Woodlands students have the benefit of being able to access a fully resourced school library.

Book Week 2018

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The theme for this year’s Book Week is ‘Find your treasure’. For more details about the schools activities for Book Week click here

Opening hours

The school library is open from 8.30 am – 3.30 pm Monday to Friday.

It is also open at lunchtime from 12.45 pm – 1.04 pm on Wednesdays and Fridays for students.

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Staff

Our Resource/Sustainability Teacher is Mrs Heather Whitehead. Our Library Officer is Mrs Maria Neumann.

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Photo Left: Mrs Maria Neumann and right: Mrs Heather Whitehead.

 

Borrowing

PP – Year 1 students are allowed to borrow 2 books per week.

Year 2 – Year 6 students are allowed to borrow 4 books per week.

Book bags are required for borrowing – we lend bags to students who forget their own and ask that they are returned at the next classroom borrowing session.

 

Class Library Sessions

Each class visits the library once a week to give students a chance to return and borrow library books. Class library visiting days are as follows:

Mondays: Room 2, Room 5, Room 7, Room 13, Room 14 and Room 18

Tuesdays: PP1 (Health class), PP2, PP3, Room 1

Wednesdays: Room 3, Room 19, Room 20

Thursdays: Room 6, Room 8, Room 12, Room 14, Room 17

Fridays: Room 12, PP3 and Garden Club

 

Lost and damaged books

Every chance is given to students to find their lost library books. In the case that they cannot be found, please talk to Mrs Whitehead, who will advise on the cost of replacing lost books. Parents have the choice to either replace or pay for the lost books. Payment can be made by card in the school office or by direct transfer into the school bank account (please advise the office/Mrs Whitehead by email if paying by this method). In the event books are found at a later date, paid monies are refunded.

Water damaged books are the library’s biggest challenge and students will be asked to replace or pay for damaged books.

 

Sustainability

Attached to our library is our school vegetable garden, and sustainability classes are also run out of the library. For more details on our sustainability program, please click here click here.

 

Book club

Book club is run by the parents and ordered and paid for online with a debit/credit card. More details on our book club will be available online soon - watch this space.

 

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 Please encourage your children to use our wonderful library!

 Our Library's history

Please click here to read about the opening of our library in 2008.

 

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Our Values

 

The Woodlandians live in and around our school and proudly represent our values.