About us

  • Cotuit Hall is a boarding school for international students aged between 16-19 who are passionate about academic study. The school provides students with the opportunity to study A-Levels and the IB international diploma, advancing their prospects for further study. Many students at Cotuit Hall have on gone to further their education at UK universities, including the University of Oxford. The school is home to around 200 students who study a range of subjects at Cotuit Hall including literature, social sciences, mathematics, sciences and languages.

    At Cotuit Hall the school employs 10 boarding staff, who look after the students and support them in their studies and integration in to the local area. Students at the school are strongly urged to support local charities and community groups as part of the education programme.

    Our commitment to the community

    We are passionate about Oxford and we are committed to supporting and enhancing the city. This is includes working with local businesses and contributing the upkeep of the local area. It is estimated that the wider benefits of the school include:

    • Student spending with local businesses in the city (circa £1.5m per annum).
    • Payments to local host families that wish to host a student in their own home. is approx. £500,000 per year
    • Operationally a school expenditure of approx. £5m per annum in the local economy
  • Our parent company

    Cotuit Hall is an EF Academy school, owned by EF Education First.

    EF Education First has been a pioneer in global education since 1965. Its mission has always been to open the world through language, academia and cultural exchange with innovative ways to learn.

    EF has established ground-breaking research collaborations at Cambridge University, Peking University, and Harvard Graduate School of Education. We have developed innovative youth programmes with the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and we have proudly served as the official language training supplier for numerous Olympic Games, including Rio 2016.