SOAR Programme

SOAR Programme

Leading the way – Year 13 and 14 students recently completed Exodus’s SOAR Programme which equipped them to lead themselves well. See more about SOAR at: https://www.exodusonline.org.uk/soar

Translink Safety Bus Visit

Translink safety bus visit

Thanks so much to Kevin and Paul from Translink for providing an insightful and informative talk regarding Bus Safety to all of Year 8.

Maths Department Student Success

WCB Maths Challenge 2023

At the start of October, 4 sixth form girls represented the College in the Mathematical Olympiad for girls: Rachel, Olivia, Amy (Year 13) and Julia (Year 14). Year 13 and 14 Maths students also took part in the UKMT Senior Mathematical Challenge. Well done to all our students but especially to Joshua and Poppy who […]

Anti-Bullying Week Assembly

Rhea Melvin at Anti Bullying Week assembly

We had a fantastic culmination to our Anti Bullying week activities on Friday. Local music star Rhea Melvin joined us for an assembly where she spoke about her experience of bullying, how she overcame it and gave great advice on how we should treat each other. Jayla and Melissa (and supporting actress Miss McDowell!) also […]

Young Enterprise Sessions

Young Enterprise at Wellington

Year 14 students engaged in the Personal Economics Programme and developed their money management skills & Year 12 students developed skills for life-long learning as they engaged in the Study Skills Programme. Thanks to Ryan from Young Enterprise Northern Ireland for delivering 2 successful sessions!

A-Level Sociology Conference at Queen’s University Belfast

Year 14 pupils at the A-Level Sociology Conference at Queen's University Belfast

On Tuesday 7th November 2023, the Wellington College 6th Form Sociology pupils attended the annual A-Level Sociology Conference at Queen’s University Belfast. The topics presented ranged from Research Methods, the Morality of Covid Responsibilities through to the Theoretical Approaches to Crime. There was also a presentation on studying Sociology at QUB. The pupils responded well […]

Year 14, Ulster University talk

Ulster University visit to students

Our Year 14 pupils were delighted to welcome Michael McCamley, the student outreach and recruitment officer for Ulster University, who spoke about what they can offer our students. Michael emphasised the major UU relocation to the new Belfast site, and the benefits this will bring. He also noted the wide range of placement opportunities that […]

Work Plus visit

A combined group of Year 13 and Year 14 pupils were delighted to welcome Lucy and Andrew from Work Plus, who spoke about the options that an Apprenticeship may offer students at post-18. Lucy emphasised the top class learning an Apprenticeship can bring, without the associated fees of university study. She also noted the networking […]

Year 14 Talks Programme: PSNI Road Safety

PSNI road safety talk

The Year 14 Talks programme continued on Friday 6th October 2023 with a presentation by Constable Noel, a PSNI Road Education Officer. Constable Noel spoke at length on the issue of road safety and the need for young drivers to be aware of the numerous distractions that may inhibit safe driving. The talk was direct […]

World Smile Day 2023

Smile day 2023

World Smile Day arrived at Wellington College today. It was great to see so many staff and pupils actively getting involved with the event. View the gallery of smiles!