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  • New Headmaster for Wellesley House

    Published 15/11/16

    The new Headmaster of Wellesley House from September 2017 will be Mr Gavin Franklin.

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  • Tim Peake contact: a look back

    Published 16/06/16
    A look back at the Principia mission and the contact that 10 schools in the UK had with Tim Peake.      
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  • 150th Commemorative Dinner

    Published 01/11/16

    The 150th Commemorative Dinner at The Mansion House, London was a great success.

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  • Team Tim

    Published 06/10/16

    Over a hundred hands shot up as presenter Jo Fox asked the children for volunteers at a special theatre show, to mark World Space Week, on Tuesday morning.

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  • Tate Modern Trip

    Published 30/09/16

    On Tuesday 22nd September, Miss Beaumont and Mrs O’Malley took the current art scholars on an exciting day out to the Tate Modern.

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  • BLOODHOUND Rocket Car Racing

    Published 02/07/16

    Form 2 were very lucky to be chosen to take part in a national competition to race rocket cars as part of the BLOODHOUND Project this term. This global Engineering Adventure is using a 1000mph world land speed record attempt to inspire the next generation to enjoy, explore and get involved in science, technology, engineering and mathematics. The children designed and made an aerodynamic racing car, made from a kit, to race with a micro bit on board to record their race times.

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  • National Women in Engineering Day

    Published 27/06/16

    ‘Girls can’t what?’ stickers were much in evidence at our celebration of National Women in Engineering Day. From Junior House through to Block 2 the girls at Wellesley were joined by 20 girls from local primary and secondary schools. They came away from the event with the thought that they too could become engineers.

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  • Presentation to Hilderstone Radio Club

    Published 03/06/16

    On Thursday evening last week (26th May) Ethan Beckett & Benny Yu gave a short presentation to the Hilderstone Radio Club about how they had had the opportunity to speak to our British astronaut, Tim Peake, whilst he sped across the sky at 12,500 km/h on radio.

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  • Wellesley House Staff presented with national boarding award

    Published 05/05/16

    Matthew and Elena Nichol have been presented with the Stephen Winkley Boarding Achievement Award at the annual conference of the Boarding Schools' Association.

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  • Wellesley make contact with Tim Peake

    Published 27/04/16
    What an amazing, incredible experience! The culmination of a project for which the seeds were sown back in 2014 proved every bit as unforgettable as we had hoped, with the radio buildathon on Friday afternoon and then 22 visiting schools and a wide variety of activities on Saturday morning; this was  followed by the contact itself with Tim Peake aboard the International Space Station.
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  • Fencing

    Published 08/02/16

    Fencing returned to our activities program this year under the excellent tutelage of Mrs Kate Morwell-Neave.  The children have loved learning to take part in this challenging sport.  Friday 5th February saw for the first time this new generation of Wellesley House fencing teams taking on another school, St. Faith’s. 

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  • Wellesley Challenge – First Round

    Published 18/01/16

    This quiz, loosely based on University Challenge, with its buzzer system for answering, is a set competition with one child from each year group in the Middle and Senior Schools. It is a 30 minute match with questions for all levels.

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