The Library is run by Mrs Dickinson.
Monday to Thursday - 8:00am to 4:30pm
Friday - 8:00am to 3:30pm
Students must have permission to be in the Library during lesson time.
Every breaktime and lunchtime it is open for students to complete home learning, coursework and to choose and return books.
The Library has an excellent range of Fiction and Non-Fiction Books for all ages and abilities, and a small selection of DVDs. There is a Reference Section housing various magazines and it also gets three daily newspapers.A small stationery shop operates from the Library selling basic items such as pens, pencils and rulers. Replacement planners and ties can also be purchased from the Library.
Planners are £2 and ties are £4.
All students are automatically members of the library and are allowed to borrow 3 items at one time for a period of 4 weeks. One of these books must be their Accelerated Reading Book.
Accelerated Reader All Year 7 and 8 students participate in the Accelerated Reader Program.
The Accelerated Reader program is a computerised program that tests reading comprehension. Students select books on their reading level, which is determined by the ‘Star Reading Assessment’. The books are read independently and once finished a comprehension test is taken on the computer. Each book is worth a certain amount of points based on its length and reading level.
Accelerated Reader enables both the Librarian and English Staff to monitor the progress of each student and guide them to appropriate books for their level and interest.