Welcome to Our Library...
The purpose built Library is located centrally on the ground floor, it is a bright, attractive room which is easily accessible to pupils and staff.
The library is managed by a full-time professional librarian: Mrs J. McArdle
- To provide a welcoming area in which pupils may read, study or do research
- To provide a centralized resource of materials and expertise, which supports the curricular needs of pupils and staff
- To promote the concept of reading for enjoyment
- To enable pupils to acquire information and study skills
14,000 resources, comprising of Fiction, Non-Fiction, Reference & Audio Visual Materials
Internet linked PC’s
Magazines & Daily newspapers
Years 8 & 9 - can borrow 2 books
Years 10, 11 & 12 - can borrow 4 books
Years 13 & 14 - can borrow 6 books
Staff can borrow up to 10 items
Books must be returned on time
Latest Library News...
Anyone in years 8-10 who would like to join the school’s online book club Booktastic should leave their name with Mrs McArdle in the library. The blog is a fantastic way of sharing book information and chatting to other students who enjoy reading.
The BFG is 30 – join the party!
In 2012 we are celebrating 30 years of the swizzfiggling Big Friendly Giant. The BFG is famous for catching, creating and making dreams come true. So this year we're all invited to Dream BIG with the BFG.
Visit the official Roald Dahl web site www.roalddahl.com for more information and watch this space for details on how we are going to celebrate this gloriumptious book in the library. There may even be opportunities to win some prizes!