Simon Pugh-Jones

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Teacher in charge of the Writhlington Orchid Project

Ofsted recognises the value of the Writhlington School Orchid Project

Writhlington’s latest Ofsted report is published today and includes recognition of the value of the orchid project to student at the school: A remarkable feature of the school is The Orchid Project, an activity that enables pupils and students to get involved with a nationally renowned programme. Pupils from all year groups and all backgrounds learn […]


365 days of orchids – day 57 – Sophronitella violacea

One of the smallest members of the Cattleya family is Sopronitella violacea (or Isabellia violacea) from the Mata Atlantica forests of Eastern Brazil. This species has small flowers and smaller growths than Cattleya coccinea (day 20) but is a good partner for it with a similar liking for growing cool (Cool Americas, minimum 12C). We […]