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The  Learninig Resource Centre

The Learning Resource Centre strives to meet the teaching and learning needs of St Joseph’s  by providing a range of appropriate, up to date resources. Here students can do homework or read in a peaceful yet stimulating environment.


The LRC currently stocks over 4,500 non-fiction and fiction books.

We also have netbooks and computers with broadband internet access, a wide range of educational resources, and a printer. 

Throughout the year the LRC holds interesting and stimulating activities/clubs which aim to enhance creativity, improve reading and writing skills, support the delivery of Business and Enterprise and promote the LRC as a centre of learning:

  • Induction programmes for Year 7 – At the start of the new school school year pupils are invited into the the LRC enabling new students to learn how to use the LRC.
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Regular Young Writers Competitions – The LRC promotes different competitions giving students the opportunity to showcase their writing skills and see their own work in print.
  • Scholastic Book Club – a magazine issued throughout the year enabling students to purchase their own books.
  • Paired Reading – helps struggling readers to feel confident with their reading.







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