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Harry Potter and the 20th Anniversary Party
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the publication of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’. Join the students and staff of South Sefton College as we celebrate ‘Harry Potter and the 20th Anniversary Party’ in the Learning Resource Centre with sweets, treats and surprises. @SouthSeftonLRC #HarryPotter20Read more
Raise a cheer for Edward Lear
Observed annually on May 12, National Limerick Day celebrates the birthday of English artist, illustrator, author and poet Edward Lear (May 12, 1812 – Jan. 29, 1888). Lear is known mostly for his literary nonsense in poetry, prose and limericks. National Limerick Day also celebrates the limerick poem. Limerick poems were popularised by Edward Lear’s book “Book of Nonsense” in […]Read more
We Need You, You, You!
The LRC is currently recruiting for new volunteer student librarians to join the LRC Team. For any Year 12 students interested in volunteering in the library, this is an ideal opportunity to gain work experience alongside studying for A-Levels, which can be used on your personal statement for university or when compiling your CV and moving […]Read more
I Want to Break Free
Each year, South Sefton LRC marks World Book Night.“World Book Night is a national celebration of reading and books which takes place on 23 April every year. Books are given out across the UK with a focus on reaching those who don’t regularly read, and are gifted through organisations including prisons, libraries, colleges, hospitals, care […]Read more
Poetry in Motion
‘Held every year on 21 March, World Poetry Day celebrates one of humanity’s most treasured forms of cultural and linguistic expression and identity. Practiced throughout history – in every culture and on every continent – poetry speaks to our common humanity and our shared values, transforming the simplest of poems into a powerful catalyst for […]Read more
Follow our story @southseftonlrc If you are a regular reader of our website, you will probably be aware that the LRC is active across a number of social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest but did you know that you can also follow our story on Instagram?Get involved online now and follow @southseftonlrc and get […]Read more
Could it be Magic, Now?
Calling all Hufflepuffs, Ravenclaws, Slytherins and Gryffindors! SAVE THE DATE – HARRY POTTER BOOK NIGHT Thursday 2nd February 2017 Come along to our third annual celebration of all things Harry Potter!As if by magic, the LRC will be hosting another Harry Potter Book Night on Thursday 2nd February 2017 after college from 15.30. The theme […]Read more
I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas
SAVE THE DATE: The LRC will be hosting it’s first ever Christmas Fair next week. Winter in Wonderland will take place on Tuesday 20th December 2016 from 17.30-19.00 and all are welcome to attend – this event is open to all students, staff, families and friends from Christmases past, present and future. The more the […]Read more
Somewhere Beyond the Sea and My House in Budapest
This year, we got involved in the Bookmark Exchange Project 2016 as part of International School Library Month. With this year’s theme being ‘Decode your World’ we made transparent bookmarks (see image below) filled with binary computer code and handwritten messages and corner bookmarks with small detailed patterns and pictographs. It was an exciting […]Read more
Been Around the World
International School Library Month is celebrated annually around the world during October as part of the IASL’s (International Association of School Librarianship) advocacy campaigns. The LRC at South Sefton College celebrated this year by recruiting new student librarians, going global with the 2016 Bookmark Exchange Project and running a ‘Staff Reads’ promotion around college to […]Read more
Dream a Little Dream of Me
We had a week of magical celebrations for the one true hero of children’s books—Roald Dahl. To celebrate his birthday on 13th September, we had a week packed with epic things; there was a daily fun filled scavenger hunt searching for elusive ‘Golden Tickets’, with the gloriumptious prizes of fizz-popping and whizz-banging sweets, sweets… and […]Read more
Jack Lyon – The sky’s the limit!
Subjects studied: A-levels in Maths, Physics, Spanish and Geography and AS-level in Further Maths. Destination: University of Salford to study Aircraft Engineering with Pilot Studies to continue learning to be a commercial pilot. I enjoyed developing my abilities in each subject and being able to obtain a deeper understanding of my subjects over the past […]Read more