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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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Mendip Students discuss illegal wildlife crime with Dr Thérèse Coffey MP

Students from the Mendip Studio School met scientists and policy makers from across the globe at  the Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference: London 2018.   Year 13 student, Chloe explained “We have been working with scientists from the University of Oxford …
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GCSE Success for Mendip Students

Mendip Studio School celebrates its second year of GCSE successes.  33% of all students achieved ‘good’ passes (grades 9-5) in English and maths and 60% achieved ‘standard’ passes (grades 9-4).  A stunning 7% achieved the very highest grades in both …
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A Level Exam Results 2018 – Mendip Studio Sixth Form

A-Level Results 2018 Mendip Studio Sixth Form students are celebrating another excellent set of A Level results. A stunning 96% of students were retained between Year 12 & 13, 39% achieved grades A*-B, 62% A*-C and the average grade achieved …
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Students Excelling

Students at Mendip Studio School have been accepted on prestigious Summer Schools at some of the top Universities and establishments in the country. Students applied through a number of charitable trusts – The Smallpiece Trust, Arkwright Scholarships Trust and the …
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Students Win Summer Scholarships

Students at Writhlington and Mendip Studio School have been accepted on prestigious Summer Schools at some of the top Universities and establishments in the country. Students applied through a number of charitable trusts – The Smallpiece Trust, Arkwright Scholarships Trust …
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OFSTED Success

Mendip Studio School has received the outcome of its recent Ofsted inspection; it is a “Good” school with particular strengths in pastoral care, teaching and the curriculum. The school provides opportunities to develop expertise through specialist subjects. The Inspectors were …
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European Champions

The orchid growing students of  Mendip Studio Schools are well known in the UK for their knowledge, enterprise and beautifully grown plants but this Easter they took on a new challenge by taking their plants to Paris for the European …
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