Category Archives: Libraries

National Survey Results – Could do better!

School Librarians deliver their report card to Education Minister Nick Gibb. Key findings include: 9 in 10 schools in England that participated in the research have access to a designated library space, falling to 67% in Wales and 57% in … Continue reading

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Eltham event – part two!

SLG Regional Event.  Saturday 18th March 2017.  Held at Eltham College, London. Due to popular demand Eltham College was the impressive venue once again for one of the SLG Regional Events.  Having offered the same programme back in October and … Continue reading

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Providing Excellent Library Provision

By Alison Tarrant, MCLIP, MSc Econ Honour List Librarian, School Librarian of the Year Award 2016 Cambourne Village College is in its fourth year. We opened in September 2013 with a single year group, and have been building up year … Continue reading

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SLG Regional Event in Kent/SE London

CILIPSLG held one of its very successful Regional Training Days at Eltham College in South East London on October 24th.  The day was heavily over-subscribed, and there are plans to rerun the day next March for all those who were … Continue reading

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Good news!

Good news!  The London and South East group have allowed the CILIPSLG National Committee to also add resources to this site, so from now on you will be able to hear about news and events from all over the country. … Continue reading

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Stock check issue: have you got the right exam board textbooks in your library?

With the recent changes in the National Curriculum, it is more important than ever to ensure that your library has the right textbooks and revision guides for all the subjects taught in school. An efficient and effective way to keep track … Continue reading

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SLG London and SE – January Social!

Don’t miss our visit to the British Library’s exhibition Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imaginationhttp://www.bl.uk/events/terror-and-wonder–the-gothic-imagination followed by our Winter Social in the function room at the nearby Central Station pub. On Saturday 17th January – ALL WELCOME! See the exhibition (which … Continue reading

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Pupil Library Assistant of the Year Award

This new Award is to recognise the contribution made by pupils who work in their school libraries, to acknowledge the skills gained and to give them the recognition they deserve, both within and outside their school community. Nominations can be … Continue reading

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Vintage library posters.

I do love vintage posters and this set offers advice for things that you shouldn’t really need advice for. However, there are a good few here that really should be brought back. Speaking as someone who routinely runs the gauntlet … Continue reading

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Why children deserve a school librarian.

Dawn Finch, YA author, school library and literacy consultant, vice-chair London and South East School Libraries Group (SLG) Follow @dawnafinch With a decade of UK school libraries under my belt, and as a YA author, it is easy for me … Continue reading

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