Welcome to Canon Slade Library Website

We hope you will find it a useful resource to support learning. Reading is an essential ingredient to learning and at Canon Slade we want to develop a love for reading with the entire Canon Slade family, students, staff, parents and governors.

We also hope you will use this website to find resources, access our web links for research or explore teenage fiction with our links to author websites and book trailers. Canon Slade Library has approximately 15,000 resources, we have a range of texts which include fiction, information (non-fiction) graphic (graffix) novels, newspapers, magazines, online resources, web links, audio books and DVDs. Students can access any of these during opening times.

In addition to our vast range of texts we have computers and laptops for students to use. We also welcome students to enjoy our library during break and lunch times when students can use a computer, read a book, enter our competitions or join our variety of clubs.

We welcome feedback so please feel free to comment on the content of the site or even call into the library and speak to a member of staff. The library is open Monday to Friday 8.40 a.m. – 4.00 p.m.

Librarian: Mrs Cairns MCILIP

Library Assistant: Mrs Walkden

Mrs Cairns MCILIP

Mrs Cairns MCILIP

Librarian

Mrs A Walkden

Mrs A Walkden

Library Assistant

Useful Links

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Library Events – Books Fair and Poet Event 2017

Dear Parent/Carer We are pleased to inform you that library has organised a Book Fair to come into school Monday 25th September – Friday 29th September. The book fair will be provided by the book supplier Scholastic Book Fairs with a variety of fiction titles and new...

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Year 7 (2016-2017) Accelerated Reading News

It has been a fantastic year of reading and Year 7 have read 3,341 books so far with 130,956,128 words read. The competition for the form winner has been close this year and the final results will not be known until the last week of term. The forms...

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Student Readers Celebrated

This month we celebrated more fabulous readers during an assembly. Readers were awarded with certificates, a badge and book. So far this year we have 26 Millionaire Readers and 19 Classic Readers (21 books read). Well done everyone! Students are recommended to read...

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Donovan Christopher Visit – Winning Poems 2017

This is the first time that we have celebrated National Poetry Day with a visiting poet. Donovan Christopher aka Rappaman shared his rap poetry with all KS3. His sessions were lively and well received by the students. It is always a treat to have a...

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Library Events – Books Fair and Poet Event 2017

Dear Parent/Carer We are pleased to inform you that library has organised a Book Fair to come into school Monday 25th September – Friday 29th September. The book fair will be provided by the book supplier Scholastic Book Fairs with a variety of fiction titles and new...

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Bolton Children’s Fiction Award Ceremony 2017

A group of thirteen students from years 7-9 attended the Bolton Children’s Fiction Award ceremony at Bolton School on Thursday 6th July. The storyteller John Kirk compared the event and all the students listened to a question and answer session with the...

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Review: One

One by Sarah Crossan One is about twins called Grace and Tippi who are conjoined. They are sixteen and are starting at a new school and don't know what the people there would think of them. Then a life changing decision comes up that could change their lives forever....

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Review: Summer’s Dream

The book Summer's Dream is about a girl called Summer and she has a twin sister called Skye. As well, she has two older sisters Cherry (who is Summers stepsister) and Honey. She also has two younger sisters: Skye and Coco. She loves dancing, especially ballet, and...

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Review: The Art of Walt Disney

The Art of Walt Disney is a cool book for everybody to read.  It was fun looking at the old classic characters like Mickey Mouse, Simba, Winnie the Pooh, Aladdin, Pluto, Dumbo, Bambi and many more.  Walt Disney did a fantastic job creating Disney and the cartoon...

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