As part of the enrichment class at Wellington College, students have been creating podcasts to celebrate non-white historical figures that they believe should be championed. Today, Lucas talks about the multi-discipline Olympic champion Jesse Owens, the discrimination he faced, and his stand against racism in the face of Nazi Germany.
In the first of the new Book of the Week series, a collaboration between DukeBox and the Wellington Library, student Emilie recommends Delia Owens’ novel ‘Where The Crawdads Sings’.
To celebrate World Book Day 2021, Wellington Library has been looking at recommendations from members of the Wellington Community as part of its Book Bites mini-series. Student Flo brings her own recommendation to Book Bites this time, with Margaret Atwood’s ‘Alias Grace’.
To celebrate World Book Day 2021, Wellington Library has been looking at recommendations from members of the Wellington Community as part of its Book Bites mini-series. Today, both student and staff alike – Seb and Teacher of English George Bilclough – come together to recommend Bill Bryson’s ‘One Summer, America, 1927’.
As part of Wellington Library’s mini-series of Book Bites to celebrate World Book Day 2021, Suzie Tuomey from the Library recommends Dean Atta’s book ‘The Black Flamingo’.
Station Manager Lucas Ferguson offers his recommendation for the Book Bites series being run by Wellington Library, Jennie Morton’s ‘The Authentic Performer’. It marks the run-up to World Book Day 2021. Come back on World Book Day itself (Thursday 4th March) to hear more student and staff recommendations!
Head Librarian Lucy Atherton introduces the Book Bites mini-series in the run-up to World Book Day 2021. She talks about her recommendation, Dancing In The Mosque by Homeira Qaderi. More recommendations will appear throughout the week, so come back to find out what other staff and students are choosing for their Book Bites!
The football podcast formerly known as Welly 3-2-5 returns after a slice of orange and a fresh coat of paint over half term! Rahul, Alex, Costi and special guest Jack pass judgment on a crazy couple of weeks of football, and there’s also a special look at the fortunes of Manchester United alongside a […]
In this latest GCSE revision podcast, Mr Craig presents a reading of John Steinbeck’s ‘Of Mice and Men’. This talk explores Steinbeck’s life and times, showing how these experiences helped to shape the story we know so well. The talk then moves on to consider the importance of narrative voice, as well as a […]
Wellington College’s Chaplain, Fr. Adrian Stark-Ordish, offers his thoughts ahead of the half-term break.