Duke of Edinburgh Bronze Expedition

WCB students on Duke of Edinburgh Expedition

29 students from year 11 and year 13 completed their Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award on Monday 20th and Tuesday 21st June. They hiked for two days through the Mournes, walking over 20km and camping overnight in Tollymore Forest Park. All students and staff had a fantastic time! If you are interested in completing the […]

Year 13 Pupils Return in June 2022

Year 13 pupils returned to the college in June 2022 after their AS exams and were engaged in a range of activities from ‘A2’ lessons through to UCAS and ‘cv’ preparing and Virtual work placements. They also had talks on interview techniques and what lies ahead in Year 14. It was not all classroom work, […]

The Great Jubilee Bake Off

WCB Bake off 2022

The Great Jubilee Bake Off sponsored by Andrew Ingredients and supported by the Department of Education took place in Wellington College today. First place went to Claire M (10 NK), Second place to Zoe M (10 CC), Third place to Lucy J (10 NK) The judges were delighted with the standard of entries this year. […]

Year 9 Employability visit to KROW

Year 9 Visit KROW Branding

The winning groups of the Year 9 Employability competition enjoyed a trip to Krow Branding, Belfast. The students were excellent- they worked very well in class and during their own time to create high-quality presentations. The content and delivery of their presentations were superb. The students were invited to the company’s boardroom to pitch their […]

Music Department Spring Performances

Year 8 Group Choir performing

In place of our usual Spring Concert, the Wellington College Music Department have put together performances that encapsulate some of their activities this term. Sit back, eat a sneaky Easter Egg and enjoy!

Year 10 Sponsored Walk in aid of Cancer Research UK

Year 10 Sponsored Walk to Crawfordsburn

On Tuesday 5th April all of Year 10 walked from Bangor Marina to Crawfordsburn Country Park to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Despite the inclement weather everyone enjoyed themselves and so far we have raised £2,172. Well done to all involved!

Year 8 Learn Sign Language

Year 8 DW students showing their sign language skills

Well done to 8DW who have learnt the sign language alphabet over the last few weeks. Una Discamus = we learn together

Year 14 student wins the ‘New Driver NI’ Draw

Abbi in Year 14 Receiving her prize of £100 from NewDriverNI

Congratulations to Year 14 student Abbi, in winning the ‘New Driver NI’ draw for the month of March. Abbi is pictured receiving her £100 prize from Emma Duffy from New Driver NI. New Driver NI are regular visitors to Wellington College to promote good driving habits amongst our 6th Form.

NICHS Charity Donation

WCB students present NICHS representative with a cheque for £1713 donation

Before half-term WCB raised an incredible £1713 through two fundraisers for Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke (NICHS). The first was a Valentines Non-Uniform Day that saw the whole school take part and get dressed in something red! The second fundraiser saw 5 pupils and 1 teacher enter NICHS’ 5km Red Dress Run event at […]