Mrs Hawksworth – Librarian
Miss Bromyard – Senior Library Assistant
Miss Sisk – Senior Library Assistant
8:00am – 3:30pm Monday to Friday
(There may be occasions when the LRC is closed due to staff training or meetings. These closures will be advertised and where possible 24 hours’ notice will be given).
All resources in the library (except DVDs) can be borrowed for two weeks, with the option to renew resources if required for longer.
Students can use the library system Oliver 5 to search for books and reliable websites; as well as write book reviews and reserve books that are currently unavailable. Students can access the library system by logging in with their school Google account.
All resources borrowed from the LRC must be issued at the main library desk by a member of staff.
Students are reminded to renew books should they be required longer than two weeks, to avoid unnecessary overdue reminders. Likewise, please inform the library if a resource has been lost or damaged.
Students have access to a number of eResources:
eChalk provides curriculum-aligned activities, games, simulations and puzzles, created with a focus on learning through fun.
Students have access to our virtual library where eBooks and audio books can be borrowed 24/7 through our GFM online platform. If you prefer to read online or listen to an audio book, you can access these on your device instantly and free of charge.
Download the App by searching for ePlatform by Wheelers. Once downloaded, search for GFM (Gosport and Fareham Multi-Academy Trust). For further information, please visit the library.
*The new GFM Virtual Library is now Live!*
The website will be used to support the GFM community with 24 hour access to reading and research support.
The library promotes reading for pleasure and supports students by providing a range of resources to facilitate learning. We host numerous events throughout the year including an author visit, the celebration of World Book Day as well as themed reading weeks. The library promotes research and study skills and works closely with students requiring reading support and intervention.
The library actively uses social media to communicate with the school community on:
Please visit, follow and like @GFMLibraries to keep up-to-date with all the latest news.