We have a number of exciting opportunities across our programmes for members of the Community to be part of, and we hope you will be amazed just how vibrant your Wellington College community is!

EDUCATIONAL ENRICHMENT

We are sharing expertise

We want to mix your professional experience with the academic life of the students and look to our community to deliver masterclasses or lectures to enrich what happens in the classroom. We will set up programmes for skills for life, work placements, entrepreneurship, enterprise and much more, because we want our students to be inspired and, in turn, able to inspire others.

CAREERS

We are thinking differently

We want our students to benefit from the expertise of our global community. We will build a careers network of OWs, parents (both past and present) and strategic industry partners to help our students with careers advice, guidance, work placement opportunities and networking links – a truly inspirational platform which embraces both the practical and the innovative.

BUSINESS NETWORKING

We are creating opportunities

We will be building up a peer-to-peer professional network for OWs and parents, both past and present. We want to bring together industry sectors and disciplines and meet regularly to share ideas, make contacts, facilitate career development and create business opportunities for all members.

SOCIAL & CULTURAL

We are making life-long friendships

Theatre and gallery trips, wine tastings, informal drinks, reunions, overseas trips, and much much more. We are continuing to build up a vibrant events and communications programme for parents and OWs to enjoy, meet new people, make friends and have a lot of fun along the way.

PASTORAL

We are supporting you

We will be delivering a series of talks aimed at helping parents to understand the pastoral life of the college. These will cover a wide range of topics such as Digital Awareness and Safety, Independent Learning and Teenage Nutrition and Food at Wellington.

PHILANTHROPY

We are shaping the future

Through our Philanthropic Network we plan 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; and provide an enriched curriculum and platform for all round educational success and set our students up for life beyond Wellington.

Upcoming Events

06 September 2018

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Fundraising Dinner

6.45pm, Waterloo Hall, Wellington College

We are delighted to be hosting an exclusive event in the presence of His Royal Highness The Earl of Wessex KG GCVO at Wellington College.

In his role as Trustee and Chair of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), His Royal Highness is undertaking a unique initiative this year. He has pledged to play every Real Tennis Court in the world during 2018 to promote awareness of the work the DofE does in transforming young lives. As you may know, Wellington is one of only a handful of schools in the country to have a Real Tennis Court. Wellington is also a centre for Bronze, Silver and and Gold DofE Awards.

We would be delighted if you could join us for this very special event, the evening will begin with a champagne reception at 6.45pm at The Real Tennis Club, followed by dinner with His Royal Highness in the Waterloo Hall.

Booking will close on Friday 30th August 2018.

If you would like to make a donation to The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award please visit their Just Giving page at: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/wellingtontennis

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08 September 2018

New Parents Welcome to Wellington Pre-Match Drinks

12.45pm, The Master's Lodge, Wellington College

The Wellington Community warmly invite all new parents to a ‘Welcome to Wellington’ pre-match drinks at The Master’s Lodge. It will be a great opportunity to meet fellow new parents, members of the Wellington Community team and hear more about what the Wellington Community has to offer. The drinks will be hosted by Julian Thomas, Master and Murray Lindo, Head of the Wellington Community. Please do not worry if you are unable to attend this date or if your child has an away fixture as there will be plenty more pre-match drinks hosted throughout the term, including one next week.

 

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12 September 2018

Walking Tour Around Wellington College Gardens

6.00pm, Porter's Lodge, Wellington College

Wellington College Head Gardener, Mark Dodd, will take us on a tour of the College gardens and share fascinating insights including some of the delights and challenges of looking after this 440 acre site. Mark is a highly experienced gardener with over 23 years of experience working not only at Wellington but as Head of Gardens at Benenden School and Epsom College as well as in private estates throughout the country. In this talk he will provide insight into a side of College life that is unknown to the majority. He will tell us about how his team manages the huge site complete with its lawns, heathland, hedgehogs, squirrels, adders – and all those leaves! There are 18.5 million of them on the Kilometre alone!

Please wear suitable footwear. This tour is limited to 15 people and bound to be a very popular session so be sure to register to secure your place.

 

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


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