Visiting Wellington

Opportunities to visit Wellington are plentiful but fill up quickly so book early in order to avoid disappointment.

The Admissions Department is always delighted to welcome visitors and prospective parents to the College, and there are a number of ways in which to organise a visit to Wellington. Slots fill up quickly, however, so parents are advised to book three to four months in advance to guarantee availability.

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Visitors Days are the most popular way of visiting Wellington. These events take place on Saturday mornings, seven times a year, and provide an easy and effective way of conducting a first visit to the College. After refreshments at 10.30am, the Master addresses visitors from 11am until 12noon with help from a pupil panel and senior staff. There is then an opportunity to tour the campus with a current pupil before lunch is served in the Dining Hall at 1pm. Please click here ‘Book a Visitors Day’ to reserve a place. Upcoming Visitors Days:

  • Saturday 25th April – CANCELLED
  • Saturday 6th June (2023 13+ & 2022 13+ Late Entry) – TO BE CONFIRMED
  • Saturday 19th September (16+ 2021 Only)
  • Saturday 10th October
  • Saturday 21st November

For families who are unable to attend our Visitors Days we offer Master’s Receptions, which are smaller events for 25 to 30 families. These are organised on Saturday mornings and Tuesday afternoons. After an address by the Master and Director of Admissions, an informal Q&A is followed by a tour of the campus. Senior staff and pupils are on hand to help answer questions. For more details about availability or booking, please contact the Admissions Office on 01344 444 013 or