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Walthamstow School for Girls Ofsted Outstanding Provider

Learning Resource Centre (LRC)

 WELCOME TO THE LRC!

 If you ... Love Reading ... Come and visit the LRC

 

BEDROCK CHRISTMAS CHALLENGE

 

Students who earn the most points and spend the most time on Bedrock from Monday 1st November to Friday 2nd of December will be invited to a Bedrock Banquet lunchtime in the LRC on Friday 9th of December.

Celebrating all your hard work at the

Bedrock Banquet Pizza Party.

Winners will be announced on Monday 5th December.

Good Luck!

Ms Lamprell, Ms Wallace, Ms Majid, Ms Piggott and Ms Kelly (The Bedrock Staff)

 

 

 

 

CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR

THURSDAY 1st December

Lunchtime in the LRC

 

All students can come along and buy hand crafted items designed and made by your fellow students. Be part of our crafting community.

Students who want to sell their hand-made items should come to the LRC to book a space.

Ms Kelly, LRC.

 

PLEASE REMEMBER TO RETURN YOUR BOOKS

TO THE BOX IN THE STUDENT RECEPTION OR THE LRC.

 


LRC Opening Times

The LRC is usually open 8-4 Monday to Thursday and 8-3.45 on Fridays.

Mrs Kelly - LRC Manager

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Reserving a book in the LRC. 

If you need any books you can ask ask for them through the online LRC via this link.

Then type your Username and password (sent to you by e-mail or in your student planner) 

e.g. Username: 999999 and Password: 999999 (they are always the same number), School: select "Walthamstow School for Girls" from the drop down menu.

You can then search for books, click on the title and Reserve. 

If the book is in the LRC it will be delivered to your classroom. You may have to wait longer if the book is on loan to another student. 

Please contact me if you have problems with this system, 

Mrs Kelly
LRC Manager 

 

Benefits of Reading 

Benefit of reading - Stress Reduction

Everyday concerns will keep bothering you unless you do something to divert your mind. Reading gives you that mental space to occupy yourself with something more interesting.

Benefit of reading - Knowledge

The knowledge you gain from reading books, is that it can never be taken away from you. Unlike worldly possessions, your knowledge will stay with you till the end of time.

Benefit of reading - Vocabulary Expansion and Writing Skills

Reading any type of book can improve your vocabulary and writing skills to an impressive extent. Better vocabulary knowledge also helps your self-confidence when expressing yourself.

Benefit of reading - Improves Your Memory

Daily reading gives allows you to retain information, and with every new memory, your brain creates new brain pathways or synapses. It strengthens your existing memory, helps to recall short-term memory, and stabilizes mood. 

Benefit of reading - Improves Focus and Concentration

Reading for about 20 to 30 minutes can help you with better focus and concentration. 

How to choose, reserve, borrow & return books ... 

The library books are still available for you to borrow and read!  We have a wonderful selection which will open new ideas, worlds and understanding to you!

This is how to choose, reserve, borrow and return your books:

To access our library system, at home or at school, you will have to login to this website.

 Login to Reading Cloud is on the right-hand side of the screen. 

 


Type your Login User Name and Password  e.g. 9999.

School - type WAL and scroll down the list and select our school.

You can then look for, review or reserve books.

If find an e-book, you can also borrow one online.

There are lots of features on this website, including Featured Authors, book lists linked to Accelerated Reader levels and book recommendations.

Reserve books will be delivered to your classroom and you can return books in the book box in the student reception. So, feel free to explore and discover our world of books.

Read, learn and enjoy!

Mrs Kelly
LRC Manager

The LRC is a quiet, supportive space for students to read,
research and complete their work.
As well as books, there are computers, a printer and
photocopier for students to use.

The LRC is open before and after school and during break and lunchtime.

We have regular events and activities during lunchtime and after school.

The LRC Manager Ms Kelly is here to help and support you.
 

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