The Library is a welcoming environment where students can research, study and read for pleasure during lessons and in their spare time.

Resources are available to borrow as well as for use in the Library.

The Library is staffed at all times, so please ask for help.

Miss S Hough: Library Manager

Miss L Duke: Library Assistant

Student helpers also help in the Library during lunch and break times.

Opening Times

Monday  8.00am-4.00pm

Tuesday  8.00am-4.00pm

Wednesday  8.00am-4.00pm

Thursday  8.00am-4.00pm

Friday  8.00am-3.30pm

Resources and Facilities

Resources include fiction and non-fiction books, newspapers, posters and reference materials.

Study space is available for individual and group work, along with computer access to enable students to carry out research or complete their homework. Comfy chairs are also available for quiet reading.

Colourful displays advertise library resources, clubs, events and information.

Clubs and Activities

Lunchtime clubs include:

  • Games Club – Monday

  • Games Club – Wednesday

  • Year 7 Book Club – Friday

Homework club runs every day after school:

  • Monday – Thursday 3.05 – 4.00pm

  • Friday – 3.05 – 3.30pm

In addition to the clubs, the library runs competitions, such as poetry and short story competitions, throughout the year. Book Club members have the opportunity to shadow the Carnegie Medal book award. A paired reading scheme takes place twice a week and there are regular author events.

Accelerated reader

Year 7 students participate in the Accelerated Reader programme which encourages and challenges them to read a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books. Personalised reading targets are set after an initial reading test and then students read their books and take online quizzes.  Points are rewarded and students work in house teams to win prizes.

Quizzes can be taken at home by accessing the following link: Accelerated Reader 

Free eBooks


Here are some links to some fabulous book related websites: