WSBEorchids

21 Years On

As a Year 11 Student at Writhlington School, I am 16.  I mention this because it’s particularly strange that the Orchid Project is older than me! As we move into our new greenhouses, let us take a moment to look back over our old School Greenhouses.  These too outdate the Orchid Project, and come from […]

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New Term, New School!

It’s good to be back!  Officially back, I mean.  It’s all very nice being in school, getting loads done and not having to obey any of the silly ‘moving around the building’ rules, but lets face it! It’s best to be officially back! This week marks the return of the students to school, meaning that […]

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Want to visit us?

We have had a lot of interest in the past at visiting the Writhlington Orchid Project.  In the past this hasn’t been possible because our greenhouses were a health and safety nightmare and the labs were all miles away. Fortunately (as I’m sure you’re aware!) we now have a brand new, State of the art […]

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Cataloging a lab

One of the advantages of moving to a new facility, is that it gives a great excuse to do some of those things that you’ve always meant to get around to.  This is exactly the same with our lab.  Now that we’re in our new building, we’ve loaded up a computer database and inputted every […]

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From Old to New

Our old converted girls toilet microprop lab is now but an empty shell.  That’s right, over the past two days, myself, along with an extremely dedicated team of year 7, 8 & 9s have been moving every single flask, syringe and tweezer  from the old lab to our state-of-the-art new facility in the new school. […]

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