In 2017 we supplied over 36,000 resources to schools
It’s a widely accepted belief that quality resources can be a catalyst to bring a topic theme to life, unlocking a meaningful and valued pupil experience, helping lessons become engaging, with the sharing of knowledge becoming a natural process. SIPS Schools Library Service offers the exciting opportunity to gain access to a treasure-trove of more than 70,000 resources which are valued by teachers. All learning tools are contained within the unique SIPS Library catalogue which customers have exclusive access to.
As you would expect, books take centre stage, showcasing national curriculum texts, including fiction and non-fiction. Yet the SIPS collection is very diverse and offers the opportunity to borrow local history texts, maps, photographs and various artefacts, DVDs and posters all supplied at competitive rates.
Flexibility and bespoke solutions are our hallmark…
SIPS loan half class sets, topic boxes and any artefacts you need to dovetail with your lesson plans and help pupils learn even more. Curriculum Boxes are a mainstay in many schools containing all of the resources a classroom teacher requires to inform and engage. Should you need further assistance our experienced Librarians can select and suggest items on your behalf. For added convenience and practicality, we can deliver tailor-made collections directly to your school at the beginning or end of each term, conditions apply, please ask for details.
Why pick Library Services to work alongside your school?
With many schools facing budget constraints our educational expertise mean we have the most popular and diverse selection of resources available, you can borrow items at a fraction of the price of permanently purchasing the items for your school. What is more it saves teachers time, reduces workload and alleviates storage space issues.
Should your school be fortunate to have an existing Library we can share our expertise…
We offer a Library Audit editing service providing a full report on strengths in your collection and potential gaps you may consider closing through extra purchases. Furthermore our Personal Shopper service means SIPS apply years of experience to select and buy books on your behalf. Our buying rights with major publishers means we buy relevant books on your behalf to save you time and money.
Story telling sessions
SIPS support is not limited to books and artefacts, in fact our friendly professional team often conduct story telling sessions which add a dimension of fun with professionalism, brining interactivity to learning, all aligned to a range of age groups and abilities. Book Quizzes are also popular features, engaging the imagination of pupils.
Get in Touch
The ways in which we can help are numerous, our resource contains a range of books to engage the pupils, encouraging a love of reading and help increase literacy scores. Why not contact us today for a no obligation conversation….