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Wellington College

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Wellington College is a secondary boarding school in Berkshire, South East England for girls and boys. It was started by Queen Victoria in 1859. It is a member of the Rugby Group and the G20 Schools group.

In 2006 it became the first school to have happiness lessons.[1] The headmaster is James Dahl. 10% of students get into Cambridge or Oxford University.[2]

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In 2008 Wellington became the first school to win the Daily Mail Cup in rugby. It has a rackets court. There are 17 houses.

It gives money to The Wellington Academy, a state school that started in 2009. In 2011 Wellington College International Tianjin was opened in China. Wellington College International Shanghai will open in August 2014.[3]

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  1. http://www.tes.co.uk/article.aspx?storycode=6033415[permanent dead link]
  2. "Wellington College - Fees, Results & Alumni - Tatler - Tatler". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2013-11-04.
  3. "WC International (Shanghai) | Wellington College". Archived from the original on 2014-01-17. Retrieved 2013-11-06.