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A Warm Welcome to Huxlow

At Huxlow we believe that students who are happy, feel safe and are taught well will enjoy school and as a result be successful.

We are passionate about caring for our students, ensuring that they are all known as individuals. Ofsted June 2016 stated that “everyone in the school puts pupil’s well-being at the centre of everything they do”.

Students are challenged to be as good as they possibly can be and supported to achieve this. Academic success is hugely important to us and we have a rich history of students of all abilities and from a wide variety of backgrounds achieving as well as they could.

However, schools are about far more than academic success and we believe that developing “The Whole Child” is one of our core responsibilities. In order to enjoy a successful adult life it is important that our students develop characteristics such as leadership, organisation, resilience, initiative, and communication.

I am hugely proud of our school and am happy to extend an invitation to all Parents/ Carers to come and visit us during the school day. Please contact us on enquiries@huxlow.northants.sch.uk and we will arrange a convenient time.

Mr S Gordon
Headteacher

Library

There is an extensive range of facilities and services available in the Library, including:

LIBRARYCOMPUTER SUITE
Fiction Books Word Processing
Non-Fiction & Reference Database
Magazines Desk Top Publishing
Audio Tapes Numerous CD Roms
TV and Video Internet
Careers library Revision Packages
Quiet Reading Area  

 

Opening Hours

The Library is open to students between the following hours:

  • Monday - Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm
  • Friday 8.30am - 4.00pm

Homework Club is open Monday-Thursday from 3.10-4.00pm in the Library.

Student Librarians

A team of Student Librarians look after a section each within the Library. They are responsible for shelving their books, checking for needed repair and they also encourage class mates to return books on time.

Extra-Curricular Activities

The Library is popular at lunchtime with board games, jigsaws, audio tapes and CDs which are available for students to use. Competitions are held regularly to encourage student participation; these are well supported by teaching staff.
The College also runs a Chess Club, which is hosted by the Library every lunchtime. A Chess Tournament is held twice each year.
Homework Club is open Monday-Thursday from 3.10-4.00pm in the Library.

Search the database

To search our Library's database, please open the link below using Internet Explorer.

Huxlow Library Database
  • You do not need a log-in to search
  • Just enter a title, author, keyword, genre or other term in the search box
  • On the right hand side you can print a list of relevant resources
  • A globe indicates a website
  • For books, the 'Details' section shows the 'Class' (Dewey number) which shows where it can be found in the Library
  • For books, the green circle shows the number of available copies.