Bishop Cotton Boys’ School had its beginning in the vision of Bishop George Lynch Cotton of Calcutta. His thought was to set up schools to teach European and Eurasian offspring of constrained means. The thought got bolster from the Viceroy, Lord Canning. The school in Bangalore turned into a reality in the hands of Rev. Samuel Thomas Pettigrew, Chaplain of St. Check’s Church. Cleric Cotton School opened its entryways in an unassuming house on High Grounds on the nineteenth of April, 1865, with Mr. G. Reynolds as its first Headmaster.
A school whose rich history is mixed with surging development, Bishop Cotton Boys’ School has left its blemish on all parts of training. Cotton is an ideal blend of comprehensive instruction combined with character building, co-curricular exercises and games all in a sheath of teaching and regard towards the Almighty. With a grounds spread more than 13 sections of land and best in class innovation display all finished, Cotton gloats of being outstanding amongst other spots to learn at.
Subsequent to standing tall for a long time, Bishop Cotton Boys’ School has won the honor of the “Eton of the East”, and stands tall as Bangalore’s driving school, one of India’s three best-positioned schools, and the No: 1 among all metro schools in India, with understudies of the school who have gone ahead to sparkle in various strolls of life, everywhere throughout the world.