LRC

Welcome to the LRC pages, we hope you will find the information you need here, do not hesitate to email us if you have any queries or requests. lrc@qe.dorset.sch.uk

Search the OLIVER library catalogue from your computer in school; click on the LRC tab on the QE home page.

 

Opening Times

  • Monday  8.45 – 4.00
  • Tuesday - Thursday  8.00 – 5.00
  • Friday  8.00 – 3pm
  • Saturday - Sunday  CLOSED 
     

All students have access to the LRC during break and lunchtimes, when they can also access our IT facilities. Post sixteen students are able to use the LRC during their study periods throughout the day. Students in Years 9, 10 and 11, can also use the LRC during lesson time provided you have written permission from their subject teacher.

Friday lunchtimes sees the LRC used for reading only; 'Book Friday' is enjoyed by many students across all year groups who enjoy the opportunity to be able to read in peace and quiet.

 

 

Resources

To borrow:

We have a large range of fiction books covering all genres, a growing selection of graphic novels, two spinners where you will find a selection of quicker reads and a selection of audio books on CD . Our comprehensive non fiction collection supports all curriculum subjects and also provides a whole range of general interest resources.

For reference:

 

Daily newspapers: The Times, The I, Guardian, Daily Telegraph, and Daily Echo.

Magazines: including Today’s Golfer, Mountain Biking UK, Top Gear, Digital Photography, Four Four Two, Rugby World, Hair, The Week, Media Magazine, New Scientist, Politics Review, Business Review, The Economist.

Other Resources: We have 13 desktop computers and 15 laptops available for use in the LRC. There is a 'Follow Me' printer which can also photocopy and scan.

What can I borrow and for how long?

 

 

 

 

 

Fiction/Non Fiction

 

 

Audio Books

 

 

DVD’s

 

 

Textbooks

 

 

Year 9

 

 

4

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

unlimited

 

 

Years 10 - 11

 

 

4

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

unlimited

 

 

Years 12 - 13

 

 

6

 

 

1

 

 

1

 

 

unlimited

 

 

 

 

Fiction/Non Fiction*

 

 

Audio Books

 

 

DVD’s

 

 

Textbooks

 

 

3 Weeks

 

 

1 Week

 

 

1 Day

 

 

various

 

 

*Please check the return date stamped in the front of your book as there are a few exceptions.

 

 

Reading Rewards

The Reading Trail

Read eight books, one from each of the following collections: Fabulous Fantasy, Riotous Reads, Dastardly Deeds, Amazing Adventures, Shivers and Spooks, Quick Reads, Award Winners, Desperate Dramas, and receive a £10 voucher. There is no time constraint, just complete the challenge during your time at QE.


House points are awarded from each book you read from the LRC; if you select one by the current Author of the Month, LRC Top 20, Classics List, eBook, QE Reading list you will receive double house points (10).
 
These are just some of the ways you are rewarded for reading!
 

 

 

Stationery Shop

Alongside a comprehensive range of school stationery we also stock art supplies, sketchbooks, mountboards, paper etc

Wherever possible the items we have for sale are made from recycled products or from a sustainable source. Below is a small selection of items for sale.

 
Pen (Blue/Black/Red)
Fountain Pen
 

20p

£1

Pencil

Sharpener

Rubber

10p
10p
10p
Refill Pad

Folder A4

Folder A4 Lever Arch

£1.50

75p

£1.75

 
Dividers: 5 part, 10 part, extra wide
 

50p (from)

 

Plastic Wallet

 

2p

Ruler 15cm

          30cm

20p

25p

 
Highlighters Individual

                    Pack (4)

 

50p

£1.75

 

Glue Stick

Colouring Pencils (10)

 

75p

£2.75

 
Exam Pack (including clear pencil case)

Maths Set

 

£1.50

£1.50

Calculator

Protractor

Compass

£7.00

10p – £1

40p

ART/PHOTOGRAPHY/DT
 
A4 spiral (black pages)
A3 Sketchbook
A3 spiral (white pages)
A3 spiral (black pages)
£5
£7.50

£4

£8.50

Cartridge paper
A1
A2
A3
 

20p

15p

10p

Mountboard

A1

A2

A3

 

£2

£1

45p

MUSIC
 
Music books

Reeds

Plectrum

Guitar strings

prices as marked

from £2.50

40p

£1

SCIENCE
 
Revision books
AQA GCSE Science Foundation
                                  Higher

AQA GSCE Physics, Chemistry & Biology

 

£5

£5

£5 each

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Resource Centre Staff

Mrs S Potter spotter@qe.dorset.sch.uk

Mrs K North knorth@qe.dorset.sch.uk