Step Up – Young Enterprise NI

Young Enterprise NI Step Up presenter with some year 8 students

Year 8 students had the opportunity to develop skills and positive attitudes by participating in Young Enterprise NI Step Up. Year 13 students were great mentors!

Year 14 Talks Programme – Alcohol Awareness

WCB students with Andy from YMCA Drug & Alcohol Education Department

The Year 14 Talks programme continued on Friday 16th September 2022 with a presentation by Mr Andy Hill of the YMCA Drug & Alcohol Education Department. Andy spoke about the effects and consequences of alcohol use and the physical, emotional and life-style dangers of drinking. The talk was informative and provided a clear focus for […]

The Code Show NI visits Wellington College

Code Show NI launch at Wellington College

The Code Show NI is a pilot programme, using 1980’s 8 bit technology to enthuse KS3 to choose IT pathways at GCSE and as a career. The primary target audience of this event is KS3 pupils, primarily girls. The premise is to spark an interest and encourage pupils to choose IT as a subject and […]

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!