Junior Mathematical Challenge Success

Maths certificate winners

50 of our year 8 and year 9 took part in the UK Mathematics Trust Junior Mathematical challenge. All pupils worked well and received certificates, but special mention must be made of those pictured who achieved either silver or gold certificates. Big congratulations to Faith G who achieved the highest in both year 8 and […]

Year 14 Leavers 2023

WCB Leavers 2023 logo for video

As we say Goodbye to our fantastic Year 14 as they set off on study leave, we thought we would share some memories of their time in Wellington College. Good Luck for your exams and we wish you well for everything you do in the future!!! ❤️💙💚

Sentinus R&D Project

Two pupils receive their Sentinus awards

Since January Year 13 pupils Max, Lorenzo and Michael have been working on a Sentinus R&D project with engineering company eMS http://www.emsni.com Their project involved modelling voltage and measuring frequency. The panel of experts were very impressed by their project presentation and knowledge displayed during a tough round of interview questions.

Norwegian School Visit to Wellington College

Photo from the Norwegian School visit of the entire group of students and teachers

On Tuesday 18th April 2023, Wellington College hosted our annual visit from the Norwegian school – Kongsbakken Upper Secondary. This saw two teachers and six pupils come into the school to view a typical day in the life of a Belfast school. They were able to observe a Year 14 Sociology class with Dr Agnew […]

Storehouse Food Bank Collection

Storehouse complete collection ready

All donated food and toiletry items were packed up and ready for collection by Storehouse! We have had a phenomenal response to our Food Drive this year with over 1400 individual items donated. We also had the added incentive to donate to individual Houses with the House donating the most earning themselves bonus points. After […]

AS Geography Magilligan Residential 2023

Photo of AS Geography students on their field trip

We arrived on Wednesday morning and were brought into the classroom with Natalie, our leader for the day, who introduced us to sand dune succession. After lunch, we travelled to Umbra Sand Dunes, which is one of our AS case studies and studied succession at seven different sites. Using quadrats to identify different plant species, […]

Storehouse Foodbank Visit

Storehouse visit photo showing senior pupils

The Heads of House and senior pupils visited Storehouse Foodbank in Belfast to view the work that they do in providing Dignity, Significance and Hope to those in need. Thank you to Aidan who showed the group around and highlighted the key work of the organisation. The visit was in advance of an Inter House […]

Friday 10th March 2023

Wellington College remains open to pupils and staff. Site staff have been working to ensure roads and paths are gritted and accessible. The forecast is for no further snow with sunshine and thaw during the morning. If pupils are walking to school or using public transport we advise that sensible footwear is worn. Please do […]

Year 14 Talks Programme – Kate Nicholl (Alliance)

Alliance Party visit to WCB

On Friday 24th February 2023, as part of our series of invitations to our local South Belfast MLAs, Wellington College hosted Kate Nicholl from The Alliance party to present a talk for our Year 14 pupils and undertake a Question & Answer session. Ms Nicholl spoke about her early years in Zimbabwe and her subsequent […]

Royal Navy Ready Steady Cook

Royal Navy visit to WCB

The Food and Nutrition department enjoyed a visit from a team from the Royal Navy to highlight careers in the Navy and to challenge students to a Ready Steady Cook style competition. The two Year 11 classes were brought together and then divided into 4 teams with each team making Spaghetti and Meatballs and Sticky […]