Welcome to The Library

The library exists to inspire and support the learning of the whole school community, the curriculum and beyond. Our belief is that reading brings enjoyment and offers the key skill for lifelong learning, with the power to transform lives. The library actively supports and promotes reading for pleasure and for information. The Bebington High Sports College School Library provides materials that promote the love of reading and support the curriculum of the school. The library provides printed, non-printed, and electronic resources for students and staff. Students utilize library resources to explore ideas within the teaching environment and enhance their independent learning skills by completing assigned work. Students can also select from a wide variety of recreational reading on many topics. Bebington High Sports College students will become independent library users, informed users of information, and life-long learners.

What We Offer

The school library aims to be both comfortable and welcoming offering a multi-media learning space with a constantly evolving set of resources ranging from printed fiction to the world of online information. Students are safe to browse the internet under the supervision of the Librarian and the Impero security system which helps to make sure our students stay safe online. Students can also reset their passwords in the Library for the various online resources used to support the curriculum e.g. Class Charts and Accelerated Reader.

The Accelerated Reader Programme

The library aims to play a full part in providing resources to back up the school's Accelerated Reader Program.(https://ukhosted32.renlearn.co.uk/1893514/) Students can use this link to access book quizzes with their username being their school network login and their password being "abc". All Year 7, 8 and 9 students also take part in the Accelerated Reader individual and monitored reading programme in which they read their own choice of books and at their own level. Students are required to read for 1 hour per week with Year 8 and 9 submitting a book quiz by 4pm on Tuesdays and Year 7 submitting a quiz by 4pm on Wednesdays.

Accelerated Reader

Book Groups

Bookboyz - A reading group for boys. This is offered as an alternative to taking book quizzes on Accelerated Reader. We have a lively group of young men who are currently enjoying reading "The Recruit" by Robert Muchamore. This runs every Monday 3-4, juice and biscuits included.

Chicklits - A reading group for girls. This is offered as an alternative to taking book quizzes on Accelerated Reader. We have a lively group of young women who are currently enjoying reading "Raven's Gate" by Anthony Horowitz. This runs every Tuesday 3-4, juice and biscuits included.

Wirral Book Awards - Gifted and talented students are reading the Wirral Book Awards shortlist and will be meeting some of the authors of these books in March. This runs the first Thursday of every month 3-4, biscuits and juice are included.

Shaping Futures Reading Group - Gifted and talented students are invited to attend this group which is run by the Shaping Futures organisation. This organisation helps students to aspire to higher education. So far we have read The Circle by Dave Eggers, Denton Little's Deathdate by Lance Rubin and we are about to embark on a play, The Crocodile by Tom Basden (based on the Dostoyevsky). This group is on Thursdays with the date arranged at the meeting. Biscuits and juice included.

If you have any queries about the book groups please contact kwilliams@bebingtonhigh.com

Practical Information

The library is open and staffed from 8.00am until 5.00pm, Mondays to Fridays during term time. Students may use the library before school, during breaks and after school within these times.

All staff and students automatically become members of the library from their first day at the Bebington High Sports College. Students can borrow up to 3 books for 2 weeks. There is no charge for borrowing books and no overdue fee charges although students may be required to replace books that have been damaged whilst in their possession.

Users of the library are asked to respect the space in which they are working or meeting and to be considerate of other users.

Get In Touch

You can reserve books and leave reviews by logging into the library system at https://u021683.microlibrarian.net/ using your school username and the password "abc" . Alternatively, if there is a title you want to read, have any recommendations for stock or queries about Show My Homework or Accelerated Reader you can contact the librarian by emailing: kwilliams@bebingtonhigh.wirral.sch.uk.

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