Library

The Library has a growing collection of diverse fiction and non-fiction books, students can borrow books for both homework and personal reading. Students can access their online ECLIPSE library account in school or at home using their personal log on for more information.
Computer access is also available daily before school, and after school on a Monday and Friday, as well as at break for students to read, do research or complete their homework.
Our librarian, Ms. Jawaid actively promotes a lifelong love of reading with the students through various promotions held within the academy.
• By encouraging students to read who are actively taking part in reading schemes.
• Purchasing new book titles.
• Monitoring student’s reading as well as suggesting books that are appropriate for their interest as well as level.
• Running events, projects and competitions in line with national Library Celebration days e.g World Book Day, National Poetry Day, National Libraries Day.
The Library is open from 8.00am until 2.30 pm daily.

Reading Schemes

The Library runs and promotes various reading schemes within school and provides support where needed to students and their parents or carers as detailed below.

Accelerated Reader

Accelerated Reader Scheme
The Accelerated Reader (AR) scheme encourages Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 students to enjoy reading a wide range of fiction and non-fiction books that are available in the academy library, thereby supporting literacy in all areas of the curriculum.
Library staff and teachers have worked hard in promoting reading and understanding using books and online quizzes to ensure progression in the AR programme.
Students can take quizzes from home once they have finished reading a book by accessing clicking on:

Accelerated Reader

If you would like any more information regarding this please ring the Academy and ask for Ms. Jawaid who will be pleased to answer any queries you may have.

Enrichment

There are several enrichment programs run by the library.
Homework Club: Monday and Friday, 2:30 until 3:30 pm
Students can access the Library as and when they need to on both of these days.
Student Librarians: Wednesday, 2:30 pm until 3:30 pm.
Book Club: Thursday, 2:30 until 3:30 pm.
For further information email the librarian at m.jawaid@bishopsgarth.outwood.com

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