Cottesmore is an award-wining academic boarding prep school for girls and boys in West Sussex, less than an hour from London. Cottesmore excels at 'modern' boarding. its huge range of sports, hobbies and activities supplement a diverse academic curriculum. The drama, music and arts programmes are equally purposeful and vibrant. Cottesmore has been preparing children for major public schools since 1894 and continues to provide excellent preparation for senior boarding schools who share Cottesmore's belief in nurturing a rounded, dynamic individual. 'Everyone has a talent' is Cottesmore's unofficial motto. Cottesmore will find and nurture each child's talent, help the individual grow strong in the light of his or her own success and to have faith in their own ability in a caring, confidence-inspiring environment. Cottesmore is 'Prep School of the Year' 2020/21 by Tatler Schools Awards and also won the Times Educational Supplement 'Boarding School of the Year' in 2019.
Our next Open Morning will take place on Saturday 3rd December at 10am. Please do join us for an informal tour of Cottesmore; experience the warmth of Cottesmore, meet our teaching staff and enjoy a tour of the school led by current pupils. Our Headmaster, Tom Rogerson, welcomes your questions during the session.
We also recognise that flexibility is key, so we are inviting all parents to book a virtual 1:1 coffee break with our Headmaster, Tom Rogerson, at a time that is convenient for you. To book your 15-minute coffee break with our Headmaster, between 10am - 4pm, please contact [email protected]
Open Morning registration form
Open Morning Registration