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Battle of the Bands - who won?  The Music Department has announced the winner of the Battle Of The Bands who will have their song uploaded to iTunes - find out who more than 200 students voted... Read more
Staff are on the ball for Sport Relief Staff went head to head on the volleyball court on Thursday all in aid of Sport Relief. Read more
Footballing girls achieve their goal   Sixteen female footballers showed "brilliant" football skills at a Premier League 4 Sport Football Tournament in Plymouth. Read more
In pictures: Onesie Wednesday The College was awash with onesies on Wednesday to mark World Autism Awareness Day. Read more
Year 7s row to success   Two Year 7 students made it into the top 20 out of more than 100 rowers taking part in the National Junior Indoor Rowing Championships in London. Read more
TR2 visit gives peek behind the scenes A group of Textiles students got a rare glimpse of life backstage when they visited the costume department at TR2. Read more
'Inspirational' trip for Science students   During a three-day visit to London Science students saw the sights, learned about parasites and found out more about DNA - Mr Youlden wrote this account of the trip.... Read more
Students get aromatherapy lesson A group of Year 12 students have been learning how aromatherapy can be helpful to people suffering from dementia. Read more
In pictures: Sport Relief   Hundreds of students joined in a mufti day and bouncy castle afternoon to raise almost £1,000 for Sport Relief and Plymouth charity Jeremiah’s Journey. Read more
BBC School Report - read all about it! Abbie, Lucy and Amelie have put our BBC School report page live, it's packed with stories written by our junior journalists - take a look. Read more
Wembley recognition for sport ambassadors Two Stoke Damerel Community College students travelled to Wembley Stadium to receive a prestigious national award as part of Plymouth School Sports Partnership. Read more
In pictures: Reporters go to Westminster  Two of our BBC School Report journalists were given the opportunity to go Westminster to interview an MP - take a look at their "amazing" day. Read more
Creative inspiration from dementia visit Finding out how changes to their surroundings can help people with dementia was part of a Year 8 trip to a Plymouth care home. Read more
In pictures: Wembley trip A group of Year 8 students had a "fantastic" time when they went to Wembley to watch the international friendly between England and Denmark. Read more
Hitting the right note at recording session  Students got the chance to experience what it's like to be a recording artist as part of their GCSE music studies. Read more
In pictures: Creative Opportunities day   More than 60 Year 8 students spent the day at Plymouth University to take part in the College's annual Creative Industries Day. Read more
Italy trip fundraising is paying off Humanities students have been making chocolates, packing bags at supermarkets and even dog-sitting in a bid to raise the £10,000 they need for their trip to Italy. Read more
BBC School Report 2014  It's BBC school Report News Day and our  24 Year 7 and 8 students have been working on a variety of stories ahead of the big day and are looking... Read more
Favourite reads book a place on stairs Library staff decided to do something a bit different for world Book Day this year by decorating a staircase to resemble a giant pile of books. Read more
Taking steps towards Lord of the Flies  Having been put through their dance paces by a world-famous dance company, a group of boys now have the chance to audition for a prestigious production of Lord of the Flies.... Read more
'Exceptional' play from rugby team   The Year 7 rugby team had a "fantastic" day at the Cunningham Cup, a rugby competition for Plymouth secondary schools. Read more
In pictures: Prom launch 2014 Students got to be models for the day at the launch of this year's prom - take a look through our photo gallery. Read more
Challenge is the icing on the cake   Students at Stoke Damerel Community College got a taste for the cupcake business when they spent the afternoon at a local bakery. Read more
Busy trip to Berlin     A group of History students spent half term exploring Berlin and Mr Winders has written an account of the trip. Read more
Students are game for Monopoly challenge  In the run up to half term Year 7 Maths students spent their lessons playing games - but with a difference. Read more
Student gets exclusive peek at new book A Year 7 student was given a world exclusive when he got to see the cover of the new Ben Kingdom book. Read more
Students get taste of marine life A group of Year 10 students got a taste of life in the Royal Navy when the Royal Marines Visibility Team paid a visit to the College to put them... Read more
Panto reward is a big hit More than 200 students were given a pantomime treat as a reward for their good behaviour, organised by Business Studies students. Read more
Sixth formers are model students at H&M Mr Beacham got the chance to strut his stuff as a model as part of a Sixth Form trip to H&M in Plymouth to learn about the art of visual... Read more
Changes in ICT curriculum   The way ICT is being taught in schools is set to change in September when the new computer science curriculum will replace the current information and communications technology (ICT)... Read more
Drama group's 'amazing' care home visit   "Enjoy every day of your youth" was the message from one care home resident when a group of Year 10 drama students paid a visit. Read more
Albion offer is just the ticket   A Stoke Damerel Community College PE teacher was literally swept off her feet by a generous offer from Plymouth Albion to celebrate her recent Plymouth Herald award for teacher... Read more
Dementia work showcased   The work Stoke Damerel Community College  is doing to become a dementia-friendly school was showcased once again at the third annual dementia conference at Plymouth's Guildhall. Read more
Peer mentors complete training  A group of Year 8 students have attended an official presentation to receive certificates to mark the completion of their training to become peer supporters. Read more
Getting a taste for the cake business A reward afternoon to celebrate good attendance was the icing on the cake for a group of Year 8 students. Read more
Students on song for Lord Mayor   A group of musicians from Stoke Damerel Community College were truly on song at a performance in front of the Lord Mayor of Plymouth. Read more
Dementia story-telling is 'awesome'   Earlier this month a group of Year 8 students were given a unique opportunity to attend a story-telling workshop as part of Stoke Damerel Community College's dementia project. ... Read more
Weather kinder for moors training Students taking part in the annual Ten Tors event had another training session at the weekend, this time with better weather. Read more
Panto trip to meet Zipzer author He's probably best known to parents as the Fonz but for a group of Year 8 students it was the man behind Hank Zipzer they came face-to-face  with when... Read more
Sniffing out engineering excellence with Bloodhound A group of lucky Stoke Damerel Community College Science students got a chance to get close to the incredible Bloodhound SSC - a rocket car designed to travel in... Read more
Legal aspects of dementia examined A group of Health and Social care students have been given a fascinating insight into some of the legal issues connected to dementia. Read more
Olympian puts students through their paces     Students at Stoke Damerel Community College met their sporting mentor for the second time at the end of last term. Read more
In pictures: Japanese dementia project visit Stoke Damerel Community College played host to a Japanese delegation who came to Plymouth the day after the G8 Dementia Summit which took place in London on Wednesday. Read more
Getting creative with circus skills    The new Creative Industries Student Voice kicked off its first meeting in suitably creative fashion - with a circus skills workshop. Read more
Fun time at Hour of Code ICT students and more than 70 pupils from local primary schools got to grips with coding and programming Raspberry Pi computers as part of Stoke Damerel Community College's first ever ... Read more
Girls are Plymouth football champs  A group of Year 8 footballers are the official Plymouth Schools Champions after beating off competition from 11 other schools. Read more
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We are delighted to welcome you to Stoke Damerel Community College, a specialist College for Mathematics and Computing. We are a Raising Achievement Partnership College with a focus on inspiring our students and helping them reach new heights and achievements. We hope that you can now discover more about us and our aspirations for the future.

 We seek to provide the very best educational experience so that all our students can reach their full potential as they become responsible and proactive members of our community.

Mrs Carol Hannaford


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04.22.2014 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Year 8 Maths Reward trip to Aquarium


04.22.2014 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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