We provide a trained librarian to manage and develop a reading culture across your school. With Ofsted expecting to see good quality libraries and ambitious expectations and support for home reading, the management of your school library is now more important than ever.

Islington Partners

Service Contact: John Calcott
T: 020 7527 5827


Our peripatetic librarians will

  • Manage a programme of weekly class visits and regular reading activities for your school
  • Create displays of books and other resources to promote authors and cultural events
  • Teach library and information skills to your children
  • Manage the library computer system
  • Offer long-term consistency and quality in your school library, by regular weeding of old books and through weekly shelf tidying ensure, that the library is an engaging space for your children
  • Purchase good quality books using their professional judgement to make the most of your school library budget
  • Establish a reading year of events and activities to promote reading for pleasure
  • Ensure value for money from an improved use of your school's resources

Benefits of choosing us

  • Access to an excellent working school library
  • Ensure that the library is effectively used by your entire school
  • Will help raise the profile of reading and literacy within your school
  • Students can change their books on a regular basis and will be introduced to basic library skills
  • Provides opportunities for children to discuss reading and books
  • Attendance at the annual Kate Greenaway event, which includes an illustrators workshop

What our customers say

"Our librarian has been a wonderful asset to Grafton, quickly becoming part of the ‘Grafton Family’ and being loved by staff and students alike. She is confident and skilled and ALWAYS positive in the face of adversity. She not only responds to our needs, as a school and as colleagues, but is proactive - bringing new initiatives and ideas to our attention".

Assistant Head Teacher, Grafton Primary School