The George Orwell Library

Named after one of Suffolk’s most famous authors, the George Orwell Library is situated at the heart of the school. It offers a very well stocked fiction, non-fiction and reference section as well as twenty computers. There are also newspapers and magazines.

Contact details

Online library

Click to visit the online library

You can also download the iMLS app to access the online library anywhere, not just in school.

Have a look at these websites:

The library aims to

  • Provide support to students and staff.
  • Support all areas of the curriculum.
  • Give guidance on the selection of fiction, non-fiction and the location of information.
  • Provide a pleasant and safe learning environment.
  • Encourage independent learning.
  • Endeavour to answer questions put to us or to provide a route to the answer.

Library code of practice

  • Use the library appropriately at all times.
  • Chatting, loud behaviour or other non-library related activities are not acceptable.
  • Please do not bring food or drink into the library (with the exception of water).
  • Please treat the library and other students with respect.

Computer code of practice

The library computers are available to all students for school work or research. They can be reserved for classes or can be used by individuals with permission from a member of staff. Please note, the library computers are never used for gaming.

Do you have a Suffolk Library Card? If not, simply go to any library in Suffolk and ask to join. If you do, by simply using your library card number you can access a whole range of online resources. Visit Suffolk Libraries, Information Resources to access a huge range of useful information:

  • Britannica Online
  • Credo Reference (over 500 well known books and encyclopaedias)
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (online reference books, periodicals and newspapers)
  • Oxford Reference (major reference books from Oxford University Press)
  • Who’s Who? and Who Was Who?
  • Oxford Art online and Oxford Music online

… and much, much more. All you need is your library card number.

Plagiarism is the act of presenting another’s work or ideas as your own. If you copy something you must say so. Give the name and details of any book title or web page whose information or ideas you use.