Steaming Ahead For STEM Success

March 8th, 2016 | School News Sixth Form

Writhlington and Mendip Studio 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 Science department offering students opportunities to take part in groundbreaking projects internationally and entering advanced biotechnology competitions.

Students at the Mendip Studio School have been working with The James Dyson Foundation, Advetec and other global companies to help inspire and encourage work based learning and offer real world experience.

Dragonfly Education Trust STEM Ambassador, Charles Whittaker said:

We are very pleased to have been recognised for our STEM Engagement. We are constantly forging links with companies that enable us to offer incredible opportunities for our students. Mendip Studio School is in full swing and students are already achieving outstanding things. This is only going to grow – it is very exciting.’