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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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  • Block 1 Leavers Programme
    Mon 18th Jun – Fri 22nd Jun, All Day
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    Upcoming Fixtures

  • Tue 19th Jun
    Kent Prep Schools Golf Championships
  • Tue 19th Jun
    Tonbridge Athletics U13 and U11
  • Wed 20th Jun
    Cricket v St Lawrence: U9 (a)
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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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  • Young Writers' Competition

    Last term JS entered a writing competition, for 7-11 year-olds, with Young Writers, called Toy Stories. The children had to write an adventure for their toy in just 100 words. 
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