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04/04/20

A great opportunity to widen your horizons and emerse yourselves in the wonder of Musicals. Andrew Loyd Webber is releasing a musical every Friday for 48 hours for people to watch. https://t.co/EEfFo9xYnS

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03/04/20

. Today is about community, and those that are vulnerable and potentially quite lonely. Why not create something that will bring a bit of joy to them, share your results with us. https://t.co/FHaJscZMeO

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02/04/20

. Today we will look at enrichment. Try visiting a virtual museum, maybe create a project based on what you see. https://t.co/boF0IrG09B https://t.co/pVNcQrMDtg

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01/04/20

Feeling concerned and anxious? Why not chat it through with some professionals https://t.co/wafFYFlyAw

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01/04/20

. Today we got one that focuses on wellbeing. Take a look at this excellent website https://t.co/kXielFY1c0 https://t.co/5MU28IkfjR

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31/03/20

. Today have a chat with someone that you are at home with. The art of conversation. https://t.co/yKykVyJAlp

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30/03/20

. Day 4. Messages that will mean a lot to those in the NHS. https://t.co/ihZVf94Jyb

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27/03/20

Day 3. Staying in touch helps you to keep some normality to life. Whether it’s on the phone or via a video link, let’s spend today catching up with those we love . Don’t forget to share with us!! https://t.co/b2dMrdAuyd

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26/03/20

. Day 2. A national competition about kindness, that has a monetary reward if I win. Don’t mind if I do... Don’t forget to share your efforts with us!!! In a world where we can truly be anything, choose to be kind 🙏🏻 https://t.co/BxZRTmfdyr https://t.co/7Md081VZTH

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25/03/20

- something to occupy your time and allow you to be creative. Day 1. We would love to see examples of your work/efforts as these challenges continue, just remember to https://t.co/rtFoWzvIFb

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22/03/20

The message is clear, wherever possible... https://t.co/R2aVS5WG3G

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22/03/20

Retweeted From Gavin Williamson

From tomorrow, schools will be closed except for children of critical workers and the most vulnerable. We must ensure NHS staff are able to access school places. Don’t take a place you don’t need. Be responsible. Keep your kids at home. https://t.co/B4QZJG7kY4

20/03/20

The government has released more details around the provision for childcare that schools are being asked to provide as part of the national effort to combat the COVID-19 outbreak. Please see our latest update here: https://t.co/PgSe54eX5r

19/03/20

Moving forward until further notice, the school will only be open to children of designated 'key workers' and those with additional needs. For further details and updated information for parents please follow the link: https://t.co/KDvyoiYDP2

19/03/20

School is partially closed again today. School is open to years 10, 11 and 13 students only. Please follow the link for more details: https://t.co/c7L7kLBgiR

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18/03/20

Schools may be closing you say? Well these cabinets aren't going to build themselves! GCSE technology students (and Mr Toye!!) still hard at work post 5pm with no sign of stopping. https://t.co/hIgZS394mj

18/03/20

School is partially closed again today. School is open to years 10,11 and 13 students only. Please follow the link for more details: https://t.co/XvJq533q7P

17/03/20

Please be advised that Year 12 parents' and carers' evening on Thursday 18 March has been cancelled. Please see website for more details: https://t.co/ByyQs04vqb

17/03/20

School is partially closed today. School is open to years 10,11 and 13 students only. Please follow the link for more details: https://t.co/ByyQs04vqb

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16/03/20

U18 Regional Rugby Success - Molly 13M who plays open side flanker, was a part of the Sutton & Epsom team who won the South East Regional match this weekend. This puts the team in the top four in the country. honoured to have her here at Glyn. Well done, Molly. https://t.co/xZn5MM4eMD

Learning Resource Centre

Welcome to the LRC

The LRC is located on the first floor of the main school building and provides a pleasant, bright and spacious environment for students to read and study. The LRC aims both to promote reading for pleasure and to support students and teachers with learning across the curriculum.

Opening Times and Use

The LRC is open Monday to Friday from 8.10am to 4.00pm. Before and after school it is open to all students. The LRC can be used by students from two year groups each break and lunchtime. Students need to check the notice board outside the LRC for details of year group entry

 

Mrs Woolridge

Study Skills Director

Caroline woolridge

Facilities

There are approximately 12,000 books and other resources, such as CD-ROMs, available for loan to help with projects and study.  
Resources include wide range of up to date fiction for all year groups. Kindles with a selection of fiction can be borrowed at break and lunchtime.
Magazines, journals and newspapers are also available as well as a comprehensive collection of careers information.
We have chess sets for use during lunch and break.
There are 54 computers for use outside lesson time for homework and research with printing and copying facilities.
The online library catalogue, Eclipse, available to all library members, also includes useful web sites and linked articles to library books and can be accessed via an app.

Homework Club

This is open to all students Monday to Friday 3.10pm – 4.00pm. Students are welcome to use books and computers. A member of the library staff is always present to assist if needed.

Book Activity Club

This takes place every Wednesday lunchtime in the LRC and is open to all lower school students.
Refreshments are provided and activities include book related quizzes and competitions.

  Board Games Club

This runs every Friday lunchtime in the LRC. A variety of board games are provided, including Ludo and Scrabble and members are encouraged to bring their lunch.

Book of the Week

Each week one of the students reviews a book for the LRC. This appears in the newsletter and on Eclipse.

Author Visits & World Book Day

An author visit involving one or possibly two year groups is arranged every year. This is always an enjoyable and informative experience for the students. World Book Day is celebrated in the Library with different activities such as a live author streaming, book swap and a cake sale to raise money for Book Aid International.