About Copthill School

Pupils love the ‘work’  they do outdoors, and lessons in the woods or out in the open are significant contributory factors which help pupils to develop highly positive attitudes to school and to display such joy and enthusiasm for all they undertake in school

ISI Inspection 2017

An Active Country School

Copthill School is a thriving, purpose-built, Independent Day School for 300 boys and girls, aged between 2 and 11.  Located on a farm, surrounded by 350 acres of beautiful rural countryside in south Lincolnshire, our unique site enables us to offer pupils a wide range of outdoor experiences.  Safe access to extensive woods, a river, fields, tracks, farm animals and archaeological sites makes outdoor learning a daily reality for our pupils.

Our emphasis is on health, exercise, inspiration and engagement.

The school continues to deliver academic success and has a proud history of academic excellence.  Pupils regularly achieve scholarships and academic awards to both independent and state schools in their final year exams, with an average of 13 scholarships having been awarded each year over the last three years.

Since the school started in 1969, we have not lost the founder’s ingrained commitment to a truly well-rounded education. Combining a traditional education with progressive innovation, Copthill provides a happy, secure and stimulating environment in which to learn and grow.

Along with their academic commitments, we encourage pupils to be involved in as many outdoor activities as possible.  We aim to raise our pupils’ self esteem by challenging them to achieve personal success in all areas.


Thank you for everything.  Our son has been exposed to a ‘plethora of wonderfulness’ during his years at school!

Former parent