WELLINGTON SCHOOL

Founded: 1859
Boarding: Yes
School type: Co-ed
Age range: 13-16
Fee: £13,250 per term (all grades)
Address: Duke's Ride, Crowthorne, Berkshire, RG45 7PU
Location: Berkshire (England)
Ranking: 75 (Alevels) 42 (GCSE)


Wellington College is an English independent day and boarding school located in the village of Crowthorne, Berkshire. It educates over 1,000 boys and girls from 13 to 18 and was built as a national monument to the first Duke of Wellington. The school comprises a senior school and a sixth form. It has ten boarding houses for boys and six for girls, and two day houses.The school aims to equip pupils with the skills, philosophy and mind-set for happy, successful and fulfilling lives. Its objective is to enable pupils to understand their responsibilities to others and to make a positive contribution to society. It aspires to offer an education which matches the very best standards internationally.

Pupils come from come mainly from a range of professional backgrounds. Most of the pupils who live or are based in the United Kingdom reside in London and the south-east, although a small number come from further afield. A very small minority of boarders come from families based in over 40 different countries overseas.