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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Big Book Quiz 2019

Big Book Quiz 2019

Congratulations to the Year 7 team taking part in the final of the Big Book Quiz at Wigan Youth Zone on Thursday 27 June. The team came fourth out of ten on the night with over fifty teams taking part in the school competition. Our Canon Slade Hallows scored 33 and...

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Book Awards 2019

Book Awards 2019

Our annual trip to Bolton Children’s Fiction Award was the best ever and fourteen enthusiastic readers from year 7-9 took part. Many students shadowed the Book Award by reading and discussing the six books on this year’s shortlist. We were thrilled that...

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Andy Briggs is visited Canon Slade School on Friday 16th November. He inspired all year 7 and 8 with facts around his research for his books and encouraged everyone to see reading and writing in a fun way. His talk featured details about his books and...

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Review: One

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

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

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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