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Our School Experience Centre is a treasure trove of learning materials that you can borrow for your lessons, when you are on teaching placement.
There are a range of books that cover the key stages, and a variety of resource packs that can be used for practical classes. We have musical instruments and a large catalogue of CD, CD-ROMS and DVDs to choose from. More information about what is available from the School Experience Centre and how to contact the librarian is below.
As with the material in the Main Library all items in the SEC are on LibrarySearch and are shelved by subject eg all resources on the Victorians can be found at 941.081. The location given will be the School Experience Centre, and each item will have a blue piece of tape on the spine to distinguish it . If you wish to find items JUST from the School Experience Centre you can restrict your search on LibrarySearch by limiting your search to 'School Experience Centre'. The LibrarySearch entry will also tell you which of the following formats to look in:
The Library journal collection includes a number of titles of relevance to student teachers offering up to date information on practical and theoretical issues. All our holdings can be found on LibrarySearch by searching by title or keyword. This will indicate whether a print and/or electronic version is available. All print journals are reference only and are kept in the Main Library on the ground floor. Articles from journals may be photocopied. Some useful titles are listed below:
Child Education and Child Education Topics Junior Education and Junior Education Topics Primary Geographer Primary History