The Mendip Studio School opened in September 2015 and is part of the Dragonfly Education Trust.  Mendip Studio School and Writhlington School share a campus on the outskirts of Radstock and applications are invited from all students who have

“… a thirst for learning, a drive to succeed and a curiosity to innovate and experiment.”

The school specialises in Electronic Engineering and Biosciences and offers exciting Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Computing courses to 14 – 19 year olds.

  • Providing the specialist skills and knowledge required by employers in the Engineering and Biosciences industries
  • Transferable work-related skills including communication, team-working and enterprise skills
  • Learning linked to future employment opportunities and Higher Education
  • Partnered by The James Dyson Foundation, Sciencescope, Intel, Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, the Eden Project, Cambridge University
  • Work placements and workshops provided by industry partners.
  • A new 14 to 19 school with high expectations and high achievement.
  • Courses at GCSE and A Level designed for intended career aims and enabling students to realise their full potential.
  • Students supported by highly professional coaches and a very strong partnership with employers.

If you wish to discuss attending The Mendip Studio School please contact Mr Bruce Hain, Headteacher on 01761 438557

Latest News

Key Dates

Contact Us

Curriculum Booklet

  • End of term arrangements

    Monday 22 July: school day ends 1.20pm, buses will run as normal at this time. Lunch will be available at school from 12.30pm until 1.10pm. Final registration takes place at 1.10pm before students leave.

    Monday will be a mufti day. Students are asked to bring in £1 which will go to one of the school’s selected charities.

    START OF SCHOOL – Year 12 starts on Wednesday 4 September / Years 10 and 11 start on Thursday 5 September / Year 13 start on Monday 9 September.