Our award-winning study and research space is located at the heart of the school and aims to be the central information resource - be it daily information displayed on the Long Gallery's plasma screen, or curriculum-based materials to support students and staff. Resources for recreation and to encourage a love of reading are also a priority. The Library offers print and non-print resources including audio-visual materials, and online information that can be consulted at school or at home.
On the upper floor, print and computer resources are housed together to emphasise the importance of both. All students have access throughout the school day. Sixth Formers have their own study space, the Bolland Room, on the lower floor, also with computers. A large range of newspapers and magazines is taken and displayed in the lower floor reading area. During lessons students work either as individuals doing private study, or as classes researching curriculum topics. All Year Seven pupils receive training on the use of the Library and on research skills.
We have a very lively pupil reading group called WRAITH which meets once every half term. The group agrees on a title to read and then meets to discuss it.
During the year we celebrate school and national events such as Words Alive! and World Book Day.
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