Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Big Pitch

Year 10 students at Mendip Studio School faced three “fierce dragons” as part of the Radstock and Midsomer Norton Rotary Club’s Big Pitch Project. Eight teams of students presented their diverse, creative and polished business proposals to three judges, Richard …
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Student designing solutions for the Eden Project

Students from Mendip Studio School and Writhlington Orchid Project are working with industry partners, The Eden Project, to provide design solutions for their Rainforest Biome, the world’s largest indoor rainforest. The project involves growing and designing exciting new plant displays …
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Construction starts on Mendip Studio School

Construction work has officially started on Mendip Studio School, based on the Writhlington campus in Radstock.  The new building, costing £4.5 million, will provide state-of-the-art specialist facilities for 300 students aged 14-19 specialising in STEM subjects.  Headteacher, Robert Girvan, performed …
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Lions, Tigers and Jeremy De Quidt

Mendip Studio School and Writhlington School students had a visit from renowned children’s author, Jeremy De Quidt writer of The Feathered Man and The Toymaker, as part of their World Book Day celebrations. Creative book characters greeted Jeremy in reception …
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Steaming Ahead For STEM Success

Mendip Studio School and Writhlington School have been awarded a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Engagement Award from STEMNET for their continued inspirational work with young people. Writhlington School has always been a leading example of STEM success with the …
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Rathbones National Lacrosse Tournament

Writhlington and Mendip Studio School attended the Rathbones National Lacrosse Tournament in Guilford. Students at Mendip and Writhlington are very competitive when it comes to all sports and this was proven no different when Head Coach and Science Teacher, Irene …
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Biotechnology Success in Africa

Students from the Mendip Studio School and Writhlington School have been working in Rwanda as part of an ongoing partnership with the FAWE school and college, aimed at developing the biotechnology, conservation and science department for education. The pupils are …
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