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In Pictures: Curriculum Enhancement Week During Curriculum Enhancement Week 24 separate activities took place both in College and as far afield as London and Sennen - here's what happened... Read more
Surprise tugboat trip for students     The Maritime Adventure Curriculum Enhancement Week trip lived up to its name when students were given a trip on a tugboat around Plymouth Sound. Read more
Students get in on the act for charity film Students have had a taste of acting in front of the camera after being selected to be part of a charity film about young carers. Read more
In pictures: Sports Personality 2014  It was a night of tears and triumphs as student achievement in sport was marked in style at the College’s annual Sports Personality of the Year awards. Read more
'Superb' day at RHS Wisley for winner A  green-fingered student has attended a special ceremony at the RHS Garden Wisley after winning a national gardening competition. Read more
Students cut their teeth on Science project Year 9 students helped visiting primary pupils with a Science lesson they could really get their teeth into - how to make toothpaste. Read more
Staff are on the ball for Sport Relief Staff went head to head on the volleyball court in aid of Sport Relief - so who won? Read more
College at dementia-friendly parliament launch Stoke Damerel Community College's work in the field of dementia awareness has been recognised with an invitation to the launch of an initiative to create a dementia-friendly parliament. ... Read more
Sports Personality 2014 nearly here   There is now less than a week to go until the College's 12th annual Sports Personality Awards which this year has a World Cup theme. Read more
Students book a visit from Captain Target   A group of Year 7 students have been rewarded with a visit from Captain Target in the College library for completing their Reading Quest. Read more
Green fingers help David blossom into RHS winner A green-fingered student is heading to a special ceremony at the RHS Garden Wisley after winning a national gardening competition. Read more
Pupils hotfoot it to dance festival  A cast of hundreds took to the dance floor for this year's Stoke Damerel Community College dance festival. Read more
Jenga and jam for final event The final community project event from a packed calendar was a cream tea and games afternoon. Read more
Prestigious internships for students Two Sixth Form students will be heading to London this summer to take up prestigious internships at KPMG and in Whitehall. Read more
Yacht race inspires students A group of Year 8 students had a "fantastic" time at the La Solitaire du Figaro workshops covering Art, Business and Science. Read more
Fun on the menu for Year 8   The Year 8 team are putting on a social evening exclusively for Year 8 students and student Jake has created a poster to promote the event as part of... Read more
In pictures: My Lighthouse project  Year 8 students were challenged to construct a scale model of Plymouth's iconic Smeaton’s Tower - among the finished results were marshmallow and Minecraft versions. Read more
Drumming workshop marks dementia week  A group of Year 7 music students marked Dementia Awareness Week by joining care home residents in a drumming workshop. Read more
End of 'inspiring' sporting project Students have had their final session with their "inspirational" sporting mentor Olympian Cassie Patten as part of Sky Sports Living For Sport project. Read more
In pictures: Willow puppets for parade A group of 20 Year 8 students have spent two days creating puppets for the Lord's Mayor's Day parade next month. Read more
National award for Dementia Project   Stoke Damerel Community College's work in dementia education has been recognised with a prestigious Alzheimer’s Society award. Read more
'I'm proud of my stompers'   Three Year 10 students took part in the annual Ten Tors challenge - read Mr Parker's account of their challenge. Read more
Tea dance evokes spirit of the 40s With Judy Garland on the stereo and the Library decked out with bunting the Community Group Tea Dance was a roaring success. Read more
Student has a way with words An A level English student has proved she has a real way with words after being longlisted in a national poetry competition. Read more
Students display merchandising skills   Sixth Form students got the chance to display their visual merchandising skills at an after-hours visit to a high street fashion store. Read more
'Outstanding' netball on display A group of Year 8 netballers had a fantastic weekend of netball in Wiltshire playing teams from all over the country. Read more
Art students do it by the book   A group of students have been inspired by a trip to an exhibition showcasing unusual artwork made from, and inspired by, books. Read more
Dementia Project shortlisted for award Stoke Damerel Community College's Dementia Project has been shortlisted for a prestigious award. Read more
Step Into Sport 'wonderful opportunity' A group of PE students had a memorable time at the Step Into Sport camp at Loughborough University. Read more
Winning single on iTunes The winning single in the recent Year 9 Battle of the Bands had been released on iTunes - Crazy Walking by Random Jumpers is now available to download. ... Read more
Rewarding Maths trip to aquarium   A group of Year 8 students got a rare glimpse behind the scenes at the National Marine Aquarium as part of a trip to reward their hard work in... Read more
In pictures: EGX Rezzed trip   Students from Years 8,9 and 10 had a great day at the EGX Rezzed gaming convention at Birmingham NEC, student Louis wrote this account of the trip... Read more
Students become dementia friends    A group of Year 12 students have been trained to become Dementia Friends as part of the College's Dementia Project. 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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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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