Welcome to The LRC

The LRC exists to inspire and support the learning of the whole school community, the curriculum and beyond. Our belief is that reading brings enjoyment and offers the key skill for lifelong learning, with the power to transform lives. The LRC actively supports and promotes reading for pleasure and for information. The Bebington High Sports College School LRC provides materials that promote the love of reading and support the curriculum of the school. The LRC provides printed, non-printed, and electronic resources for students and staff. Students utilize LRC resources to explore ideas within the teaching environment and enhance their independent learning skills by completing assigned work. Bebington High Sports College students will become independent LRC users, informed users of information, and life-long learners.

What We Offer

The school LRC aims to be both comfortable and welcoming offering a multi-media learning space with a constantly evolving set of resources ranging from printed fiction to the world of online information. Students are safe to browse the internet under the supervision of the Librarian and the Impero security system which helps to make sure our students stay safe online. Students can also reset their passwords in the LRC for the various online resources used to support the curriculum e.g. Class Charts, Mathswatch, GCSEpod, Kerboodle and Accelerated Reader.

The Accelerated Reader Programme

The LRC aims to play a full part in providing resources to back up the school's Accelerated Reader Program.(https://ukhosted32.renlearn.co.uk/1893514/) Students can use this link to access book quizzes with their username being their school network login and their password being "abc". All Year 7, 8 and 9 students also take part in the Accelerated Reader individual and monitored reading programme in which they read their own choice of books and at their own level. Students are required to read for 1 hour every 2 weeks in a timetabled English Language lesson where they will be set targets by staff. This will be backed up by students reading independently at home for 1 hour per week. There is an inter-class competition and rewards for our "Word Millionaires".

Accelerated Reader

Book Groups

Bookboyz - A reading group for boys. We have a lively group of young men who are currently enjoying reading "Skulduggery Pleasant" by Derek Landy. This runs every Monday 3-4, juice and biscuits included.

Chicklits - A reading group for girls. We have a lively group of young women who are currently enjoying reading "Vick Angel" by Jacqueline Wilson. This runs every Tuesday 3-4, juice and biscuits included.

Wirral Book Awards - Gifted and talented students are reading the Wirral Book Awards shortlist and will be meeting some of the authors of these books in March. This runs the first Thursday of every month 3-4, biscuits and juice are included. Last year we met the Carnegie nominated Will Hill, this year we are looking forward to meeting Tom Pollock and Padraig Kenney amongst other fantastic authors.

Cinema Club - Cinema Club runs on a Wednesday 3-4. We are currently watching "A Series of Unfortunate Events" based on the award winning book series by Lemony Snicket.

If you have any queries about the book groups please contact kwilliams@bebingtonhigh.com

Practical Information

The LRC is open and staffed from 8.00am until 5.00pm, Mondays to Thursdays, 8.00am until 3.30pm Fridays, during term time. Students may use the LRC before school, during breaks and after school within these times.

All staff and students automatically become members of the LRC from their first day at the Bebington High Sports College. Students can borrow up to 3 books for 2 weeks. There is no charge for borrowing books and no overdue fee charges although students may be required to replace books that have been damaged whilst in their possession.

Users of the LRC are asked to respect the space in which they are working or meeting and to be considerate of other users.

Get In Touch

All students can access their LRC account by typing in their LRC barcode number at the link https://apps.libresoft.co.uk/3444070-35r07mgulcsvgvjopwn2-bhsc/ and using the password "BebHigh1" . You can reserve books and leave reviews. Alternatively, if there is a title you want to read, have any recommendations for stock or queries about Show My Homework or Accelerated Reader you can contact the librarian by emailing: kwilliams@bebingtonhigh.com

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