Tanfield Library Zone

The Library Zone is a warm, friendly place in which students and staff are able to use resources to support raising achievement and to provide opportunities for students to learn in a positive way. The Library Zone is a multi functional area where students have the opportunity to socialise with all year groups. There are a variety of resources to use in this area.

Library Zone Opening Hours 
Monday - Thursday 8:15am to 4:15pm
Tuesday and Thursday TASC (After school)
Friday Teacher only

Staff may book the Library Zone for teaching sessions. Students may visit before school, break, lunchtimes, and after school. They may also undertake individual or small group research during lessons or after school organised activities.

TASC (Tanfield After School Club)

To support the school curriculum and help students achieve an after school homework club is open in the Library Zone every Tuesday and Thursday – TASC. Staff are available to help with resources, refreshments and rewards being provided. Students are able to use the ICT facilities including access to Moodle to do homework and coursework.

Accelerated Reader

Tanfield School believes reading success leads to confidence, high levels of literacy and to support this we use the Accelerated Reading Scheme. The Library Zone has increased its volume of books arranged them using the levels of the scheme and actively promotes its use to all our students. Reading lessons are timetabled for all Year 7,8 and 9 students to support and help them achieve higher levels of literacy, reading success and foster a love of reading. One to one reading sessions are also run to enhance students reading with help from older students, staff and members of Tanfield Association.


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