Our Latest News and Newsletters

We love sharing news and images with you about our special #MendipMoments, below are our downloadable newsletters which give an overview of each class’s activities for the term and a general update of the whole school.

For our latest news please take a look at the maroon slider boxes below the newsletters.


Family Information News letter


We are happy to share that we have received a share of £25,000 from the Radstock Co-operative society. massive thanks to them.


Last term some of our pupils were filmed whilst taking part in an online safety activity. They were then filmed 1:1 expressing their views and advice on keeping safe online.

The videos can be seen here https://saferinternet.org.uk/send

We’re very proud of the way they handled the day and the views they were able to express to camera.


Christmas Newsletter

Easter Newsletter

Summer Newsletter


Christmas Newsletter

Summer newsletter

Fishing for Schools Fundraiser

Support 'Fishing for Schools' at Tesco Shepton Mallet! We're thrilled to announce that the charity, 'Fishing for Schools', has been chosen for the #TescoStrongerStarts program. This opportunity can lead to a significant positive impact on our school and students....

DKA Anniversary

The architects that designed our school are celebrating their 30th anniversary and are featuring the Mendip School as one of their 30 showcase pieces. ‘A Calm Environment That Takes The Stress Out of Learning. Completed in 2016, The Mendip Free School was a brand-new...

Snow closure

Today, 8th March 2023 The Mendip School is closed due to the cancellation of transport from Somerset and BANES councils. Therefore the school is closed to all pupils. Please check ClassDoJo on the morning of 9th March 2023 for updates....

Gatsby Benchmarks

The Gatsby Benchmarks The eight benchmarks are a framework for good career guidance developed to support secondary schools and colleges in providing students with the best possible careers education, information, advice, and guidance.  They were established as part of...

National Apprentice Show

What an amazing afternoon spent at the National Apprenticeship Show in Exeter. The students were an absolute pleasure to have taken and I hope they found it useful.

Speech and Language vacancy! We Need You!

The Mendip School are looking to appoint a Speech and Language Therapist. If you are interested and would like to discuss, please get in contact with Susy Reed, Therapy Team Lead, at The Mendip School. Phone 01749838040 or Email sreed@themendipschool.com Apply here...