Wellesley House is an independent prep school for boys and girls aged 7 to 13. Situated on the southeast coast, it offers the full boarding experience, including Saturday school, a weekend activity programme and the opportunity to excel whether academically, on the sports field or in art, music and drama.
Wellesley House aims to open up a world of possibilities for each child. The Broadstairs prep school, renowned for boarding expertise, academic excellence and great pastoral care, is a thriving hive of activity for local day pupils as well as boarders from London, the southeast and beyond. A bus transfer operates to and from London, the M2 services, the Brentwood services, Charing and Benenden at most exeats and half-terms. A daily bus brings day pupils in from as far as Canterbury and its surrounding villages. In the 2011 report by the Independent Schools Inspectorate, every aspect of the school, including teaching, boarding, academic achievement, pastoral care and pupil development were rated excellent or outstanding. Pupils’ preparation for senior school was also praised. Scholarships have been won to Harrow, Stowe, King’s Canterbury and Felsted and leavers have gone on to thrive at such destinations as Winchester, Eton, King’s and Benenden, confident and capable from their ‘full boarding experience’ at Wellesley. Visits, by appointment, are welcomed throughout the school year. Open Mornings are generally held in Lent and Michaelmas terms. Wellesley House is a aead ambassador school for 'Hungry for History.'