Library facilities and resources:

The Library has been completely refurbished in recent years, and provides students with an attractive and comfortable environment in which to read, research, study and complete school work and personal study.

Search and request books from the Libraryclick here  (can be done on site only when connected to the network)

Fiction:    

The fiction area provides comfortable seating for relaxed book selection, browsing and reading of books, newspapers and magazines.  The Library is well-stocked with a wide selection of up-to-date fiction including sections of comic books, graphic novels, manga, quick reads and mid-range reads as well as many modern and classic children’s and teenagers’ novels. There is also a selection of audio books.

Older reader fiction:

This section provides additional fiction for those in Year 10 and above, or for younger students with a permission note from a parent/guardian.

Non-fiction:

The non-fiction area has study tables and space for classes to come and work/research in the library. There is a good selection of up-to-date non-fiction books covering curriculum areas – to help students with school work and personal study – plus lots of popular fun books about students’ outside interests and hobbies. Most of the non-fiction books can also be borrowed, but some can only be used in the Library.

IT equipment:

The Library has 10 up-to-date PCs for use for research and for school work / personal study. There are also 12 laptops which may be borrowed by teachers for use with classes.  In addition, there is a data projector and screen in the non-fiction area which can be used for presentations, meetings or film viewing.

Library rules:

  • No phones to be used at any time in the Library (Years 7-11)
  • No food or drink (except water) to be consumed in the Library
  • The computers are to be used solely for school work and research – not for playing video games
  • Please use the space and equipment respectfully.
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