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Archway School


'The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.'  -Dr. Seuss

Monday to Friday: 8.40am – 4pm
Homework Club: 3:05pm – 4pm

Library facilities

  • Wide range of fiction and non-fiction for all ages and abilities.
  • Thirteen computers available for loan at break, lunchtimes and after school for homework and study.
  • Board games available at break and lunchtime.
  • A careers/quiet room for sixth-form student use.
  • DVDs and audiobooks available for overnight loan.
  • Magazines
  • Mrs Locke and Mrs Walton are happy to give advice and assistance in finding the right book or information.

Borrowing items

Book loans are for 3 weeks
Students in years 7-10 can borrow up to 3 items at a time
Students in year 11 can borrow up to 6 items at a time
Students in years 12 and 13 can borrow up to 10 items at a time


Books must be checked out and returned at the library desk.

Library portal

The AWESOME library catalogue can be accessed from your desktop and can be used to find new books, resources, info, recommendations etc.

Follow us on Twitter @Archway_library.

Home Schooling Hints & Tips:

How to Encourage Reading for Pleasure:

What if my child doesn't like reading?:!?q=&sortOption=MostRecent&pageNo=1

World Book Day

Find your next read at

Michael Morpurgo: Why we should remember the First World War: (Credit to: The Guardian)

Malorie Blackman reads an excerpt from 'Boys Don't Cry': (Credit to: The Guardian)

Women in Fantasy: a fascinating insight into the world of young adult fantasy in this podcast with four amazing fantasy authors: (Credit to: The Guardian)