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History studies take pupils to Belgium and France



See which teams are playing this week



Wild weekend provides perfect test




Students perform their own work



Fantastic trip takes in three key venues



Pupils visit classical sites





Performances and workshops in London's West End





U13 girls storm table tennis competition



Shop now for Wellington School items



A colourful Christmassy day at School



A wet and wild trip down the River Exe



Pupils bring home medals in a new sport



See where our pupils are playing this weekend



Sunday 4th and Tuesday 6th December



Thursday 1st and Friday 2nd December
7pm



See where our teams are playing this week.



Mr Joseph's famous quiz night tops £40,000



Find out where our teams are this Saturday



Drama enthusiasts wowed by new musical



See where our teams are playing this week



See where our teams are playing this week



See where our teams are playing this week



Year 9 pupils achieve 1* Award



Pupils experience the thrill of flying



Friends of Wellington School donate Kayaks





Jarvis helps South West to fifth place



Ed Fuller and partner finish in first place



Athletics and Sunday Cricket still on



Saturday 21st May
4 - 7pm



Amazing creations in annual baking competition



Wellington team comes over line in first place



See where our teams are playing this week



Four pupils to train at Regional Centre



Marching band leads St George's Day Parade



Wednesday 4th - Saturday 7th May



Queen's Award for Enterprise Innovation



News from the second Spring Half Term



An astounding array of talent at annual competition



Chloe Shaw to take part in 2016 season



Professor of Philosophy congratulates team on performance



New bus routes to serve Yeovil and Central Exeter



Ellen Cowling to compete at prestigious venue



First place for new member of team



Outward Bound Scholarship for Jack Brodie



Lydia Buckingham joins Hungary training camp




Sixth Formers delighted with university success



Cameron leads the teams out at Highbury



Sixth Formers win local debating competition



Two pupils have been selected for places in Taunton competitions



RN Cadet's prestigious appointment



Piano competition results



Careers speed dating evening



Pupils and staff stop to observe two minute silence



School and community parade through town



Riders enjoy Bicton Competition



Over half the pupils perform their own work



See how our hockey teams got on this week



Theo Ling wins Clay-pigeon Shooting World Champs



Thursday 8 October
7-9pm



Kyle Miller now playing off a handicap of 12



Evan Richards enjoying another successful year in cycling



Charlie Pemberton has beaten hundreds of hopefuls to gain a pace in a prestigious National Choir.



Wonderful night for town's Rugby Club and School



John Kendall-Carpenter Headmaster 1973 – 1990



Siblings from Wellington School have performed outstandingly in County Tennis Championships.



More success for our equestrian team



Midweek and Saturday matches this week



Pupils experience the engineering of all terrain vehicles



See how our teams got  on this weekend



Wednesday 14 October
7pm




It has been another strong year for Wellington School pupils as the GCSE results are released today. Nearly three quarters of GCSE grades at Wellington School scored A*-B this year with 43% at A*-A.
 



It has been another strong year for A level pupils at Wellington School with 40% of grades at A*-A – well above the national average – and 72% of grades in the A*-B range. With almost a third of the grades at AS level recording the top A grade, Wellington pupils are well placed for further success next year.
 



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Excellent performances at Track, Field and Combined Event Championships



Wednesday 1 July 2015
7.00pm



The sailing team had a tremendously successful day at the Wimbleball Sailing Regatta



Pupils triumph across the disciplines



Former Somerset Cricketer to pioneer school's new sporting set-up



Thursday 18 June
7.30pm



Year 7 pupil takes Team first at Bicton Arena



The younger end of the School has been especially successful this netball season
 



Our Australian exchange students leave the UK next week after six weeks studying at Wellington School




Second place finish for Year 10 pupils



Friday 3rd July



See how our cricket and tennis teams got on



Pupils, staff, parents and friends of Wellington School raise £5,446



Monday 18 May
7pm




A Wellington School pupil was selected from thousands of young people to appear before Her Majesty The Queen at a national remembrance service.



