The library is open from 8am to 5pm Monday to Thursday and 8am to 4pm on Fridays. Students can borrow from a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books, read subject journals and use the computers. We have plenty of comfy seating and desk space where students can read and work quietly. You can also search for books and reserve them using our library catalogue Search the Library’s Book Database.
Year 7 book club will begin Wednesday October 16th at 1.15pm. This first term we will be reading The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud. Copies of the book will be available from the library. Students must sign up beforehand.
Year 8 and 9 book club will join up to shadow the Warwickshire Book Award. Students will have the opportunity to vote for their favourite books from a list of 10. We will then read the selected shortlist and attend a special event to celebrate the winner. The first meeting will be held during form time on Wednesday 25th of September.
Carnegie Book Club will begin in March 2020 once the shortlist for the award has been announced. This is open to all students from year 8 upwards. Meetings will be held during Thursday form time.
Stan Lee Excelsior Award starts in January and students from all year groups will have the chance to read the best graphic novels and manga published in 2019. We also hope to attend the award ceremony in June. This is a fantastic experience with participating schools getting together to take part in quizzes, browse comic book and poster stalls and celebrate the winning comic. Online registration for places will open in the last week of January. Places are limited so interested students much keep an eye on assembly notices.