News
03/06/2018
We had a glorious day of sun and sport at School on 3 June 2018 for the OWA Sports Day, which reflected all that is good within the Wellington School community of past and current pupils, parents, st ...
01/06/2018
Wellington School held a Community Golf Day at the wonderful Taunton and Pickeridge Golf Club on the Friday of half term, open to all of the School Community, including members of the OWA. 16 members ...
18/05/2018
Once again, the prestigious RAF Club played host to the annual OWA London Lunch on 17 May 2018, with representatives from all eras meeting with friends old and new. We were particularly pleased to we ...
13/05/2018
How lucky were we at School in May to welcome back Will Hester (Richards '15) and All the King's Men, for a sunny afternoon and evening of wonderful a capella music. The energy, range and quality of s ...
16/04/2018
We were all very proud to support James Carson, Oak 2012, who played hockey for Wales in the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast in Australia in April 2018. Here he is with brother Ed, and proud pare ...
30/03/2018
The Welly Tour Bus arrived at Bristol Harbourside on 22 March 2018, for the second, informal evening of drinks and snacks, aimed at bringing together former and current members of staff and OWs. It w ...
14/03/2018
We were lucky to have the support of a number of OWs who have helped with career events at School over the last few years, and 8 from across the years came back to School to attend a Careers Dinner fo ...
13/03/2018
On 13 March, the School hosted a very special birthday party, to recognise the remarkable acheivements of the Friends of Wellington School who have raised about £1 million pounds for the School over t ...
07/03/2018
Tony Pizii, a valued member of the Common Room with a career at Wellington School spanning 1975 to 2008, sadly passed away in early March 2018. His two sons were also educated at Wellington School, bo ...
25/01/2018
The Great Hall was packed with pupils, parents, staff and friends of the School, who came to listen to Zoologist and Conservationist, Dr Kate Evans, Beech '93.

Kate put her conservation work with y ...
12/11/2017
Members of the OWA joined with the rest of the School community for the traditional morning Service of Remembrance, with Adam Gibosn (Willows '96), Headmaster of the Prep School and Jeremy McGilpatri ...
23/10/2017
A highlight of the term was the visit of the Duke of Wellington to the School, who was greeted by the Headmaster and presented with a picture of his late father laying the foundation stone for the Duk ...
14/10/2017
Beginning with brunch and the AGM on Saturday, many OWs from the 1950s to the 1990s came back to School for the annual OWA Reunion weekend. About 20 OWs chose to tour the School in the afternoon, guid ...
14/09/2017
September saw the first stop of the Welly on Tour bus. The idea of the bus is to bring a little bit of Wellington School to our OWs by taking well loved, long standing members of the teaching staff to ...
08/09/2017
The first project under the Corner Capital Fund banner, the resurfacing of the All-Weather Pitch, has now been completed and the School hosted an official re-opening, with special guests Tom Carson an ...
07/07/2017
Nearly 50 OWs from the 1950s to the 1990s joined with the Class of 2017 leavers, at the evening Gothic Masquerade Ball on Commemoration Day. Will Garrett (Richards '02), Housemaster of Overside, coord ...
01/07/2017
A wonderful sunny day at the beginning of July saw current and past Choristers join together to perform a special Choral Evensong. They spent the day rehearsing a mixture of much-loved choir favourite ...
11/06/2017
On Sunday 11 June, the School grounds were taken over by OWs and their families and friends, as the OWA Summer Sport's Day arrived back School. We had indoor hockey in the Sports Centre against the W ...
10/06/2017
Our first ever Motorbike Ride - hosted by ex-Chairman William Bailey (Willows 1960) - set off from School on Saturday 10 June. William was joined by John Ling (Hardwick 1957) and his wife Val. Nigel C ...
10/06/2017
On Saturday, we saw the return to School of Nikki Durnell nee Brinson (Fox's 2001), who has came up with a super business idea, running a huge number of Baby and Children's Nearly New Sales. She runs ...
03/06/2017
Over 80 OWs gathered at the RAF Club for this popular annual event on 11 May 2017, with alumni who left spanning the 1950s to the 00s. Caroline Heaton, Chairwoman and Mike Fuller, Deputy Chairman welc ...
03/06/2017
On Thursday 1st June at 2.30pm, a Memorial/Thanksgiving Service was held at The Minster Church, Ilminster, for Milke Jeffery, Willows 1960. Just over a dozen OW's attended the memorial service along ...
16/05/2017
We were very lucky to welcome back to School Dr Jon Copley, Richards '89. pictured with Laura Tabb, Head of Science who introduced his talk, and Rob Stevens, on the right, Head of Academic Enrichment. ...
20/02/2017
On a bright and sunny morning, around 40 members of the OWA and teachers, past and present, assembled at Salisbury Cathedral to join a Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Don Culver, February 1933 ...
15/02/2017
SOMERSET WILDLIFE EXPERT DR KATE EVANS COLLABORATES WITH CELEBRATED PHOTOGRAPHER AND RENOWNED EX-GENESIS MUSICIANS FOR HER ELEPHANT CHARITY

