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"No wonder girls' boarding spaces are at a premium here — their house has its own private garden."

Tatler Good Schools Guide 2015

What others say

The Ultimate seaside school'.

Wellesley certainly punches above its weight: last year the choir sang at the Vatican, Major Tim Peake dropped in for a chat (live from the ISS) – and a big hip-hurrah for the 14 scholarships bagged.


This is a 24/7 school where people care and no one goes unseen.


Many parents drive miles to send their children here, passing other good prep schools en route.


It is a busy, happy school where there is great emphasis on fairness and giving everyone a chance.


Academic success is highly valued but good manners, tolerance and consideration for others are equally important.


A small and extraordinarily caring prep school with traditional values which produces self-assured and considerate children who go on to schools all over the country.


We love the ‘family feel’ and friendliness of the school and how it has motivated our children.


Wellesley House School in the seaside resort of Broadstairs, notable for rifle shooting, fencing, carpentry and golf. Trips are planned to long sandy beaches and Wednesdays can be spent sailing along the North Kent coast. The co-ed boarding and day prep school recently introduced scuba-diving to its extensive list of after school clubs, although this takes place in a pool rather than at sea. Wellesley House maintains traditional links with single-sex senior schools but sends pupils out to top schools across the country.


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