12 July 2019

Pupil Librarian Goes For Gold

One of our hardworking Pupil Librarians has created a fantastic new display in the library. Millie, in year 9, has been a Pupil Librarian since she first started at Archbishop Temple School in year 7. “I’ve always loved to read and enjoyed going to the public...

3 July 2019

'Kindle Corner' Opens in the School Library

Monday 1st July 2019, saw the launch of 'Kindle Corner' in the school library. The facility was suggested by Will, a pupil librarian in year 8. He and other pupils wanted a comfortable, quiet space in the library to read and to be able to choose from the wide array of suitable titles...

11 June 2019

Scholastic Book Fair funds new books for the school library

The first batch of books bought with profits from the Scholastic Book Fair, held earlier this year have arrived in the library.  Before ordering new stock Mrs Dearden, School Librarian,...

22 May 2019

Summer Reading

The summer display this year is about adventures outside. It includes brand new stock, and a Costa Children's Book Winner. I hope it will encourage our pupils to read in the great outdoors over the summer. We will be promoting "Get Caught Reading" week after half term,...

2 May 2019

Easter Book Fair helps fund new books for the school library

Many thanks to all pupils and staff who came along to our Easter Book Fair. We are delighted to announce that we made over £300 in sales, which means the library will have around £75 to spend on books with Scholastic. A big thank you to everyone who bought a book,...

9 April 2019

Love Your Library Week

I decided to start the ‘Love your Library’ week, inspired by Valentine's Day, to ask the pupils to write down on a paper heart, what they love about the library. I wanted them to reflect upon why the library is important to them, and also to give myself and the pupil...

8 April 2019

Buy a Book and Help Raise Money for the Library

The school book fair in the library has proved very popular over the past two weeks. At break and lunchtimes pupils have been able to browse books and select one, or more, to buy. Parents/carers then pay for the book online via Scopay.  "Holding the book fair is...

4 March 2019

Popular Marvel Screening Raises Money for the School Library and Charity

To celebrate the arrival of Marvel comics in the school library, school librarian Adam came up with the idea of showing one of the Marvel films. The screening proved very popular, with lots of pupils buying tickets to see the film over three lunchtimes.  Adam, who is in year 8,...

7 February 2019

Love Your Library Week

Love your library week 11-15th February 2019 All next week in the library, Mrs Dearden, school librarian and the pupil librarians will be asking pupils to tell us what they love about their library. 

4 February 2019

'The Big Read' funds new books for the school library

Mrs Dearden, our school librarian, has been very busy recently ordering lots of lovely, new books for the school library. As reported in the autumn term, 'The Big Read' raised over two hundred pounds to be spent on new titles. 

4 February 2019

Congratulations to the winners of the Christmas Writing Competition

Congratulations to the winners of the library’s Christmas writing competition. The competition, which was launched at the beginning of December, proved very popular. “The standard was really high,” said Mr Nightingale, Teacher of English and competition judge....