On this page you will find many useful resources mainly suitable for GCSE English including physical Library stock, eBooks, eResources, websites and videos.
Finding English Resources
All books have a classification number on the spine. Here are some class marks to get you started. Click on the class marks below to find out what the Library has to offer for each topic. To request to borrow resources, please click here
Selected GCSE English eBooks
English eBooks can be accessed for free from home or college 24/7 and means no lugging heavy books around! Click on one of the eBooks below or visit our eBooks section to search for even more titles. You may need to log in via Shibboleth, or through your institution. Just select 'Northampton College' and log in using your student ID and password.
Here is a list of commonly used resources. Click an image link to go to that website. Please note that these are external sites and Northampton College holds no responsibility over its content or availability.
Library Literary Competition
The Library is inviting all students and staff to enter this year’s Daniel Stannard Literary competition.
Whether it’s a real life aspiration, a fantasy world created by your imagination or inspired by your own dreams or nightmares, this competition is a great way to express yourself through words!
Entries can be in the form of a poem or short story and must be no longer than 1500 words. Please submit your entry below by by Friday 11th December. Entries will be judged and winners will receive a prize!
Planet eStream Videos
Planet eStream is an amazing video-on-demand service that holds thousands of film, TV and radio resources for use with your studies. Click below to search videos you may find useful for your course.
To log in:
- Go to Planet eStream
- Enter your College login details and password then click Log in
Information and Study skills
The Library can offer support within any of the following areas. Click on any of the topics below to go to the Information and Study Skills Moodle page which includes Study Smart courses for each topic as well as activities, PowerPoint presentations and useful information leaflets.
Northampton College Libraries’ Learning Facilitators are available to support you in developing your writing, computer, information and study skills. They are here to help you on your path to independent learning. If you need help with any of the areas listed above please talk to a Learning Facilitator.
Please note that access to Learning Facilitators this year is via appointment only. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with information on which areas or topics you would like help with. We will then arrange an appointment with you as soon as possible.