Library

The academy library is open to all students and staff, before, during and after the school day. It offers an informal learning environment where students can borrow fiction and non-fiction books, use a suite of i-Macs, study, read, and choose refreshments from Costa Coffee.

Our fiction catalogue is arranged by genre:

 

  • Family, Friendships and Relationships
  • Thrillers, Adventure and Mystery
  • Fantasy and Magic
  • Traditional Fiction
  • Humour
  • Realistic Fiction
  • Graphic Novels
  • Literary Classics
  • Special Interest, including animals and sports
Each genre is colour coded to make finding an appealing book easy.
 
fiction place sign

Our non-fiction catalogue is arranged in groups of knowledge or areas of interest:

 

  • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), plus Medicine, Computing, Design and Transport
  • The Natural World including the Environment, Biology, Geography and Botany
  • The Arts including Poetry, Drama, Entertainment and Media
  • Politics, Law and Commerce, including Crime
  • Wellbeing and Healthy Living including Lifestyle, Food and Drink, Psychology, Philosophy and Religion
  • Sports, Hobbies and Games
  • People including biographies and auto-biographies
  • History
  • Languages