Introduction

Wellington School is a co-educational independent day and boarding school in Wellington, Somerset, England for pupils aged 2 to 18.

 

Founded in 1837, Wellington School is a co-educational, 2-18 day and boarding school set in a small town and surrounded by beautiful Somerset countryside.  We are a busy, grounded and happy school which welcomes local, national and international pupils from diverse backgrounds. We offer a strong academic curriculum and a wealth of co-curricular opportunities underpinned by sensitive pastoral care and a well-founded sense of values.

 

 

Features

The school has rugby pitches, cricket squares, football pitches, an all-weather pitch, all-weather training areas, tennis courts, squash courts, climbing wall and an indoor swimming pool.

 

The school’s music department, dedicated to the ex-headmaster George Corner, includes a recording studio, iMac suite, and percussion studio as well as many practice rooms and two classrooms.

 

Drama is offered as part of the curriculum for all pupils in years 7-9 and can be taken as a choice at GCSE and A Level. Wellington boasts several highly celebrated actors amongst its alumni, including David Suchet who opened the school’s dedicated drama studio in 2010.

 

 

Alumni

Simon Singh, Science author.

Tom Singh, founder of the New Look chain of stores.

Herbert Gamlin, England rugby union player with 15 international caps between 1899 and 1904, known as “The Octopus” for the strength of his tackling.

Vice Admiral Duncan Potts, Current Director general of the Defence Academy of the United Kingdom.

Sir David Chipperfield, Architect

Sir Nigel Sweeney, High Court Judge

David Oxley, Actor, best known for playing Sir Hugo Baskerville in the 1959 film of The Hound of the Baskervilles

Tristan Mackay, Singer/Songwriter and No 1 iTunes artist

Professor Peter St George-Hyslop, Physician Scientist

Bob Moran, cartoonist best known for his work in The Daily Telegraph

 

Additional Info

牛津剑桥大学录取率 Oxbridge rate10.00%
城市 CityWellington
邮编 PostcodeTA21 8NT
最低年龄 Start Age2
最高年龄 End Age18
宗教信仰 ReligionChurch of England
ISI教育质量报告 ISI Integrated/Education quality reporthttp://isischools.devprocess.com/DownloadReport.aspx?t=c&r=GRT7221_20141111.pdf&s=7221