Monday 4 May
1pm



Over 400 children sing Songs from the Shows



Find out what's happened this Spring term



Jarvis records top ten finish in Pony Club National Triathlon Finals



See how our teams got on last week



Students highly commended for diplomatic roles



Internationally acclaimed writer delivers anniversary Maths Lecture



Students improve their networking skills



See how our teams got on last week



A Wellington School pupil reaps prizes at the Taunton Festival of the Arts (Drama)



Freddie Renyard beats aspiring composers from across the country



Academic Deputy Head and Pastoral Deputy Head appointed for September 2015



Wellington School CCF and Wellington ACF confirm the affiliation with Royal British Legion



Girls win County League with Galmington Netball Club



Pupils and staff fill the library for silent read



A trip to Milverton to see Thomas Young's childhood home



Find out how our sportswomen and men got on this week



Year 10 pupils beat schools from all over South West



Cadets singled out for praise by Captain of base



Friday 6 March
7pm



Information on matches taking place this week



Pupils to perform at the Bristol Old Vic



Wellington musicians perform outstandingly



A trip to inspire future engineers



See what's been happening in the first Spring half term



3rd Place finish at Millfield




Girls make top 5% of Justgiving fundraising pages



Find out the resuults of last week's fixtures



Evan Richards impresses at Wales National Velodrome



Drama Students tour National Theatre



See where our teams are playing on Wednesday and Saturday this week



Isabel Elliott has won a coveted trophy in an inter-school public speaking competition. 



The Wellington School Philosophy Team performed brilliantly at a National Philosothon



Steffan Jones, former Somerset County Cricketer and Head of Cricket has recently been appointed to two significant roles in County Cricket.



Times and venues for this weekend's matches




Pupils to represent South West in British Youth Fencing Championships



See how our teams got on last week



Friday 30 January
7.30pm



Find out who and where our teams are playing this Saturday



Two pupils from Wellington School have received offers from Oxbridge Colleges



Two outstanding girl cricketers selected for Somerset County Cricket



Three pupils have once again won places in the prestigious National Children’s Orchestra



Matches taking place this week



See our match schedule this Saturday



Find out how our netball and hockey teams got on



See who's in action this weekend




Friday 23 January
7.30pm



Tuesday 6 January 2015



Friday 9 January 3.30pm

School Cafe



Find out how our teams got on last week



See all the matches taking place this week



Feniton Primary School take top spot in 2014



Thursday 4 & Friday 5 December
7.30pm



See this Saturday's matches



A gifted musician from Wellington School has recorded his first album



Wednesday 26 November
7pm




See this weekend's match schedule



Find out how we got on last week



Wednesday 19 November
7.00pm



The most extraordinary World War 1 Day took place last Friday with the whole school transformed into a theatre of war.



See how we got on in last week's fixtures



See our midweek and Saturday match schedule



Sunday 16 November



See who we are playing this weekend



See last week's information here



Friday 7 November
7.15 - 9.00pm



Daniel Fowler voted best Youth Under 16 by Somerset Fellowship of Drama



The youngest of the famed Carson brothers is following the family footsteps towards England representation



The results of last week's matches



Find out about mid-week and this weekend's fixtures



Year 11 Navy cadets head out on the water



Find out how our teams got on this week



Find out who is playing this week



Wellington School record narrow victory in charity match



Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 October
7.30pm



See this weekend's match schedule here



Equestrian team win 90cm Class at Stonar School



See the weekend's results here



Thursday 6 November
7.00pm



See the schedule for this weekend here



The School Equestrian team performed superbly last weekend



See the results from Saturday 20th September



Connor Dua-Harper wins two medals at Euro Para Badminton Champs



Wellington School’s rugby First XV is sporting some very smart new kit



Sunday 21 September
6.30pm



View the weekend's fixtures here



School Equestrian Team riders scored a win and a second place at last weekend’s Kings Hall Showjumping Competition



Daniel Fowler in running for Somerset Fellowship of Drama Award



Evan Richards triumphs in final race of the season



Rugby and Hockey teams arrive from Argentina



View this weekend's results here



Sixth Former wins two medals in Manchester



Times and venues for this weekend's sports fixture



Two pupils win awards with the Royal Navy CCF



A group of young musicians mostly from Wellington School put on a charity concert in Milverton Church



