An inclusive, dynamic, information rich learning environment providing students and staff access to a range of resources 24/7.
CSPD school libraries are physical and digital places of inquiry and reading.
They provide access to a range of resources that help students on their Learning journey and help inspire purposeful learning.
Through access to our library resources and services, students develop a range of learner dispositions and capabilities to cultivate a culture of curiosity, creativity, imagination and innovation.
Our physical library
Our modern, well-resourced library is also a technology resource centre for our school, providing access to learning tools such as laptops, desktops and interactive whiteboards.
All classes visit the library for weekly lessons and are encouraged to borrow books from our wide collection. Students may also visit the library at lunchtime to read or play games.
Our library is a welcoming space for all in our community. In order to help parents further their child's literacy skills and understanding, we provide a parent resource section in our library for parents to borrow books before and after school.
Teacher Librarians are on hand to assist students with locating quality information from relatable sources and ensure it is used in an ethical manner. All library staff have a great passion for literature and are on hand to provide help to students to find their next ‘great read’.
Students have access to the eLibrary - the digital gateway to a range of quality online resources that encourage and enhance reading and support inquiry learning.
The virtual library gives access to an electronic bookshelf and database access for students and staff.