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Sherborne Girls School

Sherborne Girls is a friendly, vibrant and purposeful boarding and day school whose aim is to fulfill the individual potential of all girls by offering a varied choice of subjects and activities, raising aspirations from an early age and developing a passion for learning and life in their chosen fields. The school provides an excellent broad and academic, full-boarding education for girls founded on Christian values enhanced by links with other communities. The school's aim is to send out into the world young women who are adaptable, intellectually enquiring, courageous and compassionate, with the confidence to be effective leaders .

11 July 2018
South West
Charity, Children Young People and Students, Education Sector, Schools, Voluntary Sector
Local Alliances:
Sherborne & District Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?

 Educating students on the understanding of dementia and the part that they can play within a community to help dementia sufferers

2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?

Finding a local Dementia body/organisation who can highlight the community requirements 

To  meet witht the local Dementia org./body on a regular basis to implement a strategic volunteering plan to enhance the education of dementia within the community, the volunteering requirements and the need for commuity involvement

Member website


2. Actions

  • Work towards Sherborne Girls School becoming a dementia friendly community

    Encourage staff and appropriately aged students to attend 'dementia friends' sessions and be involved in raising awareness of the local alliance and the dementia work and support in our local community.