Design a Christmas Jumper Inter-House Competition

To coincide with Wear a Christmas Jumper Day in aid of the NI Cancer Fund for Children pupils were invited to design a Christmas Jumper to win House Points. Pictured here is Mr McFarland modelling the winning entry by Beth (Year 9) who earned 50 points for Ferguson House. Well done Beth and thank you […]

WCB student success in MusicFirst UK Competition

Congratulations to Year 14 pupil Laoise, who has gained second place in the final of a prestigious UK wide Music Composing Competition. Only 2 people in all of the UK reached the final at this age group.The MusicFirst UK Young Composers Competition is an annual competition open to students in the United Kingdom ages 11-18 […]

WCB Go The Distance

Thank you to the entire College community for their overwhelming support and generosity regarding our recent whole school charity event called WCB Go The Distance.  We raised an outstanding £3230.00 for DreamSchemeNI and we are beyond grateful for all the very kind donations.

Mole Day

The 23rd of October is Mole day – Mole Day commemorates Avogadro’s Number (6.02 x 1023), which is a basic unit of measurement in Chemistry. We celebrated Mole Day by having a baking competition between the A level Chemistry classes. There were lots of amazing entries, most of whom decided to take the ‘mole’ theme […]

Love for Life Talks

The College recently hosted a series of ‘Love for Life’ talks for Year 8 – 11 as part of the preventative curriculum. The talks dealt with a variety of topics appropriate to each Year group including positive relationships and consent and were very well received by pupils. Thanks to Heather, Tim and Nathan from Love […]

English Department Read On Event

From the 14th to the 18th June 2021, the English Department organised a ‘ReadOn’ to support the invaluable work of Cancer Fund for Children. This involved every KS3 student being sponsored to read a novel in English lessons for one week. We are delighted to announce that we raised over £3000 for Northern Ireland’s Cancer […]

Mr Gary O’Hara retires from Wellington College

Mr Gary O’Hara – Head of Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) in WCB – retires from his post, following 17 years at the College teaching Careers to Years 8-14, GCSE LLW, ‘A’ level PE and games, Certificate in Personal Effectiveness, Preparation for Working Life, Employability, Personal and Social Education, Young Enterprise [Company Programme] […]

Wellington College Bake Off 2021

The 4th annual Wellington College Bake Off took place on Tuesday 22nd June with the eight finalists competing for ‘Wellington’s Best Amateur Baker’ title. Their finished cakes were judged by Claire Andrew from Andrew Ingredients, who sponsored the event, Finbar Haughey, also from Andrews ingredients, professional chef Paula McIntyre and Caitriona Lennox from Springboard UK. […]

Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship

Wellington College Belfast pupil Harvey Donnelly secures a prestigious scholarship to the University of Toronto. The Lester B. Pearson International Scholarship was created to bring exceptional students from around the world to study at the University of Toronto. Wellington College Belfastis delighted to announce that our own Harvey Donnelly (Year 14) has been selected as […]

WCB Pop Up Library

WCB Pop up library returns next week in the courtyard to celebrate the start of a week long College Readathon in support of Cancer Fund for Children. Students will be able to visit and make their reading selections from a wide range on designated days & times.