We have a wealth of experience and connections to assist families relocating to the South West and understand that 'schooling' plays a big part in the decision to relocate.
Wellington is the ideal location for families looking to strike a balance between a rural home life and access to major towns and cities in Southern England, the Midlands and Europe.
Wellington School is ideally placed and boasts excellent links for both town and country;
- Direct train journey to London from Taunton in under 2hrs
- Direct train journey to Birmingham from Taunton in 2hrs
- Direct train journey to Bristol from Taunton takes 30 minutes
- 5 minutes to M5 Junction 26
- Easy access to Bristol and Exeter airports
- Beautiful properties in Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty with bus routes to School
- Close to Dartmoor, Exmoor, the Blackdown and Quantock Hills
- Close to the Somerset and Devon Coast
- Easy access to Devon and Cornwall
- Close to cultural centres of Exeter and Bristol
You can also view our virtual tour which will give you a feel for the School before coming to visit.
Here's what some of our families, who joined us recently, say about their experience of relocating to Somerset.
"We decided to explore a relocation to Somerset to join several groups of old friends who live here and love it; all their children go to Wellington and they are all very happy there. Being near both coasts, having access to beautiful countryside and yet being less than 2 hours to London by train all appealed.
But it was having viewed the school that we knew we definitely wanted to press ahead with the move. We loved the welcoming, inclusive, community feel around both the prep and senior school, the facilities at the school and the opportunities it provided. Our children joined half way through the academic year but were well supported to ensure a smooth transition and settle. They have really enjoyed their first term and we have also been really pleased to find a number of social events for parents to help us with the move too! So far, so good....Thank you!" New Parent April 2022
"The children felt at home from day 1 and made friends quickly. They love the stimulating school curriculum and all the sport! The pupils, staff and other parents have all been so welcoming to both us, as parents, and the children. We are quite amazed at how quickly they have settled into their new school. They absolutely love Wellington School, thank you!" New Parent October 2020
" After selling our home and leaving South Africa, we chose the South West for its warmer climate and beautiful countryside and coastlines. After some exploration we chose the Devon/Somerset area and visited Wellington School on the recommendation of friends. It was an easy decision. From the very first we have felt welcomed, and the sense of support and community has been incredible. Our two children are loving it and look forward to school every day . As parents, we especially appreciate the all-round nature of the school, with a healthy balance in approach to academics, cultural, and sporting activities.
Finding the right environment and a community that works for us as a whole was a daunting prospect, and yet somehow Wellington School made it all seamless and the transition for all of us, smooth. We can not thank them enough and are very happy to be here." - The Morris Family 2022