Wellington College

Wellington College Belfast

Co-Educational Grammar School

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Wellington College Belfast offers a wide range of subjects for all students.

Mathematics

Mathematics

The Mathematics department aims to provide Wellington students with a sound mathematical education, in which high academic standards are emphasised, that enables them to achieve their full potential.

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Sociology

Sociology

The study of Sociology focuses on contemporary society and provides an awareness of the importance of social structure in explaining social issues. Students are encouraged to develop their own sociological awareness through active engagement with the contemporary world. The specification is designed to encourage students to acquire an understanding of social change; understand the research process within Sociology; and to develop a lifelong interest in social issues.

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Technology

Technology

Technology is part of the curriculum at Wellington College and is taught throughout all of KS3, and offered to students for GCSE and as BTEC Engineering in KS5.

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Geography

Geography

Through Geography we learn about the world around us. We study the earth’s landscapes, peoples, places and environment. Geography helps us to understand the processes of the physical features of our planet and be aware of how human interaction shapes and manages these environments.

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Careers

Careers

The world of work is undergoing major change with old jobs disappearing and new opportunities becoming available largely due to the impact of technology and the global market. With these facts in mind we believe that an effective careers and guidance programme is even more crucial for our young people. This view point is clearly supported by CCEA as we see Education for Employability at the heart of the revised Northern Ireland Curriculum and with the new CEIAG guidelines from the Department of Education. The aims of the department have been adapted to meet these new requirements.

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English

English

The aims of the English Department at Wellington College are twofold: to Develop our pupils' ability to communicate with confidence and to foster a love of reading literature.

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