Wellington College

Wellington College Belfast

Co-Educational Grammar School

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WCB Represented at National Regatta

WCB Represented at National Regatta

5th April 2019 in Sports

Five pupils from WCB represented Northern Ireland (Canoe Association NI) at the first National Regatta in Nottingham last weekend. Year 11 pupils Alex, Kathryn, Sophie, and Year 10 pupils Ceri...

Year 14 Talk - Eating Disorders NI

Year 14 Talk - Eating Disorders NI

29th March 2019 in Events

The Year 14 Talks programme continued on Friday 29th March 2019 with a very personal presentation by Ms Lauren Houston of Eating Disorders NI. Lauren spoke about the importance of...

Year 14 Talk - Marie Curie

Year 14 Talk - Marie Curie

28th March 2019 in Events

The Year 14 Talks programme continued with a presentation by Ms Emma Corry of the Marie Curie Charity. Emma spoke about the importance of this charity, providing a clear focus...

Danske Bank Girls Tag Schools’ Cup Finals

Danske Bank Girls Tag Schools’ Cup Finals

26th March 2019 in Sports

On Wednesday 26th March our senior girls rugby team along with 7 other schools travelled to Cookstown for the Tag Schools’ Cup. They played 4 games and were only beaten...

Year 11 Pupil Gold Mark Volunteering Award

Year 11 Pupil Gold Mark Volunteering Award

25th March 2019 in General

Congratulations to Year 11 pupil Katie who was awarded her 50 hours Gold Mark volunteering award.  Katie has volunteered at Ballynahinch Youth football club with the 4-6 year olds.  She...

Year 10 Careers in Maths Poster Competition

Year 10 Careers in Maths Poster Competition

25th March 2019 in Events

Congratulations to Rachel, Alanna, Nell and Lewis who were the winners of the Year 10 Careers in Mathematics competition. It was a tough call as there were many great entries. ...

Year 14 "Meet The Leaders" talks

Year 14 "Meet The Leaders" talks

22nd March 2019 in Events

Wellington College Belfast hosted Ms Naomi Long - Alliance leader, at the school, as part of our series of the Year 14 ‘Meet the Leaders’ talks. An excellent 75-minute Question...

Development Tag Regional Finals Success

Development Tag Regional Finals Success

11th March 2019 in Sports

Congratulations to our Junior Girls’ Tag Team who played in the festival winning 5 out of 5 games. The girls have been practicing every Monday after-school which has paid off....

Year 12 Careers Week

Year 12 Careers Week

8th March 2019 in Academic

It was great to see the Year 13s and 14s coming into Year 12 classes this week to present why they had chosen to study certain Post 16 subjects.  The...

Annual Year 8 Hockey Tournament

Annual Year 8 Hockey Tournament

8th March 2019 in Sports

The girls stepped up to their first 11-a-side tournament at Grosvenor on Friday 8th March 2019 and in true WCB style worked tirelessly fighting hard in all of their games....

PIPS Charity Training for Year 13

PIPS Charity Training for Year 13

8th March 2019 in Charity

Mr O’Hara was delighted to welcome back Nadia Sayers from PIPS to carry out a 2 hour training session on Mental Health.  The group of Year 13s attending the training...

Year 14 Talk - Marie McDonald

Year 14 Talk - Marie McDonald

1st March 2019 in Events

On Friday 1st March 2019, Ms Marie McDonald, a free-lance Television producer, spoke with our Year 14 pupils about her career in the TV and Film industry. Marie has worked...

Year 13 visit to NI Higher Education Exhibition

Year 13 visit to NI Higher Education Exhibition

28th February 2019 in Events

Year 13s attended the Northern Ireland Higher Education Exhibition in the Eikon Centre in Lisburn.  Over 100 universities from around the UK were present to offer some sound careers advice on Post...

Year 10 Shared Education Cinemagic Performance

Year 10 Shared Education Cinemagic Performance

25th February 2019 in Events

10 LI attended a Cinemagic performance entitled 'A Stone's Throw' at SERC in Bangor along with their counterparts from Aquinas as part of our Shared Education programme. This was a...

Year 9 Careers Event

Year 9 Careers Event

25th February 2019 in Events

On Monday 25th February all Year 9 pupils took part in a Careers event organised by Miss McCormack. The event focused on work related skills development and pathways to careers as...

Upcoming Events

6th May Bank Holiday
22nd - 24th May 2019 Internal Exams (Year 8-11)
27th May Bank Holiday
28th - 30th May 2019 Internal Exams (Year 8-11)
18th Jun Year 8 Induction
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28th Jun End of Term
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Biology

Biology

Biology is a fascinating subject that allows us to make a real difference to tomorrow's world by helping us to explore and understand the world we live in today. Our world offers biologists many challenges. Today's biologists are involved in researching and understanding some of the most controversial advances in human knowledge including the cloning of embryos, designer babies and genetically modified food.

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Duke of Edinburgh

Duke of Edinburgh

Wellington runs the Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards Scheme for pupils in year 13. The Scheme encourages wider contacts and involvement. As direct entry Gold Award participants they take part in a wide range of activities focused on getting them involved in the wider community and in expanding their personal boundaries.

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