The student leadership team meet Mr Price



Almost a quarter of pupils gain 8 or more A*- A grades



Record number heading for Oxbridge



Edward Peachey took first prize in a First World War Languages Competition



Congratulations to all those who received awards for this academic year



Catch up on the news from the summer term



See all the news in the final newsletter of the academic year



Pupils, parents, staff and governors were surprised and delighted as outgoing Headmaster, Martin Reader, opened the end of term celebrations with his own rendition of the Madness hit ‘Baggy Trousers'



Wednesday 3 September
8.30am



Pupils from Wellington School were joined by staff, parents and Courtfields School athletes in a revival of the historic Wellington Monument Run



Harry Nuttall-Owen recently won the hurdles event at Somerset County Championships



Pianists from Wellington School were thrilled to be performing in a concert at the world-famous Steinway Hall in London



Wellington School athletes triumphed yet again in the South West Championships



A Wellington School pupil had a Royal presentation following a fabulous fundraising programme



See Year 9 pupil, Michael Crilly's competition entry



Thursday 26th June
5-8pm



Cath Dalton coached aspiring female cricketers



Read the most recent blog post



Wimbleball Iron Man provided an idyllic setting for pupils and staff to put themselves to the test



New pupils to Wellington School were welcomed by three Headmasters at a delightful evening of information, orientation and socialisation.



Evan Richards has achieved further cycling success



Read the latest school news



School reflects on anniversary of Normandy Landings



Pupils from Wellington School have achieved spectacular success in the UKMT Intermediate Maths Challenge



A team of Year 7 and 8 pupils from Wellington School took part in a fabulous Chemistry Challenge



Wednesday 2nd July
5.45pm



Two outstanding girl cricketers from Wellington School are making an impact  on the Somerset County Cricket scene.



Samuel Edwards wins U15 boys 800m in record time.




Wellington Ten Tors Team finish 5th overall



Annual CCF Inspection draws high praise



Jessica Gundry has become the Women’s U18 Fencing Champion for the second year running



Tuesday 13th May
6.30 - 7.30pm



The rugby boys at Wellington School are going from strength to strength with representation across all ages at County level



Pupils enjoyed five days of hillwalking and mountain biking in Scotland




A Wellington School pupil is the new Somerset County Intermediate Girls Multi-event champion



Seven pupils from Wellington School have been selected for hockey’s Junior Regional Performance Centre (JRPC) for the West region



Fifty students from the Classics Department visited Greece over the Easter break to take in the ancient sites



James McDermott was able to follow his dream over Easter by winning a place on a coveted course for would-be pilots



The latest newsletter is now available



Four Wellington School dancers took part in a dance production of Matilda



Almost 400 children performed songs from Oliver! to a thrilled audience of over 800!



79% of Wellington pupils receive Distinction in ABSM Exams



Students from Wellington School became real-life engineers for a day



Twenty six navy cadets attended a field weekend at HMS Raleigh



Wellington finish 22 points clear of closest rival



Thought-provoking trip to Poland for history students



The Passmore Memorial Lecture is a long-standing tradition at Wellington School and this year was the 24th lecture to be delivered to a packed audience. 



Evan Richards posts convincing win at start of Cycling Road Race season



Wednesday 30th April - Saturday 3rd May
7.30pm



Pupils and staff crammed into the library at breaktime on Thursday to celebrate World Book Day



Lydia Buckingham has become only the second-ever female pupil in the school’s history to accompany the school in Chapel



An astounding array of musical talent was on show for the coveted Hannam Music Prizes



Friends honour Headmaster and long-serving members



Archway Gallery 8th - 22nd March



Once again, Wellington School have picked up more than their fair share of medals in the British Physics Olympiad Experimental Project



Wellington School’s head girl has successfully achieved the coveted Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award



Six players have been selected for the Somerset Cricket Board District Cricket squad



Steffan Jones unveils Wellington School Elite Cricket Academy banner



See how our students enjoyed half term in the Spanish capital



Wednesday 26th March



A Polar Adventure
Friday 28th February 3.45pm




Two pupils will be flinging themselves out of a plane, in a bid to beat a world record and raise money for the Devon Air Ambulance.



