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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

11th December 2020

Our Festive Final Week!

The children have enjoyed a festive final week of term with a Christmas event every day of the week ensuring all children have experienced the excitement regardless of the days they attend the setting! On Monday we continued with our Christmas crafts and harvested the vegetables ready for a special Christmas lunch on Tuesday. Christmas […]

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8th December 2020

A Frosty Morning

The children had a wonderful time exploring the frost and ice in the quad this week. They were fascinated by the frost covered spiderwebs and little icicles hanging off the Christmas baubles! There was a thick layer of ice in the play boat which the children loved smashing as they experimented with different ways of […]

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13th November 2020

Firework Fun!

Pre School and Nursery have enjoyed learning about how to enjoy fireworks and bonfires safely. They have also had lots of fun joining in with different firework inspired crafts and activities. The children particularly enjoyed using the salad spinner to mix the different coloured paints to create a firework picture. 

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Reception

10th December 2020

Come and Join the Celebrations!

We have had an amazing week full of Christmas activities. The festive artwork has been beautiful. We have made calendars, Christmas tree hangings, paper chains, wooden figures of Father Christmas and bauble sun catchers! The online pantomime was very much enjoyed by both the adults and children. The CPSC chocolate treat was also very much […]

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3rd December 2020

Christmas is Coming!

The excitement has gained momentum here at school as the children have noticed the addition of decorations, Christmas trees and flashing lights. They have also been delighted to see their very own inflatable Father Christmas on top of the school building roof! You can only imagine how long it takes Reception children to travel anywhere […]

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27th November 2020

Billy Goats and Christmas Surprises!

This has been a pretty exciting week as we have been preparing a Christmas surprise for you all. The songs you may have been hearing about angels and the baby Jesus might have given the game away but your Christmas treat has been taking shape!  You will not have much longer to wait! We have […]

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Year 1

10th December 2020

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Our final week has been a busy one, the children loved playing the in frosty snow at the start of the week, they pulled crackers and enjoyed a Christmas dinner on Tuesday and have been busy creating Christmas crafts. Today was a fantastic end to the term, all of the children took part in the […]

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4th December 2020

Busy Bees!

It is the end of another busy week in Year 1 which started with the children performing their Christingle service and ended with a soggy walk in the ‘snowy sleet’. This morning 1H were learning about how shadows are formed and had great fun making their own shadow puppets and creating stories. In 1F the […]

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27th November 2020

Highlights of the week…

Year 1 have had a wonderful crafty week. We have been busy making pine cone Christmas trees, marble rolling 2021 calendars and creating festive decorations for our classrooms. In maths, we have continued exploring shape, and playing lots of games to help us understand finding the difference. We are starting to get ourselves ready for […]

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Year 2

11th December 2020

The Final Christmas Countdown…

We have had a wonderfully crazy last week of term in Year 2 (would you expect anything less?!). We have been very busy recording our parts for the Christingle Service, which we hope you have all enjoyed; we made festive hats to wear to our fantastic Christmas lunch; we looked amazing dressed up as Santa […]

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4th December 2020

The Elves are watching!!!

Come and join us on the Year 2 Blog this week as we have been up to lots of fabulous things with our elves watching us from the display in the Year 2 corridor! There has been chalking, there has been Christingle practice, there has been some Christmas art, there has been some chalking which […]

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27th November 2020

Flatbread and Fun!

Welcome to the Year 2 blog! The Fridays are flying round and before we know it Christmas will be here, the celebration everyone has been waiting for this year. With a bit more practice it is looking promising that Year 2’s may be cooking roast dinner on Christmas Day as long as you’re happy with […]

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Year 3

4th December 2020

Hot off the Press!

It’s been like Shaftsbury Avenue in Year 3, we have had lights, camera, action and been tripping the boards all at the same time, phew! Huge well done to everyone for their brilliant performances in our 3 Christmas plays, Santa’s Interview, The Kings Rice Pudding and Miss Muffet. Looking forward to their release night to […]

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20th November 2020

Skipping Tastic!

Monday morning saw us shake off those morning blues and skip! Georgia came and taught the children different styles of skipping and it was great to watch every single child persevere and really try their hardest to achieve their own personal goals. It certainly kept away the Autumnal chill! Mexico was the destination in Culture […]

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13th November 2020

Counting down…

What a fantastic week in Year 3. We have been shaping up on finding the properties of 2D and 3D shapes in math’s I wonder how many the children can recognise in the outside world?!This week we have been lucky enough to be shown some fantastic Anderson shelter work and even some home projects from children in […]

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Year 4

10th December 2020

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Look at our winter wonderland! We enjoyed a traditional Copthill Christmas lunch … delicious! We had some of our talented musicians provide some musical accompaniment. We have been impressed with some wonderful informal lunchtime concerts recently. Christmas Cards and 2021 Calendars winging their way to you soon! Thank you to Thea for warming us up […]

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26th November 2020

Skipping towards Christmas

We enjoyed a great skipping workshop this week and in Forest School had fun den building and enjoying Roman food. Soggy but still smiling!

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25th November 2020

Rifle Shooting and Team Building Adventures!

Year 4 have been thoroughly enjoying discovering new skills and the patience required to be successful in the great Copthill outdoors. Hurray! The new website is now live so you can view all of our blogs there. We are truly heading towards Christmas now and shall be turning our classrooms into a winter wonderland over […]

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Years 5 & 6

11th December 2020

Last day of term – Year 5!

Year 5 had a super fun last day of term today. 5C enjoyed a morning of party games such as the human knot, the bedsheet challenge, spaghetti and marshmallow towers, birthday silent line, sleeping lions, wink murder and pass the didgeridoo. 5W enjoyed a special ‘cinema at school’ experience watching Aladdin and then did a […]

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10th December 2020

5c Christmas party games!

5c enjoyed some old school party games today after the obligatory desk tidy – I’ve got the measles, pass the hoop and bucket bonanza! Team building skills… check.

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7th December 2020

Y6 African Tales

Y6 have spent the afternoon around the fireside telling their own African Tales. We had blankets and hot chocolates and enjoyed a wonderful time listening to all the creative stories Y6 have written about the creatures of Africa.

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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.