Year 9 students write and record script for Radio City

Listen to our Radio Commercial herehttp://www.archinet.org.uk/D5709.mp3

Archbishop Blanch English Department and students in year 9 have been working with Radio City and Alzheimer’s Society to raise awareness of dementia with younger people. The station’s education academy invited 30 Year 9 children  to come into their headquarters  to present and record a script about dementia that was then be judged by the station and is currently being used as a radio commercial.  This recording was combined with that of other students to create the final version.

ABS teacher Laura McQueen  explained: “This opportunity has been a wonderful experience for our students and they really enjoyed having the chance to visit the Radio City tower to perform their scripts. They have learned a lot about Alzheimers as well as being able to learn about how to record an advertisement raising awareness for Alzheimer’s Society. Thank you so much for the opportunity!”

Alzheimer’s Society provides a wide range of support in Merseyside where it’s estimated that 14,731 people are living with dementia. Services include Singing for the Brain, Memory Café’s, peer support groups, carer information programmes as well as the help of specialist dementia support workers. To find out more about Alzheimer’s Society services in the area log on to www.alzheimers.org.uk/localinformation

If you have any concerns about dementia, you can call the helpline on 0300 222 11 22 or visit alzheimers.org.uk

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