Three pupils from Wellington School have won places in the prestigious National Children’s Orchestra



Four pupils from Wellington School have been selected to run for Somerset



Dr Gavin Tabor outlines the wide range of engineering disciplines



Charlie Pemberton impressed the Head of the charity, Shelter



Wellington School pupils have once again excelled at the County Hockey Squads this season



Thursday 27th and Friday 28th February 7.30pm in The Chapel



Year 9 students welcomed Mr Simon Kettle from STEMWorks and Mr John Hunt, Engineering Manager for the New  Hinkley Point C Development



94% A*-C at GCSE including Maths and English



A team of Year 11 Wellington pupils stormed to victory in an inter-school public speaking competition 
 



The fencers from Wellington School have turned in a superb performance



Louise Douglas addressed the elite Raban Society on ‘How to Write a Bestseller’



22 February 2014 1.00 - 5.30pm



Pupils from Year 9-13 enjoyed competing in this new event.



11 February at 5pm and 12 February 7pm



Jade Clarke (16) is the current GB number 1 in the Under 17 foil category and Jess Gundry (17) is the number 2 GB Under 20 epee fencer.



Wellington School’s burly U14 rugby teams raised £585 for the charity Cancer Research UK




Watch Mr Jones talk about Wellington School's fast bowling prodigy



With four offers from Oxford and one from Cambridge, Wellington School once again reinforces its position of superb academic results and excellent teaching.



Evan Richards in Year 7, has completed a fantastic South West Cyclo-Cross challenge season.



Two pupils have been selected for the National Youth Choir



The latest newsletter is now available



A  pupil has illustrated a book which is promising to be an Amazon best-seller this Christmas.



GCSE Drama students experiment with puppetry



Wellington School’s burly Under 14s rugby team turned out in bright pink socks for their last game of the season on Saturday.



The School Catering Department is celebrating a top food hygiene rating



Hestercombe Gardens Saturday 7 December 6.00pm



Sunday 8 December 6.30pm



A team of 6 have beaten hot competition to win a coveted title. 



Over 160 students from 40 primary schools took part in the Challenge and enjoyed the competitive spirit



Wednesday 4 December 7.00pm



Get the ultiimate Christmas gift for the film buff in your life



The Under 15As are stomping ahead in the NatWest National Schools Cup



Read about our recent fundraising activities



Pianists from all over the South West of England competed this weekend in the prestigious Wellington School Piano Competition, which is run in association with Steinway & Sons.



A strange collection of animals was open to the viewing public last week at the school. 



Over 85 gift-filled shoeboxes to be sent as part of Operation Christmas Child.



As part of the Remembrance Day contemplations on Sunday, there was a ceremonial planting of a tree in “Sanctuary Wood”.



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



The equestrians from Wellington School performed superbly at the NSEA Championships last weekend.



The 10th Anniversary concert proved a huge hit to sell out crowds



The Autumnn Newsletter is now out.



Congratulations to Sophie Bennett (Yr10) who has won a Science and Technology Facilities Council School Science Prize.



Jess sings her own composition live on BBC radio



There have been more splendid results from Wellington School’s dynamic fencing duo, Jessica Gundry and Jade Clark.



Sixth Form pupils, Jade Clarke, Charlotte Kerr and Sophie Langdon have been put forward to the final selection phase for the West of England.



Pupils and staff at Wellington enjoyed a mammoth cake fest on Friday to raise money for the charity Macmillan.



Wellington School is embracing the nationally acclaimed “British Food Fortnight”, which started on Monday.



Wellington Pupils win Flybe Training Academy Competition



This year's students have high standards to aim for.



Saturday 30th November 9.30am - 2.00pm



The Headmaster's beginning of term letter is now available.



Samuel Smith, a Year 9 pupil, has become the youngest person ever to cycle from London to Paris



Read how our pupils enjoyed the rugby tour to South Africa this summer



Wellington School pupils are to be congratulated for their excellent performance in this year’s GCSE examinations. 29 year 11 pupils, nearly a third of the year group gained 8 or more A*s and As with 49% of marks gaining A* or A, almost 28% above the national average. Set against a national background of falling grades, Wellington students’ performance across all measures show an improvement this year on last.
 



