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!!! ❤️💙💚

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!

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 […]

Minister’s Visit for the WCB Pollinator Project

Minister Edwin Poots at WCB launching our pollinator project

Edwin Poots, the Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, enjoyed a visit to Wellington College on Friday 21st October. Following our successful application for a £12,000 grant to develop a Pollinator Project from the Live Here, Love Here programme Mr Poots was visiting to get a first-hand view of the project. Students, staff, STEM […]

National Youth Choir NI Workshop

National Youth Choir NI Workshop conductor and WCB students singing

On Thursday 6th October, the National Youth Choir of Northern Ireland held an exciting and engaging workshop in Wellington College. The conductor, Andrew Nunn, hosted a variety of pupils from the school choir, Joseph Cast, as well as GCSE Music and A Level Performing Arts students. The pupils performed a variety of energetic exercises and […]

Past Pupil Visit to 6th Year Assembly

Sophie Kane - past pupil with WCB current students

Sixth Year welcomed Sophie Kane, the Deputy Head Girl for 2021-2022, to their assembly on Wednesday 28th September. Sophie offered the students her advice and wisdom from completing her A Levels last year. She reflected on what she learnt on how to have a successful Sixth Year experience, offering incredible insight and knowledge that was […]