Month: June 2016

OW Sam Aspland-Robinson

30 June 2016

OW Sam Aspland-Robinson (Bl. 15) was an integral member of the England U20 team that won the 2016 World Rugby U20 Championship, beating Ireland in the final 21-45.

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Well done Ryan!

28 June 2016

An excellent result for Ryan Lumsden (Bn. 15) and England Golf. Ryan came 3rd in the Brabazon Trophy at the London Golf Club, 22/06/2016 – 25/06/2016.

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OW in the news

18 June 2016

Brian Trenchard-Smith (M. 64), one of Quentin Tarantino’s favorite film directors, has written a metaphysical thriller ‘The Headsman’s Daughter’ and is receiving plenty of attention for it. Read more here

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OW voted Man of Series

15 June 2016

OW James Haskell’s (L. 03) impressive year continues by being awarded the Man of the Series title in the recent England v Australia Rugby test matches.

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Living Legacy Garden

06 June 2016

The grand opening of the Living Legacy Garden happened over the Speech Day weekend, not only was it a fantastic event but we were so lucky with the weather! The Living Legacy Garden was a show garden at the 2015 RHS Chelsea Flower Show which commemorated the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, and […]

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Congrats Morgan!

05 June 2016

In June Morgan Lake (Hn. 15) was crowned British Women’s High Jump champion. From that great win she has qualified for the GB team for Rio! Congratulations Morgan.

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Sally Jane Coode, MBE

05 June 2016

The Queen, on the occasion of the Celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, awarded Sally Jane Coode an MBE. Sally Jane is the mother of Charlie Coode (Hl. 86) and grandmother to three current Wellington pupils. Sally Jane is also the sister of David Cowley, Chairman of the Wellington Academy.

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Welly to Welly 2018

02 June 2016

In the Summer of 2018, a team of 8 young OWs plan to drive an old Routemaster Bus from Wellington UK to Wellington College International Shanghai (WCIS) – over 8000 miles. If any OW of any vintage has experience of a major overland expedition like this, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please […]

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