The library is run by Mr Johnston and a 12 knowledgeable Pupil Librarians. There are over 5000 fiction and non-fiction titles in the library for the pupils and staff to choose from. There is also over 1000 ebooks and audio books available to download. Both the hard copy and the Ebook stock is updated with new titles regularly for all readers across all abilities. All pupils in years 7, 8 and 9 have a library lesson every other week where they are expected to read or quiz using the Accelerated Reader programme. Pupils in other years are welcome to borrow books for study or to read for pleasure. The library and its facilities are also used by most departments in the school for lessons.
The aims of the Library
The aims of the library are to promote reading for pleasure.
To offer access to a wide range of information
To support Accelerated Reader programme.
To support all learning across the school
To provide a welcoming atmosphere and a positive learning environment.
An up to date stock of fiction and non-fiction books selected by Mr Johnston and the Pupil Librarians
Over 1000 ebooks available via the Ebook app
Four Kindles available for a term long loan
Weekly newspapers, periodicals, graphic novels and revision guides.
Careers information, including college prospectuses.
42 computers, laptops and idesks available for the pupils to use in the library
A selection of board games
Open 8:30 til 4 every day
The Library is open at break, lunch and after school to all year groups except Tuesday lunch when it is closed for Book Club
Monday – All Years
Tuesday – Bookclub only
Wednesday – All years and Chess Club
Thursday – All Years
Friday - All Years
Download the ebook app, search “Eplatform” on your App Store
Lancashire Libraries have a wealth of online information all verified and checked for accuracy to help with homework, although you may need to be a library member to access some of these websites. This can be done for free here