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Our Library

Our Library2021-09-13T12:43:04+01:00

OUR LIBRARY

Our ambition is for Crown Hills Community College to be a ‘reading school’ with reading, both for purpose and for pleasure, embedded within the culture of the college. The promotion of a strong reading culture can, and does, have a major, positive impact on children and their futures as adults. In line with the school values of aspiration and commitment, we want our students to be the best readers that they can be. We, therefore, want to encourage and increase our students’ independent reading of increasingly challenging (fiction and non-fiction) material.

Our school library lies at the heart of an active programme of reading-related events including reading challenges, booktalking sessions, author visits, and activities linked to World Book Day, National Poetry Day and other celebrations throughout the year. A termly library newsletter keeps students and their families informed of the latest news and events, as well as student reviews and recommended reads.

 

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

15th September – Booktalking with Morning Mastery

7th October – Oracy Contest

12th October – Author event with William Hussey

13th October – Booktalking with Morning Mastery

As well as the on-site library, students can also access our e-library provision at: https://crownhills.wheelers.co/ or by downloading the ePlatform by Wheelers app from the store on their device and selecting Crown Hills Community College from the list of libraries in the drop-down box.

Current students: please login with your usual Crown Hills computer username and password.

Library Newsletter:

To view our most recent Library Newsletter click here

Leicester City Libraries:

In addition to what is available in school, we encourage our students to make use of the resources that are available from Leicester City Libraries, which are free and easy to join.

Link: https://www.leicester.gov.uk/your-community/libraries-and-community-centres/libraries/

Principal's welcome

I am delighted to welcome you to the Crown Hills Community
website. In the top 12% of schools nationally, Crown Hills
blends a 70 year history of inclusive education with an
innovative, forward-looking approach to providing a state
education like no other to 1500 students from the
inner-city backgrounds.

On this website, you will find all that you need to know
about our college: its history, its values and its vision
for the future. Aspiration, Commitment and Success are our
core values that underpin everything that we do and you will
see that our success is down how these values inspire all
that we do.

Farhan Adam

Principal

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