Learning Resource Centre


Opening Hours:

Monday to Thursday 07:45 - 16:00 / Friday 07:45 - 15:30

Our Learning Resource Centre at Belfairs Academy is equipped with excellent resources to support all curriculum areas. It offers a vibrant, friendly environment for all types of study. The LRC also has computers & multimedia.

Our Resources:

  • Over 10,000 books
  • Popular Magazines
  • DVDs
  • Computers
  • Eclipse Online Library
  • Homework Club every Tuesday 8:10 - 8:40 & 14:45 - 15:15, Thursdays 8:10 - 8:40 with the Co-educators
  • Homework Support every day after school until 16:00, Fridays till 3:30 with Miss Hawkes
  • LRC Ambassadors

The LRC also has dedicated quiet study areas for students to come along before school, during break and lunchtime, and after school to complete homework. The LRC manger is always on hand for advice and support.

The LRC also offers an array of supervised games and activities to entertain students before school, during break, lunchtime and after school. Students from all years can borrow books, read, play chess, Jenga, and Connect 4, learn Origami or even master the Rubiks cube.

Special Events:

Special events are a regular feature in the LRC. In the past few months we have hosted,Halloween/Gothic Literature week, Students had the opportunity to enter 'Write a Ghost Story Competition' to win a book voucher. 46 of our Students received their Busta Rhyme Poetry books, all these students had their poems published by The National Young Writers. On 27th November we had Adisa the Verbalizer visit and perform for our Year 8 Students, Adisa also ran two poetry workshops, he chose two pieces of Students work and they both won a copy of Adisa's Poetry book and a book of their own choice for producing outstanding work.

Spring/Summer Term:

  • Every Tuesday & Wednesday break and lunchtime, we are hosting our Quick Draw Art Club, students from all years are mastering the art of drawing, painting and crafting, this time of year we love to make fabulous Christmas cards, all years and all abilities welcome!
  • Every Thursday & Friday is movie club. Students can come along and watch a movie during break and lunch, they are also welcome to bring their lunch along.
  • LRC Ambassadors

    We are very lucky to have 6 LRC Ambassadors who are on hand to help before school, break, lunch times and after school. These are:

    Senior Ambassador Olivia Solomons - Year 13 
    Senior Ambassador Vivienne Wade - Year 13
    Luke Cook - Year 11 
    James Hayhurst - Year 11 
    Jacob Harwood - Year 9 
    Madeleine Beasley - Year 8 
    Ruth Cook Year - 11 
    Rebecca George - Year 9