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The Library caters for students of all ages and reading abilities and with a wide variety of books in different genres, you're guaranteed to find something to get you drawn into reading. Speak to our librarians for great recommendations and look out for our Book of the Month for more inspiration. 

Reading for pleasure

The reading list contains inspiring books to get stuck into for all year groups. Keep an eye out for the Book of the Month for more exciting reads.

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The school has full access to the online resource sites Gale Literature Resource Centre and Bloom’s Literature. First-time users need to visit the school library to receive log-in details.

Bloom’s access

Bloom’s access

Bloom’s Literature provides access to:

  • More than 400 full-length videos of classic plays and films.
  • Over 1,000 full-text classic works of literature.
  • In-depth, full-text entries on literary movements, groups, periodicals, and historical events.
  • More than 2,600 full-text poems.

Gale Literature

Gale Lit access

Gale Literature Resource Centre provides access to:

  • More than 850,000 full text articles, non-fiction and fiction titles, essays, magazines, journals on many subjects.
  • In depth biographies of over 135,000 authors.
  • More than 8,500 interviews.
  • Digitised primary source materials.
  • A useful ‘how to cite’ feature with export to citation tools.