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Cothill House

Cothill House

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Welcome from the Headmaster

Set in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, just outside Oxford, Cothill House has been providing an inspirational all-round boarding education and unrivalled opportunities for boys aged 8-13 for 150 years.

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.

  • Independent Schools of the Year 2019 Award
  • Spears Logo
  • Cricketer Schools Guide 2020

What’s New

  • What an end to a fantastic first half of term! Looking forward to more excitement after a well-earned break. See the full video on our instagram page @cothillhousesport #wickedwednesday #cothillsport #iloveboarding

  • What's on your fork? @CothillHouse #iloveboarding For more on this news story, click here:

  • Many thanks to Sandroyd for organising a terrific evening of Year 8 online Chess. We will do it again soon! Well done boys and girls. It went down to the wire @SandroydSchool #onlinechess #iloveboarding #fun #checkmate

  • @CothillMusic Love the passion & commitment boys

  • When your friend plays the piano and you sing karaoke in your free time.... with harmonies! #jamming #karaoke #queen #bohemianrhapsody #livingthedream #weloveboarding #iloveboarding #welovemusic #musical #harmonies

  • The 6s became Troubadours today, composed Medieval melodies and played them on the keyboards #troubadour #medieval #composing #welovemusic #musicisfun

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