Library

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

Arden Library is a warm, welcoming and well used resource accessible to all students and staff. It is used for individual study, research and leisure reading. The Library hosts a large range of lunchtime activities designed to promote and support literacy across the key stages. The Library aims to develop a community of passionate readers and instil a life-long love of reading

The Library caters for a student's needs throughout the Key Stages and offers a range of books and resources to support teaching and learning. It also actively encourages students to become motivated readers by offering a broad range of material. Students are encouraged to be actively involved in their Library via 'Book reviews/recommendations' and 'Comments/Suggestions' - all suggestions are considered.

Book buzz

'Book buzz' is the Library newsletter which includes news, reviews, recommendations and quizzes. To view recent copies, please click on the icons below:

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Daily Telegraph recommendations

The Daily Telegraph publishes a list, along with reviews, of some of the best YA novels of the year.  Well worth looking at!

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FAQs

How many books can I take out,,,how long do I have them for...what time does the Library open - answers to all of these questions and more can be found here!

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Library feedback

Pupils are encouraged to give feedback on the Library set up and also fill out book reviews and recommendations.

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New titles

New titles are frequently available in the Library. Its worth checking regularly as new ones are being added all the time.

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Reading Challenge

The Reading Challenge has three separate stages; bronze, silver and gold. Details of the recommended books for each stage can be found below:

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Subject reading lists

If you would like to read books related to school subjects, each Department has nominated several titles that may be of interest.

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Teen Reads

A list of the most popular teen reads of the last twelve months is now available.

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Websites for teenage readers

If you'd like to visit websites that give you book reviews, author interviews and recommendations - here's a list of sites you may find of interest.

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