Cothill Educational Trust

A registered charity no: 309639 consisting of 8 schools located in the UK and Southern France
Established in 1969

Trust Overview:

The Cothill Educational Trust comprises of eight schools each retaining their own identity and ethos. Below is a brief synopsis of each:

Cothill House

A family-run preparatory boarding school for 220 boys from the ages of 8 to 13, situated in the heart of rural Oxfordshire.

Head:Duncan Bailey

Château de Sauveterre
Sauveterre aims to provide and promote the very essence of French life through a variety of experiences where pupils learn to adapt to a different environment, both geographically and culturally by spending a term abroad.

Directeur:Richard Bower


A co-educational day school for 480 pupils from the ages of 2 to 11, situated on 60 acres in the heart of rural Oxfordshire.

Head: Eddy Newton

Kitebrook House

A co-educational preparatory boarding and day school located in the beautiful Cotswolds for children aged 2 to 13

Head:Susan McLean

Mowden Hall
A co-educational day and boarding preparatory school for children from the ages of 3 to 13. The school is set in the idyllic rural Northumberland countryside.

Head:Neal Bailey

Ashdown House

A family-run co-educational preparatory boarding and day school from the ages of 4 to 13. The school is situated on the edge of the Ashdown Forest in East Sussex.

Head:Haydon Moore

Old Malthouse

Offering bespoke Geography and Science courses. Enhance your pupils' learning through fieldwork experience or come and stay to explore Purbeck and try some adventure activities.

Head:Tracy Brooks

Barfield School

Situated in 12 acres of beautiful grounds just outside the market town of Farnham, we offer a complete educational experience for children from 2-13 years of age.

Head:James Reid