2009-2019 The Holistic Cultivation of Future Leaders
10th anniversary celebrations▼Taking "Inspired, Intellectual, Independent, Individual and Inclusive" as the Wellington identity, "Courage, Respect, Integrity, Kindness, Responsibility" as the core values, Wellington College China aspires to create a caring, learning community that develops well-rounded individuals who can thrive within an ever-changing world. Upholding the concept of "Holistic Education", WCC provides world-class facilities and faculty team, designed curriculum setting, teaching guidance, family-school communication, so as to care for all aspects of pupils' growth with the pupil-centred belief. Pupils from WCC have achieved great performance in academic results and university admissions. Among all of our graduates in Tianjin and Shanghai, nearly 20% of them are going to the world's top 20 universities and more than 40% to top 50 universities. The average IB score for Wellington College International Shanghai pupils in 2019 has risen up to 36.6 points (against the global average of 29 points) and 72% of all IGCSE grades being A*-A, and in Tianjin 34% of pupils attained A*-A grades at A Level in 2019 and 62% achieved A*-A grades in IGCSE in 2019.
2009-2019 Cultural Diversity in Mutually Respectful Environment
WCC pupils' school life▼At WCC, we respect, understand and support cultural diversity, and strive to create equal, inclusive and mutually respectful atmosphere in schools for employees, pupils and parents with different nationalities and backgrounds. The cross-cultural communication between Chinese and foreign employees has always been well under way, while school-family partnership has been effectively strengthened, and parents cooperate with WCC schools to help increase children's engagement and wellbeing in school life together. Among all kinds of events like sports competitions, dramas, festival celebrations and charity activities, great contributions have been made to WCC community by committee members from Friends of Wellington and Friends of Huili along with other parents from WCC schools, and tens of thousands of pupils, teachers and parents have organized or attended all sorts of school-family events every year.
2009-2019 Best of both worlds with original aspiration
Interaction between WCC teachers▼Competitive salary and welfare system, continuous promotion and training planning and the people-centred, realistic, pragmatic and innovative culture, ensure WCC schools' staff turnover rate of 8.7%, which is significantly lower than the norm in the market of 20%, and nearly 90% of employees highly agree they are proud to work for WCC. WCC is committed ensuring staff are supported with high quality and impact professional learning. Founded in 2018, Huili Institute of Learning focuses on structured training for teachers and contextually relevant research in order to allow education across the group to be world leading. The IoL also engages in projects with Chinese education systems and international leaders in education; for instance:
- Shanghai Municipality Education Commission's research programme into a comparative analysis of leadership in Chinese, bilingual and international schools
- Pudong Wellington Curriculum and Research Alliance with the support from Shanghai Pudong New Area Education Bureau
- Initial Teacher Education (ITE) programmes with Durham University
- Inspiring Learning Conferences and series of workshops which have also won the industry's praises