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20th November 2020

Skipping Workshop

A brilliant skipping workshop yesterday for one and all! Thanks to our coach Georgia who was a total legend and really inspired the children. Georgia competes at a national level and is a member of Britain’s top skipping team ‘The Bouncers’! well done everyone, what a wonderful perker upper and some awesome skills learned. #teamspirit […]

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28th September 2020

Welcome from the Principal

Welcome back to the new school year!  We enjoyed seeing all the children back in their new classrooms last week.  It was lovely to see them again and realise how much they all seem to have grown over the summer! A big Copthill welcome to the following children and their families who are joining us […]

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28th September 2020

Tales from the Summer Term 2020

Please follow the link to read our end of term review and to hear a little about how Copthill children, staff and parents have been embracing these very strange few months over the summer term 2020. Tales from the Summer Term

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Early Years

30th March 2021

Happy Easter!

The children have loved all of the Easter activities which have been on offer. They have printed with potatoes to make some very special cards, created colourful carrot paintings whilst out in the garden and searched for hidden eggs in the Copthill grounds. The children were delighted when they realised the chick boxes they had […]

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25th March 2021

Badger Adventure

This week forest school went on an adventure all the way past the farm to find the man made badger set that is being built by the Environment Agency. On the way the children spotted animal tracks from horses, deer and badgers. There were some red kites flying in the sky above and a swan […]

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25th March 2021

Heavier and Lighter

Whilst out on an animal care walk we found Mr Campbell in the woods! He showed us a special seesaw for balancing on. Mr Campbell stood on one end and the children slowly added themselves to the other end to try and lift Mr Campbell up into the air. We counted the amount of children […]

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Reception

1st April 2021

Easter Surprises!

We have had an amazing week in Reception full of Easter activities! We have made Easter cards and chocolate nests and even solved some number bond egg problems in maths. Our PE lesson was very exciting this week as we had an Easter egg hunt. The weather was too hot to collect chocolate eggs! It […]

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26th March 2021

Easter and New Life!

We have had another great week in Reception. Even though the weather has been variable we have made the most of our outdoor spaces! We have had a great time learning about the different story versions of “Chicken Licken”. The most popular version seemed to be when all the animals escaped from the fox at […]

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18th March 2021

Dinosaur Adventures!

This week has been filled with dinosaur adventures! We have been reading a story about a caveman called Togg who finds a huge egg that hatches into a dinosaur. He calls the dinosaur Leftover as it belongs from the Jurassic period. We have been learning about the different types of dinosaurs and thinking about how […]

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Year 1

26th March 2021

Islands and flags…

With our ‘Awesome Adventures’ topic drawing to a close, Year 1 have been busy planning, building and creating their own fantasy islands! With hot tubs, volcanoes, waterfalls and secret coves, we can’t wait to see the finished creations next week! In forest school, 1F have been busy making flags for their islands, and 1H were […]

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19th March 2021

Red noses and fantasy islands!

This week in Year 1 the children have been thinking about what it would be like to be shipwrecked on a far off land! They wrote wonderfully creative list poems thinking about the contents of a shipwrecked sailors pocket! In forest school, the children made their own fantasy islands using natural materials. Heading North the […]

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12th March 2021

Welcome Back Year 1!

We have loved having the children back in the classroom filling the corridors with laughter and excitement! Our new topic is Awesome Adventures and we can’t wait to set sail around the world and discover new and wonderful places. In class we have been busy making balloon globes to learn about the continents. In forest […]

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Year 2

1st April 2021

Easter Excitement!

Well the weeks have been whizzing by! We have had some amazing weather this week and we have enjoyed every second of it! In Forest School we went down to the river and searched for microhabitats in the Canal, this was a lovely shady place for a hot day! We have had lots of brilliant […]

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26th March 2021

Habitats and Hunting!

In Forest School we explored to find different animals hidden in the forest. We then spoke about what habitats they live in and what they need to survive. The animals then had their own habitats made by Year 2! In PSHE we discussed being kind to our friends and spoke about how we can help […]

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19th March 2021

Sunshine and Senses!

How the weeks are flying! Before we know it, the Easter Bunny will be on his way and the sunshine will hopefully be a permanent feature in the sky! This week we have been looking at the differences between things that are living, dead or have never been alive. We were allowed back into the […]

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Year 3

2nd April 2021

Cut Throat Celts

What a fantastic day we had out in the Forest on Wednesday. The school was thrown back 2,000 years and invaded by Cut Throat Celts. There was tribal flag designing, bread cooking over the fire, spear whittling, pinch pot preparing, thatcher’s thatching and medallion making. The sun was shining for us all and the kitchen […]

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2nd April 2021

Fractious Fractions Cut Throat Celts!

The weeks are speeding by and we can’t believe we only have one week left until Easter! The children have firmly settle back into the routine and we are filling their days as soon as they enter the classroom. The clubs are still an important part of the day and we are certainly setting up […]

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2nd April 2021

Crazy Hair and Funky Fractions

Red Nose day brought lots of crazy hairdos! Lots of Mummies must have been up early plaiting, crimping, curling and dying hair! We had a lovely morning and were treated to Red Nose day cakes for dessert at lunchtime – they were yummy! The next couple of weeks were are looking at fractions. We enjoyed […]

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Year 4

1st April 2021

Viking raiding on the Welland Warrior!

Attaching our shields to the longboat and practising our awesome oaring in preparation for the launch later. Warriors in the water relaxing after their raid on Dead Man’s Island!

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26th March 2021

Sail power

STEM project designing a sail powered boat. Learning about properties of materials for researchinto which materials to choose for boat building. Will it sink?

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19th March 2021

Red Nose Day!

Crazy hair day fun raising money for Comic Relief!

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Years 5 & 6

30th March 2021

Twas brillig and the slithy tothes…

Y6 analysed the nonsense language (and mirrored writing) of the Jaberwocky from Alice through the looking glass by Lewis Carroll. They then performed the poem with actions and expression techniques! Watch our performance in the video below.

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30th March 2021

Life in the trenches…

Year 6 have finished their WW1 topic this term by spending an afternoon in Copthill’s very own trenches. Led my Sergeant Major Willson, Lieutenant Hesford and Captain Teesdale, the troops (carrying heavy spades) marched across tricky terrain to the trenches where they laboured like real soldiers filling their own sandbags and laying wire protection. They […]

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25th March 2021

Incredible writing by Y5!

Year 5 have been using the animation ‘ruin’ to explore suspense writing and descriptions. Check out this amazing opener some of the year group built up together: Gatherings of vines clambered up the derelict buildings, engulfing the deserted city which stretched, wasted, ahead. Searching for its next victim, the vegetation took over above the abandoned […]

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Sport

16th October 2020

Year 3&4 House Stampede

Year 3 and 4 took to the Stampede course this afternoon and belted round in amazing style. Congratulations to Burghley House for winning the Year 4 event and Casewick for taking the podium for Year 3. A great achievement from everyone today, well done.

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16th October 2020

Year 5&6’s House Stampede!

House stampede this afternoon for our Year 5&6’s… it was the very epitome of house spirit… so proud of you all! Lindsey took the trophy, but it was a close call!

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28th September 2020

U11 A & B RECORD HUGE WINS V OAKHAM

Copthill U11 A&B hockey teams recorded their biggest ever wins against Oakham U11A and U12D teams respectively.All the boys played fantastically well and were in complete control of both games.ALL were awarded players of the match. Well done to everyone!

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Welcome to the Copthill Blogs Page. These blogs are an informal way for you to view news and pictures directly from the children’s yeargroup. They are designed to provide a more detailed insight into what your children have been learning about in class.