The library is open to all students:
- Monday – Thursday 8am until 4pm
- Friday – 8am – 3.30pm
There is a comfortable area devoted to fiction where you can browse the books or just sit on a sofa and enjoy reading. We also have a good selection of non-fiction to support learning in all subject areas.
There are 10 PC’s which can be used for personal study.
The Library is a space used by the English department on a weekly basis, year 9 and 10’s have one lesson a week devoted to the library. In their library lessons they read and quiz books using Accelerated Reader and have lessons with a focus of different genres of literature.
The library has a dedicated range of ‘Dyslexia Friendly’ books which are engaging texts which are presented in a way that benefits those with dyslexia, EAL students and those that find reading difficult. These books have been incredibly popular with our year 9 and 10 pupils.
Pupils have access to ‘The Economist’ magazine publication which offers up to date, relevant and engaging articles. This is particularly beneficial for those that enjoy reading and want to expand their knowledge of current global political affairs.
The library is used each afternoon after the school day for homework club, pupils are able to work with support to complete their homework or just to work in a quiet space.