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Cothill House

Cothill House

CourageOriginalityTeamworkHumourIntegrityLove of LearningLove of Life


Set in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, just outside Oxford, Cothill House provides an inspirational all-round boarding education and unrivalled opportunities for boys aged 8-13.

Established in 1870, Cothill is recognised globally as one of the country’s leading boys’ boarding prep schools with an exceptional record of preparing boys for the top public schools.

Our aim is to foster every boy’s happiness, confidence and individual passions, helping them to achieve their potential, to cultivate their love of learning and to stimulate their love of life. Cothill boys flourish in an environment where hard work, integrity and originality are both valued and rewarded.

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  • RT @CothillScience: So much for the mini-beasts we set out to find... the 4s managed to catch a beautiful frog, a huge American crayfish an...

  • What an amazing experience for these 3 boys, who spent the day with the @rafredarrows flown by helicopter from our school fields.

  • A perfect evening for the annual Fathers and Sons cricket match. Mums enjoying the evening too! #boardingfamily

  • RT @CothillScience: Here are the cliché ones then... #TweetTweet #ILoveBoarding @GoodSchoolsUK @CountryChildMag

  • RT @CothillScience: A little rain wasn't going to stop the Fives' visit to Sutton Courtenay nature reserve. A very informative and enjoyabl...

  • RT @cothillsport: Many congratulations to the Greeks, the winners of this year's senior group matches. Well done also to the Trojans who he...

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