Wellington School

Combined Co-Education school in Wellington, Somerset

Wellington School’s ethos is built on three core pillars; the Pursuit of Excellence, Love of Learning and Building Outstanding Relationships. Our fabulous co-educational day and boarding school has an outstanding co-curricular offering, with excellent music, sporting and drama opportunities as well as a sound academic record and excellent teaching, We are a community of learners, who will become the leaders of the future.


Shortlisted for the TES Independent School of the Year and Winner of BSA Community Award, there is a strong sense of community across the School and we hold dear values such as kindness, inclusivity, equality and empathy. From our relationships flow a strong sense of belonging, and we want children of all ages to feel known, valued and understood.

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“ Equipping our students with all they need to thrive and become 21st Century citizens.”
We believe that children who feel safe and secure at school will feel empowered to excel, to be the best they can be. Supportive staff encourage students to aim high and to work hard as they strive for their goals. We are situated in a small, safe town surrounded by glorious countryside, so we are able to encourage a strong sense of independence in our students. Wellington School is proud to have 37 different nationalities in the School and a long and illustrious tradition of students from West Africa.
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Head Mr. Eugene du Toit
School Type Combined co-education school
Senior Age Range 11 - 18
Academic GCSE: Yes
Alevel: Yes
Int'l Baccalaureate: No
Total Students 805
Youngest Boarder 11
Int'l Students 80