Learning Resource Centre
The LRC is open from 8.15am until 4pm every day. There are over 10,000 book resources, audio-books, DVDs and periodicals. There are 30 networked computers with internet access and Microsoft Office.
Borrowing from the LRC
You may borrow two books/audiobooks for two weeks which may be renewed if necessary. DVDs can be borrowed for two nights.
Want to know what books or other resources we have? Use the SearchStar Catalogue.
LRC Managers Ms L Goodwin-King & Mrs C Bailey
LRC Assistants Mrs R Coupland & Mrs G Burnett
Use of the LRC
Anyone can use the LRC before school, at break and after school. At lunch time access is as follows:
Monday Year 7
Tuesday Year 8
Wednesday Book Club
Thursday Year 9
Friday Year 10/11
This section includes information about careers, further and higher education and life choices. You can access careers software from any of the computers located in the LRC.
Useful Careers Websites
Job Explorer Database
My Choice Notts
National Careers Service
Book Club meets on Wednesday lunchtime. We discuss books and enjoy book related quizzes, and take part in book related games and competitions. We take part in the Brilliant Book Award, shadow the Carnegie Medal and enjoy special events for example author visits, Shakespeare's Birthday and Burns Night.
Summer Reading List 2016
Dyslexia Friendly Reading
Rushcliffe Learning Resource Centre has a selection of books available for dyslexic readers. Under the banner Quick Reads, the books are arranged in genre order to make finding a reading book easy. Below is a suggested reading list which incorporates some of our dyslexia friendly books.
Books From Other Cultures
The Booktrust Best Book Awards with Amazon Kindle 2014
Book Review Pages
Up to date, reviews and profiles of authors. You can also sign up to their mailing list to get weekly digest of what's new.
A useful and fun site run by a UK primary teacher. Has a number of reviews by Mrs Mad. Children can also submit their own comments on the books featured, and can submit their own name, age and story preferences to get a list of books recommended for them.
Attractive site where children can submit their own poems, or reviews of poetry books. Includes interviews with well-known poets, competitions, teacher's zone and links to other children's poetry sites.
LRC Web Links