Word Detective and Maths Magician now finished

The Library’s Word Detective and Maths Magician schemes have now finished for this academic year. All participating students should complete all diaries and bring them to the Library by Friday 26th April. The complete list of words for Word Detective are here The complete set of information sheets for Maths Magician are here Remember there […]

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March 25, 2019

Library Staff to Judge National Competition

Once again, the Library is supporting BBC Radio 2’s 500 Words campaign. The Library’s very own Centre Librarians, Amy and Lynn have been selected as judges to sift through entries and help contribute to choosing the winners of this year’s competition. ‘500 Words’, first launched in 2011 is the UK’s most successful short story-writing competition […]

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March 19, 2019

World Book Day Quiz Winner

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the Library’s World Book Day quiz earlier this month is Lilly Ellis! She is the lucky winner of a £10 book voucher for her perfect score of 20/20! Well done Lilly!

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March 19, 2019

Maths Easter Revision

Maths Easter revision session dates across the College have been confirmed. Please see the information below. Sessions are open to all GCSE and Functional Skills Maths students. If you are thinking of coming to one of the sessions and wanted to use the Library afterwards, we will be open however these will be reduced hours. […]

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March 12, 2019

Popular Author Returning to Daventry for Workshop

Popular author Mark Robson is returning to Daventry campus to deliver a creative writing workshop to students. The workshop, which is being held on Tuesday, 23rd April, from 9.30am – 12.30pm, is a fantastic opportunity for students to work with Mark to develop a character and write a story. There are limited spaces available, so […]

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March 11, 2019

Photography Competition 2019 (Now Closed)

The Library has launched its annual Photography competition for 2019, open to both staff and students. To enter, take a photograph based the theme of Landscapes or Cityscapes. Please hand your entry in to the Library by Friday 29th March, along with an entry form. Alternatively, you can email your story and contact details to […]

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February 25, 2019

Short Story Competition (Now Closed)

The Library has launched its annual Short Story competition for 2019, open to both staff and students. To enter, write a story no longer than 1,500 words using the following line as your starting sentence or inspiration for your work: “You will never guess what happened to me yesterday…” Please hand your completed story in […]

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January 31, 2019

Generous Donation Of Books To The Library

The library was recently gifted a large number of books from the family of Dr Donald Sykes, a former Principal of Mansfield College at Oxford University. The books cover a wide range of topics within Art and Architecture and will be a fantastic resource for many of our students. Library staff are busy cataloging this large […]

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November 22, 2018

Poetry Competition Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our ‘Autumn’ poetry competition. The quality of entries was outstanding and it was a difficult choice to narrow them down. Well done everyone! 1st                Jack Campling (LM) – ‘He’ 2nd              Robert Holland (Dav) – ‘Autumn Nightmare’ Joint 3rd      Kyia Drummond (Dav) – ‘Autumn’ Joint 3rd       Jamie Harris (Dav) – Untitled Staff winner: Charles […]

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November 19, 2018