Welcome to our Library
The Library is situated on the 1st floor of Wing A and overlooks the front entrance to the school with easy access to a lift.
It is housed in a large airy space with ample shelving, seating areas for comfort and for study, an IT area, an issue desk, display areas and a careers interview room.
We have an up to date stock of resources, including books, magazines, DVD's and CDs, posters and maps.
The library is managed by Mrs Martin, who is a chartered librarian, with twenty seven years of experience in running a school library.
The School Library provides all pupils with access to information and helps them to develop learning skills in a supportive environment.
• Plays a central role in learning and teaching
• Helps meets the needs of all learners
• Empowers young people and encourages them to develop into lifelong learners.
The library contributes in many varied ways to the school's main aim of creating confident individuals, responsible citizens, successful learners and effective contributors.
The library is open at the following times:
Wednesday & Thursday 8am- 4pm, Friday 8am - 1pm
Specific Borrowing Times
The Library is open at lunchtimes to borrow or return books, complete homework, read or use ICT.
Wednesday & Thursday 1.35pm - 1.55pm Access to all years
Wednesday and Thursday evenings open to 5pm on demand.
Borrowing Resources from the library
The library contains a wide range of resources, from books and magazines to dvd's, audio cds and posters. Most of these resources can be borrowed by both staff and pupils.
To use the Library all pupils must complete a permission letter, available from the Librarian. This must be signed by your parent/guardian and returned to the Library.
Books, magazines & audio cd's will be issued for 4 weeks.
Dvd's will be issued for 1 night only.
All loans can be renewed.
Items, which are on loan, can be reserved and suggestions for new titles are always welcome.
There will be no fines charged for overdue items, however they should be returned as soon as possible. No other books will be issued until the overdue item has been returned.
If a book is lost or damaged then it must be paid for in full.