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Visitor brings Caribbean to Wellington Prep



Learning to communicate and cooperate



Geography lessons sample flavours of India



Mini Concerts featuring our young musicians



Protecting Humpty from a great fall



Pupils introduced to animals and their habitats



Pupils discover China



Maths, poetry, art and yoga bring the season to life



Speakers share personnel memories of life in wartime England



Pupils have fun in aid of School charities



Archaeology in action



Head of Maths pays visit to Year 3



Developing instructional writing in English



Celebrating with school friends



Grimm's Fairy Tales brought to life



Great determination and lots of fun for the girls



Hard work brings some strong results



Fun in the run up to Christmas




Pupils explore erupting volcanoes



Year 6 pen poems for autumn



Learning about space ends with fun activities




Reception rewarded for hard work



Delicious treats help language learning



Waterproofs and umbrellas for a rainy day



Year 6 pupil scoops Super Sunday award




U9s rugby match reports



Boys delight in competitive matches



Pupils improving as season progresses



Learning through exciting play





Pupils create woodland pixies



Finding out where we live



Pupils working together



An autumn outing for Reception



Competitive performance by Year 6 pupils



New Forest School shelter nears completion



Year 6 pupil enjoys summer cricket success



Pupil enjoys success at Stoneleigh Park



Catch up with all the news from Wellington Prep



Hugh Moore to represent Somerset U10s



Sweet treats for our youngest pupils



Reception enjoy the warm weather



Pupils enjoy fun-packed week away



Pupils head off to Kilve



The vocabulary of butterflies



Reception enjoy a windy day



Mud soup on the menu at Forest School



A visit to Pennywell Farm



Pupils enjoy being creative



Girls team finishes in second place



Term starts in the sunshine



Catch up on all the Spring Term news





Pupils feed new born lambs



See how our teams got on



Nursery and Reception tackle obstacle course



French flows as pupils wait tables



Pupils launch their own rocket






A winter walk to collect building materials




An enthusiastic return to school




A wonderful week of celebration for the end of term



Snacks and fun with friends



Signs of things to come in the Prep School



Excitement as pupils go down to the woods



U9s Hockey and Rugby



Pupils find inspiration in the weather



Language skills help young chefs in the kitchen



A win on team coach's birthday



Pupils model outfits to a full house



A visit to a local ploughing competition



Rugby World Cup fever at Wellington



Annual conker competition enjoyed by Years 3-6



Myths and legends at Glastonbury Abbey



The Reception pupils have settled into their new classes



What's going on in the Prep School



Pre-season training in inspirational surroundings



Year 6 classes take to the water



Pupil completes charity climb



Fun and competition in perfect harmony



Chicks in the classroom



See how our pupils got on in their recent fixtures



The whole year wows the audience



Pupils get hands on at Taunton firestation



Results from last week



Sports event features 11 local schools



Wellington Prep pupils, parents and friends swim 137 miles



Year 3 perform in the amphitheatre



Read what Charlotte has to say about the day



Find out how the pupils played this week



Pupils create work in style of Hokusai



Our own Tour de France



Pupils explore local area for Geography topic



Pupil brings in snails for everyone to observe



Nursery test whether things sink or float



Class 3K try their hand at Pointillism



Pupils head to Kilve for some outdoor adventure



See how our teams got on last week



Catch up on all the news from the Spring term



Children introduced to new foods



Pupils evoke reign of Henry VIII



Nursery were visited by Sister Sells from Wellington School Health Centre



Chapel packed with friends and family for Easter Service



See how our Prep teams got on last week



Apprentice-style competition for Pupils



See how our Prep teams got on this week



A fun packed history trip



A tasty lesson on the meaning of hot cross buns




Years 3 and 4 in rehearsal for exciting play



Year 5s show off magnificent masks



Year 5 classes pick up the drums



Pupils delight in chosing a nearly new book



A variety of instruments showcased by our talented pupils



Senior School pupils visit to read stories



