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In Pictures: CEW Day Two It's Curriculum Enhancement Week with 24 separate activities taking place both in College and as far afield as London and Sennen - here's what happened on Day Two. Read more
In Pictures: CEW Day One It's Curriculum Enhancement Week so there are 24 separate activities taking place both in College and as far afield as London and Sennen. Read more
High five to our Ten Tors team   Good luck to the three Year 10 students heading off to take part in the annual Ten Tors challenge this weekend. Read more
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
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
'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
Dementia visit 'privilege' for students   Students described it as a "privilege" to spend the afternoon with a man diagnosed with dementia when he was just 50. 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
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
CCF students join patrol exercise The College's CCF Army cadets have been taking part in a house clearing and patrol exercise at Tregantle Fort in Cornwall. Read more
Get ready for Battle of the Bands   The Music Department is hosting a Battle Of The Bands and the winner will have their song uploaded to iTunes - watch the bands here.   Read more
In pictures: Science afternoon 2014   To celebrate National Science and Engineering Week 2014, Stoke Damerel Community College's Science Academy held a Science Open Afternoon. Read more
School reporters join news scrum It's been quite a week for our BBC School Report students - as well as interviewing an MP at Westminster three reporters went to interview Exeter Chiefs' Dean Mumm.... 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
Students eye Pi Day prizes  Pi  is on display to 30 decimal places in The Street to mark Pi Day 2014 - celebrated annually across the world. 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
Workshops bring Latin to life Students of Latin have been enjoying a variety of activities to bring the subject to life - including trying on armour for size. 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
Student journalists press on with School Report It's not long until BBC News School Report day and the College's bunch of young reporters are busy preparing for their day as journalists. 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
Students thrilled by 'cool' author visit Students got the chance to grill an author about what it's like to see your characters come to life on the page when writer Marcus Alexander paid a visit. ... 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
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
Year 10 has the X Factor   Hard work and good attendance by Year 10 students has been celebrated as part of the year group's X Factor-style Reward Scheme. Read more
Palace visit for dementia project student A Year 13 Health and Social Care student made the trip to Exeter recently to attend a meeting about dementia at the Bishop's Palace. 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
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
Make a date with Valentine's concert With Valentine's Day just around the corner, the music department are putting on a Valentine's concert called The Lunchtime Romance. Read more
Why not pay a visit to the Valentine's Table? Would you like to treat someone to a Valentine's surprise and raise money for charity at the same time? Mr Riley is organising a Valentine's Table where you can... Read more
Club looks at dementia effects A club at Stoke Damerel Community College which started in October last year is working with students to look at the real-life effects of dementia. Read more
Ten Tors training gets boggy   Training for students taking part in the annual Ten Tors event continues apace, this time on a rainy Dartmoor. Read more
Sixth Form Next Step evening   Deciding what to do after GCSEs is one of the most important decisions you will make during your school career. At Stoke Damerel Community College we offer a... Read more
Exams information  This page contains all the information you need about sitting examinations in the College - you can also find the latest results. You can contact the College's Exams Team... Read more
Community lunch is a cracker   Carols and turkey were on the menu at a special Christmas party thrown for local residents by Stoke Damerel Community College's community group. Read more
In pictures: Health Fair         The Street was packed with stalls and health and well-being information and activities when the College held its second annual Health Fair. Read more
Moor training for Year 10s   Stoke Damerel Community College's Outdoor Education coach took a group of students to train for the Ten Tors at the weekend. Read more
Hour of Code only days away ICT students will be getting to grips with Raspberry Pi computers and learning to code at Stoke Damerel Community College's first ever Hour of Code. Read more
Students cook up Chef 1 Award A special celebration ceremony was held at Stoke Damerel Comunity College to mark the first group of students passing their Chef 1 award. Read more
Festive lanterns brighten the Street  There are some rather enormous festive additions to the Street in the shape of four lanterns made by students with Stiltskin Theatre Arts Read more
Celebration Evening a 'huge' success   Five months of preparation came to fruition at Stoke Damerel Community College’s annual Celebration Evening attended by some very special guests. Read more
It's panto time - oh yes it is!   It's pantomime time again and this year it's Rumpled Beauty...   Read more
Music students conduct their own lessons Three music students from Stoke Damerel Community College have been conducting music lessons of their own at a Plymouth primary school. Read more
Aiming to have the last word   Seven Sixth Form students recently pitted their wits against students from other secondary schools in a national debating competition.   Read more
