There are 10 desktop computers available to students to use in the Library. If more computers are needed the ICT rooms next to the Library are open at Lunchtimes, giving students access to 60 more computers.
A number of students play a very important role in helping the Librarian to run the Library and to assist other students.
They will be preparing for his visit by researching his life and books and thinking of questions to ask him when he visits the Library. To find out more about Neil Arksey and his work: Slambassadors UK Poetry Competition Twenty-five Year 10 students spent two days in July in the Library attending a workshop with a performance poet coach, Deanna Rodgers, writing poems on ‘Identity’ and learning how to perform them.
Two of these students were chosen to join other schools in competing in the Slambassadors UK Performance Poetry competition in October in the Arts Theatre near Leicester Square.
They may be used in most bookshops and also to buy books through the Scholastic Book Club catalogue held in the Library.
Author visits to the School Library To help celebrate World Book Day each year an author is invited to come into the School Library to work with groups of students to talk about their work and encourage both reading and writing.
Roald Dahl Day website: National Poetry Day The performance poet Deanna Rodgers was asked to come back into the Library on National Poetry Day in October to work with groups of students writing and performing their own poetry.The pageant consists of 15 contestants from a variety of Asian countries aged between 18 - 26. I spent most of my time, assisting the make-up artist, hair stylist and dressing my allocated model (who represented Sri Lanka).After several rehearsals the intensity started when we came live on air and had to work within a tight schedule.Everyone goes on Work Experience and some students even get paid summer placements!" A'Isha Bounouar, reading Illustration at Kingston University When my name was put forward to start a weeks worth internship for Asiana Magazine.