Our well-resourced Main School Library and Sixth Form Library & Study give access to high-quality collections and resources to support learning and encourage the enjoyment of reading.

We provide

  • Welcoming environments with a choice of spaces to work or read
  • Virtual and physical library resources
  • Diverse, inclusive collections for academic and personal reading
  • Help with research and homework
  • Collections shaped by student requests
  • Huge variety of children’s and YA fiction
  • Recognition through challenges and competitions
  • Thriving book groups
  • Opportunities for you to engage, share and get involved
  • Knowledgeable staff (who love reading!) on hand to offer guidance and support for the benefit of our students and staff

Search Our Catalogue

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Online Databases

Access journals, articles, books and primary sources.

Book Groups
Book Groups

Years 7-11 Tuesday, Years 12-13 Wednesday.

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Homework Club

Monday-Friday 3.05pm-4.00pm, Upper Library.

Student Leadership Opportunities
Student Leadership

Find out about our highly sought-after student roles.