Learning Centre

Learning Centre

Staff
Mrs J Edge - Learning Centre Co-ordinator/Librarian
Mrs K Booth - Learning Centre Assistant
Miss L Curley - Learning Centre Assistant
Plus: A team of student librarians.

Opening Hours
8:00am - 4:30pm

Homework Club
Staff are available every day 3.30pm - 4:30pm to specifically help and support with homework.

Resources
The Learning Centre has over 15,000 items in stock! There are sofas and bean bags to relax on to read books, magazines and newspapers.
Fiction is arranged by author surname or by genre (type of book e.g. horror, animal story etc.). Non-fiction is arranged by numbering on the spines of books, known as the Dewey decimal classification Scheme.
There are also DVDs to borrow (subject to age restrictions) along with books on CD.
There are 35 PCs with Internet access.
The Learning Centre has two height-adjustable tables for wheelchair users.

Borrowing Items

  • Students may borrow up to 3 items
  • Books are issued for 4 weeks
  • DVDs are issued for one week
  • Only one DVD can be borrowed at a time
  • CDs are issued for one week. 

Student Librarians
The Learning Centre recruits Student Librarians to help at break and lunch times. To become a Student Librarian, students must complete an application form, pass an interview and also a one month probation period. In return, the Student Librarian team has a budget of £100 to buy resources of their choice for the Learning Centre.

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Contact Details

01460 260100
Holyrood Academy Zembard Lane, Chard,
Somerset, TA20 1JL

Holyrood Academy is a part of the Vector Learning Trust. Vector Learning Trust is a Company Limited by Guarantee registered in England and Wales number 07341523 and an Exempt Charity.
Registered address: Zembard Lane, Chard, Somerset, TA20 1JL