorne Prep School gives every child every opportunity to find his or her talent whatever that might be.
Category: Nursery, Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory
Religious Affiliation: Church of England
Roll: 160 Boys / / 140 Girls
Age Range: 2-13 Years
Copthorne Preparatory School is situated on the Surrey/Sussex border and is surrounded by 55 acres of playing field and woodland. The school has excellent transport links being only 4 miles from the M23, and just 7 miles from Gatwick airport and railway station.
School Contact Details
Headteacher: Nathan Close BA (Hons) PGCE
Effingham Lane, Copthorne, West Sussex, RH10 3HR
Tel: 01342 712311
Our lovely Nursery building provides a happy, purposeful environment for your son or daughter. It has its own playground which opens on to the sports field and down to the tennis courts and woods. The Pre-Prep Department is housed in a separate self-contained area. The children here also enjoy the benefits of the main school facilities such as the Chapel, the Dining Room and Theatre, in addition to the Sports Hall, the Swimming Pool and the extensive playing fields as well as having their own computer suite. Each classroom has its own computer. At the main school the theatre has tiered seating and modern lighting and sound systems. The sports hall houses a tennis court, netball court, four badminton courts and two cricket nets, dance studio and viewing gallery. There is an Art Room and Design Technology Room.
Extra music opportunities are available, besides the standard orchestral instruments, lessons are offered on piano, keyboard, percussion, recorder, guitar and voice. There is a choir, wind, string and recorder ensembles and an orchestra. Clubs include golf, squash, tennis, Judo, chess, horse riding and cookery.
The Scholarship Examination consists of tests in reading and spelling, English, Mathematics and Verbal or Non-Verbal Reasoning according to age.
All per term.
Nursery (age 2½yr. – 4+yr.) Please contact the school for details
Day fees. Reception – Year2: £3734 – £3911
Year 3: £5157
Year 4: £5666
Years 5-8: £6500
Flexi boarding: £38 per night
Sibling discount: Second child 5%, Third child 15%.
All visits are welcome, please contact the school
Open Morning: Friday 23 Feb 2024 - Time: 9:15 am
Our open mornings are a wonderful introduction to Copthorne Prep which gives you the opportunity to explore our school’s superb facilities as well as hearing about our school experience first-hand from our staff.
Open Morning 23rd February: Please BOOK your place
Please email our registrar email@example.com for details.
To view our Aerial Tour, click here.
We hope to meet you soon!
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Copthorne Prep Scholarship Success
Each year independent schools around the country offer financial assistance in the form of scholarships for children who show outstanding potential. A scholarship is therefore a very notable achievement, and we pride ourselves on the number of children at Copthorne Prep who are awarded scholarships at leading independent schools each year. The scholarship process...Read more
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