Wellington is a national and international centre for educational thinking and debate. The innovation found in our curriculum is matched by the inventiveness and variety of our conference programme, which culminates in June with the Festival of Education.

Calendar of Availability 2021
Availability Non-Residential Residential Weddings
Feb 17 arrow 21
available available
Mar 27 arrow 31

Apr 01 arrow 18
available available available
May 02 arrow 03
available available
May 31

Jun 01 arrow 06
available available
Jul 12 arrow 31

Aug 01 arrow 23
available available
Oct 03
available available
Oct 17 arrow 31
available available available
Nov 27 arrow 28
available available
Dec 18 arrow 20
available available

Our conferences are aimed at innovative school leaders, students, teachers, non-teaching staff and interested parties as well as all those who aspire to introduce real change to their institutions. We welcome delegates from academies, state and independent sectors, universities, local authorities and subject specialists. There is no charge for our Professional Learning Programme sessions.

Our Five Annual Conferences

  • Applying to Universities in the USA: Advisor Training Conference
  • Head of School Conference: Leadership (for head girls and head boys)
  • Junior Leadership (for pupils in Year 7)
  • HE Conference: Degree Apprenticeships
  • HE Conference: Beyond Borders: Entry to Universities Worldwide

Subject Specific Days for Sixth Form Pupils

  • Global Politics: International Co-operation
  • Politics Conference: UK and US A Level specific
  • Economics Revision Day

2022/23 Conferences & Workshops

For more details and to register for the conferences currently open for booking, please click on the links below.

Professional Learning Programme sessions: Free to all interested parties. For further details and to register please click on the link.  Joining instructions will be sent to all who have registered nearer the time.

Michaelmas Term 2022

Lent Term 2023

  • 21 Feb: Beyond the Curriculum: Love Your Subject – Mathematics
  • 22 Feb: Beyond the Curriculum: Love Your Subject – Physics
  • Mar date tbc: HE Conference: Beyond Borders: Entry to Universities Worldwide (Aus, Can, EU, Far East)
  • Mar date tbc: A Level specific UK and US Politics

Summer Term 2023

  • 19 Apr: Economics Revision Day (tbc)
  • 27 Apr: Beyond the Curriculum: Love Your Subject – Computer Science

Proposed Conference (tbc)

  • Raising Awareness of Careers / Not Going to University? (for WCLA school students)

Past Conferences and Professional Learning Programmes:

  • 8 Oct: Annual Head of School Conference: Leadership: Empowering People (for head boys and head girls)
  • 26 Nov: Conference for Admissions (year 7 students)
  • 2 Feb: PLP Session 6: Dr Jim Ritchie Dunham – Leadership, Flourishing & Purpose
  • 9 Feb: PLP Session 7: Dr Noemie Le Pertel – Empowering young global changemakers
  • 23 Feb: PLP Session 9: Dr Cath Bishop – The Long Win
  • 9 Mar: PLP Session 8: Dr Lottie Riches  – A framework for understanding and promoting mental health
  • 14 Mar: PLP Session 4 (Part 2): Dr Matt Lee – Flourishing Leadership & Love – what’s the connection?
  • 22 Mar: 5th Annual Global Politics: Contemporary Global Politics Challenges and World Order (for IB & AL students)
  • 23 Mar: PLP Session 5: Dr Jonathan Beale – Enabling Children to Flourish in Schools
  • 21 Apr: Economics Revision Day for Sixth Form A Level students
  • 5 May: Leadership for the Greater Good @ Worcester College, University of Oxford (Discount code for online booking: ONLINEDIS70)
  • 17 May: ECT (Early Careers Teachers) Regional Conference
  • 21 Jun: CPD and Networking Day for Early Career Facilitators (in partnership with Teaching School Hub, Berkshire)

YouTube links to past Professional Learning Programme sessions – click the link to access the recorded session

For further information, please save the date and register your interest by contacting Tarla Woolhouse, Educational Conference Manager: