Information Literacy · Study Skills

Primary and Secondary teachers in Guernsey: Why you should use your Schools’ Library Service.

Why you need Schools’ Library Service and your SLS librarian. Did you know that research carried out by Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen found that  students academic attainment will goes up if you collaborate with a qualified librarian and here is the evidence. There is an argument that all schools should have qualified librarians in… Continue reading Primary and Secondary teachers in Guernsey: Why you should use your Schools’ Library Service.

Ann Bryant · Class Visit · Study Skills

In 2016-17, let books really take you places…

Calling all teachers!     If you are looking for extra ideas for class activities this upcoming term, then we hope this run-down of all things literary might give you a helping hand. Class Visits to the Guille-Allès Library Last term we had some great sessions with classes who paid us a visit to learn more… Continue reading In 2016-17, let books really take you places…

Class Visit · Storytime · Study Skills

A Class Visit With a Difference …

On Wednesday morning, St Mary & St Michael’s Year 1 class paid a visit to the Guille-Allès Library.  Having been learning about all things Under the Sea, the children came in to find out how they can use the library to research and find out information on this subject. Here at SLS we love having… Continue reading A Class Visit With a Difference …

Information Literacy · Study Skills

4 reasons information literacy is essential for improving your child’s academic attainment

What is information literacy? Knowing how to find, evaluate, select and use good quality information. Schools’ Library Service (SLS) Librarians work throughout the Bailiwick schools, alongside teachers, to support independent learning through information literacy. During last term SLS librarians ran workshops after school at our public library to support children with research homework. These were… Continue reading 4 reasons information literacy is essential for improving your child’s academic attainment