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Learning Resource Centre

Contact

Mrs Mason LRC Manager
Mrs Huckerby LRC Assistant/ Literacy support

Welcome to our Learning Resource Centre page

The LRC is the real hub of the school; it is a busy and lively place outside lesson time and a quiet study area during lessons. 

It is well stocked and well organised and although students are encouraged to be independent learners there is always someone on hand to help.

We believe reading is a huge part of students educational and emotional development and we are passionate about the LRC being a place that all students are welcome to visit as regularly and as often as possible. All students are welcome to use the LRC before and after school and during break and lunchtimes.

From June 7th, the LRC will open to specifc year groups at brunch and before and after school.

 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Before School Year 8 and Year 10 Year 8 and Year 10 Year 8 and Year 10 Year 7 and Year 9 Year 7 and Year 9
Brunch 1 Year 8 Year 8 Year 8 Year 7 Year 7
Brunch 2 Year 9 and Year 10 Year 9 and Year 10 Year 9 and Year 10 Year 9 and Year 10 Year 9 and Year 10
After School Year 7 Year 8
Year 8 Reading Club
Year 9 and Year 10
Y9 Reading Club
Year 9 and Year 10
Year 9 Homework Club
Closed

 

Welcome to the LRC

LRC Catalogue

 

ebooks

Try our new eplatform!

Thousands of books at your fingertips to read online. 

Read the attached letter to get you started. 

Project Gutenberg. A library of over 60,000 free ebooks, mainly older USA classics.

LRC Quiz sheet - New Books and Summer Reads 

National Literacy Trust - Author of the week - Ross MacKenzie

 

World Book Day  March 4th, 2021

We celebrated World Book Day virtually this year with a pre-recorded quiz delivered in English lessons on the day.

The World Book Day Annual Quiz with answers - have a go for fun! 

Try out the activities on the WBD website. for more book related fun.

Watch some of the WBD 2021 Ten Minute Story Sharing videos 

 

Useful websites

The Book Trust Best kids books of 2020

Virtual School Library

Neil Gaiman's Website

Live reading of Stormbreaker to celebrate 20th Anniversary of its publication

 

Pupil Librarians (Cancelled due to Covid restrictions)

Pupil Librarians are very important in the daily running of the Learning Resource Centre. They work in the Learning Resource Centre before school, during break and at lunchtimes, helping with issuing books and assisting lower school students to make appropriate and informed book choices.  They also assist in keeping the LRC organised and tidy.   

Every pupil, from Year 9 onwards, has the opportunity to apply to become a Pupil Librarian. 

Applications open every September.  If you are thinking of applying, take a look at the Job Description and Application Form.