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...

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,...

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....

26 November 2018

School Library Christmas Writing Competition 2018

Our school library has just launched a Christmas writing competition. The library is inviting pupils to enter a Christmas story, 500-1000 words, beginning with; 'It was Christmas Eve, and everyone was in bed. The clock ticked towards midnight but I couldn't...

22 November 2018

Thank-you to everyone who donated to 'The Big Read'.

  Thank-you to everyone who took part in ‘The Big Read’. The sponsored read was organised by the English Department and the school library, with the aim of encouraging pupils to read whilst raising money for the library at the same time! 'The Big Read'...

7 November 2018

School Library's Armistice Display Commemorates the end of the First World War

A special display dedicated to Armistice 1918 has gone up in the school library, commemorating the centenary of the end of the First World War. The display features books focussing on the First World War and a selection of the First World War recruitment posters.  Two...

5 November 2018

Still Time to Donate to 'The Big Read'

Thank-you to everyone who has taken part in ‘The Big Read’. The sponsored read was organised by the English Department and the school library, with the aim of encouraging pupils to read whilst raising money for the library at the same time! “We are delighted at the...

27 September 2018

The Big Read 2018

October sees the launch of a special school fundraiser. 'The Big Read 2018' has been organised by the English Department and the school library, with the aim of encouraging pupils to raise money by reading. Monies raised by the sponsored read will go to charity and the...

7 June 2018

A Week of Treats Encourage Pupils to 'Get Caught Reading'

This week our school pupil librarians have been busy scouting the canteen, yard and library to catch pupils engrossed in a book. Anyone found reading at break or lunchtime received a treat.  "Any reader engagement activity, like 'Get Caught Reading' is to encourage...