More Than Just A Library

The LRC forms a major circular part of the Dempsey Centre. It seats 120 users and has 60 computers available to students and staff.

Opening Times

Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 8:30 - 4:30
Wednesday: 8:30 - 2:00
Thursday: 9:20 - 4:30


There are two floors. The ground floor has plenty of study desks and the library has approximately 40,000 resources including 6000 fiction books available to loan to students and staff. Students are allowed to take out a varying number of resources depending on their year group. Current periodicals and newspapers are also available to use. Although most textbooks are digital, students will also be allocated any textbooks through the LRC.

The top floor is a computer suite of sixty computers. The boys are able to print from the computers on either floor and have access to a scanner and photocopier.

Activities & Engagement

The LRC runs various book clubs with the help of the 6th Form. We also run the Inter-House Literary Quiz competitions and compete in various literary competitions with other schools. Visits are also arranged with published authors.

OFSTED 2011-12 Language College Arts College International School Award Arkwright