Sounds, smells and tastes bring Geography to life



Goalies ready for action



Prep School pupils take part in national campaign



Year 6 pupils present ideas for chosen charity



Great fun with science



Viking triumph in Inter-House Cross Country



Exploring the School as the seasons change



Teamwork sees hockey players scoop first place



Pupils get set to create wire sculptures



Pupils enjoy a trip to our local chinese restaurant



Year 3 were transported back in time




Pupils interview War Horse cast by Skype



Brilliant workshops bring science to life



Pupils have fun at the annual school discos



Pupils inspired by the season



The Spring term has started in earnest



See all this term's news here



Elliot Owen has work included in new e-book of children’s writing




Christmas crafts to round off the term



Killerton House sets the Christmas scene



Pupils share a traditional Christmas meal



Cuddly penguins and grumpy gorillas



Pupils enjoy a space walk



Our youngest pupils head up to Wellington monument



Pupils design homes using all sorts of materials



Pupils use Smarties to aid their Maths



Exploring the apple orchards and sampling the 'mellow fruitfulness'  of Autumn!



An exciting evening of modelling in another language



Pupils celebrate with poetry and song



Nursery and Reception enjoyed a Harvest celebration in the Prep School Hall



Matchstick men and mills the subject of Year 3 art



Pupils experience a morning they will never forget




Our Year 2 classes spent the day at Tiverton Museum



The Annual Wellington Prep School Conker Championships smashed into action last Friday



Fun in the classroom with a new instrument



The Year 1 classes enjoyed an action packed day at Escot



What better way to spend a beautiful autumnal afternoon than picking blackberries?



Nursery had a wonderful morning at Vivary Park



A taste of medieval life for the Year 4 classes



Year 5 children visited Stover Country Park and the poetry trail



Our oldest pupils enjoy a teambuilding day



Pupils enjoy a murder mystery



Elliot Owen has won first prize in the Ted Hughes Young Poets Award



Parents, grandparents and pre-schoolers celebrated the first birthday of Little Wellies



Wellington Prep School is the newest Prep School in the country



Catch up on the news from the summer term



Determination and effort were the order of the day at the annual Sports Day



The annual Summer Fair raised over £1200 for the Friends of Wellington Junior School



Seussical was a triumph for its young cast



Pupils entertained parents at the annual Fairtrade tea party



Pupils in Reception were excited to tour an ambulance, which parked in the school playground



The Reception pupils had a visit from Mr Carey from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)



Year 2 spent an exciting day at the Aquarium and Plymouth Hoe



Pupils relished their time in the great outdoors



Year 4 pupils entertained Reception pupils with exciting games



Pupils in Year 4 are enjoying a huge range of activities on their residential trip



The latest newsletter is now available



The Year 6 French cafe was visited by over 200 parents and friends 



Pupils parade in Easter bonnets to Chapel service for Easter



Nursery visited Rumwell Farm Shop this week to find out a little more about where our food comes from



Pupils' handmade artefacts have been much admired by visitors to the Year 3 Museum



Tractors, cows and new born lambs delight Reception classes



A visit to a contemporary art gallery in Exeter inspired Year 4



Year 6 team in fantastic second place finish



Year 5 enjoyed a sizzling series of Caribbean stories, dances and songs



Pupils wear wellies to raise funds for Somerset flood victims



Daniel Fowler receives distinction in LAMDA exams and lands lead role in local production



Mrs Dawes visited the school to demonstrating the craft of spinning wool



The Reception children celebrated the Chinese New Year in traditional style with a visit to The Canton restaurant



A morning of Indian crafts and cuisine in Year 4 Geography



Junior School pupils enjoyed celebrating Chinese New Year



Year 2 followed-up their science work on how things move with a trip to @Bristol



Last Friday the Junior School held two discos



Pupils explored the interactive science activities @Bristol 



The girls sports teams are delighted with their new A team shirts which were presented at a school assembly.



Beaming smiles certainly started our Spring term in a perfect way, and with fifteen new faces amongst them we feel very proud of our growing school!



