About us

The Ravensbourne School has two Libraries. The Discovery Library is for KS3 students and the War Memorial Library is for KS4 and KS5 students.

The Libraries exist to support the effective learning of all pupils by providing opportunities for active and reflective skill development, and promotion of a reading culture across the school.

The School Libraries support the aims of TRS.

The Objectives of the School Libraries are :
  • To provide a central resource for the whole school curriculum and ethos
  • To be an integral part of the teaching and learning styles and activities of the school
  • To focus on development of information gathering, problem solving, learning and thinking skills throughout the school
  • To provide opportunities for the individual to readmore widely and think more deeply
  • To provide opportunities for leisureand recreational reading.

The Libraries stock a range of fiction books - lower school fiction, upper school fiction (Upfront Collection ), Quick Reads,  Quick Upfronts, and story tapes and CDs.
Also stocked are non-fiction, Quick Reference Collections, DVDs, newspapers and magazines, an extensive 'Information File' containing leaflets, newspaper cuttings and free literature from various sources,  Guided Independent Study materials for Post 16 students, and a dedicated Careers Library.


The Library staff are Ms Roberts (Senior Librarian) and Mrs Nolan/Mrs Bhandari (Assistant Librarians).
email : library@ravensbourne.info