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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.

What’s New

  • RT @cothilloutdoors: This weekend saw our annual hiking and swimming trip to the Jurassic coast. We were blessed with beautiful weather so...

  • RT @cothilloutdoors: With the nights drawing in and the bad weather not yet being upon us, we have the perfect opportunity to try out our v...

  • Open Day ~ Saturday 28th September 10.30am. Register to attend at

  • RT @CothillMusic: Such a fabulous start to the day. Our Bagpipe teacher, Mr Galleitch, is piping us to lessons #areweinscotland #bagpipes #...

  • Brand new onto Muddy, @CothillHouse is a gently selective #boarding #prep #school for boys nr #Abingdon, with small classes and a lovely homely atmosphere. #OpenDay is Sat 28 Sept, or do your homework first with the Muddy review. #bestschools #boys

  • RT @cothillsport: What an experience for our senior boys training at the home of the Premier League Champions for their football tour! #foo...

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