Wrekin College

Telford and Wrekin, United Kingdom

Location: Telford and Wrekin, United Kingdom
Type: Mainstream School
Phase: Secondary with sixth form
Funding status: Independent
Gender: Mixed
Age range: 11 - 18 years

About Wrekin College

Wrekin College is an independent, co-educational boarding and day school for pupils aged 11-18 situated in Wellington, Shropshire. It is Part of the Allied Group of schools and is also a member of the Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference. A smaller than average school, it provides 452 places when fully subscribed.

Wrekin College was first opened in 1880 by philanthropist and businessman Sir John Bayley, in the Shropshire market town Wellington. It started out as a boys-only school; girls were admitted to the sixth form in 1975 and to the rest of the school in 1983.


Tim Firth

Values and vision

Wrekin College is focused on creating a community where every individual student is made to feel valued and involved. Small class sizes help to make this aim more attainable. The school upholds the highest educational standards, while giving its students an understanding of the Christian values in which its ethos is rooted. 

ISI report

'The overwhelming majority of parents agreed that the school promotes an environment which successfully supports their child's personal development. Inspection evidence firmly supports this view.'

View Wrekin College's latest ISI report

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Address: Sutherland Road, Wellington, Shropshire, TF1 3BH, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1952 265600
Positions available at Wrekin College