The LRC:

The LRC is run by Mr Johnston and a 12 knowledgeable Pupil Librarians. There are over 5000 fiction and non-fiction titles for the pupils and staff to choose from. This stock is regularly updated with new titles for all readers across all abilities.  All pupils in years 7, 8 and 9 have a library lesson every other week where they are expected to read or quiz using the Accelerated Reader programme. Pupils in other years are welcome to borrow books for study or to read for pleasure. The LRC and its facilities are also used by most departments in the school for lessons.

The aims of the LRC

To promote reading for pleasure.

To offer access to a wide range of information

To support Accelerated Reader programme.

To support all learning across the school

To provide a welcoming atmosphere and a positive learning environment.

Facilities:

A an up to date stock of fiction and non-fiction books selected by Mr Johnston and the Pupil Librarians

Weekly newspapers, periodicals, graphic novels  and revision guides.

Careers information, including college prospectuses.

42 computers, laptops and idesks available for the pupils to use in the LRC

3 Ipads for use in the LRC only

A selection of board games

Open 8:30 until 4 every day that the school is open

Links:

Ask at the LRC counter for your Log in details to renew or reserve books in the LRC

Download the LRC app for ipod/iphone,  ipad or android

Lancashire Libraries have a wealth of online information all verified and checked for accuracy to help with homework, although you may need to be a library member to access some of these websites. This can be done for free here

Feel free to contact me about anything regarding the LRC on ajohnston@parklandsacademy.co.uk

Life in the LRC