King Charles To Remain Patron of Wells Cathedral School

By Anoop Bhuller

1 week ago

His Majesty King Charles III has announced that he will remain the Patron of Wells Cathedral School in Somerset.

The announcement was made in a review of more than 1000 royal patronages and charity presidencies. 

Wells Cathedral School

Wells Cathedral School

Head Master of Wells Cathedral School, Alastair Tighe, said: ‘Given the foundation of the School was on the instruction of King Edward the Elder (second King of England) in AD909, we are especially grateful and proud that the current King has chosen to retain the school’s historic link to royalty as well as his own personal long-standing association with us while he was Prince of Wales.’

‘In turn, we are committed to continuing to champion the many worthwhile causes which are so important to His Majesty.’

King Charles has been Patron of the school for many years, the school are thrilled to have his support once again.

About Wells Cathedral School

The school, one of the oldest to date, was founded to educate the boy choristers of the Cathedral. Today, there are more than 730 pupils at the school, from nursery to the Sixth Form. Known for their music, sport and academic success they aim to help students become well-rounded individuals.