Wellington College is an all-round co-educational boarding and day school where education is for life, not just for passing exams. It seeks to be a vibrant, inspiring and challenging place that opens the minds and hearts of its pupils by developing each child’s individuality and allowing them to become interested and interesting life-long learners. Its international reputation in sports, arts, service, well-being and leadership, and its genuine commitment to an education that extends far beyond the classroom ensures that every Wellingtonian leaves school equipped for the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow’s world. Wellington has become nationally renowned as a centre for curriculum development. Our stunning examination results and university outcomes speak for themselves. Creativity flourishes and it was no surprise when the Arts Council awarded us Artsmark Gold in recognition of the outstanding provision and standards across all the Arts at the school. We have a “premier league” reputation as one of the best schools for sport in the UK and, in recent years, our teams have achieved national renown and titles in hockey, rugby, golf, shooting, triathlon, squash, equestrianism, cricket, rackets and polo.
The Wellington Identity, to which all pupils aspire, is built on inspiration, intellectual curiosity, true independence, the courage to be properly and unselfishly individual and a generous and far-reaching inclusivity. We hope that all our pupils will find the inspiration to choose to be the very best that they can be, to make of themselves something special, no matter what their talents are. The College is currently celebrating record Oxbridge success with 31 students offered places at these prestigious universities.