School Life


Welcome to the Library

Opening times

  • Monday-Thursday         8.00am - 4.00pm

  • Friday                                8.00am – 2.30pm    

Aims and Objectives

  • To provide a learning environment that encourages reading and active learning. 

  • To have a vibrant role in the development of a culture that promotes wider reading motivated readers and learners for life.

  • Provide wider and inclusive range of resources to support learning and teaching throughout the school

  • To provide a place for collaborative learning, creativity and for developing independent research and information literary skills.

Resources and Loan arrangements:

  • Extensive fiction and non-fiction books are available to support all subjects and ability level.

  • All students at Hendon School are automatically enrolled in the library and can take out up to 4 books for a period of 2 weeks.

  • We would like all students to treat books with care and return books on time or renew them. If an item goes beyond its loan date with no renewal requested or granted, we will issue reminders to students.

  • Computer work stations are available to support students study needs. Use is monitored and expected for school and study related purposes only.

  • Librarian is always available to help you find the resources that best suit your needs. Just come to the desk and ask!

Library rules:

  • Students are expected to read study or complete their homework in the library.

  • Students have to ensure that all the resources are issued to them before talking them out of the library.

  • Food and drinks are not allowed inside the library.

  • Use of mobile phones is prohibited.

  • No playing games on the computer.

  • Failure to follow the code of conduct will result in sanctions in accordance with the school’s behaviour policy.

Reading Cloud and access your School Library:

Search your library to find and reserve books, write book reviews and keep tabs on what you have borrowed and have on loan. The Reading Cloud is available on the main Hendon School webpage (you can find it on the top-right corner of the page)

We will provide regular updates with useful resources and links, as well our recommended reading lists.