Cothill House A GSG School
- Cothill House
- Head: Mr Duncan Bailey
- T 01865 390800
- F 01865 390205
- E email@example.com
- W www.cothill.net
- A mainstream independent school for boys aged from 8 to 13
- Boarding: Yes
- Local authority: Oxfordshire
- Pupils: 220
- Religion: Church of England
- Fees: £26,220 pa
- Review: View The Good Schools Guide Review
- ISI report: View the ISI report
- Linked schools: Chandlings
What The Good Schools Guide says..
Parents report boys roaring around on scooters in their pyjamas before bedtime rather than gluing themselves to screens. And therein lies the magic of the place. Macs and iPads do have a home here but what Cothill really offers is a ‘Swallows and Amazons’ approach to education. It’s a school where boys can ‘have a childhood,’ say parents. Boys can build dens or bird boxes...
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What The Good Schools Guide says
Since 2011, Mr Duncan Bailey (30s). Educated at Cothill, followed by Eton and a gap year in West Africa, then Manchester University (French) and Vienna University (German). Bitten by teaching bug during his year abroad but harboured ambitions to nurture his passion for sport, particularly tennis (he was a contemporary of Tim Henman) and moved into sports management. ‘Fell into teaching’ after being asked to stand in for the head of modern languages at Eton, where he spent two years. Prior to taking headship at Cothill ran Sauveterre, the Cothill Trust’s French outpost, for eight years.
Married to Maria (his ‘secret weapon’ according to parents), lives at heart of school with his two young daughters, currently schooled at nearby Chandlings. A hands-on head couple, the Baileys are in true loco parentis...
Special Education Needs
Cothill has a SEN department which has two full-time and two part-time staff. Provision is made for boys who have mild to moderate learning problems. Nov 09.
|Condition||Provision for in school|
|ASD - Autistic Spectrum Disorder|
|Aspergers Syndrome [archived]|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders|
|Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders [archived]|
|CReSTeD registered for Dyslexia|
|Delicate Medical Problems [archived]|
|English as an additional language (EAL)|
|Has an entry in the Autism Services Directory|
|Has SEN unit or class|
|HI - Hearing Impairment|
|MLD - Moderate Learning Difficulty|
|MSI - Multi-Sensory Impairment|
|Natspec Specialist Colleges|
|OTH - Other Difficulty/Disability|
|Other SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|PD - Physical Disability|
|PMLD - Profound and Multiple Learning Difficulty|
|SEMH - Social, Emotional and Mental Health|
|SLCN - Speech, Language and Communication|
|SLD - Severe Learning Difficulty|
|Special facilities for Visually Impaired|
|SpLD - Specific Learning Difficulty|
|VI - Visual Impairment|