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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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Orchids and Big Cats – Life After Sixth Form

Heather was an active member of The Orchid Project and she has recently started her 3rd year at Chester University studying Conservation Biology. Building on her active participation in science and the Orchid Project at Writhlington and Mendip Studio Schools …
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Orchid Project at Orchid Society’s Annual Show in Cheltenham

Our students spent a wonderful day at the Cheltenham Orchid show on Saturday where they talked to orchid growers and explained about the work they carry out with the school orchid project. The sales table did brisk trade, customers were …
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Model United Nations Conference

Model UN 1-3 March 2019
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Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

Our Year 11 students, together with students from Writhlington and Norton Hill schools, enjoyed an excellent adaption of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde produced by Ginificent Productions.

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Careers Fortnight 2019

We have been delighted to welcome a diverse range of employers and industries to take part in our Careers Fortnight with guests coming in to take part in lessons, informal Q&A sessions, hands-on sessions and assemblies. Our students, of all …
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Sixth Form Mixed Hockey V Chew Valley School (1-0)

Mendip Studio School and Writhlington Sixth Form Mixed Hockey team started well against a well organised and large Chew Valley squad. Although we only had 10 players, we covered the ground well, winning possession and attacking the wide areas with …
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We Will Rock You

Tickets are now on sale:  www.ticketsource.co.uk/dragonflytheatre Featuring more than 20 hit Queen songs, We Will Rock You follows the story of a group of Bohemians who struggle to restore the free exchange of thought, fashion, and live music in a distant …
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Christmas celebration of Orchid Project’s inclusion in global conservation initiative

The Writhlington School Orchid Project has been named as one of thirty one botanical institutions worldwide that will be linked for a major new initiative on global orchid conservation.   The initiative is lead by the Koo Botanic Conservation Centre …
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Tackling Drugs – Changing Lives

As part of the school’s commitment to personal, social and health education (PSHE), Paul Hannaford came to visit us on Wednesday 21st November to talk to all students from Writhlington and the Mendip Studio School.   Paul, an ex gang …
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