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Welcome to Gaynes LRC - About Us

Opening Times

8:00am - 3:50pm
Monday – Friday

LRC Staff

Mrs L. C. Farmer          
LRC Manager
Careers Officer

Mrs L. Cruse
Snr. LRC Assistant

Mrs S. Fancuilli B25
A.M / P.M Support


Gaynes Careers library and the FE resources are in the LRC where advice, mentoring and guidance are always available.
Our dedicated Careers advisor from Prospects offers in depth advice to KS4 students during her weekly visits and is available for one-to-one appointments with parents. We have a Careers Page on the Gaynes website which is an excellent source of information and well worth looking at for up to date advice on college courses, apprenticeships & career pathways Link for details.


Gaynes Learning Resource Centre

A Focus for Individual and Flexible Learning.

For Help with Homework, Coursework, Research, Ideas

Reading for Learning and Leisure.

Feel free to visit the LRC where you can explore and discover what we have to offer! You will receive a warm welcome and find plenty of great resources to encourage you to use our department regularly. Visit us and enjoy our extensive range of books, use the computer suite, browse careers information or to complete your homework. The department is open before and after school for study, reading, research, relaxation and meeting friends.

Please explore our web pages where you will find a wide range of web links and ideas to support GCSE coursework, revision, research, KS3 literacy reading and reading for pleasure.

Mission Statement

  • To encourage and support reading for study and leisure.

  • To provide resources for the taught curriculum and a broad knowledge base.

  • To stimulate ideas in cross-curricular issues, culture and citizenship.

  • To provide students with the facilities to investigate and make use of flexible learning techniques.

  • To encourage all students to become independent learners using a wide variety of sources.

  • To support the development of Information Literacy skills.

  • To provide a wide variety of learning resources.

  • To afford the maximum opportunity for all pupils to achieve their potential.

  • To provide an atmosphere within the LRC that is both inviting and welcoming.

Mrs Farmer works with teachers and students to support and develop whole school literacy, reading and research skills and is always available to assist students in making Option & Career choices.

Gaynes LRC offers an open-access, multimedia resource base to all staff and pupils in support of teaching and to enhance learning in school. Reading for pleasure is encouraged and a strong emphasis is placed on literacy and information retrieval skills. The resources are of the highest quality possible and carefully selected to provide the maximum opportunity for pupils to source their research requirements and literacy needs.

Mrs L. Farmer - LRC Manager


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