University and Music College Offers Update

As Wells pupils return to School for online lessons this week following the Christmas break, we are delighted that so many of our Upper Sixth pupils have received excellent offers from universities and music colleges across the UK to continue with their tertiary education post-Wells.The main UCAS application deadline has been prolonged this year, but despite this extension to the end of January, Upper Sixth pupils have already received over 100 offers from the prestigious...
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Inspiring Wells Geologists!

In the run up to the Christmas break, Old Wellensian geologist Guy Hatcher gave an online lecture to Upper Sixth geologists.After finishing at Wells in 2006 Guy completed a BSc and MA in Geology at the University of Leeds before pursuing a career in geology. He has spent much of his career in Africa, initially in Ghana, before moving to the Democratic Republic of Congo and then to Zambia as an exploration geologist searching for...
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Wells Celebrates Christmas

During the final few days of term, Wells pupils enjoyed a number of celebratory Christmas events, suitably modified to allow for social distancing.On Wednesday, pupils wore Christmas jumpers and enjoyed a festive lunch in the canteen, prepared by our award-winning catering team, and with the Head Master himself joining the serving crew!On Thursday, for an extra treat, candyfloss was served outside Cedars House, which was particularly enjoyed by staff!And on Friday – the final day...
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Specialist Maths with Simon Singh

This term, Wells Specialist Mathematicians in Years 7 to 11 have been taking part in weekly problem solving activities set by popular science author, theoretical and particle physicist and mathematician Simon Singh, author of books such as Fermat’s Last Theorem’ and ‘The Simpsons and their Mathematical Secrets’. Recently pupils were invited to win a 30 minute online tutorial with Simon. Year 7 pupil Archie Blee was one of 100 lucky Year 7 and 8 pupils from...
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Junior School Art Exhibition

Junior School pupils have worked incredibly hard in their Art classes over the Michaelmas and Advent terms and we wanted to share their achievements with this virtual exhibition of work: Junior School Virtual Art Exhibition Each year group has covered a variety of topics and used different mediums, looked at different subject matter and studied numerous artists.Year 3 investigated leaves and drew from observation. They then used the colour, shape, and patterns found in the...
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Christmas Concert

On Monday evening there was a beautiful live streamed Christmas Concert from Cedars Hall, as the community commenced festivities for the final week of the Advent term.The seasonal musical programme incorporated performances from the talented Chamber Choir, Senior Stylists, Lower School Choir and instrumental ensembles.From the joyful ‘Air’ from Handel’s Water Music, to rousing renditions of ‘Ding Dong Merrily on High’ and ‘We Wish you a Merry Christmas’, performances were enthusiastically engaging, with the evening...
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