Wellington College

Wellington College Belfast

Co-Educational Grammar School

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Wellington College pupil wins prestigious Sutton Trust US scholarship programme
Darren McCarroll

Wellington College pupil wins prestigious Sutton Trust US scholarship programme

17th January 2018 in Success

Wellington College Belfast Year 14 Student Darren McCarroll has won a place and a financial aid package to study at a top US university after participating in the Sutton Trust US Programme, run in partnership with the US-UK Fulbright Commission.

Darren will take up their place at the University of Richmond in Virginia this Autumn.

Norwegian School Visit to Wellington College

Norwegian School Visit to Wellington College

7th February 2018 in Events

On Wednesday 7th February 2018, Wellington College hosted the annual visit from Kongsbakken Senior High School in Norway.  This saw two teachers and 14 pupils come in to see a...

Year 14 Talks - Simon Community

Year 14 Talks - Simon Community

2nd February 2018 in Events

On Friday 2nd February 2018, Ms Amanda Scott of the Simon Community which deals with Homelessness came into the College to speak with the Year 14s about the issues of...

Year 12 Careers Week

Year 12 Careers Week

1st February 2018 in Academic

During the recent Year 12 Careers week, our 6th formers visited classes to share their experiences.  View our Gallery to see a selection of photos from this week.

RAF Band visit the College

RAF Band visit the College

29th January 2018 in Events

The College hosted the RAF Band on Monday 29th January who performed a variety of pieces for the Year 8-10 pupils.  Members of the College Band were able to work...

Year 14 Talks Programme - New Driver NI

Year 14 Talks Programme - New Driver NI

26th January 2018 in Events

On Friday 26th January 2018, Stephen Savage from New Driver NI came to the college to provide advice and tips for our Year 14 pupils as part of the Year...

QUB Pathway Opportunity Programme

QUB Pathway Opportunity Programme

25th January 2018 in Academic

Congratulations to Year 13 students Jamie Cook, Bradley Boyd and Melissa Sharpe (pictured with Ms Cochrane and Mr O’Hara) who, along with Rebecca Dunville and Lucy Mulligan, have attained places on...

Ulster Youth Choir Workshop and Auditions

Ulster Youth Choir Workshop and Auditions

19th January 2018 in Events

In December 2017 Wellington College’s Music department welcomed Alan Leech, tenor vocal coach with the Ulster Youth Choir, to the school. Alan Leech is one of Ireland’s leading professional singers...

Schools Showjumping Finals Day

Schools Showjumping Finals Day

13th January 2018 in Sports

Well done to Erin Carson (Year 12) riding Kilgarry Breezer who finished 4th in TRI Inter-Schools Showjumping league finals - Novice Individual Class (85cm). Erin competed in the 5 legs...

Youth in Government programme

Youth in Government programme

3rd January 2018 in General

Congratulations to Mary Lyons (Year 13) who was successful in achieving a place on the Youth in Government political education project.

Stranmillis talk by past pupil

Stranmillis talk by past pupil

3rd January 2018 in Events

On 3rd January 2018, Mr O'Hara was delighted to welcome Joy Smyth back to the College to work with and offer very specific advice to our current Year 14s applying...

Wellington student to visit Chicago USA

Wellington student to visit Chicago USA

2nd January 2018 in General

Congratulations to Martyna Eron who has won a place on The Rotary Club of Belfast’s TABU (Towards A Better Understanding) Exchange Programme to visit Chicago for 10 days.

BAX Wins Award

BAX Wins Award

20th December 2017 in General

Well done to BAX for winning Young Enterprise UK’s Company Programme Logo competition. The team have been chosen as first place out of all Young Enterprise companies throughout the UK....

BT Young Scientist Competition

BT Young Scientist Competition

20th December 2017 in Events

Good luck to Yr11 Physics student Harvey Duffin as he presents his qualified project on the modelling and designing of electrochemical cells at the BT Young Scientist competition in January.

Upcoming Events

27th Feb Year 10 PCT
28th - 6th Mar 2018 Year 10 GCSE Choice Interviews
5th Mar Recital Evening
13th Mar Year 9 PCT
19th Mar Staff Development Day
22nd Mar Spring Concert
26th Mar Staff Development Day / Baker Day
27th - 6th Apr 2018 Easter Holidays
12th Apr Year 8 PCT
7th May Bank Holiday
24th - 25th May 2018 Internal School Exams
28th May Staff Development Day / Baker Day
29th - 30th May 2018 Internal School Exams
13th Jun P6 Education Day
19th Jun Year 8 Induction
25th - 27th Jun 2018 Year 11 Work Experience
25th Jun Sports Day
29th Jun End of Term
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AQE & GL Familiarisation Info 2017

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Year 14 Interview Skills Day 2017

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Extra Curricular Activities Autumn / Winter 2017-18

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School Development Planning - Whole School Action Plan

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Home Economics

Home Economics

Home Economics is a subject through which many skills are developed, particularly the practical skills involved in preparing and cooking food. Emphasis is placed on healthy food choices, diet and health, exploring home and family life and the acquisition of personal skills to become discerning and effective consumers.

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Astronomy Club

Astronomy Club

The Astronomy Club is the place to be for any pupils interested in finding out about new planets, building a telescope or joining a project to study storms on the Sun.

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