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St James Library

We have a welcoming and inspiring library located in the centre of our building that is available to all student and staff providing resources for both academic study and to help our students with reading for pleasure.

See our online Catalogue of books -

Library Clubs 

Homework Club - After school every day 3-4.30pm 

ICE Cafe - Wednesday Lunch time, year 7 ONLY 

Games Club - Friday Break time, year 9, 10 and 11, First lunch Year 7 and 8. 

Mobile Library - Year 7 and 8 on the English balcony Friday Canon time

Library Events

Term  Event 
Autumn Two   Bookopoly - a winter reading challenge based on the game Monopoly which allows students to complete challenges to win tickets for prizes. Also includes a school-wide scavenger hunt!
Spring One   Creative Arts Prize - an annual writing, art, media, and performance competition, open to all years. The theme changes annually. 
Summer Whole T Read Around the World - a reading challenge encouraging students to read books set in different countries around the world, to diversify their reading and knowledge of other cultures and places.


Pop into the library and check out our information books packed full of recommendations to help any level reader find a book they will love or speak to the highly knowledgable and friendly Librarian, Mx Kerfoot.