The Wellington Community exists to inspire and support the students as well as being a wonderful social and professional network for all its members.

The WOW! Scholarship Programme

Esther Ujah

Watch Esther’s journey of how a bursary at Wellington has led to her being offered a place at Cambridge.

OUR PROGRAMMES

Opportunities to get involved

We want every member of the Wellington Community to be able to enjoy and benefit from their association with the College and the Community. We have a number of exciting opportunities across our programmes for members of the Community to be part of.

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We are shaping the future

‘Inspire!’ is at the heart of the College’s ambitious development plan. It aims to: develop our campus and deliver a truly dynamic and world-leading educational environment; widen opportunity and access through our bursary programme – the WOW! campaign; provide an enriched curriculum and platform for all round educational success and set our students up for life beyond Wellington; and restore, conserve and celebrate our amazing heritage.

Widening Opportunity at Wellington

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Claud Raymond

OW Claud Raymond Victoria Cross Anniversary

21 March 2019

21st March marks the anniversary of the action in 1945 for which Old Wellingtonian Claud Raymond was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross. Claud was at Wellington from 1937 to 1942, and was in the Hill dormitory. He became a School Prefect. His entry in the College’s Roll of Honour records that he loved both rugby […]

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OW John Fitzhardinge Paul Butler Victoria Cross Anniversary

27 December 2018

27th December marks the anniversary of the second action in 1914 for which Old Wellingtonian John Fitzhardinge Paul Butler was awarded the Victoria Cross. John was in the Stanley, 1902-1906, and then went straight to Sandhurst to train as an Army officer. He joined the King’s Royal Rifle Corps in 1907. In 1913 he was […]

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OW John Franks Vallentin Victoria Cross Anniversary

07 November 2018

Today, 7th November, marks the anniversary of the action in 1914 for which Old Wellingtonian John Franks Vallentin was posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross. John came to Wellington in 1895 and left in 1898. He was in Mr Purnell’s House, now known as the Picton. He was commissioned into the Army in 1899, served in […]

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Upcoming Events

23 May 2019

Gardening Society: Seedling and Cutting Swap *Rescheduled*

6:30pm, Pink Pavilion

Join us for a relaxed evening to exchange your excess seedlings, cuttings, and plants, and take home something new for free! Everyone welcome.

Cheese and wine to enjoy while you swap.

To register or for more information please contact: community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk


24 May 2019

Eve of Speech Day – Celebration of Jeff Oakes

7:30pm, Combermere Quad

Jeff Oakes is retiring after 41 years teaching at Wellington College, as a teacher of woodwind and also in the last 10 years as Conductor of the Concert Band. To mark his retirement and to say farewell, we would like to invite you to Eve of Speech Day on Friday 22nd of May in the Upper Combermere Quad. More specifically, if you played in the Concert Band or were taught by Jeff, Simon Williamson (Director of Arts and Music) would like to invite you to join in with the Concert Band for one or two items with a rehearsal at 6 pm on the day.

For more information please get in touch: community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk


25 May 2019

Speech Day 2019

10:00am, Wellington College

We welcome pupils, parents and staff to celebrate Speech Day 2019 with us in the iconic Wellington Big Top. Enjoy a showcase event of the year’s activities, prize giving’s and speeches from the College community. The annual house picnics on Turf will take place from 12.30 onwards, along with an assortment of outdoor events including the Cavalry Charge, Gun Run, Exhibitions and full school Call Over.

Two e-tickets will be automatically issued per pupil with a very small number of additional e-tickets available to book closer to the event should families require more than their automatic allocation.

The additional tickets will be bookable on a first come, first served basis on the Forthcoming Events page on the main Wellington College website.

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