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 Saturday, 20th May to Saturday, 10th June

It is always a special moment in the year when the Big Top goes up in readiness for the Speech Day show, and it has certainly given added urgency to all the rehearsals and preparations that are going on.  I am sure that as the week unfolds the boys and girls will become increasingly excited, for it is a special event, and a time to celebrate and revisit all that is best about Wellington – and, of course, to look forward to the Exeat which officially starts straight after the Master’s Callover. It is a day when the College – and all its pupils –  is very much on show, and I know that I can rely on them to uphold the very highest standards of good behaviour and to act as perfect hosts to all our visitors – be they dignitaries, governors, OWs or parents.

If the prospect of Speech Day is exciting, then the second half of term is even more so, and not just because it sees the annual opening of the Outdoor Pool and the start of Maniacs! Alongside the remaining Public Exams for the Fifth and Upper Sixth Forms (and I do urge them to stay focused right to the end of their very last paper) the Third, Fourth and Lower Sixth Forms will have their own internal papers, before taking part in a whole variety of special programmes. Matriculation, language immersion trips and a range of initiatives for the Third Form.  CCF camps for the Fourth Form – the RN Section at HMS Bristol in Portsmouth; the RM and Army Cadets involved in adventure training and field craft exercises near Weymouth; the RAF Section at RAF Cosford and the Cavalry riding at Fifield. The Lower Sixth will be back into lessons after their exams before taking part in all-important UCAS registration and Higher Education induction, after which they too will have academic enrichment trips (visits to museums and galleries, workshops and tours) or leadership opportunities on the CCF trips. And, of course, our unique Education Festival in the penultimate week of term, where those who inspire come to be inspired, will serve to remind us that no matter how much else is going on, Wellington always remains a place of real intellectual discovery and enrichment.

 I am looking forward to seeing you all next weekend.

 

 

 

 
Masters Signature Thomas

Upcoming Events At a Glance

Friday, 26th May Eve of Speech Day Concert

Saturday, 27th May Speech Day (Exeat starts after Master’s Callover)

Sunday, 4th June Boarders return

Monday, 5th June 3rd Form and L6th Internal exams start

Monday, 12th June 4th Form Internal exams start

Sunday 18th June Waterloo Day

Thursday, 22nd June Festival of Education

Friday, 23rd June Festival of Education

Saturday, 24th June Third Form closed weekend

Saturday, 24th June Third Form Matriculation

Friday, 30th June End of Term

Friday, 30th June Graduation Service and Leavers’ Ball

 

 

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