The Wavell School

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Our web-based database called Eclipse, is accessible from any computer enabling you to search the Centre's resources as well as listing websites suitable for cross-curricular use.

Access our eLibrary anywhere, anytime, on multiple devices.

Follow this user guide PDF icon to set up the app on your device....

Username: forename.surname
Password: Library1


Reading Ladder

Click on your Reading Age to view a list of recommended books available in the Library which will be suitable for you. These are only a guide. We have many more books which will also be suitable so you may also wish to search the Eclipse database or just come and ask if you need guidance.

Ladder14+  R3
14+  R2
14+  R1 
12-13   R3
12-13   R2
12-13   R1
U11   R3
U11   R2
U11   R1


 British Values

PDF icon Geography

PDF icon Human Rights

PDF icon History 
PDF icon IT & Computing

PDF icon LGBT 

PDF icon Mathematics

PDF icon Mental Health

PDF icon PE

PDF icon RE

PDF icon Science

Reading Buddies

Our Reading Buddy programme offers a chance for Year 7 students to catch-up on their reading skills. Once a week – on Tuesdays in the LRC –  Year 9 peer mentors listen to the younger students read, discuss their books with them and help them choose new texts.




Students have access to a well-maintained Careers Resources Library within the LRC and a Careers Consultant from NC Careers. For more information on Careers and the Resources available visit our Careers Page, come and see Mrs Gilbert in the LRC or Nikki in B Block. 




Basic Stationery is available to buy from the LRC at break and lunchtimes.

E Resources

The following eresources are available to directly access via the VLE.

Library Resource Centre   - LRC

The LRC is a thriving area of The Wavell School and is used by students throughout the day. 

LRC Staff

Mrs V Seward  -    LRC Manager

Mrs K Gilbert    -   Business Partnership Manager 




Opening Hours

Monday         8.15am— 3.30pm
Tuesday         8.15am— 3.30pm
Wednesday   8.15am— 3.30pm
Thursday         8.15am— 3.30pm
Friday              8.15am— 3pm

We are open during break and lunchtimes, before and after school for homework, to borrow or return books or just to come and unwind and read!


Display of the Month- October

March 2019

Hampshire SLS Literature Quiz Final 2019

Many congratulations to The Wavell Literacy team Alicia, Breanna, Kaitlyn and Aidan who participated in the Hampshire School Library Service Literature Final held at the Discovery Centre, Winchester during the evening of Wednesday 27th March 2019. They competed against more than 30 Hampshire schools in this prestigious award where Thornden School reigned supreme for the second year running. The audience of parents and librarians helped to make the evening a memorable one, even competing in their own quiz. 


Hampshire Book Award 2019

Every year avid readers from Year 8 take part in the Hampshire Book Awards. This involves participating secondary schools from across the County reading then voting for the best paperback fiction title published the previous year.

The students are involved in every stage of the Award from the selection of the long and short list to the final vote from the winning author.

Any student from Year 8 that wishes to participate in the scheme, please see Mrs Seward in the Library. You have 12 weeks to read the six books before voting day on 3rd July 2019.


Year 7 Summer Literacy Challenge

The standard of work submitted by the Year 7s this year was very high. Well done to all who entered. Read some of the entries here...



28th June 2018

Hampshire Book Award 2018

11 students from Year 8 attended Court Moor School in Fleet for the live Regional Voting Day. Find out who the winner was here...