Aims of the School Library
To provide a central collection of resources for the curricular needs of all staff and pupils that will support learning and teaching.
To provide resources for the leisure needs of pupils.
To provide a welcoming and accessible area with the appropriate atmosphere for individual/group study, group work, class use or reading.
To maintain and develop a wide selection of material, making it easily accessible to all staff and pupils.
To develop pupils’ information-handling skills from a wide range of resources and through knowledge of how the library works.
To promote reading as a pleasurable, important and valuable experience through provision of up-to-date and exciting material.
Library resources are used for:
* class visits
* research for discursive/persuasive writing and projects
* personal reading
* hobbies/leisure interests
* access to the Internet
* revision/homework/study area
* borrowing books