Archives: OW Blog

RIP Seb Adeniran-Olule

11 May 2016

The Wellington Community is deeply saddened to hear of OW Seb Adeniran-Olule’s untimely death in a road traffic accident. Seb joined Wellington College in 2012 and had an outstanding school career academically, on the rugby pitch, and in the Hill, where he was very popular and an inspiration to those around him. Having represented England […]


Three ‘parish notices’:

14 December 2015

First, the 2014-15 edition of the Year Book is at the printers and will be posted out shortly. Second, the 2015 edition of the Register is almost complete but I am waiting for three items from College and would not wish to proceed without them. I hope the Register will go to the printers in […]


Ladies and Gentlemen

15 November 2015

OWs, like all members of the Wellington community, will be shocked and saddened by the events in Paris. The OW Society is a close-knit group and we have a wide network of contacts, and we will have a presence in Paris and France. I am sure that OWs would be quick to respond if there […]


A number of OWs had expressed concern in the past that College no longer seemed to welcome the children of OWs

02 November 2015

A new Admissions Officer, James Dahl, listened to the concerns of the OW Society and the concern has been addressed. I am delighted to be able to report that, for the third year running, the proportion of offers to children with OW connections is just over 10% – the latest round of offers is for […]


Old Hall has been refurbished and now looks fantastic!

12 October 2015

OWs will remember Old Hall as a rather shabby, dark, room with dingy matt brown panelling. The room was the original refectory or dining hall when College first opened in 1859. Since then it has been used for many purposes. In my days as a pupil in the 1970s it was used for assemblies, concerts […]