The Senior Library houses a range of collections including fiction and non-fiction books, magazines, graphic novels, biographies, foreign language books, and picture books. We also have card games and board games that can be played during break, lunchtime and after school.

Age rating guidelines for fiction reads

Evolving Readers (Pink dot sticker)

  • Recommended for Year 7+
  • Suitable for everyone
  • Examples : Wonder by RJ Palacio and Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan

Experienced Readers (Purple/Dark blue dot sticker)

  • Recommended for Yr 8 +
  • May have some mature content
  • Examples : The hunger games by Suzanne Collins and The book thief by Markus Zusak

Mature Readers (Yellow dot sticker)

  • Recommended for Yr 9 +
  • Contains mature content
  • Examples : The fault in our stars by John Green and One of us is lying by Karen McManus


The senior library subscribes to Kanopy, an online collection of over 30,000 thoughtful films including independent movies, classics, world cinema, documentaries, educational films and more. Due to rating and licensing issues, the full range of films is only accessible to sixth form students and members of staff (access via OpenAthens). If you would like to know more, please email the library team.