Telford and Wrekin, United Kingdom
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.
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.
'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.'