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Our Students Provide First Aid

As part of their Level 3 BTEC IT course our students undertake a project for local businesses. This ‘hands-on’ experience allows them to develop all the skills they require to deliver a practical business project, from initial concept meetings through …
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GCSE Success for Mendip Students 2019

The Mendip Studio School had very positive results last week in their A levels, and now celebrate strong GCSEs. A good number of youngsters intend to stay on for post 16 studies at the school and it has been a …
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A Level Exam Results 2019

Mendip Studio School Sixth Form students are celebrating their successes in their A Level results. This is the third cohort of Sixth Formers to complete their A Levels with us and we congratulate them all on their hard work, resilience …
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Conservation and Education

The Orchid Project recently attended the IOCC conference at Kew. The event provided our students with an opportunity to learn from leading scientists about their worldwide conservation work. They also had the opportunity to spend time with our Malaysian Partner …
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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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