Students saddle up for BMX treat    Year 7 students have been treated to an impressive demonstration of BMX stunts by a two-time Guinness World Record holder. Read more
Developing camera skills on university trip A group of photography students were given a glimpse of the world before digital cameras on a trip to the University of Plymouth's Photography Department. Read more
Creating lanterns for Christmas parade Plymouth's Festival of Lights takes place this month including giant lanterns made by students from Stoke Damerel Community College Read more
Students are stars of screen (printing)   A group of  Year 9 Textiles students got the chance to get really hands-on with a screen printing workshop. Read more
Boys step up for dance workshop A group of Year 8 boys got to grips with the finer points of contemporary dance in a special workshop with Attik Dance. Read more
Sports students shown Patten for success Students at Stoke Damerel Community College had the chance to get their hands on a real Olympic medal when they met their sporting mentor for the first time. Read more
Takeover Day takes off Chloe and Georgie took over the College website as part of the Children's Commissioner's Takeover Day and updated this page all day - take a look... Read more
'Enchanting' trip to the theatre A group of Year 11 students made a mid-Autumn’s day trip to see a "spectacular" performance by Propeller Theatre Company at Theatre Royal Plymouth. Read more
Students train for recipe success    Students are getting on board with First Great Western for the second year running with another exciting project to create dishes for the Pullman Dining car. Read more
Dementia project visitor 'bowled over' A visitor from the Dementia 4 Schools initiative said he was "bowled over" by the work going on at Stoke Damerel Community College to make it a dementia-friendly school.... Read more
Students made up with special effects lesson It's not every day that you get to share your lessons with a zombie. But one of the living dead was a silent observer in a lesson for Sixth... Read more
Mya hits the headlines Take a look at Year 7 Mya's report for First News, the national newspaper for children, about playing croquet as part of the Dementia Project... Read more
Chance to get hands-on at Mozilla Festival    A 4.30am start was well worth it for a group of students who travelled to London to find out about coding, app development and gaming at the Mozilla Festival... Read more
Students walk their way to fun   An afternoon of bouncy castles, trampolining and climbing was laid on for more than half of Year 7 who completed the annual two-week walk to school challenge. ... Read more
Year 7s are the kings of the castle Year 7 students have been learning how to become the king of the castle as part of their studies of the Norman Conquest. Read more
Cooking up delights for the canteen A group of students have been cooking up new culinary delights for the College canteen - with the winning suggestions to be added to the menu. Read more
Science club starts with a bang   Stoke Damerel Community College's Science club started with a bang on Tuesday as the College's resident chemist Mr Trudgett created a range of explosions to launch the club in... Read more
Year 7 ride designers flushed with success   The next time you're enjoying the thrills and spills of a ride at an adventure park, have a think about the effort that went into designing it. Read more
Takeover Day is on its way  Do you fancy a go at being the College principal or a spell as a librarian or want the chance to step into a teacher's shoes for the day? ... Read more
Superhero targets Year 7 success  The College had a very special visitor on Wednesday in the shape of an as-yet unnamed superhero. Read more
Students making waves with ceramics Students from Stoke Damerel Community College got the chance to share their creativity with a group of primary school pupils as part of a ceramics project called Making Waves.... Read more
How croquet connects the generations Croquet may seem a rather rarified sport but our students have been learning the finer points of the game as part of a pioneering US project to reconnect Alzheimer’s... Read more
Students devise Respect performance   A group of Year 11 students have been working with a local theatre company to devise a performance for this weekend’s Respect Festival. Read more
Beasley visit creates a buzz   Stoke Damerel Community College's library was buzzing when author Andrew Beasley came in to sign copies of his latest Ben Kingdom book for students. Read more
Laser beams and feather boas Thursday evening saw the gala event of the College year when the Creative Industries Faculty staged the annual Red Carpet Awards. Read more
Edgecumbe trip puts students in the picture     Eight students from the College's GCSE Photography Club enjoyed a trip to Mount Edgecumbe on Monday. Read more
Weather plays part in Minack trip   Students travelled to Cornwall's famed outdoor theatre, The Minack, to see an all-female production of The Taming of the Shrew - read one Year 8's account of the trip.... Read more
In pictures : Year 7 camp Our Year 7s have been enjoying an Ice Breaker camp in Cornwall throughout this week. Take a look through our photo gallery.   Read more
Club list Spring term 2014 Here's a list of all the clubs you can join this Spring term at Stoke Damerel Community College...     Read more
Film viewing is communal experience Media and film students from Stoke Damerel Community College travelled to Exeter to see a new documentary considering the impact of the internet on teenagers. Read more
Newsletters   Read all the College newsletters here   Read more
University destinations 2013  Take a look at our map which shows where our students have taken up places at university in September 2013. Read more
Record number of twins join Year 7   Staff at the College will find themselves doing more than the odd double take this academic year after six sets of twins started in Year 7. Read more
Examination Results Students from the Class of 2014 receiving their early GCSE results with Mrs Hannaford and Mrs Griffiths. Read more