The Stoke Damerel Community College Dementia Project has been featured in the media on a number of occasions, here is a selection :
Students from the College are showcasing our dementia work at the third Plymouth Dementia Conference on 31 January 2014 - in an article in the Plymouth Herald ahead of the conference Angela Rippon praised the College's work as "outstanding".
Click here to read the Herald's article.
In December 2013 a delegation from Japan came to Plymouth the day after attending the G8 dementia summit in London and one of their visits was to the College to find out more about our dementia project. BBC Spotlight and ITV Westcountry came to film and Radio Plymouth and the Plymouth Herald were here too.
In October Year 7 Mya's report about playing croquet with a group of elderly visitors as part of the Dementia project was featured in First News, the national newspaper for children, on 15 November 2013. Read more...
Watch ITV Westcountry's report from October 2013 here: Croquet to bring the generations together
BBC Spotlight also came to film on 16 October 2013. They featured the Through Hoops to Hope inaugural croquet event at the College on both its lunchtime bulletin and evening Spotlight programme that day.
The Plymouth Herald report on the project in July 2013 focused on the involvement of our Sixth Formers.
The College's Community Group held a dementia drumming workshop in May 2013 and you can read about it in the Plymouth Herald here.
The Plymouth Herald reported on the College's relationship with Waypoints Dementia Care Home, also in May 2013.
Read the Plymouth Herald's report about Angela Rippon's involvement in the project in January 2013.
The project was also mentioned in Parliament by Plymouth, Moor View MP Alison Seabeck in January 2013 - read the report in Hansard.