Photography, music and wildlife experts have joined toget ...
23/01/2017
The details of Don Culver Memorial Service have now been confirmed as follows

Date and time 17 February 2017, 1.30pm
Location Salisbury Cathedral

If you do wish to attend the Se ...
19/06/2016
No amount of drizzle could dampen the spirits of OWs at our summer sports event at school on Sunday 19 June 2016.

Building on the success of last year's event, 2 teams of OWs played in a tournamen ...
03/06/2016
On a fabulous sunny day in half-term over 70 golfers attended the Foundation Golf Day to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Foundation. Held at Taunton and Pickeridge Golf Club the stunning panora ...
24/05/2016
On a sparkling May morning, around 100 OWs, from the 1950s to the 1990s attended the London Reunion Luncheon at the RAF Club, Piccadilly. The luncheon held on Thursday 12 May was the culmination of ma ...
21/04/2016
Mike Samways – Queen's Birthday Honours

Mike Samways, former student at Wellington School (Richards, 1996) and Managing Director of Crewshield Ltd has been awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise ...
12/04/2016
On March 14th Ed Pratt, (Hardwick ’14) set of an adventure of a life time – he is embarking on an 18,000 mile, round the world cycle ride - on a unicycle! He says his goal is to become the first perso ...
01/03/2016
Tom Moran (Oak '05) has won one of the top prizes at the New York Television Festival. Channel 4 and Breaking Bad broadcaster, AMC are developing a sci-fi mystery drama based on Tom's Scrip "White Rab ...
08/01/2016
Paul Chubb (Richards '69) has been awarded an MBE in the 2016 New Year's Honours List for services to career education and guidance.

Paul now lives in North Yorkshire. He was until recently executi ...
08/07/2015
30 OWs from 2005 celebrated their 10th Annitversary together with current Upper Sixth Leavers, parents and friends at the Commemoration Ball in July. It was a beautiful evening which started with a re ...
16/03/2015
On Saturday 8th November the OWA held its AGM. There were nearly 40 people in attendance. Chairman William Bailey (Willows ‘60) presented retiring President (Nigel Calder (Willows ‘63) with some gifts ...
16/03/2015
One of Wellington’s best known former students, acclaimed actor David Suchet, CBE has spent the past six months travelling in Canada, America and Australia starring in the gripping drama The Last Conf ...
16/03/2015
7th to 9th November

The whole School community gathered together in November to commemorate the anniversary of the First World War. It started on Friday 7th with the most extraordinary day with th ...
16/03/2015
On Saturday November 8th the OWA held a WW1 themed dinner, complete with flags and red poppies. A number of people dressed up in fantastic WW1 costumes so we had dashing soldiers and nurses mixing wi ...
16/03/2015
A Chapel service was held on 9th November, Remembrance Sunday, at which the President of the OWA laid a wreath on behalf of the Old Wellingtonians. This was followed by the unveiling of a plaque to ma ...
16/03/2015
Chris Khoo, ends his appointment as High Sheriff of Royal County of Berkshire

Christopher Khoo (Lights ’66) was sworn in as the High Sheriff of the Royal County of Berkshire in the Crown Court, in ...
16/03/2015
Hundreds of supporters turned out to watch Wellington School 1st XV beat Wellington U18 Colts in the annual Sam Sherwin Memorial Trophy rugby match. The match took place under floodlights at the Athle ...
06/03/2015
Adelaide Banyard (Gillards ’09) has been awarded the Herbert Lott Sword for the Officer Under Training who has made the most outstanding contribution to his/her entry 2013/14. The Sword was presented ...
04/06/2014
On a day better forgotten in respect of weather 25 OWs and guests played out an individual stableford and team event at Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club on Friday 23 May. It was pleasing to welcome new ...
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