The Master’s Voice

Meet founding Master Christopher Nicholls. He is a strong believer in the progressive philosophy that Wellington is famous for and works closely with the other Wellington Masters, both in England and in China, to ensure that the highest quality of all-round education, and ground-breaking new developments in the field, remain the hallmarks of Wellington College across the world.

The Master’s Voice

What does it mean to be ‘an academic school’?

What does it mean to be ‘an academic school’? Well, we are a very seriously academic school, so let’s consider what we do at Wellington. We support every individual student – personally – in the development of strong all-round skills (social, intellectual, physical and so on). We focus, as teachers, not just on the next…

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Wellbeing

Modern-day footballers are often criticised – rightly, in my view – for making too much fuss when they are even slightly hurt. Partly they do it to cheat – fooling the referee into thinking that the challenge was heavier – and partly it’s now just football culture. Similarly, there is a current social fad, particularly…

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The Best Things for the Right Reasons

This week I have spent some time working with Scott Bryan, the International Business Director from Wellington College, who is here on a regular visit. Scott is part of the very strong network of support that we benefit from, being part of the Wellington College family of schools. One of the interesting conversations we had…

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A Wellbeing School

I was impressed the other day by a poster advertising the watchmaker Omega. You may have seen it. It has a picture of one of their watches (it’s the Speedmaster, I think) and it says ‘The first watch worn on the moon’. For me, this is a perfect claim! When it comes to having made…

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