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The Learning Resources Hub

What do we offer?

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The Learning Resources Hub (LRH) provides opportunities to enrich and extend the breadth of curriculum coverage in primary and special schools by offering teachers access to a rich and comprehensive range of high quality teaching and learning resources through its loan service. 

All our resource collections are carefully curated and link to the primary curriculum.  Collections include:

  • WOW! collections   Bring the WOW! Factor into your school with one of our WOW! collections including:

  • STAR WARS - Droid Quests    All you need to inspire creativity to write/roleplay/film/record exciting stories and adventures using characters from the STAR WARS films

  • Immersive Learning Environments    Carefully curated collections of resources around a theme, designed to help suspend reality and take children into an exciting and engaging spaces eg Icy Wonderland, Forest and Space.

  • MultiMedia collections   Curriculum linked collections which can include: Artefacts, puppets, soft toys, interactive whiteboard activities, books, CDs of sound effects, music and songs, DVDs of film clips and full-length films and programmes, web links, teacher notes, photos and much more - all in one box! 

  • Visual Resource collections   Artefacts, models, specimens, equipment, early years, role play, computing curriculum collections (cameras, software and programming) and more.

  • Book collections   Fiction, non-fiction, topic and themed, guided reading sets, targeted collections (eg less able, reluctant and books for boys, girls, dyslexia friendly) plus many more.

  • Audio-Visual   CD-ROMs, DVDs, educational series and TV programmes, film clips and sound effects. 

Additional Services include:

• School Library Advice and Support

• 26% discount BookShop

• e-books

• School Visitors Programme

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If you would like to learn more about The Learning Resources Hub and see some of our resources, you are very welcome to visit us at our Melksham showroom or, we can come along to your school and present at your school’s staff meeting.  Give us a call to arrange a mutually convenient time.  

School feedback: ‘I find the resources from WSLR invaluable in my teaching, and as a small school would not be able to enrich the children's learning experience if we did not have access to such a wonderful range of resources.’

 

 

 

 

 

Why choose us?

Delivered free of charge at the beginning of term LRH collections support children to become confident, happy and enthusiastic readers, writers and lifelong learners, with all the benefits this brings.

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LRH helps you to raise the achievement of children by giving schools access to resources that
engage, excite and enthuse, helping children to:
• work scientifically using IT and specialist equipment
• explore the world, past and present, using audio-visual materials
• discover what life was like in the past through looking at, touching and using artefacts and objects from history
• investigate and consider religion and other cultures
• respond creatively using our art works, reproductions and framed art.
 
LRH support schools and teachers to:
• put literacy at the heart of learning and embed it across the curriculum
• use quality texts to support developing literacy
• encourage wider reading choices
• inspire young writers
• develop a love of reading and learning in their pupils
• access age appropriate, differentiated, relevant, enjoyable and newly published material.

What is provided free?

Delivery to school and collection from school is free of charge for member schools, as is access to the online request system.

What is chargeable?  

All services are chargeable and are delivered in different packages:

Platinum Packages:

These are available in two options: 

Package A: Unlimited access to all resource collections including:

  • MultiMedia, Books, Resources and Audio Visual
  • Plus FREE access to Curriculum Visions website (online books, video, worksheets, lesson plans)
  • Plus FREE character /historical /storytelling session, ZooLab Ranger visit or science/author workshop
  • Plus FREE school library advisory visit
    Plus 26% off RRP book discount through Petranet Bookshop

Package B: Unlimited access to all resource collections including:

  • MultiMedia, Books, Resources and Audio Visual

  • Plus FREE access Fiction Express - award winning literacy resource with interactive e-books, lesson plans etc

  • Plus FREE character /historical /storytelling session, ZooLab Ranger visit or science/author workshop

  • Plus FREE school library advisory visit

  • Plus 26% off RRP book discount through Petranet Bookshop 

Gold Package:
Unlimited access to Book and Resource collections and Audio Visual resources (Other resources available at Bronze PAYU rate)

Silver Package:
Unlimited access to Book collections (Other resources available at Bronze PAYU rate)

Bronze Package:
Pay As You Use level (minimum balance required – more details available at www.wslr.co.uk)

Additional services:  School visitors and library advisory support – more details available at www.wslr.co.uk 

How the service can be provided/length of agreement

Learning Resources can deliver services using the financial or academic year, through a range of packages, carefully designed so you can select the right option for your school.  Delivery to school and collection from school is free of charge, as is access to the online request system.

If you would like to learn more about our service and see some of the resources you are very welcome to visit us or we can come along to your school and present at a staff meeting – just get in touch to arrange a convenient time.

 

Contact Point

Tina Ward, The Learning Resources Hub Manager
Telephone:    01225 713744
E-mail:          tina.ward@wiltshire.gov.uk
Website:        www.wslr.co.uk  

 

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