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The ultimate seaside prep school

An exceptional prep school for children aged between 6 and 13, offering day, weekly, flexi and full boarding, located in the seaside resort of Broadstairs in Kent.

We aim to open up a world of possibilities for our pupils, helping them to fulfil their potential and become thoughtful, confident young adults who flourish at their senior school of choice.

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Headmaster’s Welcome


Welcome to Wellesley House

Welcome to Wellesley.  I hope you enjoy our website and that it will give you a sense of the energy and vibrancy of the life of our unique and wonderful prep school by the sea.

Claire and I feel delighted, privileged and excited to have joined Wellesley House, a leading boarding and day preparatory school for girls and boys in Kent.

We are located in the seaside town of Broadstairs, enjoying the healthy lifestyle that the coast provides, and the beach and surrounding areas become an extension of both the classroom and the playground. It truly does provide a unique experience for the children in our care.

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  • Sporting Success

    Wellesley has competed in and been successful in a number of recent sporting events.  Read on for more details.
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  • A Talk on ‘The Waste Land’ by Dr Ian Jones

    “April is the cruellest month” at least according to the poet T. S. Eliot - and most people in Kent would have agreed last Monday, as it was battered by gale force winds and incessant rain.  However, the weather was on cue for a rendition of part of the ‘The Waste Land...
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  • Maths competitions

    A succession of Maths competitions took place the week commencing 23rd of April, with some excellent results from our teams.
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