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Château de Sauveterre Château de Sauveterre

A term of cultural and linguistic education in the South of France

Cothill Trust

The Château de Sauveterre is a member of The Cothill Trust, a UK charity committed to providing high standard preparatory school education across a diverse range of day and boarding schools. The Trust currently comprises of six preparatory schools in England and the Château de Sauveterre.

Each school retains its individuality while offering academic excellence and a commitment to the whole child in a caring environment. Allowing children to fulfil their potential while retaining their childhood is our aim.

The Cothill Trust is governed by a Board of Trustees who delegate management responsibility to the Executive Officer, the Chief Executive.  The Chief Executive leads the strategic development of the Trust and supports the Heads of each individual school.  All schools are centrally supported by Head Office but are free to retain their own individuality and ethos.

If you would like to speak to the Chief Executive of the Cothill Trust, Tom Beardmore-Gray, then please contact him either by email at or by post at the address below. 

The Chairman of the Trustees is Dr Ralph Townsend and all correspondence should be sent to the Trust address:

The Cothill Trust
7 Cothill
Oxfordshire OX13 6JN

For general queries please email