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Letters Home

Some information that has been sent home can be accessed by clicking the link(s) below. If the item you need is not listed here, please check Insight. Year 11 – Final Letter Home May 2019

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Success at the Devon Orchid Show

Students from the Orchid Project continued to build on their recent successes when they showcased a diverse range of their orchids at the Devon Orchid Show. The students took home an impressive 11 awards at the show, where they presented …
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Banter and Bullying #neverOK

Several students took part in a Banter and Bullying event at Bath University on Thursday 2nd May. It was a great day with lots of activities and workshops which included responding to online bullying and harassment, micro-aggressions and their macro …
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Gilded Orchids

Easter half term saw students, staff and volunteers (including ex-students) attend the RHS London Spring Launch and Orchid Show. As always, there is much work to do behind the scenes before a show opens and, students, volunteers and staff worked …
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Success at Bournemouth Orchid Show

The Orchid Project students were again celebrating success at the Bournemouth Orchid Society Show on 30-31 March, adding two awards to an already impressive collection. Best Professional Plant for their Coelogyne cristata plant. Best Professional Display for the unique combination …
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Honorary degree awarded to teacher

Bristol University awarded Simon Pugh-Jones MBE, with an honorary Doctor of Science degree. Mr Pugh-Jones teacher of Science at Writhlington and Mendip Studio School and founder of the Writhlington School Orchid Project, which since 1993 has been leading conservation education …
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Careers Week sees West of England Mayor and Deputy Mayor visit career-defining schools

The West of England Mayor and Deputy Mayor recently visited local schools to support young people’s career opportunities, as part of National Careers Week. Deputy Mayor, Cllr Tim Warren joined joined Writhlington and Mendip Studio School’s students and staff to …
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Sixth Form Showcase

A night of live music, performed by students from Writhlington and Mendip Sixth Form. Tickets are available for our Sixth Form Showcase from jessica.sexton@writhlington.org.uk

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The Prince’s Trust with Hauser & Wirth

As part of the Prince’s Trust Achieve programme, our Year 10 students took part in creative workshops at the Hauser and Wirth Gallery in Somerset. This internationally renowned gallery and multi-purpose arts center concentrates mainly on contemporary art and offers …
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Science in Action

Harvey has been working closely with The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew as part of his Level 3 Applied Science studies at Mendip Studio School. He has been trained in advanced propagation techniques and is the first person to successfully …
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