“Copthill is an oasis in our crazy current world”

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Why Copthill?

Copthill School offers outdoor learning alongside the latest classroom technology and specialist teachers that help to develop children who are engaging, capable, confident and inquisitive about the world around them, and their role in it.

Every parent wants their child’s school days to be memorable, and your children will never forget what they discovered, experienced and learned at Copthill.

At Copthill we are…

ACADEMIC WITH HIGH EXPECTATIONS

A strong academic record and excellent results, with small class sizes and inspirational teaching.

FLEXIBLE AND INDEPENDENT

A truly independent primary school, successfully preparing children for a wide range of secondary schools.

FAMILY CENTRED

When your child comes to Copthill, so do you – we support our busy families in every way we can.

SPORTING AND ARTISTIC

Outstanding sports, music, drama and arts with superb specialist facilities.

OUTDOOR AND CHARACTERFUL

A positive approach to health and well-being, developing children’s characters using our unique outdoor learning environment.

IMAGINATIVE AND INSPIRING

Instilling the curiosity, excitement, desire and drive to be lifelong learners.

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The Copthill Campus

From small beginnings in 1969 around the kitchen table at Copthill Farm, our school has grown steadily – today, Copthill is a thriving, purpose-built, independent school on a 300-acre campus for 300 boys and girls aged between two and 11.

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The Forest School

At Copthill, the outdoors is an integral part of the school’s teaching philosophy. Every outdoor activity has a purpose and it’s a great leveller for pupils.

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Down on the farm

Copthill’s location on a working farm means we can offer the children their own, small but perfectly formed, version. By giving them access to animals, we can imbue in them the knowledge, responsibility, empathy and practicality that come with working with farmyard friends.

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The History of Copthill

With a broad curriculum emphasising the importance of literacy, numeracy, science and the languages, we develop the habit of lifelong learning in our children, and the ability to question, rationalise and understand the world around them.

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