Wellington School students are to be congratulated after gaining outstanding A level results. For the second year in a row, 19% of grades were awarded the elusive A* grade, comparable with the most academic schools in the country. 
 



Daisy Jeanes, a Year 7 pupil, has been recognised for her cricket ability by being selected to represent Somerset in the U13 Girls team this summer.



It wasn't just Chris Froome who was cycling quickly across France this summer.



Wellington School leaves the classroom behind



The July Newsletter is now out.



Revival of the historic Wellington Monument Run



Savage Siblings and Jess in Triumphs...



The Wellington First XV rugby team were put through their paces



Last week, the Lower Sixth spent two days immersed in the Challenge of Leadership...



Theo Ling, 13, has been awarded a Gold Medal in Clay Pigeon Shooting.



An emerging-players team starring eleven schoolboys from the Taunton area, will play against some of Australia’s best young cricketing talent in a match at Wellington School, versus the New South Wales Academy.



We had some superb cricketing over this weekend…



Somerset Cricketer coaches the School's first team, ahead of their tour to Brecon.



Two pupils from Wellington School have been selected to compete at the National Schools Athletics Championships in Birmingham in July.



Tom Carson, former school 1st XI hockey captain scores first goals for England.



Nine Wellington School pupils have been selected to compete for Somerset in a range of track and field events.



Another enthusiastically supported Cushion Concert took place at lunchtime today.



Three Year 7 boys have been selected for the Somerset Cricket Development Programme. 



July 5th 7pm – Tickets available from £40 to include pre-dinner drinks, dinner, wine, live band and disco.



A school boy from Wellington School has shot to success as a triathlete, overcoming injury to come first in the National Series.



Indian and Australian exchange students leave the UK this week after two months studying at Wellington School.



Theo Ling, a pupil at Wellington School, has been included in the U21 Great Britain Shooting Team for the European Championships in June 2013.



The athletics team from Wellington School beat all opposition in The Ten Schools Meet at Millfield on Saturday.



May newsletter out now!



A team from Wellington School, Somerset were first home in the 35 mile event at this year’s Ten Tors competition. 



Jess Gundry of Wellington School became British Youth U18 epee Champion in Sheffield earlier this month. 
 



Wellington School welcomed cricketing legend Marcus Trescothick at a fund-raising dinner last week.  



There is a social group which centres around the office in the Princess Royal Sports Complex at Wellington School, which combines sports complex staff, PE teachers and post graduates. 



During the Easter holidays, we were delighted to host the English Brass Academy residential course on behalf of South West Music School. 



This season, Tom Fuller (Year 8) has captained Wellington School’s Junior 1st XV, played for Wellington Rugby Club and the East Devon squad and racked up 100 tries in a terrific season.



The dining hall was dressed to thrill yesterday with a fabulous 007-themed lunch.



Three Wellington School musicians, oboist Ella Leonard (Year 6), french horn player Timothy Kilbey and violinist Chloe Shaw (both Year 7) have won places in the prestigious National Children’s Orchestra for 2013.



Wellington School is delighted to announce the appointment of Henry Price as its next Head, replacing Martin Reader who will move to Cranleigh in September 2014 after eight years of outstanding leadership and service.



Year 11 student Will Osborne wrote this toccata, his first major piece for the organ, in 2013, aged 15.



Isabel Elliott, a pupil from Wellington School has just won the Foreman Trophy for First Place at the Mid-Somerset Festival in the Solo Shakespeare section.



Two sisters from Wellington School triumphed in a local Fencing event. 
 



Over Easter, Steffan Jones, the school's fitness, strength and conditioning coach,  will be flying to Jaipur to assist the fast-bowling coach of the Rajastan Royals to find a new team.



The March edition of the Newsletter is now avaliable to downoad.



To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Wellington School Corps of Drums.



For World Book Day on March 7th, an amazing 93 pupils and staff squeezed into the library for a 10 minute read and biscuits.



Samuel Smith, Year 8, will try and enter the record books by becoming the youngest person ever to attempt the gruelling cycle ride from London to Paris.



Palmer and Howells provide all our school catering requirements and have released the following statement in response to recent announcements in the media.



Tickets are now available for the Spring Concvert - Wednesday 13th March

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