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Junior School Library

The Junior School library is open during lunchtimes for pupils to read quietly and to borrow books.

 

Children can to borrow up to 2 books at a time and we ask that they be returned within three weeks. We use the Junior Librarian catalogue system to record details of our book stock and each pupil has a library barcode number that they can use to check the books in and out. Children can borrow both fiction and non-fiction books. We ask that all library books are returned before the end of the academic year in July.

 

Parent helpers run the school library at lunchtimes.

 

Currently the library is open on the following days:

 

  • Mondays - Dr Agar
  • Tuesdays - no helper
  • Wednesdays - no helper
  • Thursdays - Dr Halton / Mrs Gomez-Monedero
  • Fridays - Miss Haq 

 

We would love to be able to open the library every day so if you could help please contact the school office or talk to one of our current library volunteers. 

 

The fiction books in the library are shelved alphabetically by the author's name. If books by a favourite author are not stocked we would like the children to speak to the parent helper on duty or send a note to the Junior School Office.

 

If the library is not open then school library books may be returned by putting them into the red Library Book Drop Box which is currently outside the School Office.

 

Don’t forget Mrs Court also has a Book Swap Bookcase in Oak Class during Golden Time.

Our library rules were updated with help from our parent volunteers and the School Council members. Please note that shoes no longer have to be removed as we now have a lovely, washable library floor.

Library Rules – 2017-18

 

The library is open at lunchtimes for all children to read quietly and to borrow school library books under the supervision of a parent or member of staff.  It is not a warm place to meet for a chat!

 

  1. No eating or drinking in the library.
  2. No dancing or running around - no shouting or boisterous behaviour - no lying on the floor or furniture - no standing on the furniture.
  3. Talk quietly and respect others who want to read quietly.
  4. If there are too many children in the library (max. 20) the adult supervisor may ask you to leave or to queue outside the door until there are spaces.
  5. Children are not to touch anything in the library other than the books, comics or newspapers, without adult permission.
  6. Follow instructions given by the staff/ parent helper on duty.
  7. Children may have a maximum of TWO books out on loan at any time.
  8. Books should be returned within three weeks.
  9. All book loans to be checked in or out on the library catalogue system.
  10. Adult helper to decide if shoes need to be removed and placed tidily by the main door

 

The library will be open between 12:20 and 13:15 when a parent helper/ member of staff is on duty. The “Open” sign will be turned so that it is visible from the upper playground and the name of the person on duty will be written on the Daily Changes noticeboard in the main block corridor.

 

During Wet Weather Lunchtime breaks Year 5 may be using the Library area so that the library may not be open on those occasions. The parent helper will be informed by the School Office.

 

If a child is not following the library rules they may lose 5 minutes of Golden Time or be excluded from the library.

 

The Library Rules apply to all pupils and to other groups using the Library during the school day.


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