Wellington College, UK, (TWC) is one of the world’s top coeducational day and boarding schools founded by royal patronage on behalf of Queen Victoria in 1859, combining innovation with 155 years of history.
WCC has extended the Wellington College family of schools to Hangzhou, Shanghai and Tianjin. WCC is commitment to offering the very best holistic education built on traditional values, coupled with a progressive outlook to an education that prepares pupils for successful lives at and beyond the College. The authentic and strong partnership with Wellington College enables colleges in China to be consistent in the Wellington values and identity. but expressed in manner that reflects the context of each College. Indeed the Wellington values of respect, responsibility, courage, kindness and integrity are imbued by all members of our community and drive all aspects of life in each college. We define the product of a Wellington College education as our identity, that is Wellingtonians are:
We passionately believe that education is about preparing pupils for a successful life at the college and beyond. This combines academic excellence with a holistic education that allows each pupil to thrive. The academic curriculum in our international schools is structured on the National Curriculum for England.
The early years educational model is structured on the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) from the UK, and provides a personalised journey of learning, development and discovery within inspiring environments. Pupils the transition into a more traditional school setting in which learning remains rooted in a rigorous British education and offers enhanced through the introduction of the International Primary Curriculum (IPC) that positions learning within an international context, and a rigorous Mandarin programme. Pupils access a broader curriculum as they move towards senior school, with specialist teachers and specifically designed classrooms equipped state of the art technology and learning resources. In senior school pupils follow curriculum that leads IGCSE and then the IB Diploma or A Level for the oldest students in the sixth form.