Category: Video

Pastoral Talk: are you an 18 second doctor?

21 February 2018

The same technology that brings us closer to those far away, takes us far away from the people that we are close to. On Saturday 3rd February we explored how to be more present and to listen more deeply and fully with your colleagues, friends, family and especially your children, and to make a real […]

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Pastoral Talk: Growth Mindsets

18 January 2018

On Saturday 13th January Ian Morris talked about what is probably the most influential piece of education research ever conducted. In the 1980s, Professor Carol Dweck started to conduct research into the effect of a person’s beliefs about their own intelligence on the progress that they made with learning. Her research was ground-breaking and shows […]

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Actually Murray

19 December 2017

A festive thank you video from Murray Lindo (Head of the Wellington Community) for all the support we receive from OWs, Parents, Staff, Volunteers and Students throughout the year.

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Resilience: Putting it in Perspective

20 October 2017

On Saturday 7th October Ian Morris explored further themes of the wellbeing curriculum which supports Wellington pupils through the challenging elements of the adolescent years. View the Pastoral Talk video now by clicking here… All Pastoral Talk videos are password protected – if you wish to watch the video but have not received a password please […]

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Emotions

17 May 2017

On Saturday 13th May we welcomed Ian Morris back to give a pastoral talk on Emotions. Understanding the human emotion system is central to living a good life. The talk gave an overview of how the system works, how it can be managed and how understanding the emotions matters in resilience, ethics, relationships and conflict […]

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Flow

30 March 2017

We welcomed back Ian Morris, Head of Wellbeing at Wellington, to talk about Flow, the state where your ability and the complexity of the task you are performing are perfectly matched so that you lose track of time and even lose your sense of self. This session looked in a little more detail at what Flow is, […]

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Helping Kids with Stress

11 March 2017

We welcomed back Dr Philip Hopley who specialises in stress, mood and anxiety disorders. Dr Hopley is Clinical Lead at the London Psychiatry and Psychology (LPP) Sports Counselling Service and consults to a range of Governing Bodies and Player Associations. He played rugby for London Wasps for a decade including two years as a semi-professional, […]

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Parenting Teenage Boys

04 March 2017

We welcomed Claire Gillman back to Wellington to talk about parenting teenage boys. Claire’s talk helped give parents the information they need on the enormous physical and emotional changes in boys from 11-18, the different stages they go through, problems they’ll hit, school issues, encouraging positive behaviour, warning signs and how to cope as parents. […]

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Surviving the Teenage Years

10 February 2017

Delivered by the talented Teenagers Translated team, this presentation distilled the most current research in psychology, neuroscience and biochemistry into practical strategies. The talk aimed to deepen an understanding of the links between emotions, physiology and behaviour and to promote the sort of communication and environment most likely to promote collaborative behaviour, growth and learning […]

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The Theory of Mindsets

31 January 2017

In this talk Ian Morris, Head of Wellbeing at Wellington College, explored one of the most important pieces of educational research. In the 1980s, Professor Carol Dweck conducted research into the effect of a person’s beliefs about their own intelligence on the progress that they made with learning. Her research was ground-breaking and shows us […]

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The Importance of Sleep

29 January 2017

Pastoral Talk on The Importance of Sleep for the Teenage Brain by Evelyn Stewart, Senior Sleep Paediatric Practitioner. View the Pastoral Talk video now by clicking here… All Pastoral Talk videos are password protected – if you wish to watch the video but have not received a password please contact: community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk

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Digital Awareness & Safety

26 January 2017

Talk by Digital Awareness UK the UK’s leading social media safety organisation who have been appointed to support Wellington College’s commitment to safeguarding students online and to provide talks and workshops in the key areas such as sexting and the digital footprint. In this informative session the team will aim to empower you when it comes […]

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Understanding the Pastoral Life of the College

24 January 2017

We know that joining a large boarding school such as Wellington can sometimes be daunting for both parents and students. In this session several key members of the pastoral team gave a very informative talk about the support structures in place to ensure that your son or daughter receives the highest level of pastoral care during their time at Wellington. View the Pastoral Talk […]

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