The latest Junior School Newsletter is now available




Apollo win Year 5 & 6 House Hockey



Our youngest pupils enjoy a traditional Nativity



The Nativity through the eyes of Ralph the Reindeer was the Christmas performance by Years 1 and 2



The Eden project was the best trip in Year 4 so far



Listen to the beautiful festive sounds of our young musicians



Reception enjoyed a walk, along the canal, through our solar system.




For all pre-school children Wednesday 20 November 10.00 - 11.15am



Nursery visited Wellington Monument this week for an Autumn walk amongst the beautiful beech trees.



Food chains, fangs and molars were the subject of Year 3's workshop at Bristol Zoo on Tuesday.



All Year 5 took part in a fabulous French fashion show on the eve of half term.



Pupils from the Junior School took the Harvest Festival produce to Taunton Association for the Homeless.



Year 4 performed their Tudor assembly which looked at the life and times of Henry VIII. 



A misty, Autumn morning saw Nursery children setting off for a visit to the apple orchards at Sheppy's Farm this week.



The annual Wellington Junior School Conker Championships smashed into action last Friday.



Year 4 went to explore Glastonbury Abbey to understand more about the monks during Tudor times.



Year 5 explored the Ted Hughes Poetry trail in Devon as they have been looking at his poems about wildlife. 



Our youngest pupils take their first trip of the year



What a wonderful experience!



Year 6 children had a superb day at the Magdalen Farm



The Summer edition of Term Times is now out.



Reception are delighted with their new Worm Hut.



Last week the Reception class set off for a day on Exmouth beach.



This was a very successful occasion and the weather was close to ideal.



The Infants Sports Day was very well attended and the children really enjoyed the occasion.



The Year 6 pupils performed The Odyssey to parents this week.



Lara Jay competed in the East Devon Hunt One Day Event at Bicton Arena last weekend.



Wellington Junior School Raises Funds for Charity with 175 Mile Swimathon



The Junior School held its annual Summer Fair this week, in beautiful sunshine despite the anxious faces during the rain in the morning.



Year 1 went on their annual trip to Pennywell Farm in Devon this week, in the glorious sunshine.



Pip Williams achieved the second highest team score in her first BYRDS competition.



The Junior School has had two Indian visitors this week who have been helping in a variety of classrooms and experiencing first hand life in an English Junior School.



On Monday 13th May a group of musicians from the Ensemble of China arrived in the Junior School and gave a workshop to the Year 2 children.



Last Friday afternoon KS1 held their now annual Fair Trade Tea Party in the Junior School Hall.



The School Nurse, Sister Sells, visited Nursery this week to do a handwashing/hygiene workshop with the children.



On Monday 6th May Wellington School, as a whole, celebrated its 175th Anniversary.



Nursery children paid a visit to Forest School this week in preparation for their weekly visits in the reception class from September.



One of the highlights of the day was the seed workshop with Pete, one of the gardeners.



As a grand finale to the topic of Castles, Year 1 took the sunshine with them to visit Dunster Castle.



During the Easter holidays a group of Year 5 and Year 6 students were lucky enough to go on a ski trip to Passo Tonale in Italy.
 



Last term all of Year 5 took part in a reading challenge, as part of a wider national reading initiative “Read for my School”.



Year 1 came to school as princesses and knights and were greeted by Her Majesty and two jesters!



It may have been wintry outside, but Year 5 enjoyed a sizzling Caribbean Day to round off their topic on St. Lucia and the Caribbean.



Year 6 children hosted a fantastic French café last Tuesday, serving a variety of traditional French delicacies to a packed hall of younger children, parents, teachers, governors and friends.



Reception children visited Mr and Mrs Vellacott’s farm to see the newborn lambs, the two week old puppies and some pigs.



The Junior School celebrated RED NOSE DAY this year by coming to school in something red!



Following in the footsteps of Mary Anning, the Reception children had great fun scouring the shores of Lyme Bay looking for fossils. 

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