The Cotswold School

Gloucestershire, United Kingdom


Location: Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary
Funding status: State - Academy
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About The Cotswold School

The School, which is based in the stunning village of Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire, has earned, and continues to do so, an outstanding reputation as a highly popular, happy and successful 11-18 comprehensive school.

Set in over 30 acres of beautiful surroundings between Cheltenham and Oxford, the School has an incredible group of staff and governors who do go that extra mile to provide our students with an inspiring education – fully equipping them for their future lives. Our values of friendship and knowledge, symbolised on our badge, underpin all our activities across a broad spectrum of subjects and extra-curricular offerings. Our mission – ‘the pursuit of academic excellence and individual achievement within a caring community’ is evident the minute you walk through our door.

Recent accolades which verify and validate these exceptional standards at the Cotswold School include:

  • Awarded The Sunday Times Comprehensive School 2015-2016 – an award based on A*/A grades at GCSE and A*-B grades at A Level
  • Achieved, for the fourth consecutive time, Outstanding Ofsted, across all categories (latest March 2015)
  • Designated as a National Teaching School by the National College of Teaching and Leadership
  • Fifteen students (in the last three years) have received Oxbridge offers
  • Students going on to study at Russell Group Universities has seen an unprecedented doubling in growth over a five year      period, from 2012 to 2016 leavers
  • The new, flagship Sixth Form Centre opened in autumn 2017, ensuring the Sixth Form is now on one site, offering bespoke and state-of-the-art facilities

Put simply, these are awards for excellence. These results, across a wide-ranging number of subjects, clearly demonstrate the commitment and professionalism of all the teaching staff – a team to be truly proud of – we aim to continually move the School forward, but at the same time, we always concentrate on the fundamentals of this job – teaching quality, pastoral care and upholding the unique ethos of The Cotswold School.” Will  Morgan, Principal

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Location


Address: The Avenue, Bourton-on-the-water, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL54 2BD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1451 820554
What people say about us

I wanted to say thank you to you, your colleagues and your terrific choir for the contribution that you all made to the performance of my piece on Saturday night. I think it was incredibly impressive to have such a large choir from the school and one that not only sang so well but also presented itself in such a professional and committed way.

- The Cotswold School Chamber Choir, the British Choral Composer Mr Bob Chilcott

Students flourish in this outstanding and truly exceptional School’

- Ofsted 2015

Opportunities are made available for all to flourish and achieve

- Ofsted 2015

Students are well prepared for life in Modern Britain

- Ofsted 2015

Every category and sub-category judged as ‘Outstanding’

- Ofsted 2015