YMCA Connect Coaching Course Completed

Students who completed YMCA Connect Coaching Course

Our Year 13 students have completed YMCA’s Connect Coaching Course. Thanks to Brian from YMCA Ireland for delivering such an informative and engaging programme.

Donation to Cancer Fund for Children

Cheque presentation to Cancer Fund for Children representative Rebecca

We were delighted to welcome Rebecca to the College to present a cheque to Cancer Fund for Children for £1700. This was result of the collections from the Christingle service and Christmas Jumper Day. Thanks to everyone who donated to the charity. Your support was greatly appreciated.

Why does my hot chocolate sing? BT Young Scientist Competition

WCB students at BT Young Scientist Exhibition in Dublin 2023

Three of our year 10 pupils, Maxwell, Jackson and Jack were invited to showcase their project on frequency of sound, entitled ‘Why does my hot chocolate sing?’ at the BT Young Scientist show at the RDS in Dublin. Accompanied by Mr Cardwell, Senior Leader, they heard from the Irish President, Michael D. Higgins, were interviewed […]

Oxbridge offer

Past pupil Laoise Corrigan at Prize Day 2022

Congratulations to Laoise Corrigan, Deputy Head Girl 2022, who has received an unconditional offer to read Music at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University. Laoise studied A Levels in Music, Performing Arts, History and English Literature, gaining 4 A* grades. Laoise is a past pupil of Loughview Integrated Primary School. We are very proud of Laoise’s […]

Obituary: Ronnie Smyth BEM

Photograph of Ronnie Smyth BEM for Obituary

Wellington College Belfast Sports Department were very saddened to hear of the death of Ronnie Smyth. Ronnie contributed to many sporting activities throughout Northern Ireland and beyond, and WCB was fortunate to have had his help on numerous occasions. In particular, Ronnie was instrumental in arranging Irish international hockey players to coach in the College, […]

Year 14 Talks Programme – Action Mental Health

Action Mental Health visit to Wellington College

On Friday 25th November 2022, Mr Hugh Roarty from Action Mental Health visited the college to provide a talk on mental health for our Year 14 students. Hugh outlined key ways to help maintain mental well-being and noted the professional support available for anyone who needs help. The Year 14 agreed that the talk was […]

Pupils selected for National Youth Choir training

Pupils selected for National Youth Choir training

Grace T, Abigail M, Rosie McW, Laura McG, Tai H, Gabby S, Erin D, Grace K & Alexandra P got selected for the training choir of the National Youth Choir Northern Ireland – NYCNI after auditioning at a Vocal Workshop. Congratulations to everyone- what a fantastic achievement.

Year 9 Visit to PWC Belfast

Year 9 visit PWC Belfast - group photograph of students

9CW and 9ML enjoyed a trip to the PWC buildings for a work based learning event. The students had the opportunity to explore the facilities, meet senior staff and take part in a range of workshops. Thanks very much to PwC LLP UK for a great day!

Year 14 Talks Programme – NI Blood Transfusion Service

Visit from the NI Blood Transfusion Service to WCB

The Year 14 Talks programme welcomed a presentation by Ms Sarah Sloan of the Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Service. Sarah spoke about the importance of giving blood and allowed our 6th Formers to reflect on the necessity of such a service. The talk was very informative and provided a clear focus for our pupils on […]

WCB students at COP27 Simulation Event

Two Wellington College Year 14 students, Nina and Joshua, recently attended the COP27 Climate Negotiation Simulation Event run by the British Council at Belfast City Hall. Working with 27 other NI schools and an international school in Cairo, they discovered what it was like to negotiate a climate deal. Playing the role of Egypt alongside […]